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17 Sep 2017   Psalm 104   God Creates   (Peter Goodridge)

10 Sep 2017   Psalm 19   God speaks   (Ernest Okeke)

03 Sep 2017   Genesis 44:18-45:11   Joseph and the Gospel   (Peter Goodridge)

27 Aug 2017   Genesis 41   Joseph, Pharaoh and Gifts   (Ernest Okeke)

20 Aug 2017   Genesis 40   Joseph in prison   (Peter Goodridge)

13 Aug 2017   Genesis 39   Joseph and Potiphars wife   (Peter Goodridge)

06 Aug 2017   Genesis 37   Where is God?   (Peter Goodridge)

30 Jul 2017   Romans 12:1-2; John 4:7-16   What is Worship?   (Ernest Okeke)

09 Jul 2017   John 1:43-51   Encountering Jesus   (Miriam Fife)

02 Jul 2017   Ephesians 2:9-22; 4:1-16   What is Church?   (Peter Goodridge)

25 Jun 2017   Isaiah 55, John 4   What does it mean to be called?   (Peter Goodridge)

18 Jun 2017   Acts 8:26-40   What is evangelism?   (John Dunnett (CPAS))

11 Jun 2017   2 Cor 13:11-14; Matt 28:16-20   What is the Trinity?   (Peter Goodridge)

04 Jun 2017   John 14:15-18; 16@5-15   Who is the Holy Spirit?   (Peter Goodridge)

31 May 2017   Luke 11:1-13   Dealing with unanswered prayer and expecting answered prayer   (Peter Goodridge)

28 May 2017   Luke 11:1-13   What is Prayer?   (Peter Goodridge)

25 May 2017   Acts 1:1-14   Ascension Day: Thy Kingdom Come launch   (Peter Goodridge)

21 May 2017   Sorry -    Miriam's excellent sermon on "What is Faith" failed to record   ()

14 May 2017   Matt 13:47-50, John 3:16-19; Mark 9:42-48   What is Hell?   (Peter Goodridge)

07 May 2017   Revelation 21:1-5,21:22-22:6   What is Heaven?   (Peter Goodridge)

30 Apr 2017   n/a   Annual Meeting 2017 - Rector's Report   (Peter Goodridge)

23 Apr 2017   Mark 16:9-20   The Resurrection of the King   (Catherine Joughin)

02 Apr 2017   Mark 14:66-72   The Disowning of the King   (Peter Goodridge)

19 Mar 2017   Mark 14:53-65 / Isaiah 53   The Trial of the King   (Peter Goodridge)

12 Mar 2017   Mark 14:27-52   The testing of the King   (Gavin Payne)

05 Mar 2017   Mark 14:12-26   The Last Supper of the King   (Richard Webb)

26 Feb 2017   Matthew 17:1-9   The Transfiguration   (Pete Wilcox)

19 Feb 2017   Mark 14:1-11   The Anointing of the King   (Peter Goodridge)

12 Feb 2017   Mark 13   The Return of the King   (Peter Goodridge)

05 Feb 2017   Mark 12:28-34, 38-44   The Greatest Commandment of the King   (Peter Goodridge)

22 Jan 2017   Mark 11:27-12:12   The Vineyard of the King   (Peter Goodridge)

15 Jan 2017   Mark 11:12-21   The Temple of the King   (Peter Goodridge)

08 Jan 2017   Mark 11:1-11   The Arrival of the King   (Peter Goodridge)

24 Dec 2016   Micah 5:2-5; Luke 2:1-7   Confidence in the truth of Christmas   (Peter Goodridge)

18 Dec 2016   John 1:1-18   Who doesn't John include the crib scene?   (Peter Goodridge)

11 Dec 2016   Luke 1:5-25   God is on the move   (Peter Goodridge)

