Monthly Archives: April 2017

Sermon: Third Sunday of Easter, 30 April 2017, St John the Divine

Reading  Luke 24.13-35 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers Today, the day of the Annual Church Meeting in all three churches in the parish, followed this evening by the RTM APCM, is traditionally a day for reviewing the past year, looking to … Continue reading

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Sermon: St George’s Day, 23 April 2017, St Mary’s, evening

Preacher  Revd Alan Sykes One thing we all know about St George is that he is supposed to have killed a dragon and in the process to have rescued a damsel in distress. Here’s an account of this event that … Continue reading

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Sermon: Easter Day, 16 April 2017, St John the Divine

Reading  Matthew 28: 1-10 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers One of the striking features of the Easter stories in the Gospels is that places which were thought to be enclosed, protected and safe are thrown wide open. Chief among them, of … Continue reading

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Sermon: Passion Sunday, 2 April 2017, St John the Divine

Reading  John 11.1-45 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers The fifth Sunday of Lent marks the start of Passiontide, and the build-up to the series of commemorations which lie at the very heart of Christianity, and which will find their climax in … Continue reading

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Sermon: Passion Sunday, 2 April 2017, St Mary’s, morning

Reading  John 11:1-45 Preacher  Revd Alan Sykes I doubt if I’m alone in at least sometimes wondering whether there’s something intrinsic to Islam that can lead its followers to commit acts of extreme violence in the name of God. Consider … Continue reading

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