Monthly Archives: May 2018

Trinity Sunday: Heavenly Heresies

A retired vicar said to me this week, ‘All wise clergy avoid preaching on Trinity Sunday’. Clearly neither he, nor I, have that wisdom as we are both scheduled to preach today. The Holy Trinity is used to describe the … Continue reading

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Pentecost: This Preacher is on Fire

It is fifty days after Passover, or seven weeks, the weather is fine and good for travelling, which makes Pentecost, or the Festival of Weeks, one of the most popular Jewish festivals. It is the second of the three harvest … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding: A Right Royal I Do

There has been much discussion about The Royal Wedding, as there always is with any wedding large or small, but especially this one. This Royal Wedding is bringing our understanding of marriage and the wedding ceremony that celebrates it, up … Continue reading

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Easter 7: Expect the Unexpected

I adore Eurovision. What’s not to love about this wonderful, colourful, musical feast of diversity. I have learned to expect the unexpected, from Bucks Fizz whipping off their skirts to Russian Grannies singing to raise funds to build a new … Continue reading

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Easter 6: Everyone is Welcome

The followers are facing a bit of a dilemma: Jesus was a Jew. Jesus had been brought up as a good Jewish boy and had never denied his Jewish identity, indeed at time he had made it quite clear that … Continue reading

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