Taken as a story today’s gospel reading has everything. Royalty and power, sex, violence, narrative tension – it’s no wonder that it inspired the play Salome by Oscar Wilde, an opera by Richard Strauss and a film starring Rita Hayworth. But it’s an unusual story to find in the gospels– it hardly refers to Jesus at all … More Power (still) corrupts
The liturgical theme for the third week of Lent is Wisdom and Law. In this morning’s service of Holy Communion livestreamed from the vicarage, Rev Deborah explores what Jesus had to say about this … More Freedom and Fulfilment in the Law
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for the third Sunday of Lent. The liturgical theme for the week is “Wisdom and Law”. We begin by singing together the much-loved hymn “Dear Lord and Father of Mankind” … More More than enough?
On the Tenth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Ten Lords a-leaping. As lords were judges and in charge of the law, this gift represents the Ten Commandments.
Until recent times I’ve been a law-abiding citizen without having to think too much about it. And when I have needed to check the rules, the highway code, say, I could be fairly confident that it wouldn’t have changed by the next week … More Law and order?
This sermon was given by Rev Deborah on Wednesday 21 June. You can listen again here … More Choices and Commitment
This sermon was given by Rev Deborah on Wednesday 13 June 2018. You can listen again here … More One Bride for Seven Brothers