Sermon for Trinity 1 – Canon Rachel

This sermon was preached at the 8.30am BCP Holy Communion and 10am Parish Eucharist on Trinity 1, Sunday June 189th, 2022 by Rev’d Canon Rachel Firth, Vicar of Huddersfield. Readings: Galatians 3.23-end, Luke 8.26-39 Today’s passage from Galatians is a very familiar one – the one we always hear quoted when issues of equality are…

Parish Eucharist in Ordinary Time

This is the order of service for most Sundays (those that aren’t major festivals or special commemorations) for the weeks between now and Advent (late November). We hope this helps those watching our service at home on the YouTube livestream to follow the service and join in.

Sermon for Easter 6 by Revd Amanda

Below you can find the text for Revd Amanda’s sermon for the 6th Sunday of Easter, based on the Bible readings for that day of John Chapter 14:23-29 and Acts 16:9-15. The image above depicts the meeting of Paul and Lydia from the Acts reading. Today’s passages gives witness to the power of God in…

Sermon for Easter 5

First Reading: Acts 11.1-18 Gospel Reading: John 13.31-35 Sermon for Easter 5 2022 – preached by Revd Canon Rachel Firth How hard is this? Love one another.  Sounds so simple doesn’t it.  Love one another.  Do you feel loving to the driver of the car who undertakes you at a red light to speed onto…

Sermon for Easter 3 01.05.2022

Today’s readings are Acts 9.1-20 John 21.1-19 Over the last few weeks as we moved through Lent towards the great celebration of resurrection at Easter we were together reflecting on some of the key themes in the life of our church. These themes grew out of a vision process with the PCC – and this…

Sermon for Mothering Sunday 2022 by Revd Amanda

May I speak and may we hear in the name of mother and father God, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. The poem that we read at the beginning mentions not only what a difficult day this is for so many people but also that we have warrior Mums in our midst and the three mothers…

All the Law and the Prophets – a reflection by Isaac Lyons

The following is the text of the reflection delivered by Isaac Lyons at the Holy Ground service on Sunday, 27th February. In Matthew, Jesus is asked: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” And he replies: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with…

Sermon for Racial Justice Sunday – Canon Rachel, 13.02.2022

This week’s readings are 1 Corinthians 15.12-20 and Luke 6.17-26 To view the video of Lord Boateng’s speech to the General Synod this week in London which Canon Rachel refers to in this sermon follow the link here. I wonder if I asked you to picture the average Anglican, who you would picture?  What would…