Behold, your mother

A sermon preached at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Fareham, on Good Friday 22 April 2011 Text: John 19:26-27 In all the gruesome gore of the crucifixion, amidst the injustice and cruelty, and the terrible suffering and pain, John relates to us a most incongruous scene of touching affection: When Jesus saw his mother and the…

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I Thirst — Homily for Good Friday

Good Friday John 19 Our Saviour Lutheran Church 2 April 2010 The text for our meditation on this Good Friday comes from the twenty-eighth and twenty-ninth verses of the Gospel reading we have just heard: After this, Jesus, knowing that all was now finished, said (to fulfil the Scripture), "I thirst." A jar full of…

Holy Week and Easter Services at Our Saviour Lutheran Church

28 March — Palm / Passion Sunday: 10.30 am     Holy Communion, at 10th Fareham Scout Group HQ [map] 30 March — Lent Catechetical Service: 7.45 pm     Holy Communion, at 30 Furneaux Gardens [map] 2 April — Good Friday: 3 pm     Tenebrae Vespers, at 10th Fareham Scout Group HQ [map] 4 April — Easter Sunday: 10.30…