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Sermons and Comments

We shall endeavour to publish recent Sermons given by both our Priest, Stewart Fyfe and by our Lay Reader, David Jones.


Our Priests' Sermons
 
2017
March 1st, A Sermon for Ash Wednesday
March 5th, A Sermon for Lent I
March 12th, A Sermon for Lent II
March 19th, A Sermon for Lent III
April 16th, A Sermon for Easter Day 2017
 
2016
January 3rd, A Sermon for Epiphany
January 10th, A Sermon for Candlemass given by Professor Kenneth Boyd
January 24th, A Sermon for the Covenent Service
February 28th, A Sermon for Lent III
March 27th, A Sermon for Easter Day given by Professor Kenneth Boyd in Bolton Church
April 3rd, A Sermon for Easter I given by Professor Kenneth Boyd
April 17th, A Sermon for Easter IV given by Professor Kenneth Boyd
May 1st, A Sermon for Easter VI
May 22nd, A Sermon for Trinity Sunday
June 26th, A Sermon for Trinity V given by Professor Kenneth Boyd
August 14th, A Sermon for St Lawrence
September 25th, A Sermon for Trinity XVIII
October 9th, A Sermon for Trinity XX given by Professor Kenneth Boyd
October 16th, A Sermon for Trinity XXI
October 23rd, A Sermon for Bible Sunday given by Professor Kenneth Boyd
November 6th, A Sermon for the 3rd Sunday before Advent
November 13th, A Sermon for Remembrance Sunday
December 11th, A Sermon for Advent III
December 18th, A Sermon for Advent IV given by Professor Kenneth Boyd
December 25th, A Sermon for Christmas
 

Our Lay Reader's Sermons

A Sermon preached on Sunday, January 25th 2015 at Thrimby
A Sermon preached on Sunday, March 1st 2015 at Morland
A Sermon preached on Sunday, March 22nd 2015, Passion Sunday at Crosby Ravensworth
A Sermon preached on Sunday, November 8th 2015, Remembrance Sunday at Morland
A Sermon preached on Sunday, November 22nd 2015, Christ the King at Crosby Ravensworth

A Sermon preached on Sunday, February 21st 2016, Lent II at Thrimby


Older Sermons

Our Priest's Sermons
2015
January 11th, A Sermon for the Baptism of Christ
February 1st, A Sermon for Candlemas
February 8th, 2nd Sunday before Lent
February 22nd, Lent I
April 5th, Easter Day
April 26th, Easter IV
May 24th, Pentecost
May 31st, Trinity Sunday
July 5th, Trinity V
September 6th, Trinity XIII
October 11th, Trinity XIX
October 18th, Trinity XX
October 18th, Trinity XX for St Luke's Day given by Professor Kenneth Boyd
October 25th, Trinity XXI for Bible Sunday
December 20th, Advent IV given by Professor Kenneth Boyd
December 24th, Christmas Eve given by Professor Kenneth Boyd
December 25th, Christmas Day
 
2014
January 5th, A Sermon Epiphany
February 2nd, A Sermon for Candlemas given at St Lawrence, Appleby
February 9th, A Sermon preached for 4th Sunday before Lent
March 2nd, A Sermon preached for Last Sunday before Lent
March 5th, A Sermon preached on Ash Wednesday
April 19th, A Sermon preached at the Easter Vigil Service
April 20th, A Sermon preached on Easter Day
May 4th, A Sermon preached on May 4th
June 10th, A Sermon for Trinity Sunday
June 22nd, A Sermon for the First Sunday in Trinity
July 6th , A Sermon for the Third Sunday in Trinity
August 10th, A Sermon for the Eighth Sunday in Trinity
August 17th, A Sermon for the Ninth Sunday in Trinity
September 7th, A Sermon for the Twelfth Sunday in Trinity
October 12th, A Sermon for the Seventeenth Sunday in Trinity
November 2nd, A Sermon for All Saints Sunday
November 2nd, A Sermon for All Souls Day
November 9th, A Sermon for Remembrance Sunday
November 23rd, A Sermon for Christ the King
December 21st, A Sermon for Advent IV by Professor Boyd
Christmas Day , A Sermon for Christmas by Professor Boyd
Christmas Day , A Sermon for Christmas by our Vicar
2013
Christmas Day Sermon 2012 on John 1:1-14
January 6th A Sermon given for Epiphany on Matthew 2:1-12
February 10th A Sermon given to Magdalene College on Isaiah 9:2,6-7
February 24th A Sermon on Luke 13:31-35
May 26th, Trinity Sunday
July 7th, A Sermon on Luke 10.1-11,16-20
August 11th, A Sermon on Hebrews 11.1-3, 8-16
September 8th, A Sermon preached at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Renovation of Crosby Ravensworth Church.
September 29th , A Sermon for Harvest at Shap
November 3rd , A Sermon for All Souls
November 10th, A Sermon for Remembrance Sunday
November 24th, A Sermon for Christ the King
December 22nd, A Sermon for Advent IV
 
