Easter Day sermon

But…..not what you might expect!  Sermon given at St. Andrew’s Ealing by Revd Maggie Hindley, Easter Day, Sunday 17th April 2022  I was taught, many years ago, in relation to emotional literacy – I can’t remember what the context was – to be very careful in the use of the word but. But trumps whatever […]

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Easter Day service

An audio service recorded by Revd Dr Elizabeth Welch and members of the St. Andrew’s Ealing congregation for Easter Day. The Rev’d Dr Elizabeth Welch Opening Music:       St Andrews music group sing Alleluia Introduction Happy Easter! May this day be filled with Alleluias in the presence of the Risen Christ! I’m Elizabeth Welch, a URC minister […]

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Back to reality

We were delighted to welcome the new Thames North Synod Moderator, Revd George Watt, to St Andrew’s on 27th February.   Here is his sermon. Exodus 34.29-35 NRSVA Luke 9.28- 37-43 NRSVAA  Back to reality Both our readings today are extraordinary, out of this world. And there may be times (and now may be such a […]

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Forgiveness and justice

Sermon given by Revd Sue McCoan 20th Feb 2022 at St. Andrew’s Ealing  Genesis 45:3-11, 15 Luke 6:27-38 Jesus tells us to love our enemies; not to judge, but to forgive. We all know this is easier said than done; but forgiveness is difficult in two ways. It is difficult to do, personally, because it […]

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Hearing the call

Sermon given at St. Andrew’s URC Ealing, 6 Feb 2022, by Revd Sue McCoan Isaiah 6:1-8 Luke 5:1-11 The account of Jesus calling his first disciples is in all 4 gospels, so it’s clearly important – and there are 3 different versions of what took place. Matthew and Mark give us the edited highlights – […]

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When the wine runs out

Sermon given by Revd Sue McCoan 16th Jan 2022 at St. Andrew’s Ealing  John 2:1-11 The wine has run out. It is hard to overstate the disaster this would be for the host of a feast, at the time of Jesus. This was a culture with hospitality as a core value. You were expected to […]

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