St John & St Mark Church Bury

to know, grow and show the love of God

Preacher: Margery Spencer

Reader Emeritus

Forgiveness

Families are wonderful, aren’t they? What would we do without them?  They provide us with good times and occasionally not…

Sunday, September 13, 2020
Families are wonderful, aren’t they? What would we do without them?  They provide us with good times and occasionally not so good times. In our Old Testament reading, we heard…
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Brief Encounter

Bible Text: John 4:5-42 | Preacher: Margery Spencer | Series: Lent | Do you like having visitors to stay?  I…

Sunday, March 15, 2020
Do you like having visitors to stay?  I do even although it means that I have to clean up a little more vigorously than usual.  Amend that – a lot…
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The Shrewd Manager

Bible Text: Luke 16:1-13 | Preacher: Margery Spencer | Series: After Pentecost | In my former life as a teacher…

Sunday, September 22, 2019
In my former life as a teacher I often encountered pupils who found it difficult to grasp the ideas I was trying to get across.  Notably when I tried to…
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Possessed by possessions?

Bible Text: Luke 12:13-21 | Preacher: Margery Spencer | Series: After Trinity | Good morning, it is good to be…

Sunday, August 4, 2019
Good morning, it is good to be here. I wonder - do you have a cupboard under the stairs where possessions get put when you don’t know what to do…
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Seeing is believing or is it?

Bible Text: John 20:19-31 | Preacher: Margery Spencer | Series: Easter | Seeing is believing – or is it? Do…

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Seeing is believing – or is it? Do we believe everything we read in the newspapers or see on television or on film? Not always and rightly so. You only…
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Turning Points

Bible Text: Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 | Preacher: Margery Spencer | Series: Epiphany | It is good to be back.  May…

Sunday, January 13, 2019
It is good to be back.  May I wish you somewhat belatedly a Happy New Year!  New year is a time for looking back and for looking forward. It is…
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Flippin heck – Lazarus and wow moments

Bible Text: John 11:32-44 | Preacher: Margery Spencer | Series: All Saints | How do you celebrate when something good…

Sunday, November 4, 2018
How do you celebrate when something good happens? A glass of bubbly? If you are a bit mean like me it is Prosecco.  Or is it a cup of tea?…
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John the Baptist beheaded

Bible Text: Mark 6:14-29 | Preacher: Margery Spencer | Series: After Trinity What sells newspapers?  What articles or pictures on…

Sunday, July 15, 2018
What sells newspapers?  What articles or pictures on the front pages will guarantee increased sales.  Well firstly any article or picture about the royal family. It was always said that…
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Time for a spring clean?

Bible Text: John 2:13-22 | Preacher: Margery Spencer | Series: Lent I am not the most organised of people.  Planning…

Sunday, March 4, 2018
I am not the most organised of people.  Planning a long term in advance is not one of my fortes and I tend to leap into things and think later. …
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