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Our Priest in Charge, the Rev'd Alister Hendery, is making available his sermons via this website.  Here is your opportunity to download a sermon as a Pdf file and read it at your leisure.  Below are this month's sermons.

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12 May 2019 - Easter 4

The Tabithas among us
Acts 9:36-43

In the Acts of the Apostles Luke tells us stories from the life of the early church, which are usually about significant events. But every now and then he changes gear – from history-changing moments to small domestic ones. That’s what we have today.

We’re in an upstairs room in an ordinary home, filled with the knitting and sewing that a good woman had spent so many of her hours doing. But then she got sick, and now she’s dead. Her name was Tabitha, or in Greek, Dorcas. Luke tells us that she was a disciple and was well known for doing good and helping out...

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5 May 2019 - Easter 3

Believers in the impossible
Acts 9:1-20; Psalm 30; John 21:1-19

In Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass, the White Queen tells Alice that in her youth, she believed six impossible things every morning before breakfast and advises Alice to believe in impossibilities as well. The 50 days of Easter is a season for believers in the impossible. It’s a time when we’re encouraged to think ‘what can be done’ rather than ‘what can’t be done’. It’s when we’re led to discover that God is at work in our lives, giving us more than we dare ask or even imagine. The Easter season are days in which possibilities abound; when it’s right to believe the impossible; to expect God to do the unexpected; to see the surprising happen...

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