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…

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…

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 Feast of Christ the King – by Revd Amanda

I have to tell you that this week I have grappled with these readings and the idea of Christ the King. I wonder whether you grapple with the idea of Christ the King? If I begin by asking you to describe what image you have of Christ as King I wonder how you might respond?…