Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sermon: Fourth Sunday after Trinity, 28th June 2015, St Mary’s, morning

Reading  Mark 5.21–43 Preacher Canon Robert Titley If you ever need a boost or a distraction on a Friday afternoon, you may know the legendary Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review on BBC Radio Five Live, with its banter and its … Continue reading

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Sermon: Second Sunday after Trinity, 21st June 2015, St Mary’s, 11.30am

Readings Job 38.1-11, Mark 4.35-end Preacher Canon Robert Titley Job, famously, becomes an expert on hardships. He is a pious man who enjoys worldly success – he does well by doing good – so Satan proposes an experiment on him … Continue reading

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Sermon: Third Sunday after Trinity, 21st June 2015, St Mary’s, 9.30am

Reading  Job 38: 1-11 Preacher  Revd Alan Sykes I’ve committed myself this morning to preaching on science and religion. But the fact is, I just can’t say all I want to say in a mere ten minutes. Still, here goes. … Continue reading

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Sermon: Service of Blessing for the New Mayoral Year, Sunday 14 June 2015, St Mary, Twickenham

Readings  Deuteronomy 30.9-14, Luke 10.25-37 Preacher  Canon Robert Titley Mayor  Councillor Martin Seymour Our first reading is about prosperity, and a vital question affecting the prosperity of many neighbourhoods in our borough is this: how do you run a successful … Continue reading

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Sermon: Thanksgiving for the life of Evelyn Underhill, Spiritual Writer, Sunday 14th June 2015, St Mary’s, evening

Readings Wisdom 7. 7–10, 15–16, Ephesians 4.25-32 Preacher Canon Robert Titley Reader Judy Wright The words of Lady Wisdom in the first reading are well chosen to mark Evelyn Underhill, one of the great spiritual writers of the 20th century, … Continue reading

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Sermon: Second Sunday after Trinity, 14 June 2015, St John the Divine

Readings  Ezekiel 17.22–end; Mark 4:26-34 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers A few weeks ago, I unintentionally killed off nearly half our lawn, ending up with lifeless patches of brown. Thank goodness it wasn’t me who did it, said you-know-who, otherwise I’d … Continue reading

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Reading Mark 4.26-34 Preacher Canon Robert Titley The Baptism of Maggie Gay and Oscar Silk Here’s a tip for new parents, reported in the Financial Times. Not sure which is the best nursery for your little one? You can hire … Continue reading

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Sermon: First Sunday after Trinity, 7 June 2015, St Mary’s, evening

Jeremiah 6: 16-21 Romans 9: 1-13   Imagine you had a friend (let’s say a clergyman) who stated publicly that he was going to let the tyres down on the cars of anyone who disagreed with him. You might think … Continue reading

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Sermon: First Sunday after Trinity, 7 June 2015, St Mary’s, morning

Readings 2 Corinthians 4.13—5.1 Mark 3.20–end Preacher Canon Robert Titley I’m sorry if I bore you by mentioning it for a second week, but the FIFA scandal is the story that keeps on giving. With its rolling revelations, it’s addictive … Continue reading

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