Sermons



Occasional preachers

16th December 2018Third Sunday of AdventYear CRevd Robert Willson, Rector of St Philip's 1979-1985Reflection on the Anniversary of the
dedication of the Church Building
4th September 2016Sixteenth Sunday after PentecostYear CRevd Andrea de Vaal HorciuReflection on my time at St Philip's
12th June 2016Fourth Sunday after PentecostYear CRevd Pamela PhillipsThe Disconcerting Dinner Guest
6th September 2015Fifteenth Sunday after PentecostYear BRevd Andrea De Vaal HorciuHealing deafness
26th July 2015Ninth Sunday after PentecostYear BRevd Anne DudzinskiTransition at O'Connor
14th June 2015Third Sunday after PentecostYear BDr Ros J. DalziellRefugee Week Address
18th January 2015Second Sunday after the EpiphanyYear BRevd Robin MooreFollow me!
30th November 2014First Sunday of AdventYear BRevd Sonia NevilleLiving in Christ in transition with the certainty of uncertainty
23rd November 2014Christ the King / The Reign of ChristYear ADr David NevilleReal presence and the hope of judgement
16th November 2014Twenty-third Sunday after PentecostYear ARevd Sonia NevilleTaking responsbility
6th July 2014Fourth Sunday after PentecostYear ARevd Andrea de Vaal HorciuPsalms of Praise
8th June 2014Pentecost SundayYear ABrian McKinlayPeace and power
13th April 2014Sixth Sunday in LentYear AThe Gospel of the Passion
8th December 2013Second Sunday of AdventYear ABrian McKinlayHearing the prophet
27th October 2013Twenty-third Sunday after PentecostYear CRevd Steve ClarkeThe last and best word
