Sermons by Stephen Partridge

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May 12th – 9.30 – God, the carrot and a call.

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Collect for Easter 3: Risen Christ, faithful shepherd of your Father’s sheep: teach us to hear your voice and to follow your command, that all your people may be gathered into one flock, to the glory of God the Father. Amen. Bible Readings: Acts 9.36-43; John 10.22-30

May 5th – 9.30 – Do you love me?

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Collect for Easter 3: Risen Christ, you filled your disciples with boldness and fresh hope: strengthen us to proclaim your risen life and fill us with your peace, to the glory of God the Father. Amen

April 28th – 9.30 – ‘Peace be with you’

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Collect for Second Sunday of Easter: Risen Christ, for whom no door is locked, no entrance barred: open the doors of our hearts, that we may seek the good of others and walk the joyful road of sacrifice and peace, to the praise of God the Father.  Amen. Bible Reading:    Acts 5.27-32; John 20.19-31

April 21st – Easter Day – Evensong

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Collect: God of glory, by the raising of your Son you have broken the chains of death and hell: fill your Church with faith and hope; for a new day has dawned and the way to life stands open in our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen Bible Readings: 1 Corinthians 15.19-26; Luke 24.1-12

7th April – 9.30 – Motivated by Mary

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Collect for Lent 5: Gracious Father, you gave up your Son out of love for the world: lead us to ponder the mysteries of his passion, that we may know eternal peace through the shedding of our Saviour’s blood, Jesus Christ our Lord. Bible Readings: Philippians 3.4b-14; John 12.1-8

March 31st – 9.30 – The God of all comfort

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Collect for Mothering Sunday: God of compassion, whose Son Jesus Christ, the child of Mary, shared the life of a home in Nazareth, and on the cross drew the whole human family to himself: strengthen us in our daily living that in joy and in sorrow we may know the power of your presence to […]

March 24th – 9.30 – Temptation

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Collect for Lent 3: Eternal God, give us insight to discern your will for us, to give up what harms us, and to seek the perfection we are promised in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Bible Readings: 1 Corinthians 10.1-13; Luke 13.1-9