Sermons

Recent Sermons Preached at Downing Place URC

June 2021

13 June 2021

Sermon preached by Revd Dr Janet E Tollington on 13th June 2021

Readings: Mark 4:26-34, Ezekiel 17:22-24, 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, 14-17

Revd Dr Janet E Tollington

6 June 2021

Sermon preached by Revd Nigel Uden on 6th June 2021

Readings:  II Corinthians 4.13-5.1, Genesis 3.8-15, Mark 3.20-35

Revd Nigel Uden

May 2021

2 May 2021

Sermon preached by Revd Nigel Uden on 2nd May2021

Readings: I John 4.7-21, Acts 8.26-40, John 15.1-8

Revd Nigel Uden

9 May 2021

Sermon preached by Revd Dr David Cornick on 9th May 2021

Readings: Isaiah 55:1-11; Acts 10:44-48; John 15:9-17

Revd Dr David Cornick

16 May 2021

Sermon preached by Revd Nigel Uden on 16th May2021

Readings: Genesis 2.4a-9, 15-17, Mark 10.42-45

Revd Nigel Uden

23 May 2021

Sermon preached by Revd Nigel Uden on 23rd May 2021

Readings: Acts 2.1-4, Ezekiel 37.1-10, John 15.26-27

Revd Nigel Uden

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30 May 2021

Sharing together; and Sermon.  Revd Nigel Uden on 30th May 2021

Readings: Isaiah 6.1-8, Romans 8.12-17, John 3.1-17

Revd Nigel Uden

April 2021

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4 April 2021

Sermon preached by Revd Nigel Uden on Easter Day 2021

Readings: Mark16.1-8, I Corinthians 15.1-11

Revd Nigel Uden

18 April 2021

Sermon preached by Revd Nigel Uden on 18th April 2021

Readings: Luke 24.36b-48, Acts 3.12-19, I John 3.1-7

Revd Nigel Uden

11 April 2021

Sermon preached by Revd Deborah McVey on 11th April 2021

Readings: Isaiah 65: 17-25, Acts 4: 23-37, John 20: 19-30

Revd Deborah McVey

25 April 2021

Sermon preached by Revd Nigel Uden on 25th April 2021

Readings: Acts 4.5-12, I John 3.16-24, John 10.11-18

Revd Nigel Uden

March 2021

7 March 2021

Readings:  Exodus 20:1-17; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22

Revd Nigel Uden

14 March 2021

Readings:  Numbers 21:4-9; John 3:14-21; Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22; Ephesians 2:1-10

Dr Augur Pearce

21 March 2021

Readings:  John 12.20-35; Jeremiah 31.31-34; Hebrews 5.5-10

Revd Paul Whittle

28 March 2021

Readings: Mark 11.1-11; Isaiah 50.4-9a; Passion Narrative: Mark 15; Philippians 2.5-11

Revd Nigel Uden

February 2021

7 February 2021

An Order of Service for a special service to mark LGBT History Month, led by Open Table members.

Featuring reflections by Revd Alex Clare-Young and Revd Diana Johnson

Readings: Mark 1: 29-39; 1 Corinthians 9: 16-23

Sermon 14 February 2021

Readings: Mark 9:2-9; 2 Kings 2:1-12

Revd Elizabeth Caswell

Sermon 21 February 2021

Readings: Mark 1.9-15; Genesis 9.8-17; I Peter 3.12-22

Revd Nigel Uden

Sermon 28 February 2021

Readings: Genesis 17.1-7, 15-16; Romans 4.13-25; Mark 8.31-38

Revd Nigel Uden

January 2021

Sermon 3 January 2021

Readings: Matthew 2.1-12; Isaiah 60.1-6; Ephesians 3.1-12

Revd Nigel Uden

Sermon 10 January 2021

Readings: Mark 1:4-13; Genesis 1:1-5; Acts 19:1-7

Revd Dr David Cornick

Sermon 17 January 2021

Readings: John 1.43-51; I Samuel 3.1-10

Revd Nigel Uden

Sermon 24 January 2021

Jonah 3.1-5 and 10; Mark 1.14-20

Revd Dr Jonathan Soyars

Address 31 January 2021

Readings: Psalm 104; Luke 4:16-20

A reflection from Chris Wright during our Sustainability themed service

December 2020

Sermon 6 December 2020

Readings: Mark 1.1-8; Isaiah 40.1-11; II Peter 3.8-15a

Revd Nigel Uden

Sermon 24 December 2020

Readings: Hebrews 1.1-14; John 1.1-14

Revd Nigel Uden

Sermon 27 December 2020

Readings: Isaiah 61.10-62.3; Psalm 148; Galatians 4.4-7; Luke 2.22-40

Revd Elizabeth Caswell

November 2020

Sermon 1 November 2020

Revelation 7.9-17; I John 3.1-3; Matthew 5.1-12   

Revd Nigel Uden

Sermon 8 November 2020

1 Thessalonians 4: 13-18; Revelation 7:9-17

Dr Augur Pearce

Sermon 15 November 2020

I Thessalonians 5.1-11; Matthew 25.14-30

Revd Nigel Uden

Sermon 22 November 2020

Readings: Ezekiel 34.11-16, 20-24; Ephesians 1.15-23; Matthew 25.31-46

Revd Nigel Uden

Sermon 29 November 2020

Readings: Isaiah 64.1-9; I Corinthians 1.3-9; Mark 13.32-37

Revd Nigel Uden

October 2020

Sermon 4 October 2020

Philippians 3.4b-14; Exodus 20.1-4; Matthew 21.33-46

Revd Nigel Uden

Sermon 11 October 2020

Isaiah 25:1-9; Philippians 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14

Revd Dr David Cornick

Sermon 18 October 2020

I Thessalonians 1.1-10

Revd Nigel Uden

Sermon 25 October 2020

I Thessalonians 2.1-8; Amos 5.18-24; Luke 10.25-37

Revd Nigel Uden

September 2020

Sermon 6 September 2020

Readings: Matthew 18.15-20; Exodus 12.1-14; Romans 13.8-14

Revd Nigel Uden

Sermon 13 September 2020

Genesis 50.15-21; Matthew 18.21-35

Revd Nigel Uden

Sermon 20 September 2020

Matthew 20.1-16; Jonah 3.10-4.11; Philippians 1.21-30

Revd Nigel Uden