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Series: Epiphany

Sit Somewhere Different

Sunday, February 23, 2020
He stepped into the sunlight and out of the shade of the temple, his place of work, his place of calling. Away from the altar and the incense and the…
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In the Beginning

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Here are the opening verses of Genesis from The Message: ‘First this: God created the Heavens and Earth—all you see, all you don’t see. Earth was a soup of nothingness,…
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A Well-Watered Garden

Sunday, February 9, 2020
Isaiah 58:11 The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.…
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Identifying

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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Wade in the Water

Sunday, January 12, 2020
With the recent assassination of Qassem Soleimani and the inevitable response, there’s tension everywhere. If it escalates then you imagine that there will be violence and destruction and death, not…
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Blessings and Woes

Sunday, February 17, 2019
Our reading this morning from Luke chapter 6 is headed “Blessings and Woes”. Jesus speaking to his disciples, telling them who will be blessed and who won’t. Very similar to…
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The axe woman cometh

Sunday, February 17, 2019
My wife has a thing about trees - and not in a good way if you’re a tree. When I said I was talking about trees today she said “Shall…
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Turning Points

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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Journeys – Epiphany 2019

Sunday, January 6, 2019
'A cold coming we had of it' - so wrote T S Eliot in his poem, Journey of the Magi (1927) - and later, 'A hard time we had of…
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God in us?

Sunday, January 14, 2018
People sometimes say that Whitsunday, the story of the outpouring of God’s Holy Spirit 50 days after Easter, is the Birthday of the Church.  I tend to think of it…
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