Author Archives: Chris Hancock

Posada 2017 – Box Hill and Headley

Throughout Advent, wooden figures of the Holy family (Joseph and a pregnant Mary seated on a donkey), are making their way through our parish from Box Hill to Headley and are due to arrive to at St Mary’s in time … Continue reading

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Be prepared, be very prepared!

So are you prepared for the coming of the Lord? The Gospel that we have just heard makes it sound rather frightening: But in those days, following that distress, the sun will be darkened,     and the moon will not … Continue reading

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I died in hell. They called it Passchendaele

Memorial Tablet  (GREAT WAR) by Siegfried Sassoon SQUIRE nagged and bullied till I went to fight,          (Under Lord Derby’s Scheme). I died in hell—           (They called it Passchendaele). My wound was slight,        And I was hobbling back; and then a shell      … Continue reading

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It’s not the end of the world!

Proper 26 Year A READINGS Micah 3:5-12 1 Thess 2:9-13 Matthew 4:1-14   SERMON May my words be in the name of the living and loving God whom we know as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen It’s good to … Continue reading

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Breaking News – The Word on the Hill is Back

This morning, 5th November, 2017, Christopher Hancock was licensed as Assistant Curate to the United Benefice of of St Mary’s Headley with St Andrew’s Box Hill and St Peter’s Walton on the Hill.  His sermons and other reflections together with … Continue reading

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Slow burning bush – what is God calling you to do?

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Remembrance Sermon 2016

You can read here my effort for 2016 http://wp.me/p7PWfR-4K

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Praying for Parish of Headley with Box Hill 

In Guildford Cathedral this morning and was delighted to be praying for all my friends in Headley with Box Hill as the parish was remembered in Diocesan prayers today. 

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Reflection for Bible Sunday

Posted on accurateslife.wordpress.com Reflection on Bible Sunday

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Transforming Lepers – Transforming Lives (Sermon by Christopher Hancock on Luke 17:11-19)

Sermon on Luke 17:11-19; 2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-15c See also my blog for St Martin’s Epsom   https://acurateslife.wordpress.com/ I feel I am beginning to know something of what it is like to be a leper. As you may have noticed I … Continue reading

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