27 Nov 2016   Luke 1:1-4   Is the New Testament reliable?   (Peter Goodridge)

20 Nov 2016   Colossians 1:13-22   How relevant is Jesus today?   (Peter Goodridge)

06 Nov 2016   Luke 10:25-37   Who is my neighbour? (Shoebox Sunday)   (Peter Goodridge)

30 Oct 2016   1 Kings 19:1-18   Elijah on the run   (Gavin Payne)

23 Oct 2016   1 Kings 18:18:16-46   Elijah on Mount Carmel   (Catherine Joughin)

16 Oct 2016   1 Kings 18:1-17   The choices of Ahab, Elijah and Obadiah   (Peter Goodridge)

09 Oct 2016   1 Kings 17:13-14   Faith under Fire   (Peter Goodridge)

02 Oct 2016   1 Kings 17:1-16   God will provide   (Richard Webb)

18 Sep 2016   Exodus 19   Coming into the presence of God   (Peter Goodridge)

11 Sep 2016   Exodus 18:13-27; Ephesians 4:7-16   Sharing the load   (Peter Goodridge)

04 Sep 2016   Exodus 17:8-16   Carry on praying   (Peter Goodridge)

07 Aug 2016   Exodus 5-6   Sometimes things get worse before they get better   (Peter Goodridge)

10 Jul 2016   Gal 5:19-6:2, Matt 11:28-30,12:15-21   The fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness   (Peter Goodridge)

03 Jul 2016   2 Timothy 1:13-2:3   The fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness   (Peter Goodridge)

26 Jun 2016   Romans 12:9-21   The fruit of the Spirit: Goodness   (Peter Goodridge)

19 Jun 2016   Luke 6:27-36   The fruit of the Spirit: Kindness   (Peter Goodridge)

12 Jun 2016   James 5:7-11; Matt 24:36-51   The fruit of the Spirit: Patience   (Catherine Joughin)

05 Jun 2016   Rom 5:1-10, Phil 4:6-7, Eph 2:14-16   The fruit of the Spirit: Peace   (Peter Goodridge)

29 May 2016   Psalm 98   The fruit of the Spirit: Joy   (Peter Goodridge)

22 May 2016   1 Cor 13; John 15:9-17   The fruit of the Spirit: Love   (Miriam Fife)

15 May 2016   Galatians 5:13-26 (Luke 11:9-13)   The fruit of the Spirit: Introduction   (Peter Goodridge)

08 May 2016   Romans 8:31-39, Revelation 22:18-29   Where is God in the darkness?   (Peter Goodridge)

01 May 2016   Acts 1:1-11   The work continues ...   (Peter Goodridge)

24 Apr 2016   n/a   Message at Annual Meeting 2016   (Peter Goodridge)

17 Apr 2016   Acts 9:30-31; Mark 16:9-20   Doubt, fear and trusting God   (Richard Webb)

10 Apr 2016   Acts 9:1-19   God can do amazing things   (Peter Goodridge)

20 Mar 2016   Mark 11:1-11   Palm Sunday   (Gavin Payne)

13 Mar 2016   Mark 10:32-45   The Ransom   (Peter Goodridge)

28 Feb 2016   Mark 10:17-31   3 reasons why one might fail to enter the Kingdom of God   (Peter Goodridge)

21 Feb 2016   Mark 10:1-16   Jesus on Marriage & Divorce   (Peter Goodridge)

14 Feb 2016   Mark 9:33-50   Who is the greatest?   (Richard Webb)

10 Feb 2016   Isaiah 58:1-12; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21   The tale of St Snobs in the City (Ash Wednesday)   (Peter Goodridge)

