Monthly Archives: July 2016

Sermon: Tenth Sunday after Trinity, 31 July 2016, St John the Divine

Readings  Ecclesiastes 1.2, 12-14, 2.18-23; Colossians 3.1-11; Luke 12.13-21 Preacher  The Revd Neil Summers As a child, if I couldn’t find anything I wanted to spend money on in Woolworths, or Bobby White’s, the local toy shop, I would go … Continue reading

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Sermon: Tenth Sunday after Trinity, 31 July 2016, St Matthias

Readings  Ecclesiastes  1.2, 12-14, 2.18-23; Colossians 3.1-11 & Luke 12.13-21 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP On Friday I went into Kew Gardens where I find it often good to go when one has some free time and the … Continue reading

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Sermon: Ninth Sunday after Trinity, 24 July 2016, St John the Divine

Readings  Genesis 18.20-32, Psalm 138, Colossians 2.6-15 and Luke 11.1-13 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP It has been an extraordinary month. Since the decision to leave the EU after the voting result that was revealed a month … Continue reading

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Sermon: Ninth Sunday after Trinity, 24 July 2016, St Mary’s, morning

Readings  Psalm 42.1-7; 2 Corinthians 5.14-17 and John 20.1-18 Preacher  Ruth Martin, Reader in the Richmond Team Ministry Reputation is everything. We set such store by reputation that, once lost, it is virtually impossible to recover, and the more you are … Continue reading

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Sermon: Ninth Sunday after Trinity, 24 July 2016, St Matthias

Readings  Genesis 18.20-32; Colossians 2.6-19 and Luke 11.1-13 Preacher  The Revd Neil Summers I must confess, I struggle with prayer, but at the same time I believe it is an indispensable element of the Christian life.  I don’t think I’m … Continue reading

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Sermon: Eighth Sunday after Trinity, 17 July 2016, St Mary’s, evening

Readings  Genesis 18.1-10a and Luke 10.38-42 Preacher  The Revd Neil Summers What a coincidence that, in a week where women have occupied so many of the headlines, that today’s Gospel has at its heart the story of two women. The account … Continue reading

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Sermon: Eighth Sunday after Trinity, 17 July 2016, St John the Divine

Reading  Luke 10. 38–end Preacher  Jonathan Evens Maude Royden, Elsie Chamberlain, Isabella Gilmore, Betty Ridley, Una Kroll, Christian Howard, Monica Furlong, Joyce Bennett, Florence Li Tim-Oi, Constance Coltman, Margaret Webster. I wonder how of these names you recognise? I originally … Continue reading

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Sermon: Seventh Sunday after Trinity, 10 July 2016, St Matthias

Readings  Deuteronomy 30.9-14, Psalm 25.1-9, Colossians 1.1-14 and Luke 10.25-37 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP We have heard announced today that the present time of double vacancy in the Richmond Team Ministry will come to an end in … Continue reading

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Sermon: St Thomas the Apostle, 3 July 2016, St Mary’s, morning

Readings  Habakkuk 2.1-4, Psalm 31.1-6 and John 20.24-29 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP It has been the most extraordinary last 10 days in the political, economic and social life of Britain. Since the result of the EU … Continue reading

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Sermon: St Thomas the Apostle, 3 July 2016, St Matthias

Reading  John 20.24-29 Preacher  The Revered Alan Sykes We as a society seem to be besotted with league tables – for schools, hospitals, universities, the country’s wealthiest people. You name it, we rank it. But, as far as I know, … Continue reading

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