Monthly Archives: May 2017

Sermon: Sixth Sunday of Easter, 21 May 2017, St Mary Magdalene morning & St John the Divine

Readings  Acts 17.22-31, 1 Peter 3.13-22,  John 14.15-21 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers For most people, Easter is a long time ago.  The holidays are done (indeed, it’s nearly time for another one, with half-term on the horizon), the chocolate eggs have been … Continue reading

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Sermon: Fifth Sunday of Easter, 14 May 2017, St John the Divine

Reading  John 14.1-14 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers There are numerous passages in the New Testament texts which make it clear that the earliest Christians expected Jesus to return very soon. He would fully establish God’s kingdom and transport them to … Continue reading

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Sermon: Fifth Sunday of Easter, 14 May 2017, St Mary Magdalene, morning

Reading   John 14.1-14 Preacher  Revd Alan Sykes If you walk down George Street towards the station – ignoring all the overpriced bakeries that seem to be proliferating round here – you’ll go past a couple of travel agents – Trailfinders … Continue reading

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Sermon: Fourth Sunday of Easter, 7 May 2017, St Mary Magdalene, evening

Reading  John 10: 1-10  Preacher  Revd Alan Sykes At the end of the gospel passage we’ve just heard Jesus tells us why he has come among us. Speaking as the Good Shepherd he says: ‘I came that they [his flock, … Continue reading

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Sermon: Patronal Festival, 7 May 2017, St John the Divine

Preacher  Revd Stuart Lee, Chaplain, Richmond Almshouses   It is a great pleasure to be with you this morning for this celebration. At the end of last year I moved from a parish in East Sheen to be chaplain to … Continue reading

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Sermon: Fourth Sunday of Easter, 7 May 2017, St Mary Magdalene, morning

Reading  John 10:1-10 Preacher  Revd Wilma Roest Have you ever experienced this? The phone rings, you pick up and say ‘hello’ and the person on the other end of the line immediately starts talking. You listen, but as you listen … Continue reading

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