Monthly Archives: January 2017

Sermon: Third Sunday of Epiphany, 22 January 2017, St John the Divine

It has been reported to me, writes Paul to the Christians in Corinth, that there are quarrels among you, my brothers and sisters. I belong to Paul, says one. I belong to Apollos, says another. Well, I belong to Cephas, … Continue reading

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Sermon: Epiphany, 8 January 2017, St John the Divine

Readings  Isaiah 60.1-6, Ephesians 3.1-12, Matthew 2.1-12 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers When he was Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams caused quite a bit of controversy for reportedly dismissing the story of the three wise men as ‘legend’. Speaking live on … Continue reading

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Sermon: Epiphany, 8 January 2017, St Matthias

Preacher  Revd Alan Sykes When I was studying A level French – a long time ago, almost in another galaxy far, far away – we had to read Voltaire’s short satirical work Candide. And an entertaining read it is, it … Continue reading

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Sermon: Second Sunday of Christmas, 1 January 2017, St John the Divine

Reading  Matthew 2.13-23 Preacher  The Revd Alan Sykes I’ve found that one of the little freedoms that getting older has bestowed is that I no longer feel the slightest need to go out on New Year’s Eve and make some … Continue reading

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