20th Sunday after Trinity – Sermon – 286

Twentieth Sunday after Trinity 6.30pm Choral Evensong BCP4th October 2018 [not preached] 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 As its a Choral Evensong – perhaps we’d better start with a…

By Derek 17th February 2019 Off

Evening Prayer CW – Sermon 285

Evening Prayer CW6.30 pm7th October 2018 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!  You want us to cross over the Jordan river now? – but it’s the wrong time of…

By Derek 17th February 2019 Off

19th Sunday after Trinity – Sermon 283

Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity 10.00am Holy Communion 7th October 2018 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 Love is a smile and a welcoming voice Come in – sit down close…

By Derek 17th February 2019 Off

17th Sunday after Trinity – Sermon 282

17th Sunday after Trinity 6.30pm Evening Prayer23rd September 2018 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 The sea is a symbol of wild untamed power – standing by the ocean on…

By Derek 3rd February 2019 Off

Feast of St. Mary the Virgin – Sermon 281

– Feast of St. Mary the Virgin10.00am Holy Communion 9th August 2018 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 Celebration – what will make you celebrate wildly and jump for joy?…

By Derek 3rd February 2019 Off

6th Sunday after Trinity – Sermon 280

6th Sunday after Trinity Holy Communion 10am CW 8th July 2018 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 “Oh mortal stand up on your feet And I will speak with you…

By Derek 3rd February 2019 Off

The Transfiguration– Sermon 279

The Transfiguration10.00am Holy Communion 6th August 2017 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 One Saturday evening an incumbent decided to give a parishioner a lift to the railway Station.  The…

By Derek 3rd February 2019 Off

Fourth Sunday of Easter – Sermon 277

Fourth Sunday of Easter – 10.00 am Holy Communion. 7th May 2017 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 Two friends stood up to recite the Twenty-third Psalm to a large…

By Derek 7th January 2019 Off

COMPLINE – ADDRESS – Sermon 276

COMPLINE – ADDRESS – Tuesday 7.30 pm – 11th April 2017 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 Jesus – had just been welcomed – by the crowds – in Jerusalem –…

By Derek 7th January 2019 Off