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The Rector: Taxing questions

22 October 2017 10.30 Sung Eucharist Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity Canon Simon Cowling Isaiah 45. 1-7; Matthew 22. 15-22    The godless florin This was the name given to a coin struck by the Royal Mint in 1849. It was the United Kingdom government’s first attempt to simplify the nation’s coinage by decimalisation. The inscription…

Revd Martin Wray: The puzzle of God’s Kingdon

15 October 2017 10.30 Sung Eucharist Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity Revd Martin Wray Isaiah 25. 1-9; Matthew 22. 1-14 Several years ago, when I was in local church ministry, there appeared on the church bookstall a book entitled, ‘101 things to do during a dull sermon.’ To my dismay it quickly became a best-seller –…

Revd Jonathan Cain: Be not deaf

01 October 2017 Trinity 16 Revd Jonathan Cain Ezekiel 18: 1-4 & 25-end, Matthew 21: 23-32 In 1977 a young man aged 16 stood up at the Conservative Party conference and gave a speech that the then leader, Margaret Thatcher later described as thrilling. The young man was of course William Hague; the speech was…

Tony Cantlow: Who do you say that I am

27 August 2017 10.30 Sung Eucharist The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity Tony Cantlow Romans 12. 1-8; Matthew 16. 13-20  For the past few years Tony Cantlow has served as the Priory’s much-loved verger. Earlier this year Tony was recommended by a Bishops’ Advisory Panel for ordination training as a distinctive deacon. He will begin formal training next…