Sermon—Easter Day (The Revd Anne Haselhurst)

“Lead me from death to life, from falsehood to truth; Lead me from despair to hope, from fear to trust; Lead me from hate to love, from war to peace; Let peace fill our heart, our world, our universe.” That prayer, which you may have heard before, was written by...

Sermon—Sunday before Lent (The Revd Anne Haselhurst)

It’s confession time again. I am rather addicted to the quiz show ‘Pointless’. My husband would probably say that I am completely addicted to it! If you ever watch it yourself, you’ll know that when the final couple reach the last round,...

Sermon—Fourth Sunday of Advent (The Revd Anne Haselhurst)

I am told that whenever the Gaelic poet Sorley Maclean met a new person, his first question was not, “What do you do? or “Where do you live? but “Who are your people?”  In the tight-knit community of the Western Isles, that might not be too...

Sermon—Seventh Sunday of Easter (The Revd Anne Haselhurst)

Today is one of those days in the Church’s year when the dominant theme of the day has to push out another possibility, for it is, on the one hand, the Seventh Sunday of Easter, and on the other, the day on which Mother Julian of Norwich might otherwise be...