Sermons by Phillip Dawson

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Start:Stop-Thy Word

The sixteenth of January marks the anniversary of the death of Roger Fenton, a former Rector of St Stephen Walbrook who died in 1615. He was a member of the committee that produced the King James Version of the bible, responsible for translating the New Testament Epistles. Find out more about his life and legacy  [Read More]

Sung Eucharist – Advent 3

SUNG EUCHARIST FROM ST STEPHEN WALBROOKThe Third Week of Advent Please join us for our Sung Eucharist recorded on Thursday 16th December 2021. Join us in church on Thursday 23rd December at 12.45pm if you are able, for an early celebration of Christmas in the City. Our preacher will be The Venerable Peter Delaney MBE  [Read More]

Start:Stop – Come, Lord Jesus

We can’t see Jesus in the flesh, hear him teaching in Galilee or watch as he performs miracles. But, by the gift of the Holy Spirit, we can encounter Him through the scriptures, and in prayer. A great advent prayer is “Maranatha” – an Aramaic word – the language Jesus himself spoke. It means “Come,  [Read More]

Choral Eucharist – Christ the King

CHORAL EUCHARIST – CHRIST THE KINGThursday 25th November 2021 Join us for our Choral Eucharist celebrating the Feast of Christ the King by watching this video. Do donate generously to support the ministry of St Stephen Walbrook if you are able, by making a contribution at this link.Please make a note of the services taking  [Read More]

Start:Stop – Hilda of Whitby

This week the church remembers Hilda; a member of a Saxon royal family born in a violent period when history was carved up under the leadership of warrior Kings. Hilda shunned the influence of her genes and turned to a life of peace and reconciliation; leading by relationship not retaliation. She became Abbess of Whitby  [Read More]

Service of Remembrance

Please  join us online for our Service of Remembrance recorded on Thursday 11 November at 12.45pm.  Officiants: Reverend Stephen Baxter, Phillip Dawson, OrdinandPreacher : Reverend Stephen BaxterReader: Anne BarnesThe Choral Scholars of St Stephen WalbrookDirected by Olivia Tait, Conducting FellowOrganist: Phoebe Tak Man ChowTrumpeter: Imogen Whitehead Introit: For the Fallen, Nils GreenhowAnthems: In Remembrance, Eleanor  [Read More]

Start:Stop – Social Poets

Two weeks ago Pope Francis addressed a meeting of those working to promote social, economic and racial justice across the world. He described them as Social Poets, because they are creating “hope where there appears to be only waste and exclusion.” The recent history of St Stephen Walbrook owes a great deal to one such  [Read More]

Choral Eucharist – 28th October 2021

CHORAL EUCHARIST FROM ST STEPHEN WALBROOKRecorded on Thursday 28th October 2021 Please join us for this week’s Choral Eucharist by watching this video recording. Please donate generously in support the ministry of St Stephen Walbrook. Contributions can be made online at this link. Officiant : Reverend Stephen BaxterPreacher : Phillip Dawson, Ordinand. Transcript of sermon  [Read More]

Start:Stop – Celebrating St Luke

Luke’s writing encourages us to rely on the guidance of the Holy Spirit to discern how best each of us should witness the Good News of Jesus in our lives and actions. The Spirit is an important person in the Gospel – present at key moments in the life and ministry of Jesus – and  [Read More]

Start:Stop-Celebrating St Francis of Assisi

Last week the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee published its report on ‘The UK’s footprint on global biodiversity’ which highlighted the growing number of animal and plant species that are threatened with extinction. The UK’s consumption patterns, the report concluded, remain unsustainable and overseas development assistance that seeks to integrate poverty and environmental objectives  [Read More]