I am a qualified, licensed lay preacher in the Church of England, based at my church, St Peter’s, Hambledon, Surrey. I preach about every six weeks. I set out the original text of a number of my sermons. I would be happy to discuss with anyone interested anything in any of the sermons. It may be agreement or encouragement or it may be discussion of a different point of view.


Advent comes from the Latin word adventus, meaning ‘coming’.  For Christians, Advent is much more than just the run-up to Christmas.  It is a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of Jesus’ birth, when we also look forward to Jesus’ return, at the end of time.  This season offers the opportunity to share in the ancient longing…

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