St Martin’s Patronal Festival 2019

Monday 11 November 2019

I want tonight to explain and explore the vision statement that the PCC has chosen for the life of our congregation. The statement is Being with God on the edge. Just six words. I’m going to take it in three stages, beginning with on the edge.

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Remembrance Sunday

Sunday 10 November 2019

When we think together about war, as we do on this Sunday every year, we ponder three things

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All Saints Sunday

Sunday 3 November 2019

When I was a child I went through a phase of reading short stories about Christians of the past…

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The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

Sunday 20 October 2019

Today is Healing Sunday. I’d like to offer you some of the training that we give to the healing team here who pray each Sunday.

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The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

Sunday 29 September 2019

A Sermon by Revd Jonathan Evens, Bella Ikpasaja and Ruth Wooldridge for Harvest

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The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

Sunday 22 September 2019

The 2019 film, The Professor and the Madman, set in London, beginning in 1872, tells the story of an American surgeon and Civil War veteran, William Chester Minor, who, in a fit of paranoid rage, wrongly believing there to be a plot to murder him, shoots and kills George Merrett, leaving a widow, Eliza, and six orphaned children.

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Mental Health

Thursday 12 September 2019

If people were falling and breaking their leg across the country, editorials would be demanding an inquiry. Health and safety requirements would change within hours.

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Thursday 5 September 2019

Good morning. We’ve heard a lot about loyalty this week. When you say to someone, ‘Can I count on your support?’, the answer you dread is, ‘It depends on what you’re going to do.’ Because that answer suggests your friend has a loyalty higher than loyalty to you. They’re saying, ‘You can’t count on my support, but someone (or something) else can.’

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