Sermons

June 25, 2022

DISTURBING THE PEACE!

There is a sense of purpose, immediacy, and danger framing Jesus’ movements in Luke’s Gospel (9:51-62) as we watch Jesus looking steadily towards Jerusalem, the end of his life and […]
June 18, 2022

Stillness in the Storm

There is something about the noise and clatter of modern city life which sucks up all our rational and reflective thinking time, controls our actions and denies our central reason […]
June 11, 2022

Its a Mystery!

Today is Trinity Sunday, the culmination of the celebrations following Easter and Pentecost, a day when we are challenged and invited to try and explain a mystery, to define the […]
June 4, 2022

Everything is Changed!

Today, the Day of Pentecost is the birthday of the world-wide Church, as we celebrate the outpouring of the Holy Spirit from the first reported event told to us in […]
May 28, 2022

Justice, Love and God

We have all been horrified this week with the dreadful gun violence in Uvalde Robb Elementary School, Texas, USA where 19 students and 2 teachers were killed and at least […]
April 30, 2022

Betrayal and Love!

This is a highly evocative story of Jesus on the beach by the Sea of Tiberias in the early morning light, speaking to weary men after a long night of […]
April 23, 2022

Doubt and Love!

The stories we believe and facts we accept are challenged in all sorts of ways.  In the middle of this Federal election for example, we are told lots of stories […]
April 16, 2022

He is Risen indeed. Hallelujah!

You may not have noticed, but the sign at the front of the church reminds us what we are celebrating today, on Easter Sunday across the world; our excitement as […]
April 16, 2022

Waiting in the Darkness!

Our time of waiting upon the Lord’s crucifixion and death, we hope is nearly over.  We have prayed and wept together and on our own.  We are hollowed out by […]
April 14, 2022

Betrayal and Love

This story told in John’s gospel (John 13:1-17,31b-35) of the last shared meal between Jesus and his disciples just before the start of the Passover is deeply moving, as we […]
April 9, 2022

On Trial for Love!

This week, our news has been full of trials: a proposed trial of President Putin and his generals for war crimes in Ukraine; and a trial of Russia as it […]
April 2, 2022

Love!

I have been reflecting this week on how we show love: love for one another and for God.  John’s gospel story of a meal with Jesus, Mary and Martha with […]