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Revitalisation and The City of God: St Albans Civic Sermon

Oct. 17, 2021 by

by Kenneth Padley; St Albans Cathedral 17th October 2021 Psalm 126; Proverbs 8.12-21; Revelation 21.1-5a Martin’s Scorsese’s movie Gangs of New York depicts gratuitous blood-letting between Protestants and Catholics in the late nineteenth-century American metropolis. The message of the film is that

Anxiety, Capitalism, and the Sin of Hoarding: a Harvest Sermon

Oct. 12, 2021 by

by Kenneth Padley at St Mary’s Childwick  10th October 2021 based on Joel 2.21-27 and Matthew 6.25-33 Today’s Harvest Festival falls in the midst of another extraordinary period of consumer behaviour. After all that bog roll hoarding of early 2020, we have recently seen

FEED Foodbank update by Jake Atkinson, Care Centre Supervisor; Sunday 3rd October

Oct. 4, 2021 by

Over the course of last year and the pandemic, our operations at the Care Centre have been turned upside down and we’ve had to find new and creative ways of serving, connecting with and supporting our guests. Through our amazing

The Lord is here!

Sep. 27, 2021 by

Sermon by Charles King, Michaelmas, 26 September 2021 Readings: Genesis 28:11-18; Revelation 12:7-12; John 1:47-51 It’s a curious thing, preaching yourself out of a job. And I have to say, I hope I don’t find myself doing it too frequently! But

Supporting Afghan Refugees in Hertfordshire

Sep. 26, 2021 by

A fundraising page has been set up for Herts residents wanting to support Afghan families arriving in the county. Residents are encouraged to make a donation to the countywide appeal set up by Hertfordshire Community Foundation – on behalf of

Remembering departed loved ones – 31st October

Sep. 21, 2021 by

A TIME TO REMEMBER: SERVICE OF COMMEMORATION AND THANKSGIVING  5pm, All Saints Sunday 31st October 2021, St Michaels church, AL3 4SL This special annual service recalls departed loves ones with readings, music, candles and prayer. During the service our loved

Harvest Festival – 10th October

Sep. 12, 2021 by

Harvest Festival 10 October 2021 8am        Holy Communion (St Michael’s, AL3 4SL) 9.30am   All Age Service (St Michael’s) 6pm        Evensong with music led by St Michael’s choir (St Mary’s, AL3 6JJ) HARVEST BOXES Please bring a box for FEED foodbank [click

Becoming holy: a Christian take on ethics

Aug. 31, 2021 by

Sermon by Kenneth Padley 29th August 2021 Readings: Deuteronomy 4.1-2,6-9; James 1.17-27; Mk 7.1-8,14-15,21-23 [This sermon is heavily informed by Chapter 8 of Tom Wright’s God in Public (2016)] Mid afternoon on Thursday 15th January 2009, an Airbus A320 took

Living Hopefully – the practical implications of our biblical mandate to care for creation

Aug. 19, 2021 by

An evening of presentation and discussion with Rachel Johnston, St Albans Diocesan environment Officer 7.30pm Thursday, 14 October 2021 Christ Church, Watling Street, Radlett WD7 7JJ Parking available onsite Do you want to help your church or community move towards

Animal Service – 12th September

Aug. 18, 2021 by

11.30am on Sunday 12th September 2021 at St Mary’s Childwick, AL3 6JJ This is a simple and fun half-hour outdoor service to thank God for creation and to pray for animal welfare. Covid-secure measures in place; please keep dogs on leads.