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2019 SUNDAY REFLECTIONS

Liturgy Sunday December 29th 2019 - First Sunday after Christmas and Homily Sunday December 29th 2019 - The Joy and the Melancholy of Christmas

Liturgy Wednesday December 25th 2019 - Christmas Morning and Homily Wednesday December 25th 2019 - Christmas, Identity and Meaning

Liturgy Sunday December 22nd 2019 - Fourth Sunday in Advent and Homily Sunday December 22nd 2019 - Love - How to Speak and Think about Love

Liturgy Sunday December 15th 2019 - Third Sunday in Advent - A Celebration of Lessons and Carols

Liturgy Sunday December 8th 2019 - Second Sunday in Advent and Homily Sunday December 8th 2019 - Peace - From First Principles

Liturgy Sunday December 1st 2019 - First Sunday in Advent and Homily Sunday December 1st 2019 - Hope - From First Principles

Liturgy Sunday November 24th 2019 - Twenty Fourth Sunday after Pentecost and Homily Sunday November 24th 2019

Liturgy Sunday November 17th 2019 - Twenty Third Sunday after Pentecost and Homily Sunday November 17th 2019 - The Ambiguity of Religious Language

Liturgy Sunday November 10th 2019 - Remembering the Art of Living Together 1918 - 2019 and Homily Sunday November 10th 2019 - A New Order of Things

Liturgy Sunday November 3rd 2019 - All Saints Day and Homily Sunday November 3rd 2019 - Connectedness

Liturgy Sunday October 27th 2019 - Reformation Sunday and Homily Sunday October 27th 2019 - Protestantism - A Voice for Moderation

Liturgy Sunday October 20th 2019 - Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost and Homily Sunday October 20th 2019 - Even the Righteous Limp

Geoff Dornan on leave

Liturgy Sunday July 28th 2019 - Seventh Sunday after Pentecost and Homily Sunday July 28th 2019 - Rethinking Things

Liturgy Sunday July 21st 2019 - Sixth Sunday after Pentecost and Homily Sunday July 21st 2019 - Rivalry

Liturgy Sunday July 14th 2019 - Fifth Sunday after Pentecost and Homily Sunday July 14th 2019 - Interruptions

Liturgy Sunday July 7th 2019 - Fourth Sunday after Pentecost and Homily Sunday July 7th 2019 - On Giants' Shoulders 11 - Doing First, Thinking Second

Liturgy Sunday June 23rd 2019 - Second Sunday after Pentecost and Homily Sunday June 23rd 2019 - On Giants' Shoulders - Dancing with God

Liturgy Sunday June 16th 2019 - Trinity Sunday and Homily Sunday June 16th - Trinity, Community, a Model for Living

Liturgy Sunday June 9th 2019 - Pentecost and Homily Sunday June 9th - Romanticism, the Spirit and the Church

Liturgy Sunday June 2nd 2019 - Sunday of the Ascension - National Reconciliation Week and Homily Sunday June 2nd 2019 - Becoming Gods

Liturgy Sunday May 26th 2019 - Sixth Sunday after Easter and Homily Sunday May 26th 2019 - Peace Without Victims

Liturgy Sunday May 19th 2019 - Fifth Sunday after Easter and Homily Sunday May 19th 2019 - Anxiety, Hope and Meaning

Liturgy Sunday May 12th 2019 - Fourth Sunday after Easter and Homily Sunday May 12th 2019 - In Celebration of Women - Easter Resurrection Taming the Powers

Liturgy Sunday May 5th 2019 - Third Sunday after Easter - Jubilate Sunday and Homily Sunday May 5th 2019 - The Easter Person - Deconstructed. Reconstructed

Liturgy Sunday April 21st 2019 - Sunday of the Resurrection and Homily Sunday April 21st 2019 - Resurrection

Liturgy Holy Friday April 19th 2019 - Words from the Cross

Liturgy of the Palms Sunday April 14th 2019 - Imitating Whom?

