Sermon Library

Here we present a collection of sermons and reflections from the various speakers and Ministers we are blessed with, as they call on us from around the Circuit, bringing God’s word to enthuse and inspire us. Play straight from this page, or click the 3 dots to download and listen to later!

2023 06 18 Rev. Jan Tate. During this month we have been encouraged to study the book of Revelation. Jan gives us an excellent sermon, explaining the significance of all the numbers encountered in the book, and why Revelations is still relevant today!
2023 05 28 The Lay-led service for May sees Tony Knight give his reflection on the last in the series looking at questions that Jesus asked: “Have you believed because you have seen me?” (doubting Thomas)
2023 05 21 Ian Withers on Aldersgate Sunday: “Be right, be ready”
2023 05 14 Rev. Ian Souter’s Sunday Service with Holy Communion
2023 04 23 The Lay-led service for April sees Teresa Merriman give us her reflection on Jesus’ question “What is your name?” (the man filled with demons)
2023 04 09 Easter Sunday Service with Holy Communion, led by our own Minister, Rev. Dr. Simon Topping.
2023 03 26 The lay-led service for March sees Bronwyn Phillips give us her reflection on Jesus’ question: “Are you asleep?” (in the garden of Gethsemane)
2023 03 19 Steve Beck, on Mothering Sunday, reflects on God as Mother.
2023 03 12 Our own Minister Rev. Dr. Simon Topping leads us in a service of Holy Communion. In his sermon on the woman at the well, Simon explores the topic of “Need” – Our need for God, and His need for us!
2023 02 26 Helen Cain’s Lay-led reflection on Jesus’ question: “But who do you say I am?”
2023 02 19 Our own Minister Rev. Dr. Simon Topping leads us in a service of Holy Communion. His fascinating sermon, in the context of the Transfiguration, considers the different ways that we might encounter God’s presence.
2023 02 12 Pat Heynes leads us in a service themed: “It’s me standing in need of prayer”
2023 01 22 Tony Knight’s Lay-led reflection commencing a series on “Questions Jesus asked”: Today it’s “What do you want me to do for you?” (blind Bartimaus)
2023 01 15 Rev. Jan Tate leads us in our annual Covenant Service with Holy Communion.
2022 12 04 Helen Cain’s Lay-led reflection on the theme of “Hunger”
2022 11 20 Rev. John Hayes. A reflection on “Perspective”, with Holy Communion and a special presentation at the end to Michael Rumsey, on entering his 60th year of playing the organ in Box.
2022 10 23 Our lay-led service, with Helen Cain giving her reflection on “Being Called”
2022 10 16 Margaret West. Jesus was there for there for us then, and still is now. Are we there for Him though?
2022 05 22 Our Lay-Led service, with Helen Cain giving her reflection in the second in our series based on the elements of creation. Helen’s topic is “Water”
2022 05 15 Mark Robinson. Jesus’ commandment to “Love one another”
2022 05 08 Rev. Dr. Simon Topping. Communion Service for 4th Sunday in Easter

2022 04 24 Our Lay-Led service, with Teresa Merriman giving her reflection in the first of a new four-part series based on the elements of creation. Teresa’s topic is “Fire”
2022 03 27 Our Lay-Led service, with Margaret Hatherell giving her reflection on her time spent at the Lee Abbey Christian retreat
2022 03 20 Cathy Edge “Caring for God’s Creation”
2022 02 27 Our Lay-Led service with Tony Knight’s reflection on The Sword of the Spirit and a summation of each piece of The Armour of God (apologies for variable sound quality; I had to use my iPhone backup recording!)
2022 01 23 Our Lay-Led service with a reflection on The Helmet of Salvation by Diane Evans
2022 01 09 Our Annual Covenant Service, with Communion, by Rev. Dr. Simon Topping

2021 12 19 Our Local arrangement Carol Service, prepared by Senior steward Michael Rumsey. Apologies for poor audio quality at the beginning! (skip to 2’40” to avoid)

2021 12 12 Rev. Dr. Simon Topping 3rd Sunday in Advent with Communion
2021 11 28 Lay led service with reflection by Bronwyn Oborne on The Shield of Faith
2020 03 08 Rev. Elizabeth Kirova – What a Saviour we have!
2020 03 01 Rev. Josette Crane – The Beauty of Creation
2020 02 18 Mark Robinson – Power in Presence
2020 01 26 Pat Heynes – What is Church?
2020 01 07 Rev. Dr. Edmund Marshall – The Star of Christmas
2019 12 09 Rev. Elizabeth Kirova – Where are YOUR roots?
2019 12 09 Mike Honey – Zaccheus and Jesus
2019 12 09 Kathy Dymond – Advent Hopes
2019 10 27 Michael Lowe – Faith in a Great God
2019 10 17 Rev. Ian Souter – Are we on the way?
2019 10 07 Rev. Josette Crane – God’s abundant love
2019 10 05 Rev. Ray Lansley – Why must we suffer?
2019 06 16 Rev. Elizabeth Kirova – Trinity Sunday Service
2017 05 29 Michael Jakins – Going Up, is that all?
2017 05 23 Rev. Philip Turner – He will give you another Advocate
2017 05 19 Sarah Knebel – Building bridges, removing barriers
2017 05 19 Rev. Elizabeth Kirova – Jesus the good shepherd
2017 05 03 Ian Withers and Mark Robinson – Staying transformed
2017 05 02 Rita Biddulph – The trees shall clap their hands
(Rita’s last sermon before her death, and her tribute to our great friend Pam Bradley)
2017 05 02 Rev. Jan Tate – The many names of God
2017 03 12 Greville Mills – The wilderness trials
2017 03 05 Rev. Elizabeth Kirova – The travelling people
2017 02 27 Paul Trembling – A way out
2017 02 24 Rev. Michael White – Being what God wants us to be
2017 02 03 Nick Tthompson – 2017: The year of the Lord’s favour
2017 01 25 Rev. Elizabeth Kirova – Covenant service
2017 01 16 Rita Biddulph – The man who came by night
2017 01 10 Steve Beck – Guided by God