Category: Reflections

This is the place where you can find sermons and other reflections that have been part of Cornerstone worship. They may be in text form or podcasts.

Sermon for Christ the King Sunday, 21 November 2021

A Memorial for the Covid Victims By Revd George Mwaura Leviticus 10: 1–7 & John 20: 1–10 Most of you will know that today is Christ the King Sunday, a day we celebrate the kingship of our Lord Jesus Christ. In recognition of his kingship, today we have chosen to have a memorial service for all...

Sermon for Sunday, 7 November 2021

1 Kings 17: 8–16 & Mark 12: 38–44 By Revd George Mwaura Generous and loving God, we come to you in thanksgiving, knowing that all we are and all that we have is a gift from you. In faith and love, help us to do your will. We are listening. Speak your words into the depth...

Sermon for Sunday, 17 October 2021

Mark 10: 35–45 By Revd Paul Le Sueur I invite you to think back on your life to recall if there has ever been a time when you have really struggled to master something. For some people, learning to swim or to cycle or to dance comes really easily, but for others, no matter how patient the instructor...

Sermon for Black History Month on Sunday, 10 October 2021

By Revd Hannah Akibo-Betts Good morning to us here and those watching on line. As Christ the Cornerstone gathers today to celebrate Black History Month, I thank Ernesto and Glynne for inviting me to be your guest speaker. It is a daunting and unenviable task, but a welcomed privilege. Unenviable and daunting because our contemporary history...

Sermon for Harvest Sunday, 3 October 2021

By Revd George Mwaura Ecclesiastes 11: 1–6 Invest in Many Ventures 1 Ship your grain across the sea; after many days you may receive a return. 2 Invest in seven ventures, yes, in eight; you do not know what disaster may come upon the land. 3 If clouds are full of water, they pour rain on the earth. Whether...

Sermon for Covenant Renewal Sunday, 19 September 2021

Revd Canon John Robertson Milton Keynes Director of Ecumenical Mission Introduction Today is a day of celebration, a day for renewing covenant, of joyfully recommitting ourselves to one another and to the mission and ministry to which God calls us. We are here to celebrate the bringing together of five communities of faith: Baptist, Methodist, Roman...

Sermon for 12 September 2021

By Revd George Mwaura Isaiah 50: 4–9a and Mark 8: 27–38 Lord, speak to the quietness of this place; speak words of consolation, healing, and wisdom by your Spirit, for your children await in eagerness. Amen In the musical show, Jesus Christ Superstar (ya’ll remember it?), Judas mocks Jesus saying, if you had come today you...

Sermon for Climate Sunday, 5 September 2021

By Revd George Mwaura Isaiah 58: 1–12 and John 1: 1–16 God of all creation, your goodness and glory shine forth through everything you have made. Through the light of faith, help us to see and treat this world as our common home, not as a resource to dominate and exploit. Amen The Intergovernmental Panel on...