Monthly Archives: August 2016

Sermon: Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity, 28 August 2016, St Mary

Readings  Ecclesiasticus 10.12-18; Luke 14.1, 7-14 Preacher  The Revd Alan Sykes Citius, altius, fortius are the three Latin words that make up the Olympic motto. And I’m sorry to disappoint you if you thought you’d put the Olympics behind you. … Continue reading

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Sermon: Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity, 28 August 2016, St Matthias

Readings  Ecclesiasticus 10.12-18; Hebrews 13.1-8, 15-16; Luke 14.1, 7-14 Preacher  The Revd Neil Summers John Pridmore, former Rector of Hackney, now retired, once wrote about a conversation he’d had with an archdeacon about Simone Veil, the French philosopher, mystic and … Continue reading

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Sermon: Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity, 21 August 2016, St John the Divine

Readings  Isaiah 58.9b-14, Psalm 103.1-8, Hebrews 12.18-29 and Luke 13.10-17 Preacher The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP Today’s gospel reading from Luke concerns one of the most important aspects of Jesus’ public ministry – his healing miracles. The healing … Continue reading

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Sermon: Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity, 21 August 2016, St Mary’s, morning

Readings  Isaiah 58.9b-14 and Luke 13.10-17 Preacher  The Revd Neil Summers Today’s Gospel story, unique to Luke, raises at least two important themes.  One is about Jesus’ radical inclusion of women and the marginalised (more of that in a moment) … Continue reading

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Sermon: Twelfth Sunday after Trinity, 14 August 2016, St John the Divine

Readings  Isaiah 61:10-11, Galatians 4:4-7, Luke 1:46-55 Preacher  The Revd Neil Summers One of the recurring features of interviews with Olympic hopefuls and medallists is how important it is to have people around you to encourage you towards your goals … Continue reading

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Sermon: Twelfth Sunday after Trinity, 14 August 2016, St Matthias

Readings  Jeremiah 23.23–29, Hebrews 11.29 – 12.2 and Luke 12.49–56 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP Great Britain continues to do well in the Rio Olympics – in 3rd place at the weekend – and some of you … Continue reading

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Sermon: Eleventh Sunday after Trinity, 7 August 2016, St John the Divine, morning & St Mary’s, evening

Readings  Genesis 15.1-6 and Hebrews 11.1-3, 8-16 Preacher  The Revd Neil Summers In Pilgrim’s Progress, John Bunyan’s last sight of Christian and his companion, Hopeful, is of two pilgrims at the end of their journey as they enter the City … Continue reading

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