Monthly Archives: May 2015

Sermon: Trinity Sunday, 31 May 2015, St Mary’s, evening

Readings  Ezekiel 1.4-28a, Revelation 4 Preacher  Canon Robert Titley   This morning at St Mary’s we looked at how picturing God as Father Son and Spirit might help give shape to our experience of God. We were helped in this … Continue reading

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Sermon: Trinity Sunday, 31 May 2015, St John the Divine

Readings  Romans 8.12–17; John 3.1–17 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers The theology of the Trinity is notoriously difficult to talk about, making today a Sunday many preachers wish they had booked as a day’s leave.  Well, let’s start with the Church’s … Continue reading

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Sermon: Trinity Sunday, 31 May 2015, St Mary’s, morning

Reading  Isaiah 6.1–8 Preacher  Canon Robert Titley I’ve had a few days away this week, which has meant more time to keep up with the news. This sermon has been in my thoughts too, and it has led to a … Continue reading

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Sermon: Pentecost, 24 May 2015, St Mary’s, morning

Reading  Acts 2:1-21 Preacher  Revd Alan Sykes I live in North Kingston, not far from the entrance to Richmond Park. And I can guarantee that, as I speak, scores – if not hundreds – of lycra-clad, fitness-obsessed cyclists are whizzing … Continue reading

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Sermon: Seventh Sunday of Easter, 17 May 2015, St Mary’s, morning

Reading  John 17: 6-19 Preacher  Revd Alan Sykes Here are a few almost – but not quite – random facts about the past and by implication the present. Once upon a time there were no women priests in the Church … Continue reading

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Sermon: Ascension Day, 14 May 2015, St Mary’s, evening

Preacher  Revd Neil Summers The past dramatic week in British politics prove that sometimes things can change quite unexpectedly, and remarkably fast. Life itself is a process of constant change, isn’t it? We can all point to experiences of change … Continue reading

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Sermon: Sixth Sunday of Easter, 10 May 2015, St Mary’s, morning

Reading  John 15.9–17 Preacher  Canon Robert Titley One moment of victory laid upon another. How cruel that, hours after the astonishing results were known, the vanquished found themselves side by side with the victor of the 2015 General Election in … Continue reading

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Sermon: Sixth Sunday of Easter, 10 May 2015, St Matthias, morning

Sermon John 15: 9-17 Preacher  Revd Alan Sykes   A couple of weeks ago my wife and I were in a restaurant and, as so often these days in such establishments, we were regaled with a continuous stream of recorded … Continue reading

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Sermon: Fifth Sunday of Easter, 3 May 2015, St Mary’s, morning

Readings  Acts 8.26-40, 1 John 4.7-21, John 15.1-8 Preacher  Canon Robert Titley   As we reach the business end of the election campaign, one of the arguments has been a sort of paternity dispute. The 2008 crash – who fathered … Continue reading

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