18 August 2013Thirteenth Sunday after PentecostYear CBrian McKinlayThe well-founded city
9 June 2013Barnabas, Apostle and MartyrYear CBrian McKinlayBarnabas, Son of Encouragement
26 May 2013Trinity SundayYear CRevd Ian ChaplinThe Trinity
7 April 2013Second Sunday of EasterYear CDi PriestPictures of peace
17 March 2013Fifth Sunday in LentYear CBrian McKinlayThe passionate life
17 February 2013First Sunday in LentYear CChris CheahTesting and Temptation
23 December 2012Fourth Sunday of AdventYear CBrian McKinlayChrist-like revolution
9 December 2012Second Sunday of AdventYear CChris CheahThe Benedictus backstory
12 August 2012Eleventh Sunday after PentecostYear BBrian McKinlayTaste and See
1 July 2012Fifth Sunday after PentecostYear BRevd Steve ClarkeThe Healing touch
29 April 2012Fourth Sunday of EasterYear BRevd Robin MooreBringing people to Jesus
18 March 2012Fourth Sunday in LentYear BRevd Dr Catherine HoltLent is a journey
11 March 2012Third Sunday in LentYear BBrian McKinlayJesus breaks the barriers
4 March 2012Second Sunday in LentYear BChris CheahSmall bad habits
18 December 2011Fourth Sunday of AdventYear BRt Revd Stuart RobinsonFiftieth anniversary
30 October 2011Twentieth Sunday after PentecostYear AVen Dr Sarah MacneilDo we show people what God is like?
9 October 2011Seventeenth Sunday after PentecostYear ARevd Steve ClarkeCreation anxiety and the Sabbath voice of Jesus
21 August 2011 10amTenth Sunday after PentecostYear ARt Revd Trevor EdwardsAcknowledge Christ, worship Christ
14 August 2011Ninth Sunday after PentecostYear ARevd Steve ClarkeThe Prophet Mary
22 May 2011Fifth Sunday of EasterYear AChris CheahThe Journey and the destination
3 April 2011Fourth Sunday in LentYear ABrian McKinlayHealing and the work of God
15 November 2010Revd Doug BannermanFuneral of Joyce Webster
7 November 2010Twenty-fourth Sunday after PentecostYear CBrian McKinlayHaggai ch 2
10 October 2010Twentieth Sunday after PentecostYear CBrian McKinlayHealing prayer
27 June 2010Fifth Sunday after PentecostYear CChris CheahNest or quest?
16 May 2010Seventh Sunday of EasterYear CDr Heather ThomsonBecoming one
6 December 2009Second Sunday of AdventYear CChris CheahZacharias' Story
27 October 2009Year BBrian McKinlay with Kerry-Anne CousinsSynod Report 2009
14 December 2008Third Sunday of AdventYear BChris CheahAdvent repentance
7 December 2008Second Sunday of AdventYear BBrian McKinlayAdvent restoration
20 July 2008Tenth Sunday after PentecostYear ABrian McKinlayFear not
13 July 2008Ninth Sunday after PentecostYear ABrian McKinlaySynod report
22 June 2008Sixth Sunday after PentecostYear AConnie GerrityContradiction and opposition
18 May 2008TrinityYear AChris CheahIcons and the Hospitality of Abraham
with accompanying Powerpoint presentation 1Mb
11 May 2008Pentecost SundayYear ABrian McKinlayWhat says The Spirit?
4 May 2008St Philip & St James;Year ARt Revd Alan EwingConfirmation
21 March 2008Good FridayYear ABrian McKinlayBy his wounds we are healed
21 March 2008Good FridayYear AChris CheahWhen our life began again
2 March 2008Fourth Sunday in LentYear AChris CheahLearning to see
24 February 2008Third Sunday in LentYear ARevd Doug BannermanThe woman at the well
27 January 2008Third Sunday after the EpiphanyYear ARevd Ian ChaplinLight
23 December 2007Fourth Sunday of AdventYear AChris CheahJoseph's Kairos Encounter
16 December 2007Third Sunday of AdventYear ASarah GowtyMary's joy
25 November 2007Christ the KingYear CBrian McKinlayOf cabbages and kings
9 September 2007Fifteenth Sunday after PentecostYear CRevd Doug BannermanCalled to be potters
19 August 2007Twelth Sunday after PentecostYear CBrian McKinlayOur journey to the heavenly city
29 July 2007Ninth Sunday after PentecostYear CChris CheahPersistence in prayer
13 May 2007Sixth Sunday of EasterYear CBrian McKinlayWe have heard from God. Have we obeyed?
6 May 2007Fifth Sunday of EasterYear CRevd Robert WillsonSt Philip's fiftieth anniversary
6 April 2007Good FridayYear CBrian McKinlayGood Friday reflection
6 April 2007Good FridayYear CStephen BillettGood Friday reflection
17 December 2006Third Sunday of AdventYear CChris CheahJoy
10 December 2006Second Sunday of AdventYear CBrian McKinlayWalking and working in the ways of peace
5 November 2006Twenty-second Sunday after PentecostYear BBrian McKinlayThe raising of Lazarus
8 October 2006Eighteenth Sunday after PentecostYear BBrian McKinlayOne flesh
1 October 2006Seventeenth Sunday after PentecostYear BRevd Doug BannermanSacredness
13 August 2006Tenth Sunday after PentecostYear BBrian McKinlayHungry for bread
30 July 2006Eighth Sunday after PentecostYear BChris CheahGrand narratives
25 June 2006Third Sunday after PentecostYear BChris CheahFear
12 March 2006Second Sunday in LentYear BWashington OlooFarewell address
5 February 2006Fifth Sunday after the EpiphanyYear BRt Revd Dr George BrowningCompelled to preach the gospel
15 January 2006Second Sunday after the EpiphanyYear BRevd Doug BannermanCalling the Earth to witness
4 December 2005Second Sunday of AdventYear BChris CheahRepentance and salvation
6 November 2005Twenty-fifth Sunday after PentecostYear ABrian McKinlayGunpowder, treason and plot
2 October 2005Twentieth Sunday after PentecostYear ABrian McKinlayThe power of greeting
25 September 2005Nineteenth Sunday after PentecostYear AStephen PalethorpeChristians, water and petrol
11 September 2005Seventeenth Sunday after PentecostYear ARevd Doug BannermanForgiveness
4 September 2005Sixteenth Sunday after PentecostYear ABrian McKinlayGod's love poem
28 August 2005Fifteenth Sunday after PentecostYear AWarwick BrainThe Bible Society
21 August 2005Fourteenth Sunday after PentecostYear AChris CheahWho do you say that I am?
7 August 2005Twelth Sunday after PentecostYear ABrian McKinlayPrayer for healing
3 July 2005Seventh Sunday after PentecostYear ABrian McKinlayFreedom and the pillar of fire
5 June 2005Third Sunday after PentecostYear ABrian McKinlayConfidence in Christ
29 May 2005Pentecost 2Year AChris CheahRefuges and Foundations
22 May 2005TrinityYear AIan MarshallThe Trinity
25 March 2005Good FridayYear AChris CheahReflection on John 13.1-17,31
20 February 2005Second Sunday in LentYear ASarah GowtyConfidence in Christ
13 February 2005First Sunday in LentYear AChris CheahDesert walking
16 January 2005Second Sunday after the EpiphanyYear AChris CheahWhat are you looking for?
9 January 2005First Sunday after the EpiphanyYear ARevd Ian ChaplinA voice from heaven
12 December 2004Third Sunday of AdventYear AChris CheahA flower in the desert
30 May 2004Pentecost SundayYear CChris CheahAir and fire
25 April 2004Third Sunday of EasterYear CChris CheahResurrection resonances
28 March 2004Fifth Sunday in LentYear CKen BatterhamOffering ourselves
22 February 2004TransfigurationYear CChris CheahJudging and measuring
14 December 2003Third Sunday of AdventYear CChris CheahPeace and repentance
12 October 2003Eighteenth Sunday after PentecostYear BChris CheahPosessions
27 July 2003Seventh Sunday after PentecostYear BChris CheahLectio Divina