07 Feb 2016   Mark 9:14-32   Humble faith and prayer   (Peter Goodridge)

31 Jan 2016   Mark 9:1-13   Jesus revealed in all his glory   (Peter Goodridge)

24 Jan 2016   Mark 8:29-9:1   The way of the Cross   (Peter Goodridge)

17 Jan 2016   Mark 8:11-30   Spiritual Insight   (Peter Goodridge)

10 Jan 2016   Mark 7:24-37   Humility and divine acceptance   (Peter Goodridge)

03 Jan 2016   Mark 7:1-23; Isaiah 60:1-6   True Religion   (Richard Webb)

24 Dec 2015   Luke 1:67-79   God's Great Rescuer   (Peter Goodridge)

20 Dec 2015   Isaiah 9 and 11   God has a dream (9 Lessons & Carols)   (Peter Goodridge)

13 Dec 2015   Matthew 25:31-46   Living in the light of the return of Jesus   (Peter Goodridge)

29 Nov 2015   Matthew 25:1-13   Jesus is returning: The 10 bridesmaids   (Peter Goodridge)

22 Nov 2015   Psalm 72   Christ the King puts everything right   (Peter Goodridge)

15 Nov 2015   Psalm 56   Responding to things which threaten us   (Peter Goodridge)

01 Nov 2015   Psalm 24   Who is the King of Glory?   (Peter Goodridge)

18 Oct 2015   Proverbs 5   Warnings against marital infidelity   (Peter Goodridge)

11 Oct 2015   Proverbs 11:2-21   What does it mean to fear the LORD in practice?   (Peter Goodridge)

04 Oct 2015   Proverbs 16:1-9   Committing plans and motives to the LORD   (Richard Webb)

27 Sep 2015   Proverbs 9   The Two Invitations   (Peter Goodridge)

21 Sep 2015   John 10:1-18   Why should I get to know and follow Jesus?   (Peter Goodridge)

20 Sep 2015   Proverbs 8   The Call, Benefits and Source of Wisdom   (Peter Goodridge)

06 Sep 2015   Proverbs 1:1-19   The benefits and source of wisdom   (Peter Goodridge)

19 Jul 2015   1 Peter 5:1-11   Humble service and active resistance   (Peter Goodridge)

12 Jul 2015   1 Peter 4:12-19   Suffering for being a Christian   (Peter Goodridge)

28 Jun 2015   1 Peter 3:9-22   The repelling magnetic force of godly living   (Peter Goodridge)

21 Jun 2015   2 Corinthians 5:1-13; Mark 4: 35-41   Friends Sunday   (Clive Paine)

07 Jun 2015   1 Peter 2:11-25   Living in the World   (Peter Goodridge)

31 May 2015   1 Peter 2:4-12   A New Birth   (Peter Goodridge)

24 May 2015   1 Peter 1:22-2:3   The New Life of the Spirit   (Peter Goodridge)

17 May 2015   1 Peter 1:13-21   A New Way of Living   (Peter Goodridge)

10 May 2015   1 Peter 1:3-12   A glorious future guaranteed   (Peter Goodridge)

03 May 2015   1 Peter 1:1-2   The Christian's true home   (Peter Goodridge)

26 Apr 2015   Annual Meeting   Rectors Report   (Peter Goodridge)

26 Apr 2015   Mark 6:45-52   Jesus walks on water   (Peter Goodridge)

19 Apr 2015   Mark 6:30-44   Jesus feeds 5000   (Peter Goodridge)

22 Mar 2015   Mark 5:21-43   Faith & the power of Jesus   (Peter Goodridge)

08 Mar 2015   Mark 4:35-5:20   The awesome power of Jesus   (Peter Goodridge)

01 Mar 2015   Mark 4:21-34   Consider carefully what you hear ...   (Peter Goodridge)

22 Feb 2015   Mark 4:1-20   The four soils   (Miriam Fife)

15 Feb 2015   Mark 3:7-35   Jesus - What do you make of him? And how do you respond?   (Peter Goodridge)

08 Feb 2015   Mark 2:18-3:6   Are you more interested in religion and respectability than Jesus?   (Peter Goodridge)

01 Feb 2015   Mark 2:1-17   Jesus - forgiver of sins   (Peter Goodridge)

25 Jan 2015   Mark 1:40-45   Jesus - willing and able to cleanse   (Peter Goodridge)

18 Jan 2015   Mark 1:29-39   Jesus - Teaching, healing, praying,   (Richard Webb)

11 Jan 2015   Mark 1:14-28   Jesus - A Man of Absolute Authority   (Peter Goodridge)

04 Jan 2015   Mark 1:1-13   The good news about Jesus Christ, the Son of God   (Peter Goodridge)

21 Dec 2014   Various   Nine Lessons and Carols   (Miriam Fife)

07 Dec 2014   2 Peter 3:8-18   When the Day of the Lord comes ...   (Peter Goodridge)

30 Nov 2014   Revelation 1:1-8   Jesus - Who he is, what he does and when he comes   (Peter Goodridge)

23 Nov 2014   Revelation 3:14-22   Jesus speaks to the church at Laodicea   (Peter Goodridge)

16 Nov 2014   Revelation 3:7-13   Jesus speaks to the church at Philadelphia   (Gavin Payne)

09 Nov 2014   John 15:9-17   Remembrance Sunday (all age)   (Peter Goodridge)

02 Nov 2014   Revelation 3:1-6   Jesus speaks to the church at Sardis   (Peter Goodridge)

26 Oct 2014   Revelation 2:18-29   Jesus speaks to the church at Thyatira   (Richard Webb)

19 Oct 2014   Revelation 2:12-17   Jesus speaks to the church at Pergamum   (Tim Taylor)

12 Oct 2014   Revelation 2:8-11   Jesus speaks to the church at Smyrna   (Peter Goodridge)

05 Oct 2014   Mark 1:29-2:17   Service of Wholeness and Healing   (Peter Goodridge)

05 Oct 2014   Revelation 2:1-7   Jesus speaks to the church at Ephesus   (Peter Goodridge)

28 Sep 2014   Revelation 1:9-20   Jesus - Bland and irrelevant?   (Peter Goodridge)

07 Sep 2014   Ephesians 4:3-16   Our Vision at St John's (audio only - see news index for audio with slides)   (Peter Goodridge)

