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Bible Sunday

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Preached by Lucy Moore, Messy Church Team Leader, Bible Reading Fellowship, using scripture Colossians 3.12-17, at Sung Eucharist on Sunday 26th October, the Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity. Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. 13 Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance […]

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Living life in the ‘now’

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Preached by the Revd Dr Gregory Clifton-Smith, using scripture I Thessalonians 1: 1 – 10; Matthew 22: 15 -22, at Sung Eucharist on Sunday 19th October, the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity. At some point in our lives, each one of us will have to take on board the fact that, despite expectations to the contrary,  we are not super man […]

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Sermon preached at the Healthcare Evensong

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Preached by Prebendary Dr Peter Speck, Senior Visiting Lecturer, Kings College, University of London, using scripture Luke 17, at Evensong on Sunday 19th October, the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity, celebrating those that work in and use the Health Service. In the Gospel reading we have heard again of the healing of the ten lepers. What is of special significance is that Jesus […]

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Wisdom

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Preached by Canon Richard Lindley, using scripture Proverbs 4.1-18, at Mattins on Sunday 19th October, the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity. I was so disappointed as a child when I discovered that the book ‘Proverbs’ in the Old Testament wasn’t full of good old English proverbs like ‘A stitch in time saves nine’, and ‘A rolling stone gathers no […]

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Law Sunday Mattins

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Address delivered by Baroness Butler-Sloss, at Mattins on Sunday 11th October, Law Sunday, the Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity. As a student I attended the Legal Service at Chester Cathedral. The very young High Sheriff’s chaplain gave the sermon and took text. Judge not that ye be not judged and took the opportunity to doubt whether judges should sit in Judgment on others. The […]

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Funeral of Bishop Michael Scott-Joynt

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Preached by Bishop Geoffrey Rowell at the Funeral of Bishop Michael Scott-Joynt, Friday 10th October 2014. “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His faithful ones.”             (Psalm 116.15)  This text speaks powerfully as we come today to commend Bishop Michael to God, to commit his body to the ground, and […]

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Gratitude and Generosity

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Preached by Canon Sue Wallace, at Sung Eucharist on Sunday 5th October, Harvest Sunday, the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity. Today we are celebrating harvest festival. It is our chance to say thanks to God for we have so much to be thankful for in our lives and it is good that we do this in the context of the service, the […]

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What authority have you for acting like this?

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Preached by the Revd Dr Gregory Clifton-Smith, using scripture Philippians 2: 1-13; Matthew 21: 23-32, at Sung Eucharist on Sunday 28th September, the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity. We live in interesting times. The issue of authority is as a live an issue now as it ever was. Arguably it is as important a question as that which Pilate put to Jesus at his […]

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St Matthew

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Preached by Canon Sue Wallace, using Scripture Matthew 9.9-13, at Sung Eucharist on Sunday 21st September, Matthew the Apostle, the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity. One morning a clerk in the tax office was surprised to receive this letter in the morning post. “Dear Sir, Last year I cheated on my tax and I can’t sleep for thinking about it. I am […]

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Sermon from Winchester City Centre Chaplaincy

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Preached by Howard Rowe, City Centre Chaplain, using scripture 1 Kings 19:15-end, and 2 Tim 3:14-end , at Evensong on Sunday 21st September, the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity. Hello and Good afternoon! My name is Howard Rowe, and I am the City Centre Chaplain here in Winchester, which I reckon to be one of the most interesting jobs a person could possibly have! And as […]

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