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It never stands still

2nd Before Advent, Year A

Rev John Spriggs

Matthew 25:14-30

St Dunstan's

10.00 hrs

Sunday 15th November 2020

Remembrance Sunday

3rd Before Advent (Remembrance Sunday), Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Matthew 25: 1-13

St Dunstan's

10.00 hrs


Sunday 8th November 2020

Who are the Saints?

All Saints’ Sunday, Year A 

Rev Brian McHenry

Matthew 5: 1-12 

St Dunstan's

08.00 hrs

Sunday 1st November 2020


Letters from home

20th Sunday after Trinity (Bible Sunday), Year A

Rev Brian McHenry

Nehemiah 8:1-4a, Colossians 3:12-17, Matthew 24: 30-35 

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 25th October 2020

The physician evangelist

The feast day of St Luke the Evangelist

19th Sunday after Trinity, Year A

Rev Brian McHenry

St Luke 10: 1-9

St Dunstan's

08.00 hrs

Sunday 18th October 2020

Are you properly dressed? 

18th Sunday after Trinity, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Matthew 22: 1-14

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 11th October 2020 

Harvest

17th Sunday after Trinity, Year A



The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Deuteronomy 8:7-18, 2 Corinthians 9.6-end, Luke 12:16-30

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 4th October 2020

Exclusion or inclusion?

17th Sunday after Trinity, Year A



Rev Brian McHenry

Matthew 21:33 to end

St Dunstan's

08.00 hrs

Sunday 4th October 2020

Generosity

15th Sunday after Trinity, Year A

Rev Brian McHenry

Matthew 20:1 - 16 


St Dunstan's

08.00 hrs

Sunday 20th September 2020 

Are you listening?

13th Sunday after Trinity, Year A 

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Romans 13:8-14, Matthew 18:15-20

St Peter’s

09.30 hrs

Sunday 6th September 2020

Amazing Grace

13th Sunday after Trinity, Year A  

(Matins)

Rev Brian McHenry

Jonah 3:10 - 4.11, Revelation 8: 1-5

N/A

Sunday 6th September 2020 

Taking up our cross

12th Sunday after Trinity. Year A

Rev Brian McHenry

Matthew 16:21 to end

 St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 30th August 2020 

Silence and Storm

9th Sunday after Trinity, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

1 Kings 19: 9-18, Matthew 14:22-33

 St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday August 9th 2020

Living under the shadow of the pandemic

9th Sunday after Trinity,Year A (Matins)

Rev Brian McHenry

Song of Solomon 8: 5-7, 2 Peter 3: 8-13

N/A

Sunday 9th August 2020 

As you go, proclaim the good news, the kingdom of heaven has come near


1st Sunday after Trinity, Year A


Rev Iain Taylor

Matthew 10: 7

The Rectory (due to Covid 19).

Sunday 14th June 2020

Trinity Sunday 

Trinity Sunday, Year A

John Spriggs

Isaiah 40:12-17. 27-31, 2 Corinthians 13:11-13, Matthew 28: 16-20 

The Rectory (due to Covid 19).

Sunday 7th June 2020

Sunday after Ascension

7th Sunday after Easter, Year A

Miss Margaret Wells

John 17:1-11

The Rectory (due to Covid 19).

Sunday 24th May 2020

Ascension Day

Year A

Rev Brian McHenry

Acts 1: 1 to 11 

The Rectory (due to Covid 19).

Thursday 21st May 2020

I am the Door 

4th Sunday of Easter, Year A

Rev Perry Butler

St John 10: 1-10

The Rectory (due to Covid 19).

Sunday 3rd  May 2020 

The Emmaus Road 

3rd Sunday of Easter, Year A 

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Luke 24: 13-35

The Rectory (due to Covid 19).

Sunday 26th April 2020

The Disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord                          

2nd Sunday of Easter, Year A 

Rev Iain Taylor

John 20:19-31 

The Rectory (due to Covid 19).

Sunday 19th April 2020

He is not here                                 Easter Sunday, Year A

Rev Perry Butler

John 20: 1-18 

The Rectory (due to Covid 19).

Sunday 12th April 2020

Facing death but not fearing it

Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richardswritten by Rev Brian McHenry

St John 11: 1 to 45

The Rectory (due to Covid 19).

