Monthly Archives: March 2016

Sermon: Easter Day, 27 March 2016, St Mary’s, evening

Readings  Isaiah 43.1-21 and John 20.1-18 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP Holy Week and today, Easter Day, is such an extraordinary time in the Church year, as we have been pondering the sufferings of the last days … Continue reading

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Sermon: Easter Day, 27 March 2016, St John the Divine

Preacher  Revd Neil Summers On the third day he rose again: a familiar phrase from our creeds. The question many a sceptic might ask in a more rationalist and secular age is: did it actually happen? Are the records reliable, … Continue reading

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Sermon: Easter Day, 27 March 2016, St Mary’s, morning

Preacher  The Revd Alan Sykes You could say that the difference between an astronomer and a cosmologist is that an astronomer sits at his or her telescope and stares into space whereas a cosmologist sits at his or her desk … Continue reading

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Sermon: Fifth Sunday of Lent, 13 March 2016, St John the Divine

Readings  Isaiah 43.16-21, Psalm 126, Philippians 3.4b-14 and John 2.1-8 Preacher  Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP Today, the fifth Sunday of Lent, is traditionally know as Passion Sunday, marking the beginning of Passiontide, the latter stages of Lent when, … Continue reading

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Sermon: Fifth Sunday of Lent, 13 March 2016, St Mary’s, morning

Readings  John 12.1-8 & Isaiah 43.16-21 Preacher  The Revd Alan Sykes If you’re a fan of utterly preposterous adventure films that don’t take themselves too seriously, you may remember a particular scene from that classic of the genre Indiana Jones … Continue reading

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Sermon: Fourth Sunday of Lent, 6 March 2016, St John the Divine

Readings  1 Samuel 1: 20-28; Colossians 3: 12-17; John 19: 25b-27 Preacher  The Revd Neil Summers When it came to my own Mum, I used to scour the shops for a card which celebrated Mothering Sunday rather than its relatively more … Continue reading

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