Liturgy Sunday April 7th 2019 - Fifth Sunday in Lent and Homily Sunday April 7th 2019 - The Religious Instinct

Liturgy Sunday March 31st 2019 - Fourth Sunday in Lent and Homily Sunday March 31st 2019 - Family Politics

Liturgy Sunday March 24th 2019 - Third Sunday in Lent and Homily Sunday March 24th 2019 - Hijacked

Liturgy Sunday March 17th 2019 - Second Sunday in Lent and Homily Sunday March 17th 2019 - Waiting: Beyond Religious Rhetoric

Liturgy Sunday March 10th - First Sunday in Lent and Homily Sunday March 10th 2019 - Testing our Neuroses: Reshaping Desire

Liturgy Sunday March 3rd 2019 (Transfiguration of Jesus) and Homily Sunday March 3rd 2019 - The Challenge of an Integrated Life

Liturgy Sunday February 24th 2019 - Seventh Sunday after Epiphany and Homily Sunday February 24th 2019 - A Jubilee Ethics of Release from Blindness

Liturgy Sunday February 17th 2019 - Sixth Sunday after Epiphany and Homily Sunday February 17th 2019 - Gods Culture

Liturgy Sunday February 10th 2019 - Fifth Sunday after Epiphany and Homily Sunday February 10th 2019 - Walled in - Getting Ourselves Right

Liturgy Sunday February 3rd 2019 - Fourth Sunday after Epiphany and Homily Sunday February 3rd 2019 - Public Faith, Public Theology

Liturgy Sunday January 27th 2019 - Third Sunday after Epiphany and Homily Sunday January 27th 2019 - Jubilee Rescue

2018 Sunday Reflections

Liturgy Sunday December 30th 2018 - First Sunday after Christmas and Homily Sunday December 30th 2018 - Christmas Flight

Liturgy Tuesday December 25th 2018 - Christmas Morning and Homily Tuesday December 25th 2018 - God with Us

Liturgy Sunday December 23rd 2018 - Fourth Sunday in Advent and Homily Sunday December 23rd 2018 - Actively Waiting, Waiting Lovingly

Liturgy Sunday December 16th 2018 - Third Sunday in Advent - Gaudete Sunday - A Celebration of Readings and Carols for Advent and Christmas

Liturgy Sunday December 9th 2018 - Second Sunday in Advent and Homily Sunday December 9th 2018 - Actively Waiting, Waiting Peaceably

Liturgy Sunday December 2nd 2018 - First Sunday in Advent and Homily Sunday December 2nd 2018 - Actively Waiting

Liturgy Sunday November 25th 2018 - Elders Service - Reign of Christ Sunday and Homily Sunday November 25th 2018 - Reign of Christ Sunday - Three Kings

Liturgy Sunday November 11th 2018 - Armistice Day and Homily Sunday November 11th 2018 - Remembrance 1918 - 2018 - Armistice Day

Liturgy Sunday November 18th 2018 - Pentecost 26 and Homily Sunday November 18th 2018 - Crisis, Apocalyptic and Violence

Liturgy Sunday November 4th 2018 - All Saints Day and Homily Sunday November 4th 2018 - Reclaiming Halloween

Liturgy Sunday October 28th 2018 - Pentecost 23 - Reformation Sunday and Homily Sunday October 28th - Protestantism - Peeking through the Rear-View Mirror

Liturgy Sunday October 21st 2018 - Pentecost 22 and Homily Sunday October 21st 2018 - O Saving Victim - A Total Rethink about God also Prayers of the People Sunday October 21st 2018

Liturgy Sunday October 14th 2018 - Pentecost 21 Dr Lawrence Peak and Homily Sunday October 14th 2018 - Like a Hot Knife Through Butter

Liturgy Sunday October 7th 2018 - Pentecost 20 and Homily Sunday October 7th 2018 - O Saving Victim - World Communion: A Table with No Edges Andy Corkhill Act for Peace

Liturgy Sunday September 30th 2018 - Pentecost 19 and Homily Sunday September 30th 2018 - O Saving Victim - Crucifying our own Narcissism

Liturgy Sunday September 23rd 2018 - Pentecost 18 and Homily Sunday September 23rd 2018 - O Saving Victim - Bringing People down from their Crosses

