In times of crisis and difficulty, it is not enough to numb ourselves. The pain around us overwhelms our defences. Something much deeper is needed.

The Good Shepherd

The Venerable Judy French, Archdeacon of Dorchester, gave the following sermon during our Church at Home online service on Sunday 26 April: A Reflection for Easter 4 Acts 2:42-end; Psalm 23; John 10:1-10 Today is unofficially known as…

You are my Son

The second episode in a new series of reflective podcasts by the Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft. The series aims to resource the Church during the period of lockdown due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Episode 2 - exploring Psalm 2 : You are my Son

Celebrating despite uncertainty

Bishop Colin gave the following sermon during the Church at Home online service on Sunday 26 April Whilst there are a lot of negatives about the current lockdown, and I wouldn’t want for a moment to minimise the difficulties, whether…
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Like a tree planted by streams of water – reflections for a church in lockdown

The first episode in a new series of reflective podcasts by Bishop Steven. The series aims to resource the Church during the period of lockdown due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Episode 1 - an exploration of Psalm 1: Like a tree planted.
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Repetition of the newness

Bishop Olivia gave the following sermon during a Church at Home online service. The Sunday after Easter is known as Low Sunday. In early Christian times it marked the end of the ceremonies surrounding the Easter baptisms, and also the…

Be bold, be strong

I love the Easter stories in the gospels. The ending is the best part of the book. I love the gentleness of Jesus in John as Mary meets him in the garden, as he breathes his Spirit into his disciples to strengthen them, as he restores Peter…
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On leadership

Bishop Colin gave the following sermon during a Church at Home live stream earlier this week. Leadership and its different styles have been very much in the media over the past few weeks. The question, ‘Who is in charge?’ when…
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Come and See (Episode 1) – The Cup

In episode 1 We begin with the betrayal and arrest of Jesus.

Come and See (Episode 2) – The Courtyard

The story of Jesus passion takes place in the darkness and the cold of the night.