2012
January 8th
A Sermon given by Professor Kenneth M Boyd (College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh)
at Crosby Ravensworth on Sunday, January 8th, 2012 on Epiphany 2012; Ephesians3, 1-12; Matthew2, 1-12
 
February 19th
A sermon for The Transfiguration given by our vicar.
February 26th, Lent 1
March 4th, Lent 2
March 25th, Passion Sunday
For the Holy Week 2012 talks, please click here and then follow the link for the particular service.
April 29th, Easter 4 on Acts 4:5-12
Sermon on The Communion on Easter 4 and Easter 5.
September 9th
A Sermon given by Professor Kenneth M Boyd (College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh) at Morland on Sunday, September 9th, 2012.
A Sermon on James given by the Vicar at Bolton (by Appleby).
September 30th, on James 5:13-20 given by the Vicar at Cliburn for the joint Eucharist.
October 14th, on Mark 10.17-31 & Hebrews 4.12-16 at Crosby Ravensworth for the joint Eucharist.
November 11th, Remembrance Day on Mark 1.14-20.
November 25th, Christ the King, John 18.33-37
December 9th, Advent 2, the Prophetic Voice and Women's Ministry

2011
January 23rd
Pre-Lent Sermon Series: The parables in Matthew's Gospel
Date Passage* Parable Venues†
23/01/2011
Epiphany 3
Matthew 13.31-32 Mustard Seed 11.00 Crosby Ravensworth (DGJ)
6.30 Morland (DGJ)
06/02/2011
Fifth Sunday before Lent
Matthew 5.13-20
(linked to reading)
Salt & light 9.15 Bolton (SJF)
11.00 Cliburn (SJF)

11.00 Morland (S. Clark)
6.30 Great Strickland (SJF)
13/02/2011
Fourth Sunday before Lent
Matthew 13.1-23
(linked to reading)
The sower 10.30 Crosby Ravensworth (SJF)
27/02/2011
Second Sunday before Lent
Matthew 13.24-43
(linked to reading)
The wheat & tares 9.00 Cliburn (SJF)
11.00 Crosby R. (SJF)
11.00 Morland (DGJ)
06/03/2011
Sunday next before Lent
Matthew 13.44-53
(linked to reading)
Parables of
the kingdom
9.15 Bolton (SJF)
11.00 Cliburn (S. Clark)
11.00 Morland (SJF)
6.30 Great Strickland (SJF)

*
NB References in italics indicate a change from the set lectionary readings.
Links to copies of the sermons given at the listed services will be available.

March 9th, Ash Wednesday
March 13th, Lent 1
Holy Week Thoughts and Addresses (this is a pdf and requires Adobe Reader)
Easter Day Sermon in Morland
September 11th, Thrimby
September 18th, Thrimby and Crosby Ravensworth
September 25th, Cliburn, Great Strickland and Morland
October 2nd, Bolton
Christmas Eve Sermon, 2011
 
2010
Trinity Sunday Sermons: Morning / Evening
June 13th
June 27th
December 5th
December 12th
Christmas Eve

July/August 2010 Newsletter Comments


Our Lay Reader's Sermons

A Sermon preached on Sunday, January 26th 2014 at Crosby Ravensworth and Morland
A Sermon preached on Sunday, September 14th 2014 at Great Strickland
A Sermon preached on Sunday, December 14th 2014 at Thrimby
A Sermon preached on Sunday, January 13th 2013 at Thrimby
A Sermon preached on Sunday, April 28th 2013 at Morland
A Sermon preached on Sunday, January 26th 2012 at Morland
A Sermon preached on Sunday, January 30th 2011 at Cliburn, Candlemas.
A Sermon preached on Passion Sunday, April 10th 2011 at Morland.
A Sermon for Sunday, July 4th 2010 at Cliburn about Back-to-Church Sunday
A Sermon for Sunday, September 26th 2010 at Crosby Ravensworth, Back-to-Church Sunday
A Sermon preached on Sunday, November 7th 2010, the occasion of the Centenary of the birth of Rev Canon Gervase Markham, founder of the Morland Choristers' Camps, on the occasion of a special Evensong to celebrate that Centenary, with a large congregation of past and present members of Camp, along with many parents, friends and supporters.

 

Bolton / / Cliburn / / Crosby Ravensworth

Great Strickland / / Morland / / Thrimby