Monthly Archives: November 2017

Sermon: Christ the King, 26 November 2017, St Mary Magdalene, evening

Readings  Ephesians 1.15-23, Matthew 25.31-46 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers   In one way, this Feast Day of Christ the King, falling as it does on the final Sunday of the church’s year, could be thought to be ending the year … Continue reading

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Sermon: Christ the King, 26 November 2017, St Mary Magdalene, morning

Readings  Ephesians 1.15-23, Matthew 25.31-46 Preacher  Revd Wilma Roest   Today we reflect upon the kingship of Christ, the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. The Church through the ages has gotten a lot of mileage from this royal … Continue reading

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Sermon: Second Sunday before Advent, 19 November 2017, St John the Divine

Readings  Zephaniah 1.7, 12-18, 1 Thessalonians 5.1-11, Matthew 25.14-30 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers   In more recent years, the few weeks between All Saints’ Day (1 November) and the eve of Advent Sunday have become known as the ‘Kingdom season’, … Continue reading

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Sermon: Second Sunday before Advent, 19 November 2017, St Mary Magdalene

Readings  1 Thessalonians 5.1-11, Matthew 25.14-30 Preacher  Ruth Martin   The parable of the talents, you will be pleased to know, isn’t about people benefitting from financial investment, its not about people with material plenty having even more, its not … Continue reading

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Sermon: Remembrance Sunday, 12 November 2017, St John the Divine

Readings  Amos 5.18-24, 1 Thessalonians 4.13-18, Matthew 25.1-13 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers   In last week’s sermon, we considered November as the month of remembering.  That, of course, is made very specific today.  ‘Remember’ is one of those many-layered English … Continue reading

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Sermon: All Saints’ Sunday, 5 November 2017, St John the Divine

Readings Revelation 7.9-17; 1 John 3.1-3; Matthew 5.1-12 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers   November is the month for remembering.   Last Wednesday was All Saints’ Day, the day we commemorate those often nameless saints throughout the ages who do not have … Continue reading

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