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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 After Pentecost Sermon 18th June 2023 Peter French

The Feast Day of Barnabas, Apostle and Martyr Sermon 11 June 2023 Lydia Thangadurai

Trinity Sunday Sermon 4th June 2023 Wendy Crouch

Day of Pentecost Sermon 28th May 2023 Peter French

Easter Sunday: Sermon 9th April 2023 Wendy Crouch

Third Sunday After Epiphany: Sermon 22 January 2023 Peter French 

Second Sunday After Epiphany: The Lamb of God Sermon 15 January 2023 Peter French

The Baptism of our Lord Sermon 08 January 2023 Peter French

First Sunday after Christmas: Joseph’s Prompt Obedience Sermon 01 January 2023 Lydia Thangadurai

Christmas Day: The Birth of our Lord 25 December 2022 Peter French

Fourth Sunday of Advent Sermon 18 December 2022 Wendy Crouch

Third Sunday of Advent: The Identity of John the Baptist Sermon 11 December 2022 Peter French

Second Sunday of Advent: The Preaching of John the Baptist Sermon 04 December 2022 Lydia Thangadurai

First Sunday of Advent: Responding to God’s call Sermon 27 November 2022 Wendy Crouch

Christ the King: Sacrificial Love for Others Sermon 20 November 2022 Peter French

Remembrance Sunday: Sermon on the Mount Sermon 13 November 2022 Peter French

All Saints Sunday: The Beatitudes Sermon 06 November 2022 Wendy Crouch

Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost: Zacchaeus the Tax Collector Sermon 30 October 2022 Lydia Thangadurai

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost: The Rich Ruler and the Disciples Sermon 23 October 2022 Peter French

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Learning Humility Sermon 16 October 2022 Wendy Crouch

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Ten Lepers Healed Sermon 09 October 2022 Peter French

St Michael and All Angels Sermon 02 October 2022 Wendy Crouch

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost: The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus Sermon 25 September 2022 Wendy Crouch

Confirmation Service: Sermon by The Right Reverend Genieve Blackwell, Bishop of Marmingatha Episcopate 18 September 2022

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Lost and Found Sermon 11 September 2022 Lydia Thangadurai

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost: The Cost of Discipleship Sermon 04 September 2022 Peter French

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost Sermon 28 August 2022 Wendy Crouch

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost: A Sabbath Healing Rejected Sermon 21 August 2022 Lydia Thangadurai

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost: Mary, Mother of Our Lord Sermon 14 August 2022 Peter French

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost Sermon 07 August 2022 Wendy Crouch

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost: The Parable of the Rich Fool Sermon 31 July 2022 Peter French

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost: The Lord’s Prayer Sermon 24 July 2022 Wendy Crouch

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost: The Parable of the Good Samaritan Sermon 10 July 2022 Wendy Crouch

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: St. Thomas’s Day Sermon 03 July 2022 Peter French

Third Sunday after Pentecost: The Cost of Following Jesus Sermon 26 June 2022 Lydia Thangadurai

Second Sunday after Pentecost Sermon 19 June 2022 Wendy Crouch

Trinity Sunday Sermon 12 June 2022 Wendy Crouch

Seventh Sunday of Easter Sermon 29 May 2022 Wendy Crouch

Sixth Sunday of Easter: Jesus heals on the Sabbath Sermon 22 May 2022 Peter French

Fifth Sunday of Easter: The Christian Message to the Gentiles Sermon 15 May 2022 Lydia Thangadurai

Fourth Sunday Of Easter: St Johns Day Sermon 08 May 2022 Peter French

Third Sunday of Easter Sermon 01 May 2022 Wendy Crouch

Second Sunday of Easter: Jesus Appears to His Disciples Sermon 24 April 2022 Lydia Thangadurai

