Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 13 May 2018.
Archives for 2018
This month will mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel, writes Rev Sydney Maitland, and despite the traumas of regathering the remnants of European Jewry from the charnel houses of the Holocaust, (as well as those dwelling in but expelled from North African and other Arab lands), and then in…
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 29 April 2018.
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 22 April 2018.
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 15 April 2018.
A 21-year old student nurse who is the only girl to have studied primary and secondary education on Likoma Island has been awarded a university scholarship by the Diocese of Northern Malawi.
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 8 April 2018.
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 1 April 2018.
Some of you may listen to a Radio 4 programme called Last Word. In effect it offers appreciations and assessments of interesting people who have died in the week or so before the programme is broadcast. As I write, the cast includes Stephen Hawking and Ken Dodd. But it occurs to me that it’s an…
At Easter we are celebrating life in many aspects, writes Rev Sydney Maitland. Supremely, it is the life that Jesus assumed at His conception and which was made visible at His birth; but it is also the life that He lived, both the hidden years before His baptism in the Jordan, and the few years…
The Gaelic Books Council has published a new collection of poems by a member of All Saints, the distinguished poet Catriona Montgomery McLaughlin (Catrìona NicGumaraid NicLachlainn).
An update from the Barnabas Fund, which offers hope and aid to the persecuted church. News this month from Nigeria, Egypt, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan and the Phillipines. Please pray for our brothers and sisters who are persecuted for their faith.
THE GOOD SAMARITAN: Luke 10: 25 – 37 Last week we looked at the Prodigal Son, told by Luke alone, and this was one of the great narrative parables of Jesus. We now look at another of the great narrative parables of Jesus, the Good Samaritan. This parable is also peculiar to Luke who has…
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 18 March 2018.
THE WHEAT AND THE TARES; THE MUSTARD SEED; THE LEAVEN IN THE MEAL: Matthew 13: 24–33 I have combined 3 Parables of the Kingdom as they evidently form a connected teaching in the eyes of the evangelist even if they may have been uttered by Jesus more than once and in different settings, writes Rev…
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 11 March 2018.
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 4 March 2018.
‘Absolutely outrageous!’ – ‘Totally unacceptable!’ – ‘Utterly scandalous!’ The cries of disapproval resonate throughout the public space, whether in print, broadcast or on the net, writes Rev Sydney Maitland. And they do indeed protest very vigorously against a crime, an offence against decency or women, or a spectacularly poor explanation of some exercise in political…
An update from the Barnabas Fund, which offers hope and aid to the persecuted church. News this month from Kenya, Pakistan, Sudan, Syria and China.
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 25 February 2018.