... some recent sermons at Christ Church

This page includes sermons/addresses presented during 2020 or at special Christ Church celebrations over recent years, and especially during the Corona Virus shutdown from late March 2020 until mid November 2020. The addresses are primarilyin audio format - though a few are in video format - just click on any you would like to hear again. Unless otherwise indicated, Fr Russell was the presenter of the sermons linked below.

Visit by Bp Kate Prowd to the Parish on 14th July 2019

Visit by Archbishop Philip Freier for the Celebration of the 175th Anniversary of Christ Church - 7th October 2018
... and the recorded Sermons/Addresses since March 2020 are listed chronologically below......
29th March 2020
5th April 2020 - Palm Sunday
9th April 2020 - Maundy Thursday
10th April 2020 - Good Friday
12th April 2020 - Easter Sunday
19th April 2020 - Second Sunday of Easter
26th April 2020 - 3rd Sunday of Easter
3rd May 2020 - 4th Sunday of Easter
10th May 2020 - 5th Sunday of Easter
17th May 2020 - 6th Sunday of Easter
24th May 2020 - Sunday after Ascension
31st May 2020 - Pentecost
7th June 2020 - First Sunday after Pentecost - the infinite nature of the Lord: Father, Son and Holy Spirit
14th June 2020 - Second Sunday after Pentecost - the Spiritual Significance of the Body of the Lord: One Body & One Spirit
21st June 2020 - Third Sunday after Pentecost - investing our love in the Lord as the Supreme self within us


28th June 2020 - Fourth Sunday after Pentecost - growing in the Spirit - seeing everyone as a child of God
5th July 2020 - Fifth Sunday after Pentecost - My burden is easy, and My Yoke is light
12th July 2020 - Sixth Sunday after Pentecost - understanding the Parable of the Sower
19th July 2020 - Seventh Sunday after Pentecost - Let those who have ears to hear
26th July 2020 - Eighth Sunday after Pentecost - the Pearl of great price ... unalloyed devotion to God
2nd August 2020 - Ninth Sunday after Pentecost - the feeding of the five thousand
9th August 2020 - Tenth Sunday after Pentecost- we are never alone - spending time with God
16th August 2020 - Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost- making connexion with God - breaking down the boundaries
23rd August 2020 - Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost- whom do you say that I am?
30th August 2020 - Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost - remembering and celebrating the New Guinea Martyrs - Eternal Beings... part of God's Eternal Spirit
6th September 2020 - Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost- be careful not to despise one of these little ones
13th September 2020 - Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost- from humility, tolerance & forgiveness will flow
20th September 2020 - Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost - as Jesus said - blessed are the merciful, for they shall attain mercy
27th September 2020 - Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost- by what authority do you do these things?
4th October 2020 - Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost- Fr John - St Francis: Simplicity, Respect, Joy
11th October 2020 - Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Fr Barry - We understand life looking backwards; we live life looking forwards
18th October 2020 - Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost - Give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar; Give to the Lord what belongs to the Lord..... Saint or Sinner, I am yours
25th October 2020 - Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost - Fr Andrew -Look sideways as well as upwards - Christ's two great commandments
1st November 2020 - All Saints/All Souls Day - Twenty First Sunday after Pentecost- Fr John - All Saints and All Souls - remembering them in love; remembering them in prayer
8th November 2020 - Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost - Fr John - Remembrance Day - remembering is central to our faith
15th November 2020 - Twenty Third Sunday after Pentecost-Fr Russell - the Path of devotion to God - sincerity of Faith...
22nd November 2020 - Christ the King - 8am address Fr Russell

22nd November 2020 - 10am Patronal Festival Service - Bp Kate Prowd

29th November 2020 - Advent 1 -
6th December 2020 - Advent 2- becoming connected with God
13th December 2020 - Advent 3 - not recorded! Sorry!
20th December 2020 - Advent 4 - Mary - the embodiment of devotion (audio) or click here for video
25th December 2020 - Christmas Day - Fr Russell - the Gift of Christmas (audio) or click here for video
27th December 2020 - First Sunday after Christmas - Fr Andrew - Following the dream - turning things over to God (audio) or click here for video

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