Tag Archives: Chris Hancock

The Human Touch – Sermon on Mark 5:21-43

Readings The Gospels have not been written randomly, the ordering of the stories is deliberate and careful It is normal to look either side of a reading to see how it fits with what surrounds it – the surrounding stories … Continue reading

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The love that never dies: A sermon for Easter

Excuse me if I sneeze during the sermon I have recovered the use of my fingers but seem to have acquired a cold as a result of my experience on Headley Heath on Good Friday I had hoped that we … 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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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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“Being rich in God” – sermon given by Rev Christopher Hancock at St Martin’s Epsom (31st July, 2016)

Gospel: Luke 12:13-21   Well, what a week it has been: –         The murder of priest, Jacques Hamel in France –         A murder in quiet Headley of all places, now the crime capital of Surrey For me it has been … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Market revisited – Jesus pastors the sinful woman

Sermon at Grosvenor Chapel – 12th June, 2016   Readings for Proper 6, Year C OT:             2 Samuel 11:26-12:10 NT:             Galatians 2:15-21 Gospel:      Luke 7:36-50   Sermon May I speak in the name of the living and loving … Continue reading

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Finding the Lost Son – The value of love and the cost of discipleship

The Return of the Prodigal Son (Small Bronze) by Charlie Macksey   “A man had two sons”… This is Luke’s brilliantly concise opening for a story of family strife.  ‘A man had two sons’ is a recurring biblical situation that … Continue reading

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Christmas with Luke – What’s your story? Sermon text

Sermon preached St Mary’s Headley, Christmas Day 2015 Text: Luke 2:1-19 (Year C) In our lectionary, this is the year of Luke- the great story teller But if you are anything like me then you struggle a bit with the Christmas … Continue reading

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