Liturgy Sunday September 16th 2018 - Pentecost 17 and Homily Sunday September 16th 2018 - O Saving Victim - Beyond Shame

Liturgy Sunday September 9th 2018 - Pentecost 16 and Homily Sunday September 9th 2018 - At Rest or In Motion

Liturgy Sunday September 2nd 2018 - Pentecost 15 - FATHER'S DAY - IN CELEBRATION OF MEN

Liturgy Sunday August 26th 2018 - Pentecost 14 - Third Sunday of Stewardship and Homily Sunday August 26th 2018 - The Recovery of Virtue

Liturgy Sunday August 19th 2018 - Pentecost 13 - Second Sunday of Stewardship and Homily Sunday August 19th 2018 - Pinned Between Fundamentalisms

Liturgy Sunday August 12th 2018 - Pentecost 12 - THINKING ABOUT KOREAN CHRISTIANITY

Liturgy Sunday August 5th 2018 - Pentecost 11 Dr Lawrence Peak and Homily Sunday August 5th 2018 - Worth

Liturgy Sunday July 29th 2018 - Pentecost 10 Dr Lawrence Peak and Homily Sunday July 29th 2018 - The Three Gods

Liturgy Sunday July 22nd 2018 - Pentecost 9 Rev Ivan Roberts

Liturgy Sunday July 15th 2018 - Pentecost 8 Rev Ivan Roberts

Liturgy Sunday July 8th 2018 - Pentecost 7 and Homily Sunday July 8th 2018 - Dangerous Faith - Confronting the Demons

Liturgy Sunday July 1st 2018 - Pentecost 6 and Homily Sunday July 1st 2018 - Faith from Inside

Liturgy Sunday June 24th 2018 - Pentecost 5 and Homily Sunday June 24th 2018 - Seeing with Depth

Liturgy Sunday June 17th 2018 - Pentecost 4 - REFUGEE SUNDAY and Homily Sunday June 17th 2018 - The Gospel - the Art of Restoration

Liturgy Sunday June 10th 2018 - Pentecost 3 and Homily Sunday June 10th 2018- Putting the Sabbath into Place - A Kind of Madness

Liturgy Sunday June 3rd 2018 - Pentecost 2 and Homily Sunday June 3rd 2018 - The Memory of Freedom in Shabbat (Sabbath)

Liturgy Sunday May 27th 2018 - Trinity Sunday and Homily Sunday May 27th 2018 - To be Born from Above

Liturgy Sunday May 20th 2018 Pentecost Sunday and Homily Sunday May 20th 2018 Rev Colin Bradford together with Homily and Prayers Sunday May 20th 2018 Seng Eng Low

Liturgy Sunday May 13th 2018 - Sunday of the Ascension - MOTHER'S DAY IN CELEBRATION OF WOMEN

Liturgy Sunday May 6th 2018 - Easter 6 and Homily Sunday May 6th 2018 - Easter Faith - From Ordinary Friendship to Extraordinary Friendship

Liturgy Sunday April 29th 2018 - Easter 5 and Homily Sunday April 29th 2018 - Easter Faith - Defensive or Engaging

Liturgy Sunday April 22nd 2018 - Easter 4 and Homily Sunday April 22nd 2018 - Some Thoughts on Baptism

Liturgy Sunday April 15th 2018 - Easter 3 and Homily Sunday April 15th 2018 - Seeing and Living Beyond the Horizon

Liturgy Sunday April 8th 2018 Easter 2 and Homily Sunday April 8th 2018 - The Place of Scepticism and Doubt in Rigorous Faith

Liturgy Sunday April 1st 2018 (Sunday of the Resurrection) and Homily Sunday April 1st 2018 Easter - Equality not Favouritism

 

SUNDAY REFLECTIONS 2016

Sunday May 8th 2016 - Sunday of the Ascension

Sunday May 1st 2016 - Sixth Sunday in Easter

Sunday April 24th 2016 - Fifth Sunday in Easter

Sunday April 17th 2016 - Fourth Sunday in Easter

Sunday April 10th 2016 - Third Sunday in Easter

Sunday April 3rd 2016 - Second Sunday in Easter

Sunday March 27 2016 - Sunday of Resurrection

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