Sermons

Cairns in the Fog

Sermon preached by Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington at All Saints’, Cuddesdon on All Saints’ Sunday 2017. Readings: 1 John 3: 1-3, Matthew 5: 1-12.   The gentle season of ‘mists and mellow fruitfulness’ has this week taken a colder turn…

Living by the Golden Rule

Sermon preached by Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington at St Mary’s Garsington and St Giles’ Horspath on Sunday 29th October 2017. Readings: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 and Matthew 22: 34-46. One of the things I used to love doing as a child…

Embodied Angels

Sermon preached by Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington in the Chapel of Magdalen College, Oxford on Sunday 29th October. Readings: Ecclesiastes chapter 11 and 2 Timothy 2:1-7. One of the many things which I love about this Chapel of Magdalen is…

The Coinage of Christ

Sermon preached by Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington at All Saints’ Cuddesdon on Sunday 22nd October 2017. Reading: Matthew 22: 15-22. Museums are wonderful places.  You never know what you might come across.  This summer after a hot morning lying on…

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…