Castle Methodist Church - Colchester

Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester. CO1 1TT
Located in the centre of Colchester, serving a wider population
Providing a worship and educational resource for the whole community

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Senior Citizens
Womens Fellowship
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Following agreement by the Circuit Preachers Meeting, access to recent sermons, or other remarks, delivered at Castle Methodist Church can now be gained on this page. The most recent will be at the top of the list. Details of the date, the preacher and the readings for the service at which that sermon was delivered are given. For a variety of copyright reasons it is not considered appropriate to put the whole of the service onto the web.

On Sunday 25 September 2016, the evening service was led by Rev'd. Mark Wallace. The sermon focussed on the second chapter of the book of Proverbs.

On Sunday 18 September 2016, the evening service was led by Rev'd. Alan Jenkins. The readings were, Jeremia, Chapter 9 verses 1 to 11, Psalm 37 verses 1 to 11 and the Gospel of Luke, Chapter 16 verse 1 to 13. The sermon was entitled, 'The shrewd manager'

On Sunday 18 September 2016, the morning service was led by Rev'd. Steve Swann, This was the first service at Castle led by Steve following his transfer to the Colchester Methodist Circuit this month. The readings were, the letter of Paul to the Galatians, Chapter 6 verses 1 to 10 and the Gospel of Luke, Chapter 10 verse 1 to 11 and 16 to 20. The sermon was entitled, 'Sent out'

On Sunday 4 September 2016, the morning service was led by Rev'd. Paul Howes, the readings were, the first epistle of John, chapter 1 verses 1 to 7, and the Gospel of Luke, Chapter 14 verse 25 to 33. The sermon was entitled, 'Where would you rather be' ?

On Sunday 7 August 2016, the morning service was led by Rev'd. Ken Chalmers, the readings were, Pauls letter the Hebrews, chapter 11 verses 1 to 3 and 32 to 40, and the Gospel of Luke, Chapter 12 verse 32 to 40. The sermon was entitled, 'treasure' .

On Sunday 24 July 2016, the morning service was led by Rev'd. Charlie Connor, the readings were, Genesis, chapter 18 verses 20 to 32, and the Gospel of Luke, Chapter 11 verse 1 to 13. The sermon was 'based on the Lords Prayer' .

On Sunday 17 July 2016, the morning service was led by Rev'd. David Barrett, Chaplain to 16 Air Assault Brigade, Colchester. The readings were, Amos, chapter 8 verses 1 to 12 and the Gospel of Luke, Chapter 10 verse 38 to 42. The sermon was entitled 'the one thing needed' .

On Sunday 3 JULY 2016, the morning service was led by Mrs Jo Eckersley. The readings were, The second book of Kings, chapter 2 verses 1 to 12, the Gospel of Mark, Chapter 9 verse 2 to 9 and, Psalm 51 verses 1 to 12. The sermon was entitles 'the right place at the right time' .

On Sunday 26 June 2016, the morning service was led by Brian Llewellyn. The readings were, Psalm 77 verses 1 and 2 and 11 to 20, the Gospel of Luke, Chapter 19 verse 1 to 10 and the Pauls letter tyo the Galatians, Chapter 5, verse 1 and verses 13 to 25. The sermon was based on the readings .

On Sunday 19 June 2016, the morning service was led by Alan Beesley. The readings were, the Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 7 verse 21 to 29 and the Gospel of Mark, chapter 4 verses 26b to 34. The sermon was based on the growth of the Church .

On Sunday 12 June 2016, the morning service which was a family service was led by Rev'd. Alan Jenkins. The readings were, 1 Kings chapter 21 verses 1-21a, Pauls letter to the Galatians Chapter 2 verses 15-21 and the Gospel of Luke, Chapter 7 verse 36 to chapter 8 verse 3. The sermon was in two parts based on fairness and justice. The first part fairness, was followed by justice.

On Sunday 5 June 2016, the morning service was led by Rev'd. Ken Chalmers. The readings were, Pauls letter to the Galatians Chapter 1 verses 11 to 24 and The Gospel of Luke, Chapter 7 verses 11 to 17. The sermon was based on the readings.

