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St. John’s has a strong commitment to preaching. Below are sound recordings of sermons delivered during our worship.

Recent Sermons 

Third Sunday of Easter: a reflection on the Psalms Sermon 18 April 2021 Keiron Jones

Second Sunday of Easter: Faithful, Insightful Thomas Sermon 11 April 2021 Peter French

Easter Sunday: All our lives rest in the hands of God Sermon 4 April 2021 Peter French

Good Friday: Hands that comforted are hands that are nailed Sermon 2 April 2021 Peter French

Maundy Thursday: God washes feet Sermon 1 April 2021 Keiron Jones

Palm Sunday: Parades and choices Sermon 28 March 2021 Keiron Jones

Fifth Sunday in Lent: The hour has come Sermon 21 March 2021 Keiron Jones

Fourth Sunday in Lent: Snakes and crosses Sermon 14 March 2021 The Revd Dr. Robyn Whitaker

Third Sunday in Lent: Disrupting the flow of business Sermon 7 March 2021 Keiron Jones

Second Sunday in Lent: The call of God in our lives Sermon 28 February 2021 Peter French

First Sunday in Lent: Pray, Fast, Give Sermon 21 February 2021 Keiron Jones

Last Sunday of Epiphany – Transfiguration: The Whole of Christ Sermon 14 February 2021 Peter French

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany: Subversive healing Sermon 7 February 2021 Keiron Jones

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany: Confronting evil Sermon 31 January 2021 Peter French

Third Sunday after Epiphany: Being held Sermon 24 January 2021 Keiron Jones

Second Sunday after Epiphany: ‘Come and see!’ Sermon 17 January 2021 Keiron Jones

Baptism of our Lord: Good and Beloved Sermon 10 January 2021 Peter French

Feast of the Epiphany: Magi, Christ child, gifts Sermon 3 January 2021 Keiron Jones

First Sunday after Christmas: Saying ‘Yes’ to God Sermon 27 December 2020 Peter French

Christmas Day: God is always with us Sermon 25 December 2020 Peter French

Fourth Sunday in Advent: Mary – strong and faithful Sermon 20 December 2020 Keiron Jones

Third Sunday in Advent: Pointing to Jesus: Sermon 13 December 2020 Peter French

Second Sunday in Advent: Putting things straight Sermon 6 December 2020 Keiron Jones

First Sunday in Advent: Hope and new beginnings Sermon 29 November 2020 Peter French

Ordination service for The Revd Keiron Jones to the holy order of priest Sermon 28 November 2020 Peter French

The Feast of Christ the King: a King for all people and all time: Sermon 22 November 2020 Keiron Jones

Service for the Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost: Gathered Together again! Sermon 15 November 2020 Keiron Jones

Service for the Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost: Be Prepared! Sermon 8 November 2020 Peter French

Service for All Saints’ Day: Sermon 1 November 2020 The Rt. Revd. Genieve Blackwell, Asst Bishop, Marmingatha Episcopate

Service for the Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost: Love God and Love Neighbour: Sermon 25 October 2020 Peter French

Service for the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost: Give to God what is God’s: Sermon 18 October 2020 Keiron Jones

Service for the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Banquets, feasts, parties. Sermon 11 October 2020 Peter French

Service for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost: All creatures great and small: Sermon 4 October 2020 Keiron Jones

Service for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost: Is God with us? Sermon 27 September 2020 Peter French

Service for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost: A generous landowner: Sermon 20 September 2020 Keiron Jones

Service for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Perfect Forgiveness Sermon 13 September 2020 Peter French

Service for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost Sermon 6 September 2020 Keiron Jones

Service for the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Christian living 30 August 2020 Peter French

Full service for 12th Sunday after Pentecost: Who do you say that I am? 23 August 2020 Keiron Jones

Full Service of 11th Sunday of Pentecost Sermon 16 August 2020 Peter French

It doesn’t matter if you’re in or out of the boat Sermon 9 August 2020 Keiron Jones

Two starkly different meals Sermon 2 August 2020 Peter French

KARG ELERT O GOTT DU FROMMER GOTT Music recording for Pentecost IX Christopher Cook

A reflection on Mary Magdalene whose feast day is 22 July 26 July 2020 Keiron Jones

God is as close as a hand in front of your face Sermon 19 July 2020 Peter French

Comfort in Jesus during difficult times Sermon 12 July 2020 Keiron Jones

Come to me and I will give you rest Sermon 5 July 2020 Peter French

Here I am: trusting God in challenging circumstances Sermon 28 June 2020 Keiron Jones

How do we confront sin in our world?  Sermon 21 June 2020 Jack Lindsay

Jesus’ compassion: active love Sermon 14 June 2020 Keiron Jones

Trinity Sunday: 1+1+1=1 Sermon 7 June 2020 Peter French

Pentecost Sunday Sermon 31 May 2020 Keiron Jones

Looking beneath the surface of things Sermon 24 May 2020 Peter French

In times of crisis, where is our comfort? Sermon 17 May 2020 Keiron Jones

Where are you heading and what’s your roadmap?  Sermon 10 May 2020 Peter French

Guest Preachers for 2019

Sunday 17 March, 8am & 10am, Debra Saffrey-Collins, General Manager, Chaplaincy and Diocesan Partnerships for The Brotherhood of St. Laurence [Click Here]

Sunday 26 May, 8am & 10am, The Revd Dr Robert (Bob) Derrenbacker, Dean of Trinity College Theological School

Sunday 21 July, 8am & 10am, The Revd Dr J.T. Hollis (Fr Turi), Vicar of Christ Church St. Kilda, representing “The Little St. Kilda Mission” & Community Centre [Click Here to Listen]

Sunday 8 September, 8am & 10am, The Revd Rob Ferguson, Senior Chaplain Anglicare Criminal Justice Ministry

Sunday 20 October, 8am & 10am, Bron Davis-Jones, Volunteer Manager for The Richmond Churches Food Centre [to listen, click -> Feeding people]