Palm crosses

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Readings – Matthew 21:1-11, Matthew 27.11-54 Rev Gill Webb This Palm Sunday as we remain indoors and avoid all gatherings in order to keep ourselves and others safe from Covid- 19 we remember the day when Jesus entered a busy … Read More

Waiting

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Readings – Romans 8.6-11, Psalm 130, John 11.1-45  Rev Kate McFarlane Wasn’t today’s psalm beautiful and apt: ‘My soul waits for the Lord…..in his word is my hope.’ We are, all of us, in this uncomfortable and difficult time of … Read More

Generous mothering

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Readings – Exodus 2:1-10, Luke 2:33-35 Rev Gill Webb I have preached many sermons for Mothering Sunday but never one in such strange circumstances. Today there will be no hymns, no congregation and no pulpit to deliver my thoughts. Our … Read More

Isolation

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Readings – Romans 5:1-11, John 4:5-42 Rev Kate McFarlane What a very anxious week we have had and what a host of new phrases are suddenly on everyone’s lips: ‘self-isolation’, ‘household isolation’, ‘withdrawal’, ‘lockdown’. Suddenly we are fearful of shaking … Read More

Responding to the Call

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Readings – Isaiah 49:1-7, Psalm 40:1-12, 1 Corinthians 1:1-9, John 1:29-42 Rev Gillian Webb I wonder if you have ever heard people being interviewed on television or the radio or recorded in articles declaring that they had always known from … Read More

Pay Him homage

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Readings – Matthew 2:1-12 Sermon – Rev. Kate McFarlane So, we can all breathe a sigh of relief. Christmas is over. The gifts have all been safely bought and safely given. Do you struggle with present buying? I certainly do, because … Read More

What kind of King?

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Readings – Jeremiah 23:1-6, Psalm 46, Colossians 1:11-29, Luke 23:33-44 Sermon – Rev. Gillian Webb As a few of you know I celebrated a special birthday last week and I received a card which noted some of the key events on … Read More

Remembrance Day

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Readings – John 14:27, James 3:17-18, Sermon – Rev. Kate McFarlane Most Holy Spirit who didst brood Upon the chaos dark and rude And bid its angry tumult cease And give, for wild confusion, peace. These are the words we have … Read More

Keep Going!

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Readings – Genesis 32:22-31, Psalm 121, 2 Tim 3:14-4.5, Luke 18:1-8 Sermon – Rev. Gillian Webb Recently I read a book by Robert Harris called the Second Sleep. The book began with the journey on horseback of a priest that had … Read More

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