Online Services

Thanksgiving and Loss/Christ the King (Matthew 25.31-end)   If today’s service is packaged as one which is a gift to our community and to our cultural moment; tapping into the broad sense in which we have lost so much this year; but might also have......

Do I know you?  A question I ask myself as someone comes towards me in the street; since we all started wearing masks it can be tricky.   Added to which we are all trying to steer a course away from each other, and so, getting......

1 Thessalonians 4.13-18 & Matthew 25.1-13 Here we are, my brothers and sisters, in a second national lockdown.  We may feel glad about this step or resigned to it or disappointed or angry or all of the above and more.  I wonder whether, as the......

Memorial Service: 1 Nov 3.00pm at St John the Divine, High Path, SW19 2JY If you would like the name of a loved one remembered either write their name on the paper at one of the churches or email Alison (revalisonjudge@gmail.com). Space is limited but......

Sermon on Racial Justice Sunday: Luke 18 1-8 & Genesis 32.22-31 Today we mark Racial Justice Sunday which seem appropriate seeing that it falls within October which is celebrated as Black History Month. I will come back to this later, the two scripture readings we......

Sixteenth Sunday After Trinity.   ‘By whose authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority.’ Ask the chief priests and the elders as Jesus is teaching in the Synagogue.  Download the service sheet. Describe to me someone in authority, what do......

Fourteenth Sunday After Trinity. Sermon on forgiveness by by Nick Mayhew-Smith.  Download the service sheet. Found some chocolates that had been left for Alison. But I was hungry and I ate them all down quickly. We can move on to the service though because......

Homily Trinity 13: 6 September 2020 – Ezekiel 33.7-11 & Matthew 18.15-20: Today has been designated as Climate Sunday and it begins a short period which, in recent years, has been called Creationtide: it fits in with the usual time for Harvest Festivals and culminates......

Homily Trinity 11 – 23 August 2020: Romans 12.1-8 & Matthew 16.13-20 ‘I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.’  Download......

Ninth Sunday After Trinity   The two readings morning challenged me to evaluate my personality on the risk-taking spectrum where I consider myself to be. I am not interested in parachuting out of plane or going to the racing track because am terrified of the......

The Archdeacons  of the Diocese of Southwark have been putting together a series of Sermons and Services which we hope will be useful over the next six weeks – especially if you’re going to be taking a period of well deserved leave over the summer.......

Sixth Sunday After Trinity Download the service sheet [ PDF ]. Hellfire, brimstone and the eternal flames of damnation lie in wait. I’m joking of course. It’s probably not the first time however in the past 150 years when the pulpit of this church has been......

Petertide, in the contemporary Church, is the preferred time for ordinations.  The small-print of my diary is littered with my own and friends’ anniversaries of ordination during these days; in fact, today is my twelfth anniversary of ordination as a deacon and eleventh anniversary as......

Thy Kingdom Come – Christian week of prayer from Ascension to eve of Pentecost – By Rev’d Belemo Alagoa.  Download the service sheet [ PDF ]. Download the collect and reading for this sunday [ PDF ]. A couple of days ago the church ......

Today we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord into heaven, and the end of his earthly ministry. In some ways it is an end point in the Christian story, Jesus vanishing, closure on that chapter of our evolution, closure on an earthly life, closure on......

Sunday Service – Fifth Sunday of Easter -Stewardship Sunday – By Rev’d Mark Eminson.    Download the Collect and the Reading for this Sunday.   Introduction – Holy Trinity Vicarage drive Alleluia.  Christ is risen. He is risen indeed.  Alleluia.   We thank God......