Sermons

Sermons

Trinity Sunday 27th May 2018

A Sermon Preached by Canon Simon Butler Trinity Sunday 27th May 2018   Let’s get the maths out of the way this morning first. If we start by trying to understand the Trinity rather than to encounter it, then we will probably never really get anywhere. The Trinity is not[…]

Sermon 22nd April 2018

The Fourth Sunday of Easter 22nd April 2018 Acts 4: 5 – 12; 1 John 3: 16 – 24; John 10: 11 – 18   By Ms. Leslie Spatt Leslie Spatt – Who would be a shepherd 20180422   Who would be a shepherd??   Who would be a shepherd??[…]

Sermon 15th April 2018

A Sermon Preached by Canon Simon Butler Third Sunday of Easter 15th April 2018 1 John 3: 1 – 3   Canon Simon – 15th April 2018   During this service Sophia Robinson was baptised.   The other day I had the privilege of spending time with a group of[…]

Sermon at the Festival Eucharist for Easter Sunday 1st April 2018

Festival Eucharist for Easter Sunday 1st April 2018   Leslie Spatt – Easter Day 2018 StM Battersea 20180401   Acts 10: 34 – 43; 1 Corinthians 15: 1 – 11; John 20: 1 – 18   By Ms. Leslie Spatt   They have taken him away …   Alleluia! Christ is[…]

Good Friday Meditations 30th March 2018

Good Friday Meditations by Canon Simon Butler Canon Simon – Good Friday Addresses 20180430 Perfect Love…   Being Alone   It must have been a frightening prospect for Jesus to face the prospect of being alone. Much of his ministry had been spent in the company of people. He had[…]

Sermon Maundy Thursday 29th March 2019

Thursday 29th March 2018 – Maundy Thursday First Reading: Exodus 12: 1 – 4, 11 – 14 Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 11: 23 – 26 Gospel Reading: John 13: 1 – 17, 31b – 35 By Leslie Spatt   Leslie Spatt – This is my body, given for you M[…]

Sermon 11th February 2018

A Sermon Preached by Canon Simon Butler Sunday Before Lent 11th February 2018   Canon Simon 11th February 2018   Mark 9: 2 – 11 During this service Isla Cheetham was baptised   If ever you make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land you can visit the place where tradition[…]

Sermon 28th January 2018

A Sermon Preached by Canon Simon Butler Feast of Candlemas 28th January 2018 Luke 2: 22 – 40   Canon simon – Candlemas 2018 20180128   When I am an old woman, I shall wear purple with a red hat that doesn’t go, and doesn’t suit me. And I shall[…]

Sermon 21st January 2018

SUNDAY 21 JANUARY 2018 – EPIPHANY 3                                              (St Mary’s Battersea, baptism of Florence Amelia Aiken and Charlie Keen) Genesis 14: 17 – 20 Revelation 19: 6 – 10 John 2: 1 – 11 By Rev. Peter Wintgens   Epiphany 3 St M’s Battersea 21.1.2018   Firstly, can I say[…]

Sermon 14th January Choral Evensong

A Sermon Preached by Canon Simon Butler Choral Evensong 14th January 2018 Psalm 96   Canon Simon – 14th January 2018 Choral Evensong   Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth   The majority of people probably like to listen to music in some[…]

Sermon 14th January 2018

Sunday 14th January 2018 The Second Sunday of Epiphany   First Reading: 1 Samuel 3: 1 – 10 Second Reading: Revelation 5: 1 – 10 Gospel Reading: John 1: 43 – 51   Leslie Spatt – We are all called sermon for Battersea 3epiphany18 20180114   We are all called….What[…]

Sermon for The Blessing Of The Crib & Midnight Mass 24th December 2017

Sunday 24th December 2017 The Blessing Of The Crib & Midnight Mass 2017 Leslie Spatt – And the Word became flesh midnight mass 17 StM Battersea 20171224 First Reading: Isaiah 52: 7 – 10 Second Reading: Hebrews 1: 1 – 4 Gospel Reading: John 1: 1 – 14   And[…]