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Naming of Christ

When working as a college Chaplain in Cambridge, the first official event of the new academic year for the incoming students was the Chaplain’s tea party. Around 3 o’clock on Sunday afternoon, the Old Library would start to fill with … Continue reading

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Covenants of Love: Glory

‘There’s glory for you!’, said Humpty Dumpty.  ‘I don’t know what you mean by “glory”,’ Alice said.  Humpty Dumpty smiled contemptuously. ‘Of course you don’t – till I tell you. I meant “there’s a nice knock-down argument for you!”’  ‘But … Continue reading

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Covenants of Love: Marriage & Civil Partnerships

“To have and to hold, from this day forward; for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer; in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part.” These are extraordinary vows to make.  How can … Continue reading

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Covenants of Love: Collegial Love

Hands up if you love Rupert Murdoch. As I suspected, there are not many positive responses to that request. It’s hardly surprising considering the despicable deeds of some within his corporate empire to come to light over the past few … Continue reading

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Covenants of Love: Friendship

“In human affairs nothing more sacred is striven for, nothing more useful is sought after, nothing more difficult is discovered, nothing more sweet experienced and nothing more profitable possessed, for friendship bears fruit in this life and in the next.” … Continue reading

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Covenants of Love: Familial Love

This morning marks the beginning of our sermon series on “Covenants of Love”.  Over the next four weeks we’re going to be looking at different types of relationships and, through them, exploring different aspects of love. The English language limits … Continue reading

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