Easter Day: Resurrection of the Lord Sermon 17 April 2022 Peter French

Good Friday Sermon 15 April 2022 Wendy Crouch

Maundy Thursday Sermon 14 April 2022 Lydia Thangadurai

Sixth Sunday in Lent: Palm Sunday Sermon 10 April 2022 Wendy Crouch

Fifth Sunday in Lent: Jesus Anointed at Bethany Sermon 03 April 2022 Peter French

Fourth Sunday in Lent: Lost and Found Sermon 27 March 2022 Lydia Thangadurai

Third Sunday in Lent: Sermon 20-03-2022 Wendy Crouch

Second Sunday in Lent Lament for the Nation Sermon 13-03-2022 Peter French

First Sunday in Lent: The Temptation of Jesus Sermon 06 March 2022 Lydia Thangadurai

Last Sunday after Epiphany: Transfiguration Sermon 27 February 2022 Peter French

Seventh Sunday after Epiphany: The Call to Exceptional Love and Mercy Sermon 20 February 2022 Lydia Thangadurai

Sixth Sunday after Epiphany: Sermon 13 February 2022 Peter French

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany: Discipleship Sermon 02 February 2022 Peter French

Third Sunday after Epiphany: Sermon 23 January 2022 Peter French

Second Sunday after Epiphany Sermon 16 January 2022 Emily Fraser

The Baptism of Our Lord: Sermon 09 January 2022 Emily Fraser

Second Sunday after Christmas: A Tribute to Archbishop Desmond Tutu Sermon 2 January 2022 Keiron Jones

First Sunday after Christmas: Growing in wisdom and favour Sermon 26 December 2021 Peter French

Christmas Message from the Assistant Curate Keiron Jones

Christmas Message from the Vicar Peter French

Fourth Sunday in Advent: Mary and Elizabeth – strong and tender Sermon 19 December 2021 Keiron Jones

Third Sunday in Advent: Living out our baptism Sermon 12 December 2021 Peter French

Second Sunday in Advent: Baptisms, wilderness, and John pointing forward Sermon 5 December 2021 Keiron Jones

First Sunday in Advent: Look back, look around, look forward Sermon 28 November 2021 Keiron Jones

Christ the King: A subversive king Sermon 21 November 2021 Keiron Jones

Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost: The permanence of God Sermon 14 November 2021 Peter French

All Saints’ Day / Remembrance Day: Why do we remember? Sermon 7 November 2021 Keiron Jones

Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost: Give to God what is God’s Sermon 31 October 2021 Peter French

Feast of All Souls Sermon 28 October 2021 Peter French

Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost: To guard and serve creation Sermon 24 October 2021 Keiron Jones

Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost: Leading in the way of Jesus Sermon 17 October 2021 Peter French

Study of the Trinity Week 3 Dr Scott Kirkland

Study of the Trinity Week 2 (Week 1 not recorded) Dr Scott Kirkland

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost: And he wandered away… Sermon 10 October 2021 Keiron Jones

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost: the beauty and coherence of Christ Sermon 3 October 2021 Keiron Jones

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Saying ‘yes’…and ‘no’… Sermon 26 September 2021 Peter French

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost: Which economy? Sermon 19 September 2021 Keiron Jones

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Who do you say that I am? Sermon 12 September 2021 Peter French

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Our little family of 8 billion Sermon 5 September 2021 Keiron Jones

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Being truly religious people Sermon 29 August 2021 Peter French

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost: The substance of all things Sermon 22 August 2021 Scott Kirkland

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost: Feeding and abiding Sermon 15 August 2021 Keiron Jones

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost: A father’s love Sermon 8 August 2021 Peter French

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost: The Scriptures read us Sermon at 8am Service 1 August 2021 Peter French

Confirmation Service: Sermon by The Rt. Revd Genieve Blackwell, Bishop of Marmingatha Episcopate 1 August 2021

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost: Nothing is lost to God Sermon 25 July 2021 Peter French

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost: Preparing Candidates for Confirmation Sermon 18 July 2021 Keiron Jones

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost: Banquets of life Sermon 11 July 2021 Peter French