Category Archives: Sermons

Lent 5: Live Stream – Life in the seas and skies

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic all public worship across the Church of England has been suspended. Worship has therefore moved to online live-streaming. Below is the text of the simple service I live-streamed from Peterborough Parish Church on Sunday 22nd … Continue reading

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Lent 4: Live-stream – Let there be lights in the sky, awe and wonder

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic all public worship across the Church of England has been suspended. Worship has therefore moved to online live-streaming. Below is the text of the simple service I live-streamed from Peterborough Parish Church on Sunday 22nd … Continue reading

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Lent 3: Land and Plants – Identity, Place and Blessing

Throughout Lent we are working our way through the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book by Ruth Valerio, “Saying Yes to Life”. This is based on the first creation story in the Book of Genesis. I am using my sermons to … Continue reading

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Lent 2: Separating the Waters – making space for creation

Throughout Lent we are working our way through the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book by Ruth Valerio, “Saying Yes to Life”, in our Lent Groups and on Sundays. This is based on the first creation story in the Book of … Continue reading

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Lent 1: Light – God’s presence bringing purpose and hope

This year we are travelling through Lent with the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book, ‘Saying Yes to Life’ by Ruth Valerio. Three groups are meeting during the week and on Sunday, the sermon will explore some of the issues in … Continue reading

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Hygiene at Holy Communion

This morning I want to give over this sermon to explaining in more detail the instructions which have been issued by the Bishop concerning hygiene at Holy Communion. These involve a change in a practice which has been gathering pace … Continue reading

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Living as citizens of heaven: making a difference and being seen to do so

At the end of our gospel reading Jesus tells his hearers that unless their righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and pharisees they will not enter the Kingdom of heaven (Matthew 5:13-20). This passage is part of the Sermon on … Continue reading

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