Sermons by Revd Stephen Baxter

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Business Harvest Festival – 15th October 2020

Please join us online for our Choral Eucharist and Business Harvest Festival, which you can watch above. Please download an order of service by clicking here. Guidance on making a Spiritual Communion can be found here. The prayers of intercession can be read here. This week the choir sing:   Mass setting: Missa Princeps Pacis – William Lloyd  [Read More]

Start:Stop – A new beginning

Some bibles show two possible endings to the Gospel of Mark, whose earliest surviving manuscripts end – perhaps rather abruptly – at verse eight “So they went out and fled from the tomb, for terror and amazement had seized them; and they said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid.” Rowan Williams suggests that Mark  [Read More]

Choral Eucharist – 8th October 2020

Please join us online for our Choral Eucharist, which you can watch above. Please download an order of service by clicking here. Guidance on making a Spiritual Communion can be found here. The prayers of intercession can be read here. This week the choir sing:   Introit: Lord of the dance arr John Barnard (b1948)Mass Setting: Mass in  [Read More]

Choral Eucharist – 1st October 2020

Please join us online for our Choral Eucharist, which you can watch above.  A few technical problems this week with two of our cameras mean that parts of the service are audio only. Thank you to Anita Harding and Elizabeth Maragh for re-recording an audio version of the reading and prayers at short notice! This  [Read More]

Choral Eucharist – 24th September 2020

It was wonderful to hear our Choral Scholars again in church this week. Please join us online for our Choral Eucharist, which you can watch above. Please download an order of service at this link. Guidance on making a Spiritual Communion can be found here. The prayers of intercession can be read here. This week  [Read More]

Sung Eucharist – 17th September 2020

We are delighted to have been able to resume public worship, but not everyone is able to travel to church safely at present, so we will continue to record our services for the time being. Please join us by watching the video above. Guidance on making a Spiritual Communion can be found here. The prayers of intercession  [Read More]

Start:Stop – The Messianic Secret

In our Start:Stop reflection, we continue to explore the Gospel of Mark. This week we begin to focus on Jesus’s ministry of teaching and healing. Jesus asked that those who received the benefit of his healing did not tell others. This plea for silence is known by theologians as the “Messianic Secret.” In our world  [Read More]

Sung Eucharist – 10th September 2020

We are delighted to have been able to resume public worship, but not everyone is able to travel to church safely at present, so we will continue to record our services for the time being.  It was a great joy to welcome Andrew Earis on the organ and soprano Daisy Walford to church this week.  [Read More]

Start:Stop – Introducing Mark’s Gospel

In our Start:Stop reflection, we explore the Gospel of Mark. Written, many believe, for the church in Rome under pressure from persecution, the narrative has an urgent pace until the crucifixion – the point when the true nature of Jesus is revealed. Please join us on Thursday evenings in September via Zoom as we explore  [Read More]

Sung Eucharist – 3rd September 2020

We are delighted to have been able to resume public worship, but not everyone is able to travel to church safely at present, so we will continue to record our services for the time being.  It was a great joy to welcome Andrew Earis on the organ and soprano Hilary Cronin to church this week.  [Read More]