Monthly Archives: May 2014

Ascension Day, Thursday 29 May 2014, St Matthias, evening

Preacher  Revd Alan Sykes   To view this sermon on YouTube, please click here.

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Sixth Sunday of Easter, 25 May 2014, St Mary, evening

Reading James 1.22-end Preacher Canon Robert Titley It looked like Nigel Farage and the Romanians next door might have become a nastier version of Harold Wilson and the pound in your pocket, a saying that hangs, albatross-like, around the neck … Continue reading

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Sixth Sunday of Easter, 25 May 2014, St Mary, morning

Readings Acts 17.22-31, John 14.15-21 Preacher Canon Robert Titley   An interesting story in the Telegraph: a giant inflatable whale has been banned from the Royal Parks because of its ‘religious undertones’. It was a part of a kids’ fun … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday of Easter, 18 May 2014, St Mary, evening

Reading: Revelation 21. 1–14 Preacher: Canon Robert Titley   The Bible sometimes presents a world that seems very different from ours, and not just because it’s old. Two examples in tonight’s second reading, from the kaleidoscopic book of Revelation. When … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday of Easter, 18 May 2014, St John the Divine, morning

Readings:  Acts 7. 55-end;  John 14. 1-14 Preacher:  Revd Neil Summers   There are numerous passages in the New Testament texts which make it clear that the earliest Christians expected Jesus to return very soon. He would fully establish God’s … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday of Easter, 18 May 2014, St Matthias, Patronal Service, morning

Patronal Feast of Saint Matthias the Apostle Readings: Acts 1: 15-end; 1 Corinthians 4: 1-7; John 15: 9-17 Preacher:  Revd David Gardiner To watch this sermon on YouTube, please click here.   May the words of my lips, and the … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Easter, 11 May 2014, St Mary, evening

Readings  Ezra 3. 1–13; Ephesians 2. 11–end Preacher  Revd Neil Summers   At the end of that first lesson from the book of Ezra, there is a very revealing commentary on human nature.  The writer shows us that when faced … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Easter, 11 May 2014, St Mary, morning

Reading  John 10: 1-10 Preacher  Revd Alan Sykes Earlier this week I was given a copy of a recent edition of the New Scientist – not a magazine I read that often. As far as I can tell, it’s pretty much … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Easter, 4 May 2014, St Mary, morning

Reading Luke 24.13–35 Preacher Canon Robert Titley So, is this a Christian country, or not? Yes, said David Cameron, just before Easter. No, said some prickly secularists, who claimed it fosters ‘alienation’ and ‘division’ to say it is. Then various … Continue reading

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