War, disaster, plague
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War, disaster, plague

Homilist: Hector Cumming Readings Zechariah 9:9-12; Romans 7:15-25a; Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 Two weeks ago Peter spoke on the prophet Jeremiah. Jeremiah said “from early times prophets prophesied ‘war, disaster and plague’. But the prophet who prophesies peace will be recognised as one truly sent by the Lord. In tonight’s reading the prophet Zechariah prophesied that...

July 5, 2020July 7, 2020by
We are loved, we belong
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We are loved, we belong

Rev Sandy Robertson Homily on 25 August 2019 Woman, you are set free from your ailment. Take your place in the centre of the heart of God There is a certain type of person who is obsessed with rules and the following of them – not only for themselves but also for everyone else they...

August 25, 2019May 29, 2020by
The Christian life
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The Christian life

Sermon by Hector Cumming Readings Jeremiah 23: 23–29, Hebrews 11:29–12:2, Luke 12: 49–56. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of all our hearts be wholly acceptable to you, our God. I will refer briefly to two readings as my homily will concentrate on Hebrews chapter 12 verses 1-2, which summarise the Christian...

August 18, 2019July 9, 2020by
Easter Day & Baptismal Service
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Easter Day & Baptismal Service

Homily Sunday 1 April 2018. by Peter Lineham Readings : Acts 10: 34-43 | 1 Corinthians 15: 1-11 | John 20: 1-18 [This talk preceded the baptism of Alex]. Introduction Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand,  and by which you are being...

April 1, 2018May 29, 2020by
Epiphany
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Epiphany

by Hector Cumming Tonight we celebrate epiphany, the manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles as represented by the Magi. For me, Epiphany, is the day my niece, Jan, was born bringing joy, hope and new life into our small but now growing family. The question I want you to think about it what does the...

January 6, 2018July 6, 2020by
Keep awake therefore
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Keep awake therefore

Rev Sandy Robertson Chaplain at Diocesan School for Girls Homily Sunday November 12, 2017 Readings : Amos 5: 18-54 | 1 Thess 4:13-18 | Matt 25: 1-13 Keep awake therefore In our lectionary, we are in those happy weeks leading up to Advent when the readings foretell doom and the end of the world.  In...

November 12, 2017May 29, 2020by