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Sermon on John 1 by Tom Ravetz

The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, “Follow me.” Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida. Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also wrote—Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.” “Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?”

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Freedom and Love – a Homily by Peter van Breda

In our early childhood we are most happy when we are with our family, embedded in its warmth and security. Even in our childhood we have a growing urge to experience freedom, to escape the nest and start looking more independently at the world around us. Come adolescence we grab the first opportunity to spread our wings and by the time we are adults, one of our deepest drives is is to experience ourselves as free.…

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Sermon for Whitsun by Revd Peter Holman

Whitsunday 31 May 2020 John 14, v. 23-31
Dear Christian Community,
Imagine a large room with a round table in the middle. A white cloth covers the table
and on it stands a tall, white candle. Around the table people are gathered; they are
sitting in circles, several circles, one behind the other, fanning out. There are some
four or six aisles or walkways between the chairs, raying out from the centre of the

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Sermon for Whitsun by Revd Selina Horn

John 14: 23-31

The heavens and the earth are in a beautiful relationship with each other.
Celebrating Ascension was to renew our awareness of this relationship.
Christ weaves and lives in both realms.
The plants and trees are visible signs of the harmonious relationship of the earth and the sky.

Human beings are a visible sign of the relationship of heaven and earth.…

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