20 Jul 2014   Acts 4:13-31   Resistance   (Peter Goodridge)

13 Jul 2014   Psalm 89   God's Faithfulness in Dark Times   (John Pearce)

06 Jul 2014   Acts 4:1-12   Where are Life and Salvation to be found?   (Peter Goodridge)

29 Jun 2014   Psalm 103   Service of Wholeness and Healing   (Peter Goodridge)

29 Jun 2014   Acts 3:15-21   Responding to the Love of God   (Richard Webb)

22 Jun 2014   Acts 2:36-47   Response: What does it mean to be a Christian in Practice?   (Peter Goodridge)

15 Jun 2014   Acts 2:14-36   Living in the Last Days   (Peter Goodridge)

08 Jun 2014   Acts 1:12-2:4   Pentecost   (Peter Goodridge)

01 Jun 2014   Matthew 28:16-20   What kind of Church does England need?   (John Dunnett (CPAS))

25 May 2014   Acts 11:1-11   Ascension   (Richard Webb)

18 May 2014   Acts 1:1-8   Mission   (Peter Goodridge)

11 May 2014   Psalm 98   Shout to the Lord   (Miriam Fife)

04 May 2014   Psalm 95   Worship   (Richard Webb)

27 Apr 2014   APCM   Rectors Report    (Peter Goodridge)

27 Apr 2014   Isaiah 45:20-23; John 14:6   What about other religions?   (Peter Goodridge)

20 Apr 2014   1 Cor 15:1-19; Luke 24:36-48   Did Jesus really rise from the dead?   (Peter Goodridge)

30 Mar 2014   Hebrews 2v10-17; John19v25-30   Motherly Love and Care   (Peter Goodridge)

23 Mar 2014   1 Corinthians 15v35-58; John 11v17-27   What is life after death like?   (Peter Goodridge)

16 Mar 2014      Why Suffering?   (Revd. Richard Webb)

09 Mar 2014   2 Corinthians 9:1-15; Matthew 6:1-4   Why giving?   (Peter Goodridge)

05 Mar 2014   Isaiah 58:1-12; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21   Ash Wednesday   (Brenda Webb)

02 Mar 2014   Deut 18:9-15   What does the Bible say about contacting the dead?   (Miriam Fife)

23 Feb 2014   Eph 6:10-20; Matthew 6:5-15   I am glad you asked me about prayer   (Gavin Payne)

16 Feb 2014   Romans 10:5-13; John 20:24-31   What does it mean to become a Christian?   (Peter Goodridge)

09 Feb 2014   Romans 3:9-26; John 1:29-31   Why did Jesus die?   (Peter Goodridge)

02 Feb 2014   2 Timothy 3:14-17   How is the Bible the Word of God?   (Peter Goodridge)

26 Jan 2014   2 Peter 1:16-18; Luke 1:1-4   Can I trust the New Testament?   (Peter Goodridge)

19 Jan 2014      What is the Christian message in a nutshell?   (Peter Goodridge)

12 Jan 2014      Who is this Jesus?   (Peter Goodridge)

05 Jan 2014   Isaiah 60:1-6; Matt 2:1-12   What is God calling us to be this year?   (Richard Webb)

05 Jan 2014   Acts 6 & 7   Ever Faithful   (Tim Taylor)

29 Dec 2013   Isaiah 63:7-9 / Matthew 2:13-23   A Time for Thanksgiving   (Rev John Pearce)

24 Dec 2013   Matthew 2 v 1-12   Journeys of Hope   (Peter Goodridge)

22 Dec 2013   Hebrews 1:1-3   Does God speak? And if so, what does He say?   (Peter Goodridge)

