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Prof. Susan Gillingham, D.D., Faith and Words. Job 38: 1-17; John 1: 1-5, 14. 15th November 2015

Sunday 15 November: Worcester College Chapel Faith and Words   I’m sure most of you will remember the encounter between Alice and Humpty Dumpty in Alice through the Looking Glass, […]

 

Prebendary Kay Garlick, All Saints Day, 1st November 2015, Isaiah 65: 17-end; Hebrews 11: 32-12:2

All Saints 2015.   We are all still reeling from the news of the terrible tragedy in Aberdeen last week, when a 16 year old was stabbed to death by […]

 

Last Sunday after Trinity, 25th October 2015, Very Rev. Andrew Nunn, Dean of Southwark; Ecclesiastes 12; Luke 18: 9-14

Last Sunday after Trinity (B) Evensong Worcester College, Oxford   Lessons: Ecclesiastes 12; Luke 18: 9-14   That greatest of wordsmiths of the last century, in my estimation, T S […]

 

Sermon Freshers 2015: Joshua 5: 13-6:20; Matthew 11: 20-end: the Chaplain

Sermon Freshers 2015: Joshua 5: 13-6:20; Matthew 11: 20-end   ‘Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will […]

 

Leavers’ Sermon, The Chaplain, 14th June 2015: John 14: 15-31

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen.   There is a lovely scene in the recent film adaption of the Michael […]

 

Rev. Dr. Canon Simon Taylor, Canon Chancellor, Derby Cathedral. First Sunday after Trinity 7th June 2015

Trinity 1. 7.6.15. Worcester College, Oxford. Jeremiah 6.16-21; Romans 9.1-13   May I speak in the name of the living God, who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen.   […]

 

Rev’d Dr. Peter Groves, Vicar, Mary Magdalen, Oxford. Trinity Sunday, 31st May 2015

Trinity Sunday 2015 Worcester College Evensong   Today is Trinity Sunday, a day which is notorious among clergy as one which preachers want to avoid. It is, I assure you, […]

 

17th May 2015, Sunday after Ascenson: Luke 4.14-21: Jesus’ Manifesto, Very Rev. Dr. Pete Wilcox, Dean of Liverpool

Worcester College Chapel, Choral Evensong, Sunday 17 May 2015 Luke 4.14-21: Jesus’ Manifesto   Introduction I wonder what comes to mind when you think of Liverpool?  Anfield and Goodison, or […]

 

Rev. Dr Emma Pennington, Rector of Cuddesdon, Garsington and Horspath. 8th February, 2015. The Seven Works of Mercy: Burying the Dead

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen.   Thank you very much to the Chaplain for his warm welcome.  It is […]

 

Canon Dr. Edmun Newey, Sub-Dean, Christ Church, Oxford. 10th May, 2015 – 5th Sunday after Easter: Song of Songs 4:16-5:2, 8:6-7; Revelation 3:14-end

Evensong Worcester College, Oxford 10th May 2015 Song of Songs 4:16-5:2, 8:6-7; Revelation 3:14-end In nomine… The college chapels of Oxford and Cambridge are among the great treasures of the […]