Sermons and Messages from the Rector

On this page you will find links to PDFs of sermons, recorded sermons, thoughts and messages from our Priest in Charge, Revd Anthony Smith.

Please remember, if you have any questions, comments or need help or prayer then please do get in touch. Either by Email or phone me on 01635 278470.
Yours in Christ, Anthony

Revd. Anthony Smith, Priest in Charge of
the United Benefice of Burghclere with Newtown, Ecchinswell and Sydmonton

To read a PDF click on a link below. Use the browser back button to return to this page.
To view a recorded sermon, click on the link to open YouTube in a new tab.
The documents are listed newest at the top.

To watch this weeks sermon on YouTube click Christ the King
Dated 22 November 2020. Christ the King - Daniel 7: 9-19, 13-14 and John 18: 33-37.

To watch week 7 in the series on YouTube click I am the True Vine
Dated 15 November 2020. The 'I am' sayings of Jesus - John 15: 1-11 - I am the True Vine.

To watch Burghclere talk on YouTube click Remembrance Sunday
Dated 8 November 2020, Remembrance Sunday - Matthew 5: 1-12 - The Beatitudes.

To watch week 6 in the series on YouTube click I am the Resurrection and the Life
Dated 1 November 2020. The 'I am' sayings of Jesus - John 11: 11-44 - I am the Resurrection and the Life.

To watch the talk on Bible Sunday on YouTube click Bible Sunday
Dated 25 October 2020. Bible Sunday.

To watch week 5 in the series on YouTube click I am the Way, the Truth and the Life
Dated 18 October 2020. The 'I am' sayings of Jesus - John 14: 1-9 - I am the Way, the Truth and the Life.

To watch week 4 in the series on YouTube click I am the Light of the World
given by the Revd Sally Dakin, Diocesan Spirituality Adviser for the Diocese of Winchester
Dated 11 October 2020. The 'I am' sayings of Jesus - John 8: 12-20 - I am the Light of the World.

To watch on YouTube click Harvest and Sharing
Dated 4 October 2020. Harvest Festival - Luke 12: 13-21 - Parable of the rich fool.

To watch week 3 of the series on YouTube click I am the gate
Dated 27 September 2020. The 'I am' sayings of Jesus - John 10: 1-10 - I am the gate.

To read week 2 in the series click Week 2 - I am the good shepherd
Or to watch on YouTube click Week 2 - I am the good shepherd
Dated 20 September 2020. The 'I am' sayings of Jesus - John 10: 11-21 - I am the good shepherd.

To read week 1 in the series click I am the bread of Life
Or to watch on YouTube click I am the bread of Life
Dated 13 September 2020. The 'I am' sayings of Jesus - John 6: 22-59 - I am the bread of Life.

To read click Looking to the future
Dated 6 September 2020. Matthew 16: 13-20 - Jesus speaks about the Church.
Talk on "What is a Benefice of the Future?"

To watch on YouTube click Bishop of Basingstoke speaks on 'Generous June'
Click on the link above to listen to the recording (opens in a new tab).
Dated 14 June. The guest preacher at our Zoom service was The Rt. Revd David Williams, Bishop of Basingstoke, speaking on the prayerful call to be generous.
For the text of the Bishop's sermon click here

Passiontide Reflection
Dated 8 April 2020. By the Archdeacon of Winchester, The Ven. Richard Brand.

To read click Saturday 28 March
Uploaded 1 April

To read click Where is God in all of this? The coronavirus pandemic, Covid-19.
Dated 25 March