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Canon Dr. Peter Groves, Vicar of Mary Magdalen Church, Oxford. 5th June 2016. Mark 4: 1-20

Worcester College 5.6.16 Mark 4.1-20   Jesus’ parable of the sower is among the most familiar stories in the New Testament. A sower goes out to sow, and doesn’t seem […]


Rev. Patrick Taylor, Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon, 29th May 2016, Genesis 4: 1-16; Mark 3: 7-19: Doing the right thing

Worcester College Oxford 29/5/16 Genesis 4. 1-16 Mark 3. 7-19 Doing the right thing   The 400th anniversary this year of the death of William Shakespeare has meant that it’s […]


Trinity Sunday 2016: Ex. 3.1-15; Jn. 3.1-17. Canon Prof. Richard Burridge, Dean of King’s College, London

Worcester College Chapel, Oxford 22nd May 2016 Trinity Sunday Ex. 3.1-15; Jn. 3.1-17 LIVING THE TRINITY INTRODUCTION Thank you for inviting me. Good to be back in Oxford and to […]


The Very Rev’d John Hall, Dean of Westminster, Sunday after Ascension, 8th May 2016

Worcester College Oxford 8th May 2016 Sunday after the Ascension The Dean of Westminster     I wonder what you thought last week when you heard that some parents had […]


The Chaplain: 24th April 2016, Eve of St. Mark: Isaiah 51 and Mark 1

Sermon: 24th April 2016, Eve of St. Mark Isaiah 52 and Mark 1   When I was growing up in rural Middle England, my Christian family’s concept of theology, specifically […]


Give us this day our daily bread – Fr. Stephen Evans, Rector of St. Marylebone, 21st February 2016

“Give us this day our daily bread” Worcester College Chapel, Oxford, 21st February 2016 Lent 2 Evensong Readings: 1 Kings 17.1-24 & Matthew 25:31-46   May the words of my […]


Thy will be done – Canon Adrian Daffern, Rector of Blenheim, 14th February 2016

A Sermon for Worcester College, Oxford Sunday 14th February 2016   Thy will be done   In nomine . . .   I’m delighted to be here; delighted to have […]


Thy Kingdom Come -The Chaplain, 7th February 2016

Sermon. Sunday 7th February 2016, Worcester College Micah 4 and Luke 15: ’Thy kingdom come’ – the Lord’s Prayer   Here’s a true story, told to me by one of […]


Rt. Rev. Dr. Helen-Ann Hartley, Bishop of Waikato, NZ. 17th January 2016. Introduction to the sermon series on the Lord’s Prayer

A sermon preached at Worcester College, Oxford at Evensong on Sunday January 17th. The first of the term’s series on The Lord’s Prayer (Luke 11:1-4).   Chaplain, when you decided […]


Remembrance Sunday, Prof. John Bowker, Cambridge. Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8; John 15: 12-17

I suppose I must be one of the last people still alive who was taught how to ride a penny-farthing bicycle by a veteran of the Boer War. It was […]