Weekly Sermons

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January 15th 2017: Epiphany 2

by Juliet Straw

January 15th 2017: Epiphany 2        Isaiah 49.1- 7      Corinthians 1.1-9         John 1.29-42 It’s always a delight when we have a reading from St. John’s gospel – and especially at this time of the year, when his visionary and inspirational writing serves to lift us all above and beyond […]

Epiphany 2017

by Juliet Straw

Epiphany (tr) January 8 2017        Isaiah 60.1-6       Ephesians 3.1-12             Matthew 2.1-12 Many years ago then I care to remember, I was tackling Epiphany with a class of eleven-year-olds and decided that the best way to do this was to take them outside so that we […]

All Saints Sunday: October 30th 2016

by Juliet Straw

Daniel 7.1-3, 15-18    Ephesians 1.11-23   Luke 6.20-31 The season from All Saints to Advent is traditionally a time for remembering: we have All Saints closely followed by All Souls; then Remembrance Sunday, all leading up to the last Sunday of the year, Christ the King. And there is something very fitting that as the […]

September 4 2016: Trinity 15

by Juliet Straw

Luke 14.25-33      Philemon 1-21   One of the more tantalizing aspects of St. Paul’s letters is the vast cast-list of characters which they contain – but this is also one of the more frustrating as well, because many of the names are destined to remain just that, names on the page, a reminder […]

Sermon Trinity 13 2016

by Juliet Straw

Trinity 13: August 21st 2016                                                                          Isaiah 58.9- 14 , Hebrews 12.18-29, Luke 13.10-17 One of the advantages of being the established church is the recognition of the sacrament of marriage, with the incumbent of the parish having legal status as a registrar.  So a marriage in church sees God’s law and civil law combined, and many people […]