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Sermons on 1 Corinthians

The Rector: Blessings Abound

Candlemas2 February 202010.30 EucharistRevd Nicholas Mercer As many of you now know, we sent our daughter to a Catholic School in Sherborne Known as the “nuns on the hill” they were educated in a beautiful Palladian manor called Leweston The rule of thumb goes that “the boys at Sherborne date the girls at Sherborne but marry the […]

The Rector: The Call

Trinity 521 July 201910.30 EucharistRevd Nicholas Mercer I sometimes say, in jest, that, of the ten best things that have happened to me in life, nine involve fishing Even at the advanced age of 56, I still get an enormous thrill from catching a fish It is not surprising therefore I find stories of Christ and fishermen […]

The Rector: First Pastoral Letter

Revd Nicholas Mercer Bolton Abbey Parish Magazine April 2019 First Pastoral Letter I have now been back in the United Kingdom for nearly three months after a year in the South Atlantic. Spring is finally emerging from the gloom of winter, but it goes without saying that we are all living in a world of […]

The Rector: Holy Diversity

24 January 2016 10.30 Sung Eucharist The Third Sunday of Epiphany Canon Simon Cowling Readings: 1 Corinthians 12. 12-31a; Luke 4. 14-21  ‘It once happened that all the other parts of the body mutinied against the stomach, which they accused of being the only idle, non-productive part the whole body, The rest of the parts […]