Sermons tagged with ‘Easter’

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Go and Tell-Message for Easter Sunday

“The last time Easter fell on April Fools’ Day was in 1956. After 2018, the next one is 2029, and then again in 2040— but after that, not again in this century.”1 Message for Easter Sunday 2018 “He is not here, he has been raised—go and tell the others!” Based on Mark 16:1-8 On this […]

Come & See! ~ Homily for Easter 2017

Come & See! ~ Homily for Easter 2017 ~ Based on Matthew 28: 1-10   Now, I’ve been asked on occasion why all the four gospel resurrection stories are slightly different; there more or less people present, more or fewer angels, different people in each story. Mark as the first one of the four to […]

Rector’s Easter Letter 2017

(11) Mary was standing outside the tomb crying, and as she wept, she stooped and looked in. (14) She turned to leave and saw someone standing there. It was Jesus, but she didn’t recognize him. (15) “Dear woman, why are you crying?”  Jesus asked her. “Who are you looking for?”  She thought he was the […]

Love One Another – Message for 5th Sunday of Easter

Message for the Fifth Sunday of Easter 2015: ‘Love One Another’ Based on: John 13: 31-35 So, here we are the fifth Sunday after Easter and our lectionary is taking us back to the time just before Good Friday, which is a bit unexpected at first! But the message Jesus is leaving his disciples is […]

Good Shepherd – 4th Sunday of Easter

Good Shepherd Sunday, the Fourth Sunday of Easter, 2016. Based on John 10: 22-30 The fourth Sunday of Easter each year is known as Good Shepherd Sunday, and on this day each year, we read the 23rd Psalm and we read a section from the 10th chapter of John, which is a long complex parable […]

Is Seeing Believing? Message for Easter Sunday 2016

Is Seeing Believing? Message for Easter Sunday 2016 Based on John 20. 1-18   The Easter story from John’s Gospel is my favourite one of the four; it’s such a personal account of Mary Magdalene’s experience from grief through desolation to the amazing and wonderful experience of coming face to face with the risen Christ. […]