‘Peace, peace’ when there is no peace

This is the sermon I delivered today (13th December, 2020), on the third Sunday in Advent, at Putney Methodist Church. The texts I chose were Mark 1:1-8 and Jeremiah 6:13-15. Introduction Our Advent worship this year follows a Circuit-wide theme, which in turn is inspired by the national Methodist Church’s Christmas campaign: ‘God is with … Continue reading ‘Peace, peace’ when there is no peace

We need a little Christmas now!

This is the sermon I preached today (29 November, 2020) for Advent Sunday at Putney Methodist Church. The texts I chose were Matthew 1:18-25 and Romans 8:18-25. Introduction Our Advent worship this year follows a Circuit-wide theme, which in turn is inspired by the national Methodist Church’s Christmas campaign: ‘God is with us’. At a … Continue reading We need a little Christmas now!

‘I am with you always’: 150 years of Putney Methodist Church

This is the sermon I preached today (15th November, 2020) at Putney Methodist Church on the occasion of their 150th anniversary. Introduction Under normal circumstances, today would have been the Sunday on which we celebrated Putney Methodist Church’s 150th anniversary. We were hoping to hold a special Circuit celebration service, with an invited preacher and … Continue reading ‘I am with you always’: 150 years of Putney Methodist Church