Sermon - Matthew 9 verses 35ff 

This is a sermon by Martin Harris preached on April 30th 2017 at St Paul's


Sermon 18th June

A Sermon by Jokey Poyntz on the subject 'We and God are all Strangers'. The Bible passages were Genesis 3:14-19 and Hebrews 4:1-11


Sermon 16th July

A Sermon by Martin Harris on the subject 'Stewardship'. The Bible passages were 2 Corinthians 8:1-7; Mark 12:41-44



Sermon 23rd July

A Sermon by Duncan Craig on 'Refuge for Refugees'. The Bible passages were Leviticus 19:9-10, 33-34 and Matthew 2:13-23.

Sermon 30th July

A Sermon for Mission Sunday by Bob Hunt. The Bible passages were Psalm 145: 1-7 (ESV) and Luke 2: 46-55


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A sermon by Trevor Jones on 13th August 2017 on the theme 'Jesus and the Stranger'. The Bible readings were Luke 23:26-47 and I John 4:7-12

  Revd Trevor Jones

Sermon - 20th August

A sermon by Martin Harris on paying attention to one another as the way we wait for Christ. The passage was Matthew 25:31-46 - the Parable of the Sheep and the Goats - and Hebrews 13:1-3


Sermon 27th August

A Sermon by Martin Harris on the theme 'Cleopas and the Stranger'. The Bible passages was Luke 24:13-35 (the story of the Road to Emmaus). Some study questions:

Why did the disciples not recognise Jesus? What made their eyes open? Why did Jesus disappear so quickly? Can you think of other encounters with strangers where hosts have ‘entertained angels unaware’.



 Sunday 10th October - Mission Sunday

A sermon by George Irving on 29th October on 'The Persecuted Church - Suffering with Christ and for Christ'. The Bible readings were Matthew 5:10-12; Hebrews 10:32-39 & 12:2-4



Remembrance Day 2017

 A Sermon by Peter Smith. The Bible readings were 1 Thessalonians 4.13-18 and Matthew 25.1-13



10th December - Giftings Fair

We are all treasures in Christ. The reading was Ephesians 4:1-13. This was introductory to the Giftings Fair. The event was hit by the snow, and there may be the occasional hint.



Jokey's talk at the St Paul's Christingle Christmas Eve 2017


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Martin's talk at the St Paul's Christingle Christmas Eve 2017.  Science has restored to us a sense of awe. It has reached the limits of observation.  It has opened our eyes and minds and so we can come afresh to the Christmas story - and wonder.



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Martin's talk at St Paul's Christmas Day 2017



5th January

A talk by Carole Henderson for our All Age Service on Epiphany.


12th January

A talk by Martin Harris on our Text for the Year. The readings were Isaiah 40:9-15, 25-end and Matthew 3:1-3


19th January

A talk by Elizabeth Jordan, Diocesan Lay Development Adviser. The readings were Isaiah 49:1-7 and 1 Corinthians 1:1-9


26th January

A sermon by Nathan Joss-Pothen on Isaiah 9.1-4 and Matthew 4.12-23s


2nd February 

A sermon by Nathan Joss-Pothen on Psalm 137 - Great Prayers of the Bible"


9th February

A sermon by Peter Smith on Abraham's Prayer - Genesis 18:1-15 & 18:16-end - "Great Prayers of the Bible"


16th February

A sermon by Ruth Onwurah. The readings were Psalm 91:1-8 and John 15:1-8 - 'The Secret Place"



23rd February

A sermon by Sandra Evans on Paul's Prayer in Ephesians 3:14-21 - "Great Prayers of the Bible"


Ash Wednesday, 26th February

The Jesus Poem (extract) - a retelling of Mark's Gospel by Colin Smith. This extract relates to Holy Week.


1st March

An Introduction to Jonah for our All Age Service by Carole Henderson.


1st March

A talk on Jonah by Vanessa Herrick - "Great Prayers of the Bible"


8th March

A talk on Elijah by Robert Findlay - "Great Prayers of the Bible". The readings were 1 Kings 18: 15 - 39 and Matthew 6: 16 - 24




 Gifting by God

 A Series on some specific areas of ministry by Christians