Site search

Last updated 17th May 2019

Weekly Sermon

On this page you will find our weekly column written by a huge range of contributors, including the Bishops and Archdeacons, plus clergy and laity from across the Diocese.

All columns will come from a regular contributor who writes around three times a year. 

These columns can also be reproduced in local parish magazines. Spread the word!

Date (Friday) Title Name
17 May 2019

Jesus knows us better than we know ourselves

Rev Canon Andrew Raynes
3 May 2019 Breakfast on the Beach Archdeacon Mark Ireland
26 April 2019 An Easter Reflection Geoff Hutchinson
19 April 2019 What is good about 'Good Friday' Gloria Birdsall
12 April 2019 Talk to young people about the glorious message of Easter Sam Johnson - DBE
4 April 2019 Passive acceptance of Poverty is never an option Bishop Philip North
29 March 2019 Saying Farewell after a job well done Ed Saville
8 March 2019

Importance of relationships - with friends, family ... and Jesus

Ronnie Semley
1 March 2019 God calls us to be ourselves Rev Calum Crombie
22 February 2019 Blessed are you who are poor Rev Mark Jones
8 February 2019 An Infectious Love for Jesus Rev Toby Webber
1 February 2019 Give us this day our daily bread Gillian Beeley
25 January 2019

Surprises in Prayer

Surprises in Prayer (extended version of article)

Rev Ian Enticott
18 January 2019 White Water Giving Archdeacon Mark Ireland
11 January 2019 A Privilege to Serve Dave Champness
4 January 2019 Tough Calls The Dean, Peter Howell-Jones
21 December Bishops' Christmas Messages

Bishop Julian

Bishop Philip

Bishop Jill

14 December A Time for Jesus to be Celebrated Geoff Hutchinson
7 December Hope in Jesus this Advent Gloria Birdsall
30 November The Storm before the calm at Schools across Diocese Stephen Whittaker
23 November Seeing Angels everywhere ... even in puddles! Archdeacon Michael Everitt
16 November They shall not grow old Rev John Chitham
9 November Lest We Forget - We've Forgot Rev Canon Ed Saville
2 November Poignant memories during a visit to York Archdeacon Michael Everitt