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Visit to Taize, Summer 2013. Talk on 20th October 2013

May the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.   At the start of the summer, I went as part of a Diocesan group on a pilgrimage to Taize in France. Now when Lauretta heard that I was going, she [More…]

6th Sunday after Trinity, 30th June 2013. Peter and Paul

One of the valuable things about being part of the Anglican Church is that in our Sunday worship we are not subject too much to the whims of individual vicars. I do get to choose the hymns most weeks but they are chosen to fit with the readings which are set readings for the whole [More…]

3rd Sunday after Trinity, 16th June 2013

Do you get frustrated with call centres? When you are trying to sort some kind of problem and your call gets answered by someone who has such a thick accent that you cannot understand what they are saying? It’s very difficult not to sound racist when what you want to ask is ‘can I have [More…]

2nd Sunday after Trinity, 9th June 2013 – 8.30am Eucharist sermon

Based on Galatians 1:11-24 Today we have perfected the art of destroying people’s character, questioning their intentions, and planting seeds of doubt in the minds of inquiring minds. We see it every day. Someone rises to fame, the adoring crowds stand and applaud their latest accomplishment, and everyone wants to know every detail of their [More…]

Trinity Sunday, 25 May 2013

This week on the streets of Woolwich we witnessed both the worst and the best of human nature. In the brutal, unprovoked attack on Drummer Lee Rigby we saw the worst that we as humans are capable of. It seemed almost unbelievable that such violence could unfold on an ordinary London street in the daytime [More…]