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Easter Seven – “Waiting”

Sermon for 7th Sunday of Easter, Year A. Acts 1:6-14 Friends in faith, We are going to wait together on the first reading today. Because like us in this season of uncertainty, they too are waiting. They’ve been through something of a whirlwind and are eager to get answers to their questions, answers that they […]

Ascension Sunday 2020

Christ is risen, Alleluia! He is risen indeed, Alleluia; READINGS: Acts 1: 1-11 Psalm 47 Ephesians 1: 15-23 Matthew 28: 16-20 We say this acclamation because we are still in the season of Easter, but in this service we are celebrating Ascension Day, which falls on Thursday, 40 days after Easter. Ascension Day is important […]

Easter Four – Good Shepherd Sunday

A writer by the name of Dean Yeong tells the story of an old Cherokee Indian being asked by his grandson about the conflict and discord in the world. The elder reflected for a moment and then replied, “My child, there are two dogs battling within my heart. One is full of anger, hatred, and […]

The Road to Emmaus

Our gospel reading from Luke is the well-know story of the Easter morning walk to Emmaus. Luke has given us a carefully crafted story, both simple and profound, written in such a way that we are invited to join with those journeying. What will we learn by going on this walk with them? We will […]

Sermon for second Sunday of Easter – St. Thomas Sunday

By Rev’d David Dean In Orthodox Churches around the world, today is known as St Thomas Sunday, when the apostle and martyr is remembered for one of the greatest declarations of faith we find in the Bible: “My Lord and my God” (John 20:28) Today’s passage from John’s Gospel comes up in the bible readings […]

Homily for Easter Eve 2020

Homily for Easter Eve-11th April 2020 : Rev’d. David Dean We all know the meaning of Good Friday, the day when we remember that Jesus died on the cross for our sins. The same is true of Easter Sunday, when we remember that He rose from the dead in triumph over death. But what about […]

Palm Sunday

PALM SUNDAY SERMON: The Rev’d. Jonathan Kemp If I could nominate one word for ‘word of the year’ right now, it would be: “unprecedented”. Some things we are all experiencing right now have never happened before in human history; other things have not happened since war-time. If you are anything like me, you are hearing […]

Lazarus is Raised

Today we welcome the Rev’d. Sandra Kjellgren to deliver the sermon. Todays Sermon can be found by selecting the following link:   2020 Lent-5-Year-A-Jn-11.1-45    

Living Water

Today Jonathan focuses on the encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well. He also brings to us a wonderful prayer for the current time of anxiety about world health.