St John & St Mark Church Bury

to know, grow and show the love of God

Preacher: Keith Trivasse

Retired minister

Rethink religion

Bible Text: Isaiah 44:6-8 | Preacher: Keith Trivasse | Series: Trinity | Once upon a time, a time long, long…

Sunday, July 19, 2020
Once upon a time, a time long, long ago, the people of Israel believed in their God, Yahweh. But they also believed that the other peoples had their own gods.…
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Identifying

Bible Text: Matthew 3:13-17 | Speaker: Keith Trivasse | Series: Epiphany | Old Trafford has a number of places of…

Sunday, January 12, 2020
Old Trafford has a number of places of worship. Our banns were heard at St Hilda’s, Old Trafford. But far and away the largest place of worship has thousands of…
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Maximilian Kolbe

Preacher: Keith Trivasse | Series: Max Kolbe | Today is the feast of Maximilian Kolbe, a friar who died as…

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Today is the feast of Maximilian Kolbe, a friar who died as a martyr in Auschwitz. He was born in 1894 in a small village near Lodz in Poland. His…
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Dominic and Dominicans

Preacher: Keith Trivasse | Series: St Dominic | There are two great founders of religious orders in the late-twelfth and…

Thursday, August 8, 2019
There are two great founders of religious orders in the late-twelfth and early-thirteenth centuries. We are very aware of Francis. We enjoy the whimsy of him preaching to the birds;…
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Acted parables and forgiveness

Bible Text: Ezekiel 12:1-12 | Preacher: Keith Trivasse | Series: After Trinity I don’t know if you know how our…

Thursday, August 16, 2018
I don’t know if you know how our readings get selected. The preacher does not choose their own. Usually they come from the central Church which organises the Bible into…
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Emancipate yourself from mental slavery

Bible Text: Exodus 16:2-4,9-15 | Preacher: Keith Trivasse | Series: After Trinity One of the effects of being a prisoner…

Sunday, August 5, 2018
One of the effects of being a prisoner in the long-term is that you become used to prison. Prison, in effect becomes a security blanket around you. Hence you do…
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Pharisees, righteousness and TSB

Bible Text: Matthew 5:20-26 | Preacher: Keith Trivasse | Series: After Trinity Reputation can be all. At the moment the…

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Reputation can be all. At the moment the TSB Bank is going through a crisis in its reputation as computer glitches have disrupted business. No longer is the TSB seen…
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Building a house for God

Bible Text: 2 Samuel 7:1-11,16 | Preacher: Keith Trivasse | Series: Advent Our reading from 2 Samuel reflects the crisis…

Sunday, December 24, 2017
Our reading from 2 Samuel reflects the crisis over the issue of building a house for God. This issue became crucial for the kingship of David. All around the people…
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