22 Dec 2013   Matthew 1 v 18-25   What is in a name?   (Peter Goodridge)

16 Dec 2013   John 1   Knowing God   (Peter Goodridge)

15 Dec 2013   Matthew 11:2-11   Coming to terms with the real Jesus   (Peter Goodridge)

08 Dec 2013   Isaiah 9:2-7 / Luke 2:1-14   The Son brings light   (Peter Goodridge)

01 Dec 2013   Matthew 24:36-51   Are we ready?   (Peter Goodridge)

24 Nov 2013   2 Kings 6:24 - 7:20   When Belief Fails   (Peter Goodridge)

17 Nov 2013   2 Kings 6:8-23   Spiritual Realities   (Peter Goodridge)

10 Nov 2013   Isaiah 11   Remembrance Sunday   (Peter Goodridge)

03 Nov 2013   Matthew 7   Ask, Seek, Knock   (Rev John Pearce)

27 Oct 2013   2 Kings 5   A call to humility   (Peter Goodridge)

20 Oct 2013   2 Kings 4   Faith in God in desperate times   (Peter Goodridge)

13 Oct 2013   2 Kings 2:19-25   Does it really matter if people follow Jesus? (CMS Sunday)   (Peter Goodridge)

06 Oct 2013   2 Kings 3   What is enough?   (Peter Goodridge)

06 Oct 2013   John 2:1-11   Jesus reveals his glory   (Peter Goodridge)

29 Sep 2013   2 Kings 4:1-7 / Mark 4:26-29   Harvest Sunday God's Miraculous Provision   (Peter Goodridge)

22 Sep 2013   2 Kings 2:1-18   Picking up the Mantle   (Peter Goodridge)

15 Sep 2013   2 Kings 1   Who do you seek for guidance?   (Peter Goodridge)

01 Sep 2013   Luke 17:11-19   Jesus Heals 10 Men with Leprosy   (John Pearce)

25 Aug 2013   Jeremiah 1:4-10   The Call of Jeremiah   (Nick Cutler)

18 Aug 2013   Luke 12:49-56   Christ a Divider of Men   (John Pearce)

21 Jul 2013   Colossians 1:15-28   Christ the Firstborn   (John Pearce)

14 Jul 2013   Luke 10:25-37   The Good Samaritan   (Eric Crouchman)

30 Jun 2013   Luke 9:51-62   The Cost of Following Jeses   (John Pearce)

23 Jun 2013   Luke 8:26-39   Jesus Drives Our Demons   (Graham Rendle)

28 Oct 2012   Ephesians 2:11-22   Remembering what Christ has done   (Mike McNamara)

21 Oct 2012   Mark 10:35-45   The Way of the Cross   (David Ruddick)

07 Oct 2012   Matthew 22:41-46   Whose Son is He Anyway   (David Ruddick)

30 Sep 2012   Revelation 1:9   SAMS Sunday   (Bishop Henry Scriven)

16 Sep 2012   Revelation 1:1-8   No Interregnum in Heaven   (David Ruddick)

22 Jul 2012   John 13:1-17   The Servant King   (John Pearce)

08 Jul 2012   John 12:1-11   Generous Love   (Mike McNamara)

24 Jun 2012   1 Thessalonians 1:1-10   Crosslinks Sunday   (James Poole)

31 Jan 2010   Answers to Life's Big Questions 3 -   Hasn't Science Disproved Christianity?   (David Ruddick)

17 Jan 2010   Answers to Life's Big Questions 2 -   Is Christianity a Straitjacket?   (David Ruddick)

10 Jan 2010   Answers to Life's Big Questions 1 -   What's the Point of Life?   (Mike McNamara)

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