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Whitsun homily by Revd Peter van Breda

When we observe the seven candles burning at the altar we are reminded of the twelve tongues of fire that appeared and rested on the heads of the disciples and women on this day 2,000years ago. The inner nature and gesture of the ever-upward striving flame is the same for each candle. Each candle though […]

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Sermon for Ascension by Aaron Mirkin

‘He lives in earthly being, transfiguring earthly with heavenly being.’ Dear Community of Christians, Dear lovers of life, and wrestlers with Earth existence, We know we cannot go back to Paradise, to our original unity with the Heavens. We would deny the freedom and consciousness that we have won along the rocky road of so […]

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Sermon on John 14 by Revd Bill Boyd

Gospel Reading: John 14 Dear Christian Community, Words, phrases, sentences either stay with us or are soon forgotten, no matter what their nature. Some we retain, others we let go. Words spoken in anger or contempt may strike root and we discover that the speaker feels shame when reminded of them. Such words are like […]

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The Red and the Green – Luke Barr

At Easter, the altar frontal is red. The chasuble, which the priest wears is red and green. You will recall that the chasuble has something like a figure 8 on the front, and an elongated U-shape on the back. The chasuble is predominately red; the edges and the shapes are green. At this time of […]

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