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Sermons on Hebrews

The Rector: ‘So Great a Cloud of Witnesses’

All Saints Day01 November 202010.30 Morning ServiceRevd Nicholas Mercer On the 29th July 1941 a Polish prisoner called Zigmunt Pilawski escaped from Auschwitz In an act of appalling brutality and retribution, the Deputy Commander of Auschwitz decided that 10 prisoners would die to deter further escapes The prisoners were lined up and the men chosen When selected one…

Revd James Barnett: Third Sunday in Lent

Third Sunday in Lent8 March 202010.30 Eucharist Revd James Barnett It is good to be here in your beautiful and ancient church which reached its present form before, during and after the final realisation of the Reformation  I have known your Rector for more than forty years and I am grateful to him and to…

Revd Jonathan Cain: Change and Unchanging

Revd Jonathan Cain Bolton Abbey Parish Magazine September 2018 Change and Unchanging ‘We have this hope, a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul’. Hebrews 6.19 If we engage with the Biblical narrative we come to appreciate that change is woven into the very fabric of creation. The second day is not like the first…

Bishop Tim Ellis : God’s Kingdom of Love

22 March 2015 10.30 Sung Eucharist The Fifth Sunday in Lent The Right Revd Tim Ellis Hebrews 5. 5-10; John 12. 20-33 It might be fairly said that William Temple was one of the most dominant characters in twentieth century Church history-perhaps the most dominant. Bishop of Manchester from 1921-1929; then Archbishop of York from 1929…