Sermons

This page will be updated regularly with the text and/or audio version from Sunday sermons given by our Rector. If viewed on a full-screen device you should be able to see them immediately in scroll-down windows; on smaller screens you may have to follow a hyperlink which will download the file.

 

Pentecost 6: The Bible – 4

The last of 4 consecutive sermons about the Bible. Nick summarises and compares the overall traditional and modern views of the Bible, the different ways of translation from the original languages, and options for our understanding of it today.

Click to access 20200712-what-is-the-bible_4.pdf

 

Pentecost 5: The Bible – 3

The third of 4 sermons about the Bible, this one with a focus on the New Testament, its background and origins.

Click to access 20200705-what-is-the-bible_3.pdf

 

Pentecost 4: The Bible – 2

The second of 4 sermons about the Bible, this one with a focus on the Old Testament, its background and origins.

 

Click to access 20200628-what-is-the-bible_2.pdf

Pentecost 3: The Bible – 1. The first of a series of 4 sermons on this important topic. Hear this introduction about the nature and origins of the Bible, the various ways of understanding it and how these have changed with time.

Below you can read the sermon, with extra summary information at the end.

Click to access 20200621-what-is-the-bible_1.pdf

Pentecost 2: Music Sunday at St James 14th June 2020

On 14th June we celebrated 90 years as members of the Royal School of Music (RSM). Use the soundbar below to listen to the  bible readings and sermon for this special event. Alternatively (or as well!) you can read/download (depending on your screen type) the sermon from the scroll page or link that is below the soundbar.

 

Click to access music-sunday-20200614.pdf

 

Trinity Sunday 7th June 2020

Click to access year-a-trinity-sunday-200607.pdf

 

Pentecost 31st May 2020

Click to access pentecost-20200531-1.pdf

 

 

Earlier sermons.

By using the soundbars below you can listen to some of the sermons given by Nick during the church’s Easter weeks (lockdown already in place).

Easter week 7

Easter week 6

Easter week 5