Sermons


  • Soul Encounters: Week 1 – The Baptism of Jesus

    Inspiration from Maria! Join us each week as we enjoy a 8 – 12 Minute Podcast from Revd Maria Frahm-Arp, where she explores different passages of Scriptures and its relevance…

  • Seeing with new eyes– Dynamics of family in Swazi tradition, Patience Dlamini

    My story will reflect on growing up and also raising a family having to consider the two aspects of tradition and religion across the borders. For all the modernisation that…

  • Seeing with new eyes: The Story of Nelisa & Tongai Furusa

    We asked each of our kids what their guiding principles are – what they have learnt from us and how they live their lives  and this is what they said, Zoleka…

  • Seeing St Francis for the First time- Laurel Shiriyapenga

    Six months ago, I joined the St Francis family as the new Parish Administrator. I remember telling myself that I was here purely for work and this won’t be my…

  • Palm Sunday procession through Parkview

    St Francis Rector, Revd Paul Germond, flanked by Church Wardens Theo Coggin (left) and Patience Dlamini (right, partially obscured) follow Server Clementine Nishimwe at the head of the Palm Sunday…

  • Feeding the 5000 with the help of a child

    Posted on behalf of Reverend Canon Cynthia Botha Date of sermon: 26 July 2015 (9th Sunday after Pentecost) Where: St Francis There are two important stories in the gospel for…

  • Exemplifying faith through humble obedience

    What Jesus wanted from his disciples: • He wanted their faith, their reliance on God alone and not on all the things of this world. • He wanted his disciples to touch the people on a one to one basis, just as they were. • He wanted them to exemplify faith by humble obedience. Three dimensions are important. • Humility, • Obedience • Reliance on God or what we mean by faith.

  • Ishmael the Gorilla

    Ishmael the Gorilla has appeared a few times in the sermons of Revd. Tim Gray.  In this period around World Environment Day, you might be interested in more information about…

  • Including the marginalised

    Posted on behalf of Reverend Tim Gray Date of sermon: 10 May 2015 (5th Sunday after Easter) Where: St Francis   I recently watched a film called “Lars and the…

  • Mary Magdalene and Doubting Thomas

    Posted on behalf of Reverend Canon Cynthia Botha Date of sermon: 12 April 2015 (Easter 2) Where: St Francis The group of believers were one in heart and mind that…