Holy Trinity Church

Anglican worship in Geneva

Sermons from August 2021

Being true to God and living the Gospel

Sermon for Sunday 29 August 2021         Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity Texts: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9; James 1:17-end; Mark 7: 1-8, 15,21-23 Being true to God and living the Gospel I remember a cartoon set in a doctor’s waiting room in England quite a few years ago at a time when one often had to wait quite a long time to see a doctor.…

Sunday 22 August 2021 – Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

Texts: Joshua 24: 1-2a; Ephesians 6:10-20; John 6: 56-69 Embracing New Beginnings Well, autumn is coming. There’s a slight chill in the morning, it’s starting to get dark earlier, people are coming back from holiday and the shops are promoting with enthusiasm, enormous-looking ‘Back to School’ rucksacks and related stationary (no doubt for all the homework which lies ahead!). For me, this…

Sermon on Sunday 15 August 2021 The Feast of the BVM

Texts: Isaiah 61:10-11; Psalm 45; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 1: 46-55 Celebrating Mary and Living the Magnificat Today we are celebrating the Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary and we are sharing with our Christian brothers and sisters of different denominations, their particular marking of this day.  For the Catholics celebrate today as the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. …

8 August 2021: Clare Amos

When it was agreed that this Sunday’s service would celebrate the transfiguration of Christ the account of when Jesus went up a high mountain and was transfigured  – for which the official date is 6 August – Alan and I felt that it was important to do some practical preparation for the service. In the case of the transfiguration, the obvious way…