Words for a New Year: time to shine

Sermon given at St. Andrew’s Ealing 5th January 2012, Revd Sue McCoan Isaiah 60: 1-6 Matthew 2:1-12 Well, here we are. 5th January 2020. The start of a new year; the start of a new decade. I wonder how you are feeling about it. Maybe you made a list of goals to achieve, of resolutions […]

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A time to shine

Sermon given at St. Andrew’s Ealing 5th January 2012, Revd Sue McCoan Isaiah 60: 1-6 Matthew 2:1-12 Well, here we are. 5th January 2020. The start of a new year; the start of a new decade. I wonder how you are feeling about it. Maybe you made a list of goals to achieve, of resolutions […]

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5 January

Bible readings: Isaiah 60: 1-6; Matthew 2:1-12    Prayer for the week Holy Jesus, Before your infant form Sages bowed the knee And acknowledge your lordship Over all power and wisdom. Grant us also clear vision and courage, In the light of your light, That we may devote our power and potential To your service. Amen (Church […]

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29 December

READING:​ Matthew 2. 13-23   PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: (Roots for Churches) Lord thank you for all the ways you speak to us by your Holy Spirit: through the bible (open hands like book) through your creation (draw a ‘globe’ in the air) in a whisper (cups hands round mouth as if whispering) in a […]

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A dangerous message

Sermon given at St. Andrew’s Ealing Sunday 15th December 2019 by the Revd Sue McCoan  Isaiah 35:1-10 Matthew 11:2-11   So here is John the Baptist, in prison. John, the free spirit from the great outdoors, John, at home in the desert and the wide open spaces, John the preacher who could hold the attention […]

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15 December 3rd Advent

Bible readings: Isaiah 35:1-10; Matthew 11:2-11 Prayer for the week Loving God, Father, Son and Spirit, Open our eyes to your abundant blessings, Your glorious holiness, Your unending mercy and faithfulness. Open our eyes to your mighty and humbling power, For which nothing is impossible. Amen From Prayer Handbook 2019      

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Christmas Worship at St. Andrew’s

Sunday 15 December 10.30 am    Morning Worship led by Revd Sue McCoan 6.30pm       Carols and Candles led by Revd Sue McCoan followed by Mulled Wine and Mince Pies   Sunday 22 December 10.30am     Morning Worship led by Mrs Anne Byfield followed by ‘Christmas Nibbles’ 3.00pm   Worship in the Ghanaian Tradition   Tuesday 24 December      4.00pm       […]

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8 December – 2nd Advent

READINGS  Isaiah 11.1-10; Romans 15.4-13; Matthew 3.1-12 PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Lord, we choose to come to you today asking for a deeper understanding of your ways, an appreciation of your grace, and a desire to seek your face. Bear fruit in our lives, we pray. Amen. © ROOTS for Churches Ltd

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1 December – Advent Sunday

READING               Isaiah 2: 1-5; Romans 13: 11-14; Matthew 24: 36, 42-44 PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: God, you are coming into the world, coming to meet our darkness with your light, coming to make truth clear, coming with warmth and hope. We rise to meet you; we are ready to let that light shine on […]

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