Sunday 29 March 2020

Behind closed doors

4th Sunday of Lent (Mothering Sunday), Year A 

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Exodus 2: 1-10, 2 Corinthians 1:3-7, John 19.25b-27

St Dunstan's

10.00 hrs

Sunday 22 March 2020

Achieving reconciliation

3rd Sunday of Lent, Year A

Rev Brian McHenry

St John 4: 5-42

St Dunstan's

08.00 hrs

Sunday 15 March 2020

Speech to Abraham

2nd Sunday of Lent, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Genesis 12: 1-4, Romans 4:1-5, 13-17, John 3: 1-17

St Dunstan's

08.00 hrs

Sunday 8 March 2020

The wilderness

1st Sunday of Lent, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Genesis 2:15-17, Matthew 4: 1-11

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 1 March 2020

Our lives are messy but there is hope

1st Sunday of Lent, Year A

Rev Brian McHenry

St Matthew 4: 1-11

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 1  March 2020

Ashes to ashes

Ash Wednesday, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Joel 2.1-2, 12-17, Matthew 6.1-6, 16-21

St Dunstan's & St Peter’s

11.30 & 7.30 hrs

 Wednesday 26 February  2020

Jesus says, Do not worry 

2nd Sunday before Lent, Year A

Miss Margaret Wells

Matthew 6:25-34 

St Peter’s

09.30 hrs

Sunday 16 February 2020

Do not worry

2nd Sunday before Lent. Year A

Rev Brian McHenry

St Matthew 6: 25 to 34

St Dunstan's

08.00 hrs

Sunday 16 February 2020

Lenten practice

3rd Sunday before Lent. Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Isaiah 58: 1-9, Matthew 5: 13-20

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 9 February 2020 

I have seen the Light

Candlemas, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Luke 2:22-40

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 2 February 2020

Conversion of St Paul

Epiphany 3, Year A

Rev Perry Butler

Isaiah 9: 1-4, Corinthians 1: 10-18, Matthew 4:12-23

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 26 January 2020

Who inspires you? 

Epiphany 3, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Isaiah 9: 1-4, Corinthians 1: 10-18, Matthew 4:12-23

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 26 January 2020

What are you seeking?

Epiphany 2, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

John 1: 29-42

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 19 January 2020 


Epiphany 2, Year A

Rev Mark Blamey

1 Corinthians 1: 1-9

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs 

Sunday 19 January 2020 

The Impartiality of God

Baptism of Christ, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Isaiah 42: 1-9, Acts 10: 34-43, Matthew 3: 13-end

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs 

Sunday 12 January 2020 

Baptism makes a difference

Baptism of Christ, Year A


Rev Brian McHenry

St Matthew 3:13 to end

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 12 January 2020

Worship and Hostility

Epiphany Sunday, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Matthew 2:1-12 

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 5 January 2020

The Epiphany 

Epiphany Sunday, Year A

Rev Mark Blamey

Matthew 2:1-12

St Dunstan's

10.00 hrs

Sunday 5 January 2020

Christmas is the most complex season of the church year

1st Sunday of Christmas, Year A

Rev Brian McHenry

 Matthew 2:13 - end

St Peter’s

09.30 hrs

Sunday 29 December 2019

Joseph

4th Sunday of Advent, Year A

Rev Perry Butler

Matthew 1:18-25

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 22 December 2019 

Mixed emotions 

3rd Sunday of Advent, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Isaiah 35: 1-10, Psalm 146: 4-10, James 5: 7-10. Matthew 11: 2-11

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 15 December 2019 

The transition from the old to the new


3rd Sunday of Advent, Year A

Rev Brian McHenry

 Matthew 11: 2 to 11


St Dunstan's

08.00 hrs

Sunday 15 December 2019 

Living in Hope

2nd Sunday of Advent, Year A

Rev Perry Butler

Isaiah 11: 1-10, Romans 15:4-13, Matthew 3:1-12

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 8 December 2019

Prophecy today

2nd Sunday of Advent, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Isaiah 11: 1-10, Romans 15:4-13, Matthew 3:1-12

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 8th December 2019

Advent Sunday 


1st Sunday of Advent, Year A

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Isaiah 2: 1-5,  Romans 13: 11-14 Matthew 24:36-44

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 1 December 2019

Living in the 'in-between'

2nd Sunday before Advent, Year C

Ylva Blid-Mackenzie

Malachi 4:1-2a, 2 Thessalonians3:6-13, Luke 21:5-19

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 17 November 2019

Remember Them All

3rd Sunday before Advent/Remembrance  Sunday, Year C

Rev Iain Taylor

Job 19: 23-27a, 2 Thessalonians 2: 1-5,13-17, Luke 20:27-38

St Peter’s

09.30 hrs

Sunday 10 November 2019

Hope 

All Souls' Monday, Year C


The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Wisdom 3:1-9, 1 Peter 1: 3-9,  John 6:37-40

