Sermon for an Intergenerational Service – 14th May 2023

Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:7-20; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments” Today is special day in many ways.  It is Mother’s Day here in Switzerland, it is the baptism of one of our community, and it is also the beginning of Christian Aid Week.  All these are important,Continue reading “Sermon for an Intergenerational Service – 14th May 2023”

Ascension Day – Thursday 18th May

All are welcome to join us for our Ascension Day Eucharist on Thursday, 18th May at 11am. Please bring along a picnic to share afterwards – Weather permitting, we will hold the service and picnic in the Church Garden, but if not, they will be inside in the church and community centre.  I look forwardContinue reading “Ascension Day – Thursday 18th May”

Sermon for Palm Sunday, Sunday 2nd April 2023

Readings: Isaiah 50:4-9a; Ps 31:9-18; Philippians 2:5-11; Matthew 26:14-27:54 Truly this man was the Son of God. Palm Sunday can sometimes feel overlooked, overshadowed by the Gospel set for the day.  We seem to rush from “Hosanna” to “crucify him” with rather undue haste, all in the space of less than a morning.  “Sometimes theyContinue reading “Sermon for Palm Sunday, Sunday 2nd April 2023”

Sermon for Passion Sunday – 26th March.

Readings: Ezekiel 37:1-14; Ps 130; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45 Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord. Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications! (Ps 130:1) Many of us will have experienced the pain of loss: the death of a loved one, and so can understand theContinue reading “Sermon for Passion Sunday – 26th March.”

Sermon for 3rd Sunday of Lent

Readings: Exodus 17:1-7, Ps 95, Romans 5:1-11, John 4:5-42 We thank you, almighty God, for the gift of waterto sustain, refresh and cleanse all life.Over water the Holy Spirit moved in the beginning of creation.Through water you led the children of Israelfrom slavery in Egypt to freedom in the Promised Land.In water your Son JesusContinue reading “Sermon for 3rd Sunday of Lent”

A Sermon for the second Sunday of Lent – 5th March 2023

Readings: Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; John 3:1-17 “The Road goes ever on and on down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, and I must follow, if I can, pursuing it with weary (eager  p.35) feet.Until it joins some larger way, where many paths and errandsContinue reading “A Sermon for the second Sunday of Lent – 5th March 2023”

Responding to the earthquake in Turkey and Syria

We pray for the people of Central Turkey and North West Syria, whose lives have been devastated by the earthquake. Be present, O Lord, our Good Shepherd, to bring comfort, relief, shelter and human kindness. Shield the people who suffer, console those who are bereaved, prosper the provision of relief, strengthen the work of emergencyContinue reading “Responding to the earthquake in Turkey and Syria”

God so loved the world: Sermon Sunday 9th October

During our Intergenerational Service on Sunday, Revd Jackie’s sermon considered the themes covered in the Church of England’s Season of Creation theme. If you missed the service, or would like to read the sermon, the text is below and links to the reading from Luke 12: 22-34. Also, don’t forget about our weekly Outdoor CommunionContinue reading “God so loved the world: Sermon Sunday 9th October”