- Tentelow Lane
- Norwood Green
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29th March 2020 ~ The Rising of Lazarus & COVID 19 A sermon on John 1.1, talking about death as horrific and inevitable, and our need to be prepared for it, and also talking about Jesus, as the Resurrection and the Life.
5th April 2020 ~ Palm Sunday, Welcoming Jesus into our homes A Palm Sunday reflection from St Mary's Norwood Green, on how, during lockdown, we can welcome Jesus into our homes and our hearts, to serve, to sort out, to set free, and to save.
12th April 2020 ~ Lockdown Easter The Lord is Risen, Alleluia! Easter Sunday 2020: what does it mean to celebrate Jesus bursting free from death's lockdown, when we are all shut indoors.
19th April 2020 ~ Jesus & Community: sermon from Liz Wolverson Sermon for Easter 2, based on the risen Jesus appearing to his disciples
26th April 2020 ~ Sermon from Revd Anne Bookless Walking with Jesus on the road to Emmaus
3rd May 2020 ~ How to be a Church in Lockdown Based on Acts 2 42-47
10ths May 2020 ~ VE Day and Jesus from Liz Wolverson
Liz takes us
back to VE day and the awfulness of war, and then the era of change and
rationing that followed. She then looks at the stoning of Stephen, and how,
like him, we can turn to put our faith in Jesus, the way, the truth, and the
life, whatever situation we are facing.
17th May 2020 ~ God has left the building! Based on Paul's speech in Athens (Acts 17:22-31) where he talks about the 'Unknown God' that was worshipped, and Jesus' promise of the Holy Spirit to his disciples (John 14:15how God doesn't live in buildings, so lockdown is no barrier to the church. Godmay be unseen, but He's not unknown - he's revealed in creation and in each of our lives. Jesus may have died, but He's now alive, and that changes everything and demands a response. Finally, although we may be physically alone and separated during this time, we are not alone because the gift of the Holy Spirit brings us God's presence and power 24/7.
24th May 2020 ~ Glory! What is it and how is it found? The Bible use the term ‘glory’ over 400 times, yet do we really understand it? What is the glory of God? Is it all about heaven and eternity, or can we know and experience Gods’ glory here and now?
31st May 2020 ~ Pentecostal Questions When was Pentecost? When did it happen (and what does that say to a world in lockdown)? Who did the Spirit come upon? What happened? Why? And finally, so what? What does this have to do with us, here and now in 2020?
7th June 2020 ~ Trinity Sunday from Liz Wolverson What has a halibut swimming in a ocean got to do with Trinity? Watch and learn!!
14th June 2020 ~ Black Lives Matter This sermon focuses on a biblical perspective on racism and Black Lives Matter. Sunday 14th June 2020 market the 3rd anniversary of the Grenfell Tower disaster. It's not an easy listen, with personal story and a challenge for all of us to listen. learn, lament. challenge, change and celebrate diversity.
21st June 2020 ~ Putting Jesus First from Revd Anne Bookless Anne Bookless preaches on 'Putting Jesus First' from Matthew 10 28:39.
28th June 2020 ~ Mission includes God and that includes you! - Erica Wilding Erica Wilding gives her final sermon at St Mary's before starting her role as a Curate in Uxbridge. In sharing her own stories from being baptised as a baby at St Mary's to growing in confidence and experience leading her to call to Ordination, she shares how her Mission starts with God.