Sermons

Sermons

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[…]

Sermon 17th December 2017 – Parish Carol Service

A Sermon Preached by Canon Simon Butler Parish Carol Service 17th December 2017   Canon Simon Butler – 17 December Carols 20171217   Right now, the world is full of noises.   People shout at each other across social media. Because we fail to communicate and fail to listen, the[…]