Holy Trinity Church

Anglican worship in Geneva

Sermons on John

Sermon for Sunday 10th March 2024

Sermon John 3:15-21 Snakes get a rum deal in our society. They slither along on their bellies, flickering their tongues and very often scare ladies. I was in a zoo once and they got out this big boa constrictor, and the keeper stood, holding the snake, and we could all touch it.  Obviously, as a brave man, I was not scared… but…

Sermon for the second Sunday of Epiphany – 14th January 2024

Title: The mission to follow Christ without unwilling prejudices. Today we are celebrating the second Sunday of Epiphany after we remembered last Sunday the visit of the wise men to the Christ Child and the importance of Jesus’s physical manifestation to the Gentiles. In different ways, we are regularly following people, leaders, creators of public opinion. When I was a child, I…

Sermon for the 3rd Sunday of Epiphany – 21st January 2024

Transformations One of the joys in England which takes place in the long, dark period between Christmas and early February is the pantomime.  It is a quintessentially English style of play, usually based on one of the classic fairy stores such as Little Red Riding Hood or Jack and the Beanstalk, and characterised with its own very particular style of humour which…

Sermon on Sunday 30th April 2023

 Recognizing, listening, and following the voice of our shepherd as the pathway towards a really meaningful and everlasting life. As you know, every year Easter reveals the divine purpose to initiate a new resurrected world. As Daphne reminded us on Easter Sunday, Jesus is inviting us to celebrate with deep joy that He is risen from the dead. The cross of death…

Sermon on Sunday 29th January 2023

The Wedding at Cana January can be a grim month, particularly here in Northern Europe. All the joys and excitements of Christmas are over; the festive food and wine finished and in some cases, the penitential diets begun; we realise we’ve probably overspent in our desire to celebrate well and offer gifts to loved ones; and to cap it all, the sky…