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The theme of our Sunday sermon series this term is ‘Re-formations’ – exploring the enduring implications of the Reformation on Western Christianity and faith today.



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Upcoming Sermons

Dr Beth Phillips
Sun, 22/10/2017 - 18:30 - 19:30

Preacher: Dr Beth Phillips
               Tutor in Theology and Ethics, Westcott House

Dr Phillips earned her PhD from Cambridge in 2008. She is Director of Studies and Tutor in Theology and Ethics at Westcott House. She teaches Christian Ethics and Political Theology in the Faculty of Divinity and the Cambridge Theological Federation. She is the author of Political

Theology: A Guide for the Perplexed and co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to Christian Political Theology. She also co-convenes ‘The Good Life and the Good Society’, a Learning Together course in which Cambridge students study alongside prison students inside a high security prison.

The Rev’d Dr Calvin Samuel
Sun, 29/10/2017 - 18:30 - 19:30

Preacher: The Rev’d Dr Calvin Samuel
              Principal, London School of Theology

The Revd Dr Samuel took up the role of Principal of London School of Theology in January 2017. He is a Methodist minister who came to London School of Theology (LST) from the University of Durham where he held the roles of Academic Dean of St John’s College & Director of Wesley Study Centre.  Dr Samuel has a wealth of experience in leadership in a variety of contexts. In his first career, he was a bank manager. His previous roles include Research Administrator in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing within the University of Manchester and Assistant Director of Research & Faculty Administration at London Business School. Born in Barbados, he grew up in Antigua and came to Britain in the mid 1990s where he spent four intense and happy years training for ministry and completing a BA in Theology & Pastoral Studies at the Nazarene Theological College in Manchester. He was awarded his PhD for a multidisciplinary thesis exploring the interplay between biblical studies, church history and education entitled: Holiness & Holy School. In his spare time (when he has any) he salivates over cars he can't afford and tries to be as passionate as he was about Formula 1 before it left terrestrial television.

The Rt Rev’d Martin Wharton
Sun, 05/11/2017 - 18:30 - 19:30

Preacher: The Rt Rev’d Martin Wharton
              Honorary Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Gibraltar in Europe

Martin Wharton left school at 16 and worked in banking and in steel before training for ordination in Durham and Oxford.

He served in parishes in Birmingham, Croydon, Oxford and Bradford before being consecrated as Bishop of Kingston in 1992. He was translated to Newcastle in 1997 where he was privileged to ordain your chaplain (and her husband). He celebrated the 25th anniversary of his consecration two days ago and now lives in (so called) retirement in south west London. He continues to be a long suffering supporter of Newcastle United.

Christina Rees
Sun, 12/11/2017 - 18:30 - 19:30

Preacher: Christina Rees
              Writer, broadcaster

Christina Rees is a writer and commentator and for many years was a member of General Synod, Archbishops' Council and a leading advocate for women's ordination in the Church of England. She is a well-known contributor to radio and television programmes and has written for many newspapers, magazines and journals. She speaks widely on issues of contemporary faith and spirituality. Her books include The Divine Embarce and Feast + Fast, Food for Lent and Easter. In 2015 Christina was awarded a CBE for services to the Church of England.