Forth Sunday Before Lent – Sermon from Canon Rachel

Today’s readings are Isaiah 6.1-8 and Luke 5.1-11 There is some really powerful and personal stuff in our readings this morning – beginning with Isaiah’s commission.  I think I have heard this passage from Isaiah read at every ordination I have ever been to.  Isaiah speaks of a vision of God’s holiness and majesty which…

Sermon for the Baptism of Christ by Revd Amanda

May I speak in the name of  the God who loves us. May we hear Gods call and be affirmed in God’s love. Amen. This morning in Epiphany season we explore the baptism of Jesus. John has been preaching for some time now about repentance and baptizing people in the river Jordan. John’s ministry is…

Epiphany – Sermon and Bible Study Resources

Please see below Revd Canon Rachel’s sermon from the 10am service on Sunday January 9th. These readings and sermon will be used as a starting point for our online Bible Study on Wednesday January 12th (7pm on Zoom). If you would like to join the bible study please contact office@huddersfieldparischurch.org or call on 01484 427964….

Epiphany – House Blessing

This Sunday (January 9th) we will be encouraging people to mark the doors of their homes with chalk and ask God’s blessing on them for the year. This is a relatively recent tradition in our corner of the church, but it represents a desire to connect our everyday lives to our faith. When we bless…

A Christmas thank you to all our Supporters

Dear friends, Re: Your Giving  –  A Thank you from the Vicar on behalf of the PCC I am writing to thank you on behalf of the PCC of St Peter’s Parish Church Huddersfield for all you give to support your church community. Our members give their time, their skills and their resources to help…

Sermon for the 4th Sunday of Advent by Revd Amanda

May I speak in the name of the God who hears and blesses, Jesus Emmanuel and the Holy Spirit the inspirer and challenger. Amen Have you ever longed for something with all of your heart? Have you ever desperately wanted something and it just isn’t happening? If you eventually received the deep longing of your…

Sermon for the 3rd Sunday of Advent – 10am – by Revd Carol

I wonder what you feel about that first reading?  So often we find out who the people are involved in parts of the narrative.  But here we read the name of the father to be but his wife is not named. We don’t know why but  she is nameless. Perhaps it is because the writer…