Palm Sunday reflection

Sunday 5th April – Palm Sunday  Reflection given by Revd Sue McCoan to the joint online congregations of St. Andrew’s Ealing, Wembley Park and Holy Trinity Perivale The Old City of Jerusalem is an intense and bustling place, at least in normal times. Narrow, often steep streets, little alleyways, shops and cafes teeming with life […]

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Lazarus: resurrection and life

Reflection – Sunday 29th March How quickly life has changed! The Sunday before last, we met for worship as normal, apart from some extra hand hygiene. A week later, all churches were closed and all meetings cancelled. This week, the last clients left the Church Centre and Maureen, who put so much into building the […]

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The good shepherd

Reflection for Sunday 22nd March by Rev Sue McCoan  1 Samuel 16:1-13 Psalm 23   The link between these two readings is David. David the shepherd boy, minding his dad’s sheep; David the musician and songwriter; David who went on to become the celebrated king of Israel. The story of David being chosen as king […]

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Being honest before God

Sermon given at St. Andrew’s Ealing 1st March 2020 by Revd Sue McCoan  Isaiah 43:1-4 Matt 4:1-11 On Friday I went to the new David Hockney exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. I highly recommend it. It is, as you might expect, a series of portraits, but they are not society portraits of famous sitters. […]

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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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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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