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Tracy Niven

Beginning and Beginning Again

Preacher: Rt Revd Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly of Church of Scotland Sermon: Beginning and Beginning Again Readings: Genesis 9:8-17; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15 Good morning.  I’m Martin Fair and I’m…

Candlemas Opportunity

Preacher: Revd Dr Harriet Harris MBE, Chaplain, University of Edinburgh Readings: Malachi 3: 1-5; Luke 2: 22-40 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of all our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O Lord our…

Risky Business

Preacher: Revd Tara Granados, Ibrox Parish Church, Glasgow Readings: Matthew 25:14-30; Matthew 25:14-30 (The Message) Parables can be infuriating.  They’re little vignettes of stories and we don’t get to ask follow up…

Too many books

Preacher: Revd Dr Donald MacEwan, Chaplain Readings: Ecclesiastes 12; 2 Timothy 4:6-15; Elma Mitchell, This Poem… What is essential to life?  Rarely has this question been as prominent as in 2020.  Because of Covid,…

The heart of L’Arche

Preacher: Revd Fiona Smith, L’Arche Readings:  Psalm 139: 1-14;  Luke 14: 12b-14 Let us pray May the words that I speak and the meditations of all our hearts be pleasing and acceptable to you Lord, our saviour and our…

Asking the right question?

Preacher: Revd Matthew Rushton, Canon Precentor, Rochester Cathedral Readings: Isaiah 45:1-7; Matthew 22:15-22 In these uncertain and confusing times, those in authority are under particular scrutiny, as they make…

Unmute

Preacher: Revd Donald MacEwan, University Chaplain Readings: Exodus 20:1-20; Matthew 21:33-46 You’re on mute, Donald! How often have I heard that in Teams meetings over the past six months.  I still make that rookie…

Witness Protection

Preacher: Revd Dr Donald MacEwan Readings: Daniel 7:9-14; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53 It’s been a strange ending to the Candlemas Semester.  No chugga-chugga of luggage heading to the bus station.  Only a few…

Compline 10 April

Good Friday Service with Sung Passion Preacher: Revd Dr Donald MacEwan Reading: John 18.1–19.42 Five Senses: Faith Comes by Hearing There are so many voices in the pandemic.  Newsreaders, governments, experts.  Nurses,…