St Mildred’s

19.30 hrs

Sunday 4 November 2019

Non-violence and The Golden Rule

All Saints’ Sunday,Year C

Ylva Blid-Mackenzie

Daniel 7:1-3,15-18, Ephesians 1:11-23 and Luke 6:20-31 


St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 3 November 2019

Everyone is called to be a saint

All Saints’ Sunday, Year C

Rev Brian McHenry

Daniel 7:1-3,15-18, Ephesians 1:11-23 and Luke 6:20-31

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 3 November 2019

The Bible

Bible Sunday, Year C

Rev Perry Butler

Genesis 32:22-21, 2 Timothy 3:14-4.5 and Luke 18:1-8

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 27 October 2019 

Rooted in faith

18th Sunday after Trinity, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Timothy 3.14-4.5 & Luke 18:1-8

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 20 October 2019

Naaman the great commander

17th Sunday of Trinity, Year C


The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

2 Kings 5:1-3 & Luke 17: 11-19

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 13 October 2019

Care for our common home, Mother Earth

16th Sunday of Trinity (Harvest), Year C

Rev Brian McHenry

Deuteronomy 26: 1 to 11, John 6: 25 to 35

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 6 October 2019

What is Faith?

16th Sunday of Trinity, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

2 Timothy 1:1-14 & Luke 17:5-10

St Dunstan's

08.00 hrs

Sunday 6 October 2019


St Michael and All Angels

15th Sunday of Trinity (St Michael and All Angels), Year C

Rev Iain Taylor

Revelation 12: 7-12


St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 29 September 2019


I am the Bread of life, says the Lord

Trinity 15 (Harvest), Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

 Philippians 4:4-9, John 6:25-35

St Dunstan's

10.00 hrs

 Sunday 29 September 2019

Are we lost or are we found?

13th Sunday of Trinity, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Exodus 32:7-14, 1 Timothy 1:12-17, Luke 15:1-10

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 15 September 2019

Letter to Philemon

12th Sunday of Trinity, Year C

Rev Perry Butler

Philemon 1-21

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 8 September 2019

The cost of discipleship

12th Sunday of Trinity, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Philemon 1-21, Luke 14: 25-33 


 St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 8 September 2019

Hospitality and Humility

11th Sunday of Trinity, Year C

Isobel Legg

Luke 14: 1, 7-14, Hebrews 13: 1-16, Jeremiah 2: 4-13

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 1 September 2019

Healing and Controversy 

10th Sunday of Trinity, Year C

Rev Perry Butler

Luke 13: 10-17

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 25 August 2019

Understanding God's Judgement

9th Sunday of Trinity, Year C

Rev Mark Blamey

Luke: 12: 49-56

St Dunstan's

10.00 hrs

Sunday 18 August 2019

Hebrews Chapter 11

8th Sunday of Trinity, Year C

Rev Perry Butler

Hebrews: 11: 1-3 & 8-16

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 11 August 2019

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen

8th Sunday of Trinity, Year C

Rev Iain Taylor

Hebrews 11: 1-3 & 8-16


St Peter’s

09.30 hrs

Sunday 11 August 2019

 

Ecclesiastes

7th Sunday of Trinity, Year C


Rev Perry Butler

Ecclesiastes: 1.2: 12-14 & 2: 18-23

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 4 August 2019

 

Lord, teach us to pray

6th Sunday of Trinity, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Colossians 2: 6-15 & Luke 11: 1-13

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 28 July 2019

 

Martha and Mary

5th Sunday of Trinity, Year C

Isobel Legg

Luke 10: 38-42 & Colossians 1: 15-28

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 21 July 2019

 

What's in a name?

4th Sunday of Trinity (St Mildred’s Patronal Festival), Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Isaiah 6: 10-62 Philippians 3: 7-14 Matthew 19: 23-end

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 14 July 2019

 

What is Mission? 

3rd Sunday of Trinity, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Luke 10: 1-11

St Dunstan's

08.00 hrs

Sunday 7 July 2019

 

Who am I?

