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

Giving up fossil fuels for Lent

Mar. 1, 2020 by

Sermon by Kenneth Padley 1st March 2020 Lent as is a time for giving things up. The season has come down to us from a tradition of fasting which developed in the early Church. Usually we think of fasting as

How is Creation significant?

Feb. 18, 2020 by

Sermon by Dr Mike Ford 16th February 2020 This morning we have heard three Bible readings (the whole chapter 1 of Genesis, Romans 8:15-25 and Matthew 6:25-34)  They all mention creation in one way and another.  What I want to

Life in all its fullness

Feb. 11, 2020 by

Address by Mrs Alison Rafferty, Headteacher of St Michael’s Primary School, about the Church of England’s approach to schooling and the ethos of her school; St Michael’s church 9th February 2020 I wonder what your primary school days were like.

Overwhelmed with joy

Jan. 5, 2020 by

Sermon by Charles King for Epiphany, 5 January 2020 Isaiah 60:1-6, Ephesians 3:1-12, Matthew 2:1-12 On Christmas Eve as we were preparing for the Crib Service, Kenneth and I clambered up a tall ladder to reach the top of an

God become meat

Dec. 28, 2019 by

Sermon by Kenneth Padley for Midnight Mass 2019 Hebrews 1.1-12; John 1.1-14 As the clock ticks towards midnight, may I take this opportunity to thank you for your many seasonal greetings and kindnesses, and to wish you, your families and

Three Biblical women: Mrs Isaiah, Mary, and Naomi

Dec. 22, 2019 by

Sermon by Kenneth Padley for the Fourth Sunday of Advent and Baptism of Naomi Roden 22nd December 2019 Readings: Isaiah 7.10-16, Matthew 1.18-25 Excitement has grown during the days of Advent as we have recalled those who prepared for the