Holy Trinity Church

Anglican worship in Geneva

Sermons from September 2021

Which kind of soil, which kind of plant?

Sermon for All Age Harvest Thanksgiving Service on Sunday 26 September 2021 – 17th Sunday after Trinity 10.30am All Age Eucharist Texts – Leviticus 23:9-14; Luke 8:4-15 Which kind of soil, which kind of plant? I love parties and I love party games. One of the games I really enjoyed was one called Botticelli.  One person thinks of someone they know.  It…

Making Choices – 12th September

Sermon for Holy Trinity Geneva on Sunday 12 September 2021 15th Sunday after Trinity Readings: Isaiah 50:4-9a; James 3:1-12; Mark 8:27-end Making Choices There is a wonderful fable or short story by Aesop called the man and the satyr. Satyrs, in case you don’t know, were mythical creatures, partly like men and partly like goats. In Aesop’s story, he imagines them long…

5 September Watering the deserts of our lives

Sermon for Holy Trinity Geneva on Sunday 5 September 2021 – 14th Sunday after Trinity Texts: 35:4-7a; James 2:1-10; Mark 7:24-end Watering the deserts of our lives Two images have struck me particularly this week The first was a memory as I looked at a plant in my flat which was looking decidedly the worst for wear and thinking, ‘Let’s hope I…