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In Christ there is no ‘Them’ and ‘Us’

(Gal.3, 23-29; Luke 8, 26-39 On Tuesday last week, I took a primary school assembly, and these were my visual aids: Stan, the banana and Olly the orange. I used them to tell the story of the Good Samaritan.   … Continue reading

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Retelling the Story.

( 1 Kings 17, 17-24; Luke 7, 11-17)   Those of you who like stage musicals will know that many of them are based on classical plays or stories: ‘Kiss Me Kate’ is based around Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’, … Continue reading

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From the World, in the world, to the world.

    Acts 1, 15-17 & 21-26; John 17, 6-19. “They do not belong to the world, just as I do not belong to the world” (John 17, 16). Some of you may know that I regularly take primary school … Continue reading

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At-one-ment

Sermon for Passion Sunday Yr B ( Jeremiah 31, 31-34, John 12, 20-33) Today is Passion Sunday, when we turn our minds yet again to the Passion of Jesus, which we believe brought redemption and eternal life to us, and … Continue reading

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Don’t be Afraid.

( Romans 10, 5-15; Matthew 14, 22-33) I spent all of the early part of my childhood living near the sea. My mother was also brought up at the sea side, and we spent our holidays with my grandmother and my … Continue reading

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