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

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To watch this weeks sermon on YouTube click Jesus heals an official's son
To watch a short film clip by Gumshoe on today's Reading click John 4: 46-end
Dated 20 June 2021. Father's Day - John 4: 46-54 - Jesus heals an official's son.

To watch this weeks sermon on YouTube click Jesus, the living water
To watch a short film clip on the conversation between Jesus and the Samarian women click Jesus and Samarian woman
Dated 13 June 2021. Trinity season - John 4: 1-42 - Jesus and the woman of Samaria.

To watch this weeks sermon on YouTube click Generous June
Guest Preacher: The Rt. Revd. Debbie Sellin, Bishop of Southampton.
Followed by Revd. Anthony Smith talking about giving to the local church. Parish Giving Scheme
Dated 6 June 2021. Grace of Giving - 2 Corinthians 8: 1-9 and John 4: 1-14 - Jesus the water of life.

To watch this weeks sermon on YouTube click Jesus and John the Baptist
Dated 30 May 2021. Trinity Sunday - Romans 5: 1-5 and John 3: 22-36 - The Trinity.

To watch this weeks sermon on YouTube click The coming of the Holy Spirit
Dated 23 May 2021. Pentecost - John 3: 1-8 - Born of the Spirit.

To watch this weeks sermon on YouTube click Jesus cleanses the temple
Guest Preacher: Revd. Ben Read, Vicar of Kingsclere with Ashford Hill and Headley
Dated 16 May 2021. Sunday after Ascension - Luke 24: 50-53 and John 2: 13-25 - Jesus cleanses the temple.

To watch this weeks sermon on YouTube click Jesus' first miracle
Dated 9 May 2021. Rogation Sunday - Psalm 8 and John 2: 1-12 - Jesus' first miracle.

To watch this weeks sermon on YouTube click Jesus, the Way to Heaven
Dated 2 May 2021. Fifth after Easter - Genesis 28: 10-22 and John 1: 43-51 - Jesus, the Way to Heaven.

To watch this weeks sermon on YouTube click Jesus, the Lamb of God
Dated 25 April 2021. Fourth after Easter - John 1: 19-29 - Jesus, the Lamb of God.

To watch this weeks sermon on YouTube click Jesus, the Word of God
Dated 18 April 2021. Third after Easter - John 1: 1-18 - Jesus, the Word of God.

To watch this weeks sermon on YouTube click Easter Sunday
Dated 4 April 2021. Easter Sunday - John 20: 1-18 - Jesus is alive.

To watch this weeks sermon on YouTube click Maundy Thursday
Dated 1 April 2021. Maundy Thursday - Corinthians 11: 23-26 and John 13: 1-17, 34-35.

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 read click Saturday 28 March
Uploaded 1 April 2020

To read click Where is God in all of this? The coronavirus pandemic, Covid-19.
Dated 25 March 2020