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I will not leave you as orphans John 14:15-31 by Revd Alex Pease

John 14:15-31 (see below) Jesus says: I will not leave you as orphans…. I have learned so much about how parent should be, from being a parent. As many of you know, my family history has been a bit patchy, … Continue reading

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Who Cares?  Blind Bartimaeus Mark 10.46-52 by Revd Amanda Denniss

One of the most common things we say to one another when we meet is, ‘How are you?’  We all know that there are various polite responses we expect to this enquiry.  ‘Oh, I’m fine.’  ‘Very well thank you’ ‘Not … Continue reading

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In our suffering, are we victims, casualties or victors? Luke 24:13-35 by Revd Alex Pease

I went to see Mark Godson on Thursday morning. He was in bed. We chatted for a few minutes. He was reflecting on his life – how wonderful it has been, as he looked out at the stunning view from his bedroom window. But … Continue reading

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My prayer for the Itchen Valley – my final sermon by Revd Rebecca Fardell

I apologise for not posting this sooner but I have no internet. I would like to thank you all for your very kind words and extremely generous gifts on Sunday; I am extremely touched and feel lavishly blessed! Rebecca Readings: … Continue reading

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The Upper Room – A drama for Easter Sunday 2017

On Easter Sunday 2017 about 150 of us crowded into St Mary’s Easton for our Family Communion Service.  Brilliantly, the Band led by David Parker, Oliver Denniss, Vernon Tottle, Tilly Lock, Jessica Cragg and Jonathan Cragg came to our rescue … Continue reading

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He is risen! A sermon for Easter Sunday evening

Readings: Acts 10.34-43 and John 20.1-18  Like many people, I have been enjoying watching the third and final series of Broadchurch. Although I have actually managed to watch all the episodes so far – a rare achievement for me – I … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday Sermon – An Audience of One by Revd. Alex Pease

Palm Sunday Matthew 21.1-11 As Jesus approaches Jerusalem, the crowds are ecstatic: ‘Hosannah, hosanna to the Son of David’ they call! This Jewish rabbi, who had healed the lepers, opened the eyes of the blind and brought men back from the dead … Continue reading

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