Monthly Archives: November 2014

Advent Sunday, 30 November 2014, St Mary’s, morning

Readings: Isaiah 64.1-9, Mark 13.24-37 Preacher Canon Robert Titley Wouldn’t it be great if God really showed up this morning? If he stopped moving in a mysterious way for a bit and came among us and really did something? Put … Continue reading

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Christ the King, 23 November 2014, St Mary, evening

Readings  Jeremiah 23.5-8, John 6.1-14 Preacher  Canon Robert Titley There is no Feast of Christ the King to finish the Church year in the Book of Common Prayer. Instead we have these readings, for the last Sunday after Trinity. True, … Continue reading

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Christ the King, 23 November 2014, St Mary, morning

Reading  Matthew 25: 31-end Preacher  Revd Tom Carson, Mortlake Team Ministry I want to begin today by reflecting on how well you can locate your parish priest. And so I’m going to give you three pieces of information about Robert, … Continue reading

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Second Sunday before Advent, 16 November 2014, St Mary, evening

Readings  Psalm 89: 19-37, 1 Kings 1: 1-40, Revelation 1: 4-18 Preacher  Revd David Gardiner   Introduction One of the great theological problems is that of suffering and how that experience squares with a God who loves us. It may … Continue reading

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Second Sunday before Advent, 16 November 2014, St John the Divine, morning

Readings  Zephaniah 1.7, 12–end; 1 Thessalonians 5.1–11; Matthew 25.14–30 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers   If you came to church this morning hoping to be cheered by the Bible readings, I’m afraid you chose the wrong Sunday! Thessalonians not too bad, but … Continue reading

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Second Sunday before Advent, 16 November 2014, St Mary, morning

Reading  Matthew 25: 14-20 Preacher  Revd Alan Sykes   You might say, roughly, that some of Jesus’ parables are parables of consolation and some are parables of challenge. The Parable of the Talents is a parable of challenge. But more … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday, 9 November 2014, St John the Divine, morning

Preacher:  Revd Neil Summers   ‘Remember’ is one of those wonderful English words that can mean as little as ‘I have a vague memory’; or it can have the haunting quality of the murdered King of Denmark’s ghostly words to … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday, 9 November 2014, St Mary’s, morning

Remembrance 3rd before Advent 2014 Readings 1 Thessalonians 4.13–end, Matthew 25.1–13 Preacher Canon Robert Titley You may have caught the play a couple of weeks ago at the Richmond Theatre, Regeneration, based on Pat Barker’s book of the same name … Continue reading

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