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Revd Jonathan Cain: “Cuddles and Kindness”

13 September 2015 16:30 Evensong Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity Revd Jonathan Cain Exodus 18:13-26; Matthew 7:1-14 I don’t suppose any of us missed the news that on Wednesday this week Queen Elizabeth overtook her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, to become Britain’s longest reigning monarch … but I wonder how many of you knew that Wednesday was also National…

The Rector: The joy of Lent

18 February 2015 Ash Wednesday 19.00 Sung Eucharist Revd Simon Cowling 2 Corinthians 5. 20b-6.10; Matthew 6. 1-6 & 16-21 ‘What are you giving up for Lent?’ I suppose the fact that this question is still so frequently asked at this time of year, even in parts of our society not noted for their churchgoing,…

The Revd Christopher Armstrong: Holy and Innocent

Sunday 28 December: The Holy Innocents 10.30 Sung Eucharist Revd Christopher Armstrong 1 Corinthians 1. 26-29; Matthew 2. 13-18 It is an inescapable fact that massacres of all kinds occur in human history, both ancient and modern. Today we begin with such a massacre in the highlands near Bethlehem, centuries before the birth of Christ. The…

Canon Philip Gray: Being vulnerable, being Christ-like

23 November 2014 10.30 Priory Sung Eucharist The Feast of Christ the King Canon Philip Gray, Vicar of St Margaret’s, Ilkley Ephesians 1. 15-end; Matthew 25. 31-end Anyone who reads the financial pages of any serious newspaper will know the immense power of the consumer. One of the present narratives is the radical change which…