2nd Sunday of Trinity (St Peter’s Patronal Festival), Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

 Matthew 16: 13-19 & Acts 12: 1-11

 St Peter’s

09.30 hrs

Sunday 30 June 2019

 

Emulating ‘rocky’ Simon Peter

2nd Sunday of Trinity (St Peter’s Patronal Festival), Year C

Rev Brian McHenry

Ezekiel 3: 22 - end & Matthew 16: 13-19

St Dunstan's

10.00 hrs

Sunday 30 June 2019

 

What are our demons

1st Sunday of Trinity, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Galatians 3: 23 – end & Luke 8: 26-39

St Dunstan's

08.00 hrs

Sunday 23 June 2019

 

Come, Holy Spirit, come

Pentecost, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Genesis 11: 1-9, Psalm 104: 26-36, Acts 2: 1-21 & John 14, 8-17

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 9 June 2019

 

The Sunday after the Ascension

7th Sunday of Easter, Year C

Rev Perry Butler

John 17: 20 - end

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 2 June 2019

 

There is no oneness in boundaries and divisions

7th Sunday of Easter, Year C

Rev Brian McHenry

John 17: 20 - end

St Peter’s

09.30 hrs

Sunday 2 June 2019

 

Here my Prayer

7th Sunday of Easter, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

John 17: 20 - end

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 2 June 2019

 

Food for Thought

6th Sunday of Easter (Rogation Sunday), Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Acts 16: 9 - 15 & John 14: 23 - 29

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 26 May 2019

 

Easter and St Dunstan (a two part sermon)

5th Sunday of Easter (St Dunstan’s Patronal Festival), Year C

Brother Austin 

Exodus 31: 1-5, Acts 11: 1-18 & Matthew 24: 42-46

St Mildred’s & Maynard & Cotton 

11.00 & 18.30 hrs

Sunday 19 May 2019

 

God’s Calling 

5th Sunday of Easter (St Dunstan’s Patronal Festival), Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Exodus 31:1-5, Acts 11: 1-18 & Matthew 24: 42-46

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 19 May 2019

 

The Lord is my Shepherd

4th Sunday of Easter, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

John 10: 22-30

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 12 May 2019

 

Jesus, the Good Shepherd

4th Sunday of Easter, Year C

Rev Iain Taylor

John 10: 22-30

St Dunstan's

10.00 hrs

Sunday 12 May 2019

 

Jesus’s resurrection 

3rd Sunday of Easter, Year C

 Rev Perry Butler

John 21: 1-19

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 5 May 2019

 

Life and Ministry

3rd Sunday of Easter, Year C

Rev Mark Blamey

John 21: 1-19

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 5 May 2019

 

Human Authority versus Go

2nd Sunday of Easter, Year C

Rev Iain Taylor 

Acts 5: 27-32

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 28 April 2019

 

Jesus calls her by her name

Easter Sunday, Year C

Miss Tessa Taylor

John 20: 1-18

St Peter’s

10.30 hrs

Combined Eucharist

Sunday 21 April 2019

 

What's that smell?

5th  Sunday of Lent, Year C 

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

John 12: 1-8

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 7 April 2019

 

The Two Marys

4th  Sunday of Lent (Mothering Sunday), 

Year C 

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

John 19: 25b-27

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 31 March 2019

 

I'll tell you why

4th  Sunday of Lent (Mothering Sunday), 

Year C 

 Miss Tessa Taylor

John 19: 25b-27

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 31 March 2019

 

From Dust to Dust

3rd Sunday of Lent, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Luke 13: 1-9

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 24 March 2019

 

The Mother Hen

2nd Sunday of Lent, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Luke 13: 31 - end

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 17 March 2019

 

Who is the victor? It is Jesus and not political leaders

2nd Sunday of Lent, Year C

Rev Brian McHenry

Luke 13: 31 - end

St Mildred’s

11.00 hrs

Sunday 17 March 2019

 

There's no if

1st Sunday of Lent, Year C

Miss Tessa Taylor

Luke 4: 1 - 13

St Dunstan's

10.00 hrs

Sunday 10 March 2019

 

In God I Trust

1st Sunday of Lent, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Luke 4: 1 - 13

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 10 March 2019

 

Transfiguration

1st Sunday before Lent, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

Luke 9: 28 - 36

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 3 March 2019

 

The Storms

2nd Sunday before Lent, Year C

Miss Tessa Taylor

Luke 8: 22 - 25

St Peter’s & St Mildred’s

09.30 & 11.00 hrs

Sunday 24 February 2019

 

Jesus’s priorities should bring us up short!

3rd Sunday before Lent, Year C

Rev Brian McHenry

Luke 6: 17 - 26

St Dunstan's

10.00 hrs

Sunday 17 February 2019

 

Who is in the boat?

4th Sunday before Lent, Year C

The Rector, Rev Jo Richards

1 Corinthians 15: 1-11 

& Luke 5: 1-11

St Dunstan's

08.00 & 10.00 hrs

Sunday 10 February 2019