Category Archives: Music

Resources for Worship – A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols for Christmas

These are resources for a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, which we will have on the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 20, 2020 at 11:00 am. The resources are gathered from a variety of sources and, while assembled mainly … Continue reading

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Through Advent With The Apocalypse: 17/12 – (19) Praise and Triumph in Messiah

This Advent, in the Year of the Great Pandemic 2020, it seems appropriate to look at The Apocalypse – that is, The Revelation of John. This is the nineteenth of twenty-six short reflections. Yesterday I said I would look at … Continue reading

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Through Advent With The Apocalypse: 16/12 – (18) Radical Left-Wing Apocalyptic Christians

This Advent, in the Year of the Great Pandemic 2020, it seems appropriate to look at The Apocalypse – that is, The Revelation of John. This is the eighteenth of twenty-six short reflections. In modern times the Book of Revelation … Continue reading

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Through Advent With The Apocalypse: 06/12 – (8) The New Jerusalem

This Advent, in the Year of the Great Pandemic 2020, it seems appropriate to look at The Apocalypse – that is, The Revelation of John. This is the eighth of twenty-six short reflections. Remember Genesis? Not the book, the band. … Continue reading

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Comfort Ye

A Sermon Preached Online onThe Second Sunday of Advent, December 6, 2020With the People of The Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete The readings used were Isaiah 40:1-11, Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13, and Mark 1:1-8. It is sometimes … Continue reading

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Through Advent With The Apocalypse: 05/12 – (7) Beasts

This Advent, in the Year of the Great Pandemic 2020, it seems appropriate to look at The Apocalypse – that is, The Revelation of John. This is the seventh of twenty-six short reflections. Almost every image in the visions of … Continue reading

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A Punk Band Wrote a Folk Song That’s Actually a Pretty Good Advent Hymn

I first heard Bad Religion‘s “Sorrow” on the radio in it’s acoustic version, sung and played solo by its lead singer Greg Graffin. To me it sounds like it could be a folk song from the ‘sixties. Only after I … Continue reading

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Resources for Trinity II

These are resources for the Second Sunday after Trinity (Third Sunday after Pentecost), June 21, 2020, gathered from a variety of sources and, while assembled mainly for The Anglican Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, on the island of … Continue reading

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A Witness and a Testimony

A Sermon Preached At The Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete, Greece The Diocese in Europe | The Church of England October 27, 2019, 11:00 am [Expanded considerably for this blog] Key Questions: What has been your … Continue reading

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A Sermon For The Blessing of Pets

A sermon preached on the Feast of St Francis of Assisi, on September 29, 2019 (transferred from October 4, 2019) at The Anglican Parish of St Thomas, Kefalas, Apokoronas, Chania, Crete, Greece, part of the Anglican Church in Greece and … Continue reading

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