Welcome Jonathan and Glynn

In place of the usual sermon today Rev Jan welcomes and commissions Honorary Assistant Curate, the Rev’d. Jonathan Kemp, and formation student Glynn Holland-Leam, including an introductory chat with them about their values and hopes for their time with us.   Photo: L-R Rev. Jonathan Kemp, Glynn Holland-Leam, Rev Jan Crombie

Rector’s Start of Year Challenge

EPIPHANY 2, YEAR A Isaiah 49: 1-7; Psalm 40: 1-14; 1 Corinthians 1: 1-9; John 1: 29-42 I wonder if I should follow the strategy of Paul as he writes to the church in Corinth that we heard today…  sweeten the church community up at the beginning of the letter-come-sermon, and then launch for the […]

Sermon – Christmas 1

Isaiah 63: 7-9; Psalm 148; Hebrews 2: 10-18; Matthew 2: 13-23 Now it is a shame we can’t jump two weeks for the readings for today – on January 12 we will be celebrating the baptism of our Lord, Jesus Christ. It would have been so fitting for today as we celebrate the baptism of […]

Christmas Sermon 2019

CHRISTMAS SERMON 2019 Children – and activity …………………………….. I was sitting cutting the circles for the nativity activity for any children that might come today… quite peacefully mind you, such a lovely thing to do, no need to really concentrate – although my cutting prowess probably reflects that attitude…. anyway, I looked at the nativity […]