St Mary, Beddington: Recent Sermons

2 before Advent (November 18)
Never in the same package Your surplus now

All Saints(November 4)
It's a family thing The thickest blood

Saint Simon and Saint Jude (October 28)
Makeweight saints The best place in the team

Trinity 21 (October 21)
Don't follow leaders Watch Jesus

Trinity 20 (October 14)
Walls come tumbling down ?

Harvest festival (September 30)
Rhubarb! Rhubarb! Lies we tell ourselves

The Blessed Virgin Mary (September 9)
Just a few words I very much doubt it

Trinity 14 (September 2)
A dog's life Lighting the world

Trinity 13 (August 26)
Know your place

Trinity 12 (August 19)
Book learning Learn to dance

Trinity 10 (August 5)
Finishing what you've started The wonders of baptism

Trinity 9 (July 29)
Eagles & Rattlers Beyond tribalism

St Mary Magdalene (July 22)
Not about 'not' Back to the source of love

Trinity 7 (July 15)
Look at this dust! Seeing diamonds

Trinity 6 (July 8)
Do your job! Actually, it's yours

St Peter and St Paul (July 1)
Break your chains Don't love them

Birth of John the Baptist (June 24)
Job: obsolete Message: urgent

Trinity 3 (June 17)
Eye candy David's face not his fortune

Trinity 2 (June 10)
Stuck in bed Pulling the sheets over your head

Corpus Christi (June 3)
Garbling the story The key to the Scriptures

Trinity Sunday (May 27)
Whole lotta love Worth repeating

Pentecost(May 20)
The Spirit within You just know

Sixth Sunday of Easter(May 6)
Love in the gaps Start listening!

Fifth Sunday of Easter(April 29)
Time marches on Do you love me?

Fourth Sunday of Easter(April 22)
Hard love Start listening
We let it happen On the anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence

Easter Sunday (April 1)
Just one go Ready for resurrection
Too good to be true You'd better believe it!

Good Friday (March 30)
Mission unaccomplished For somebody, somewhere, it's still Good Friday

Palm Sunday (March 15)
Burning bridges No way back

Passion Sunday (March 18)
The hardest word M*$*y
They don't know what they are doing We do

Fourth Sunday of Lent (March 11)
Proving the rule In praise of oddities

Third Sunday of Lent (March 4)
Now the difficult part About forgiveness

Second Sunday of Lent (February 25)
Who's judge? Not me!

First Sunday of Lent (February 18)
Be prepared How to use Lent

Ash Wednesday (February 14)
Throwing stones To save not condemn

Sunday next before Lent (February 11)
Travelling light The weight of faith

Second Sunday before Lent (February 4)
The look of faith We don't know, we dont care

Candelmas (January 28)
The meaning of time Letting go

Third Sunday of Epiphany (January 21)
The miracle in the bathwater Cana revisited

Second Sunday of Epiphany (January 14)
Strange faith Angel voices

Epiphany (January 7)
All things must pass Happy Christmas!

First Sunday of Christmas (December 31st)
God's big gaps The best bits in the Bible

Making all things new Welcoming the New Year

Christmas (December 25th)
(Christmas morning)
Traditions keep changing It's traditional

(Midnight Mass)
Enjoy the silence The main event

Fourth Sunday of Advent (December 24th)
A Christmas Commercial Get happy!

Second Sunday of Advent (December 10th)
Right in front of your eyes And in your face

Advent Sunday (December 3rd)
Breaking the rules Christianity is impossible


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Director of MusicMusic at St Mary's

St Mary’s has a strong musical tradition. Built around the regular weekly services of Sung Eucharist and Choral Evensong, our highly-regarded choirs of boys, girls and adults sings a wide variety of music. During the summer months a 'scratch' choir operates, open to all.

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