Sermons by Canon Jonathan Pierce

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24th May – Sunday after Ascension Day

  Welcome to our service on this Sunday after Ascension Day. Today we are continuing to think about our Lord’s ascension into heaven; his return to His Heavenly Father after he had risen from the dead. We ask the question, what does this event invite us to do or be part of?   Within our […]

21st May – Ascension Day


Welcome to our service on Ascension Thursday – the day we remember Jesus returning to his Father in Heaven after being raised from the dead. Today also marks the beginning in the diocese of our 10 Days of Prayer for a Spiritual Harvest. We pray that as many people as possible will engage with the […]

17th May – Easter 6


Whether you are joining us for the first time or are a regular listener, we welcome you to our service on this 6th Sunday of Easter. Today we are thinking about sharing our faith, something that’s really important, but often difficult to do.

10th May – Easter 5

In whatever way you are connecting with us today, we welcome you to our service of Holy Communion on this 5th Sunday of Easter. During this period of lockdown we have been having Holy Communion on the second Sunday of each month. Today, in our service, we are thinking of how we can go deeper […]

3rd May – Easter 4

Wherever you are listening today, we welcome you to our service on this 4th Sunday of Easter. Today we are thinking about life in the early Church, which we hear about in the Acts of the Apostles.     Keeping everyone connected St. Finnian’s now has a phone number set up so that those who […]

26th April – Easter 3


Welcome to our audio service on this third Sunday of Easter. Today, we think of Jesus’ appearance to two of his disciples as they walked along the road to Emmaus.  For them, it was to be a life-changing experience.  

19th April – Easter 2


Welcome to our service on this Second Sunday of Easter. Today, we see Jesus’ disciples in a place of fear and despair – behind locked doors. Jesus comes into their situation, empowers them with new life and gives them a task to do. The same Lord comes to us, too, transforms our lives and sends […]

12th April – Easter Sunday


Easter Sunday Holy Communion You are very welcome to join with us this morning for our service of Holy Communion.  If you are watching the video you will see that the responses and the parts of the service which are usually said together will appear on the screen. We encourage you to join with these […]

10th April – Good Friday


On this Good Friday, we remember the pain and suffering of the cross, and all that Jesus was willing to endure, so we could be set free. He paid the price, such a great sacrifice, to offer us the gift of eternal life.   When I survey the wondrous cross When I survey the wondrous […]

9th April – Maundy Thursday

Welcome to our service on this Maundy Thursday.  Today, we come with Jesus to the Upper Room, and meet around the table at the Last Supper.  At the supper, Jesus reveals himself as the servant of all, when he takes water and a towel and washes the disciples feet, giving us an example of servanthood […]