Sermon: Ordinary 4, Year A

Sermon: Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Text: Matthew 5:1-11 “Blessed are the pure in heart for they will see God.” In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Two babies were sat in their cribs, when one baby shouted to the other, “Are you a […]

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Sermon: Ordinary 3, Year A

Sermon: 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Text: Matthew 4:12-25 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Difficult question: What drew you to church today? What was it that caused you to get out of bed on your day off, go to the trouble of […]

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Sermon: Christmas 1, Year A

Sermon: Christmas 1, Year A, Holy Family Text: Matthew 2:13-15; 19-23 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen With the birth of the Christ child still fresh in our ears, we move away from the crèche and towards the reality of living in the presence of […]

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Sermon: Advent 3, Year A

Sermon: Advent 3, Year A Texts: Isaiah 35:1-10, Matthew 11:2-11 What was the question again? In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. One of my favourite books is the Hitch-hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Trilogy, by the late lamented Douglas Adams, a trilogy which contains five […]

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Sermon: Advent 2, Year A

Sermon: Advent 2, Year A Text: Matthew 3:1-12 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen It may be something to do with global warming, but November and December’s weather can sometimes surprise: one day we are wrapped up in scarves and wellies, and the next, just […]

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Sermon: Remembrance Sunday 2004

Sermon: Remembrance Sunday Text: John 15:9-17 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen • Look at presentation on our walls • Thoughts collected from Adults and Children • “This is my commandment – that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has […]

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