Sermon on the wedding at Cana

Sermon on the wedding at Cana

Jan. 25, 2021 by

Sermon by Mike Ford, 24th January 2021 Reading: John 2:1-11 The gospel passage is a lovely story.  Jesus rescues the bridegroom from considerable embarrassment over inviting more guests than he has catered for.  The story shows the quality of God’s

Lockdown Reflections: Saint Cadoc

Jan. 21, 2021 by

During lockdown, we have been peppering occasional pieces onto Youtube alongside our regular Sunday worship. Please click here for a recently recorded reflection on Saint Cadoc, one of my favourite poems by John Betjeman. Observant listeners will hear the Three

Saving Christmas

Dec. 25, 2020 by

Sermon by Kenneth Padley 25th December 2020 Readings: Titus 3.4-7, Luke 2.8-16 How do you shape your Christmas? How do you make this time of year really special? Lots of people are asking such questions this year because of having

John’s Last Sermon from St Michael’s St Albans

Dec. 21, 2020 by

Please click here to view John Hayton’s last sermon for this parish on 6th December 2020. A powerful and emotional occasion for all involved, our heartfelt thanks go to John for his many years of hard work and service to

Commemoration and thanksgiving for departed loved ones

Nov. 4, 2020 by

1 November 2020, All Saints’ Day Readings: Ecclesiasticus 38:16-23; 1 Peter 1:3-7; Psalm 91 Introduction I want to start by saying thank you: thank you for coming here tonight and making time; time to pause as we reflect on death

Sermon for St Luke’s Day (18th October 2020) by John Hayton

Oct. 19, 2020 by

Lk 10: 1-9. 2 Tim 4: 5-17. Today we celebrate St Luke. His day is actually today, 18th October. So it is good to be able to take a moment or two to look at the man, his gospel, his

What’s our harvest worth?

Oct. 11, 2020 by

Sermon for Harvest by Charles King, 11 October 2020 2 Corinthians 9:6-15, Luke 12:16-30 Today we celebrate harvest, and it’s been wonderful to come into church over the last few days and see the beautiful displays gradually take place. And

Sermon for Michaelmas, 20 September 2020 by Charles King

Sep. 21, 2020 by

Hebrews 12:18-24, John 1:47-51 The Michael of our parish church rejoices in various different titles throughout the Bible. Perhaps most famously we think of him as an angel – a heavenly being from God, responsible for bearing a message. And

Jesus and the Canaanite woman

Aug. 17, 2020 by

Sermon by John Hayton, Isaiah 56: 6-8; Matthew 15: 21-28. We have an appropriate sermon today for the holiday season – because it starts with Jesus on holiday like the vicar by the Mediterranean. Jesus was near the ancient city

The journey of faith: putting God first

Mar. 8, 2020 by

Sermon by Kenneth Padley Reading: Genesis 12.1-4; John 3.1-17 We are still early in the solemn season of Lent, that period of penitence and reflection which leads up to Holy Week, the most important days of the year, in which