Category Archives: Sunday Sermon

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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Trinity 12: On Holy Ground

Moses, the baby who survived the murderous intentions of the Pharoah, and was instead raised as a prince in the Pharoah’s palace, has grown up. Much has happened since we last saw him being pulled out of the water, and … Continue reading

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St Peter’s Day

This week has seen the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first Harry Potter book: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. There is a twist in the long plot of Harry Potter (SPOILERS!) where it is discovered that Harry … Continue reading

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Ordinary 1: Being Hospitable to Holiness

I love the story of Sarah and Abraham’s holy visitors: Abraham is so delighted to see these guests that he throws off all sense of dignity and runs to meet them, Sarah hides as is befitting of the social gender … Continue reading

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Pentecost Sunday

We have a guest blogger today: Stephen Baldock preached at Nether Wallop this morning and this is what he had to share, thank you Stephen: The sequence of the church‚Äôs year invites us to go on a personal pilgrimage. The … Continue reading

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Easter 7: Glorify Your Name

This week has seen the celebrations of Ascension Day – ‘Our eyes have seen the glory’ we sang as we climbed the nearest hill-fort to remember Jesus and his return to heaven, ‘Glory, glory, Alleluiah’. But this week has also … Continue reading

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Easter 6: Promises, promises.

Election fever has hit the UK – polling cards have already been pushed through letterboxes and party campaigners can be seen delivering leaflets outlining¬†manifesto promises. Although there is a desire to believe that each party really does want the best … Continue reading

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