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Boredom – Christianity’s gift to the world.

Boredom: Christianity’s gift to the world (Realistic Christianity 3) Rev. Vincent Gardner 28/2/16 This morning is the third sermon in the Realistic Christianity series. In this series we attempt to look at various cultural changes which are affecting church life. In the first sermon we looked at the philosophical and theological changes: from Modernism to […]

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Second Sunday in Lent: Foxes and Hens

Second Sunday in Lent: Foxes and Hens, 21 Feb. 2016 I’ve been struck by two images in our Gospel reading today: the fox and the hen: ‘Go tell that fox [Herod]…’ Jesus says to the Pharisees who warn him his life is at risk. And then later Jesus says over Jerusalem ‘how I have longed […]

Sermon given 24th January 2016 by Rev. Christine Bainbridge

All-in-one-Christmas – Sermon given by Richard Croft on 3rd January 2016

Sermon given on 23rd August 2015 by Christine Bainbridge

Sermon given 19th July by Christine Bainbridge

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The feasts of John & Stephen

Sermon 27 Dec Feast of John and Stephen Ex 33.7-11a, Acts 7.51-end, John 21.19b-25 Would have been my favourite aunt’s birthday today. Would buy us Smarties and let us use the red ones as lipstick. Sat me on the kitchen table while cooking, giving me bits of raw pastry to play with and letting me […]

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Christ the King; sermon by Christine Bainbridge

Christ the King. Sermon 22 November 2015 Play John Rutter’s Gloria This is one of a series of sermon looking at the order we follow each Sunday in the Eucharist/Holy Communion. So far we have looked at the welcome/gathering, last time the confession and now today we come to what we call ‘the Gloria’. This […]