Sermons by Rev Richard England

Devoted – Character

Reading Ephesians ch 4 v 1 – 6 This concluding week of our Devoted series, was the first week that our churches were closed due the Covid-19 pandemic. The sermon was part of a Church at Home service streamed from the vicarage. Unfortunately the internet connection was a bit intermittent are the quality is not…

Devoted: as a Household

This was the first week Holy Rood met as an online community because of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The audio is just the sermon and reading, the video is the whole service. Reading: Colossians 3v12 – 4v1 Small group questions: What struck you about what you heard? Was there anything you didn’t  understand or agree with?…

Devoted : Suffering

Reading Isaiah ch 53 v 1-6 With the Coronavirus (Covid19) pandemic having more effect on the world, Richard changed the subject of this weeks talk from Generosity to Suffering. The spoken part of the service was Facebook Live Streamed for those staying at home, this video is also available this week. Questions for group study:…

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Samuel & Saul

Reading: 1 Samuel 16 v 1. Richard’s PowerPoint is available as the PDF file. Richard looks at the issues we face when someone lets you down. We heard this definition of grace God’s Radical Acceptance Changes Everything Richard England during sermon Questions for group study What struck you about what you heard? Was there anything…

2020 Vision: How do I Respond?

Home Group Questions 2020 Vision 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 1. What struck you about what you heard? Was there anything you didn’t understand or agree with? 2. If “life is a trust exercise” in what moments have you learned to trust God? Are you currently in a moment like that now? 3. 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 contains…

Vision Sunday: Year of Invitation

Home Group Questions 2020 Vision: ‘Year of Invitation’ John 1:43-51 1. What struck you about what you heard? Was there anything you didn’t understand or agree with? 2. What events in the ‘Year of Invitation’ particularly interest you? Who could you invite to the various events? How could you get involved? 3. Which of the…

Isaiah Predicted Peace on Earth

Reading: Isaiah 9:1 – 7 This mornings talk was part of an All Age, with baptism, service and our young people were still with us. Questions for discussion: What struck you about what you heard? Was there anything you didn’t understand or agree with? ‘Humanity has a tendency to multiply conflict.’ Do you think this…