Category: Sermons

Rushbearing – Sermon 89

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ. AMEN Introduction  Rushbearing is reported to have been started by Pope Gregory 1V – in 827AD – when he suggested that “rushes should be strewn on the…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

2nd Sunday of Epiphany – Sermon 95

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction Gifts – we’ve seen a lot of them about lately – What with Christmas presents – the giving and receiving of the most precious gift…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

Rushbearing – Sermon 20

Prayer to start May every thought and every word be graciously received for the Glory and honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction As far as I am aware – the earliest published reference to Rushbearing in Lymm was 1817 – when people brought Rushes to the church – to be placed on the…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

1st Sunday of Christmas – Sermon 62

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction So – How’s the celebrations going? – Did the day match up to your expectations? – has it been a Christmas to remember? – What’s…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

Feast of Epiphany – Sermon 138

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction Epiphany – after Easter –the second oldest season in the Christian church year – It started in the Eastern churches – as a feast to…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

Witnessing – Sermon 4

Prayer to start O God, open your word to our hearts and our hearts to your word, give us grace to receive it, to understand it and to obey it, for the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ. AMEN Introduction " I promise to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

Feast of Epiphany – Sermon 94

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction Been to any good weddings lately? If you’ve been following the soaps this Christmas – you might be thinking that there’s no such thing The…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

Christingle- Sermon 185

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ Introduction This morning in our service we celebrate – two special events in the Church Calendar – Our Christingle service – and the Baptism of Christ –…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

5th Sunday before Christmas – Sermon 11

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction What do we hope for? – lots of money? happiness? Success in business? New friendships? – Hope the car starts in the morning We all…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off