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Sermons on Peace

The Rector: Take heart

13 August 2017 10.30 Sung Eucharist The Ninth Sunday after Trinity Canon Simon Cowling Romans 10. 5-15; Matthew 14. 22-33  This sermon uses some musical illustrations from Henry Purcell’s setting of verses from Psalm 107: ‘They that go down to the sea in ships’ * They that go down to the sea in ships; these men […]

The Rector: Olympic Spirit

The Rector Bolton Abbey Parish Magazine September 2016 Olympic Spirit The ancient Olympic Games were in origin as much a religious festival, in honour of Zeus, as a sporting event. Even so, the participating Greek city states seem to have been as keen to get one over on their rivals as today’s nation states are […]