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The Epiphany of the Lord (Transferred); January 5, 2020

Near the end of World War II, William Temple, then Archbishop of Canterbury, was conducting a mission to the University of Oxford, then a leading centre of nuclear research. One morning, in a Bible study, he threw out the question, “Do you think God knows anything about nuclear fission?” There was dead silence. Afterwards, talking […]

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The 1st Sunday of Advent: Matthew 24:36-44

Pretend for just a few minutes that you are an alien; you have absolutely no knowledge of this culture, but you do understand English. You have been observing closely what is happening in this community. Over the last six weeks or so you have noticed preparations for a major event. It started in stores and […]

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The 22th Sunday after Pentecost; Remembrance Sunday

Many churches keep this Sunday before November 11 as Remembrance Sunday. Here, our formal Remembrance Day observances will happen downstairs after this service, as a video presentation based on the structure of a cenotaph observance. Please come to that, if you can; it will be very much a remembrance of those who gave their lives […]

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The 17th Sunday after Pentecost; The Propers of the Day

In the 2nd half of the 19th century Horatio Alger wrote over one hundred books for boys. Extremely popular in their days, they survived well into the 20th century. Some of you may have read some of them; you really only needed to read one; Alger was a formula writer, and virtually all his books […]

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The 13th Sunday After Pentecost; Luke 14:25-33

Labour Day was last Sunday, schools restarted on Tuesday, the universities and colleges have moved in their 1st year students, lectures will start tomorrow. Despite the astronomical calendar, Summer is officially over. But I want to hang onto relaxation and lazy summer days; reading in the garden, walking around in shorts, deck shoes, and a […]

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