On Sunday 29 May 2016, the morning service was led by Rev'd. Paul Howes. The readings were, Pauls letter to the Ephesians Chapter 5 verses 8 to 21 and The Gospel of John, Chapter 9 verses 1 to 16. The sermon was entitled, Where's your blind spot?

On Sunday 22 May 2016, both Trinity Sunday and Aldersgate Sunday, the morning service was led by Mrs. Janet Baker. The readings were, Psalm 8, Pauls letter to the Romans Chapter 5 verses 1 to 5 and The Gospel of John, Chapter 16 verses 12 to 15. The sermon was entitled, The Trinity: God beyond us, God beside us, God within us.

On Sunday 15 May 2016, the evening service was led by Rev'd. Alan Jenkins. The readings included The Acts of the Apostles Chapter 2 verses 1 to 11. The sermon was, focussed on Pentecost.

On Sunday 15 May 2016, the morning service was led by Ron Firmin. The readings were The Gospel of John, chapter 14 verses 8 to 17, Psalm 30 and The Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 2 verses 1 to 21. The sermon was, based on the readings.

On Sunday 8 May 2016, the evening service was led by Rev'd. Mark Wallace. The readings were Isiah 44 verses 1 to 8 and Pauls letter to the Ephesians, Chapter 4 verses 1 to 15. The sermon was, based on the readings.

On Sunday 8 May 2016, the morning family service was led by Jonathan Sparkes. The readings were Pauls letter to the Ephesians, Chapter 5 verses 15 to 20 and The Gospel of John, chapter 6 verses 51 to 58. The sermon was, based on the readings.

On Sunday 1 May 2016, the morning Communion service was led by Rev'd Ken Chalmers. The reading was The Gospel of John, chapter 5 verses 1 to 9. The sermon was, based on the reading

On Sunday 24 April 2016, the morning family service was led by Rev'd Justion Lunnis. The readings were Psalm 118 verses 14 to 29 and The Gospel of John, chapter 2 verses 19 to 31. The sermon was entitled, Rock Bottom!

On Sunday 10 April 2016, the evening service was led by Rev'd Aelia Gage. The readings were, Isaiah, Chapter, 40 from verse 18 and the Acts of the Apostles, chapter 17 from verse 16. The sermon, was based on the reading from the Acts of the Apostles.

On Sunday 10 April 2016, the morning family service was led by Rev'd Ken Chalmers. The reading was, The Gospel of John, chapter 21 verses 1 to 19. The sermon was entitled, Fishing.

On Sunday 3 April 2016, the evening service was led by Rev'd Alan Jenkins. The readings were, Acts of the Apostles, chapter 5 verses 27 to 32, The Revelation of John, Chapter 1 verses 4 to 8, and The Gospel of John, chapter 20 verses 19 to 31. The sermon, related the readings to the current situation in the world.

On Sunday 3 April 2016, the morning service was led by Rev'd Ken Chalmers. The readings were, Acts of the Apostles, chapter 5 verses 27 to 32 and The Gospel of John, chapter 20 verses 19 to 31. The sermon, asked the question, 'did Thomas get a bad press'?.

On Sunday 27 March 2016, the morning service was led by Mr Charlie Connor. The readings were, Pauls first letter to the Corinthians, chapter 15 verses 19 to 26 and The Gospel of John, chapter 20 verses 1 to 18. The sermon was, related to Easter day.

On Sunday 20 March 2016, the morning service was led by Mrs Nancy Powell Davies. The readings were, sections of Psalm 118, and The Gospel of Luke, chapter 19 verses 28 to 40. The sermon was, 'related to Palm Sunday'.

On Sunday 6 March 2016, Mothering Sunday, the morning service was led by Rev'd. Ron Smith. The service focussed on mothers and the family. The readings were, The Nunc Dimittis, Ruth, Chapter 1 verses 15 to 18, and The Gospel of Luke, chapter 15 verses 20 to 24. The early talk was entitled, 'Letting Go', The sermon was entitled, 'Models of Mothering'.