Hearing God’s call

Sunday 17th Jan 21 by Revd Sue McCoan   Bible reading: 1 Sam 3:1-10 The boy Samuel was dedicated to God before he was even born. You remember his mother Hannah, praying so fervently for a child that the old priest Eli thought she was drunk, promising that if she had a boy, she would […]

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Comfort my people

Sermon : Comfort my people, given by Revd Sue McCoan at St. Andrew’s Ealing, 6th December  Isaiah 40:1-11 Mark 1:1-8 A week or two ago, we were out walking the dog when we saw one of these lying on top of a gate. I don’t actually know what these are called, so it’s good we […]

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System Restore

Reflection given by Revd Maggie Hindley Sunday 29th November 2020 A friend far away who is coming, traumatically, out of a traumatically abusive marriage, messaged me this week: One day, if I get there, I might be able to go right back to the beginning! That’s what’s needed to understand where I am today. Even […]

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Reflection: Using our gifts

Given to St. Andrew’s Ealing and Wembley Park URC by Revd Sue McCoan, Sunday 15th November 2020 Bible readings: Matt 25:14-30, Judges 4:1-7 The parable of the talents is a familiar story to many of us. The two servants who make the most of their talents are rewarded; the one who hides his talent is […]

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Remembrance

Sermon given by Revd. Sue McCoan on Remembrance Sunday 2020 Bible reading: Psalm 46 I trained for ministry at Westminster College, Cambridge. One morning, I was cycling back from a lecture at Ridley Hall into the centre of Cambridge, one of a stream of bicycles, when all of a sudden the bike in front of […]

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1st November

Sermon Bible reading:  Matt 23:1-12 A certain town had a taxi-driver, who was regarded by all as a menace on the road. He drove too fast, and without any care – but since his was the only taxi, everybody used his car. One day, though, his luck ran out. Driving home from his last passenger, […]

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Toddler group

St Andrew’s Toddler Group The Toddler group will reopen the week starting on Monday 19th April 2021 and will run on Mondays and Wednesdays only, 9.30-11am, for the rest of the year. The last day for the Summer Term is Wednesday 21st July 2021. Our priority is to keep everyone safe from Covid-19, so we […]

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Reflections 23rd August

St Andrews Ealing Sunday 23rd August 2020 Preacher: Revd Dr Elizabeth Welch Readings: Isaiah 51.1-6 Psalm 138 Romans 12.1-8 Matthew 16.13-20   Introduction: The names we give to Jesus In the Gospel for today, we read firstly of Jesus asking a question of his disciples as to the views of the crowds around him: ‘who […]

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Centre re-opening

St. Andrew’s Church Centre has re-opened on a limited basis from the beginning of August and is fully re-open from September 2020. There are changes to the way the Centre operates. A Covid-19 risk assessment has been carried out and precautionary measures against Covid-19 have been put in place. Visitors are requested to wear a […]

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Reflection 16th August

Changing hearts – Matthew 15: 10-28 Reflection by Revd Maggie Hindley I reckon the first part of today’s gospel to be one of Jesus’ hard teachings. Watch what’s in your heart, he warns. I’m with Peter. Surely good people are indeed good people! Why go around digging into their motivations? What hope is there for […]

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