Wisdom, learning, rightness and Remembrance

Wisdom, learning, rightness and Remembrance Matthew 25:1-13 The parable of the ten Bridesmaids In the midst of a year which has been full of disappointment and challenges. Suffering and grieving. A year which has come with the kind of national impact and response...

The Elect

The Elect John 6:37-40 And this is the will of him who sent me, that I should lose nothing of all that he has given me, but raise it up on the last day. In times of elections, such as the current one in the USA. Or when government decisions loom as large as they do at...

Being ready for the unexpected

Being ready for the unexpected Matthew 5:1-12 The Beatitudes I generally don’t write down my sermons before Saturday. I often reflect on the readings for several days, I might have some ideas of what I’m going to say. But you never know what Saturday will bring. And...

Asking Questions

Asking Questions Matthew 22:34-46 Jesus teaches about the two great commandments and then challenges the Pharisees with a question. On Tuesday I am having a meeting, via Zoom, with other religious leaders from across Barnet. We meet four times a year to discuss issues...

A different kind of Annual Meeting

A different kind of Annual Meeting Matthew 22:1-14 The parable of the Wedding Banquet Today we will be having our annual meetings, but rather than the normal meeting in Church in April, we are having it 6 months late, and because we are waiting on a Covid-19 test...

The Gospel isn’t Monopoly

The Gospel isn’t Monopoly Luke 10:1-9 The Feast of St Luke – Jesus sends 72 out to preach and heal It is great when you get to the point where you can introduce a classic board game to be played by the whole family together. Yesterday we got Monopoly out...