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…

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…