Harvest Intercessions

God of the harvest, at this time we usually come to celebrate earth’s plenty, but this year we still find ourselves anxious and with faltering hope. Things were so much better two years ago! Restore our fortunes, O Lord, like a river changing from trickle to flood. After tears of sadness we pray that you…Continue reading Harvest Intercessions

A Sermon for Harvest

Hope has wavered over the past two years. Sometimes it felt as if we were never going to come out of the other side of covid. Even now things feel unstable and insecure – once again there are empty shelves at the supermarket and those of us with cars have faced queues at petrol stations…Continue reading A Sermon for Harvest

Sermon – Proper 18 Year B 2021

Last week we heard the gospel story about the washing of hands – about how ritual washing put people inside or outside the accepted understanding of ritual cleanliness. Jesus argues with the Pharisees, who were shocked that the disciples were eating without washing their hands. This made them unclean as understood by the rituals of…Continue reading Sermon – Proper 18 Year B 2021