Sermons

Setting our bearings

Preached by Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington at the Welcome Service to the new staff and students of Ripon College Cuddesdon on Sunday 24th September at All Saints’, Cuddesdon. Readings: Philippians 1:21-30, Matthew 20: 1-16. ‘“Bilbo used often to say that…

Oh Ye of Little Faith!

Sermon preached by Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington at St Mary’s Garsington and St Giles’ Horspath on Sunday 13th August 2017 Reading: Matthew 14:22-33 Words I often find myself saying to our dog, Flossie. As many of you know she was…

Lammas Fruitfulness

Preached by Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington at the Benefice Celebration Service for Lammastide at All Saints’ Cuddesdon on 6th August 2017. Readings: Leviticus 23:9-14, 1 Corinthians 15: 12-20, Matthew 15: 32-end. If you walk the footpaths of the benefice at…

The Kingdom of God

Sermon preached by Rev’d Dr Jonathan Arnold at St Mary’s, Garsington and across the Benefice on 30th July 2017. Readings: Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43. Here’s a true story of a Roman Catholic woman who married an Anglican man. When they were…

Called into Relationship

Sermon preached by Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington at All Saints’, Cuddesdon on Trinity Sunday, 11th June 2017. Readings: Isaiah 40:12-17, 27-31 and Matthew 28:16-20. The fifth book in the Harry Potter series, the Order of the Phoenix, ends with an…

Song of the Saints

Sermon preached by Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington in the Edward King Chapel, Ripon College Cuddesdon on 22nd January 2017, Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. …