St Thomas' Brampton and St Peter's Holymoorside, Chesterfield
Podcasts 2010
Our vision statement: Sharing the love of Jesus


Index of Podcasts

Sermon Series Themes
From the Lectionary -January
From the Lectionary -February
From the Lectionary -March
From the Lectionary -April
From the Lectionary -May
From the Lectionary -June
From the Lectionary -July
From the Lectionary -September
From the Lectionary -October
From the Lectionary -November
From the Lectionary -December
Real Issues
Study of 1 Timothy
Politics of Jesus
Study of Jonah
Suprised by Hope
Study of Ruth
Life in the Spirit
The Three Colours of Love
Journey Through Joel
Hard Questions
Building a People of Faith
Study of 1 John
The Meaning of Christmas
Reflecting on the Christmas Story

Other Sermons
The Road to Emmaus
Getting out of the Boat
Father's Day
Reflections on Petertide
God Loves Clay Pots
Celebration of Marriage
Carol Service
Midnight Communion
Christmas Morning
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Usually the same person preaches at the 9am and 11am services. However occasionally there is a different preacher at each.

MB Matt Barnes
RD Robin Dawson
TW Tim Wheeler
-Reader in Training
RT Ruth Turner
PR Peter Rolfe
-Congregation Member
GM Gemma Machin
-Youth Worker
AB Andie Brown
-Clergy Training Adviser
DS David Sanderson
-Retired Church Army
BG Bill Galloway
NS Nanette Sanderson
-Retired Church Army
JL Julie Lomas
-Reader in training
AP Alan Park
-Church Army Captain
RL Rob Lowe
-Church Army Captain
KH Karen Herrick
-Children’s Ministry
PK Pauline Kelshaw
-Congregation Member
RL Rob Lowe
-Church Army Captain
KH Karen Herrick
-Children’s Ministry
AR -Samartitan's Purse
-Congregation Member
JS Jonathan Sherwin
-Congregation Member
MBr Mark Broomhead
-Pioneer Minister
ABr Andy Broom
-Diocese Mission Director
MA Martin Atkins
-Methodist Minister
AR Alastair Redfern
-Bishop of Derby
RB Ray Booth
EC Erica Clegg

9am Service -Sermons based on the Lectionary readings -December
5.12.10 Marks of Christian fellowship NS Romans 15:4-13 Matthew 3:1-12
12.12.10 Things are not always as we expect them MB Isaiah 35:1-10 Matthew 11:1-10
19.12.10 In these difficult times MB Isaiah 35:1-10 Matthew 1:18-25
26.12.10 Characteristics of a martyr MBr Acts 7:51-60 Matthew 10:17-22

10am Christmas Day Family Communion
25.12.10 God's present to us MB Isaiah 52:7-10 John 1:1-14
  -'Jesus and Santa Video shown at the end of the talk   Pictures from the service  

11.30pm 'Midnight' Communion
24.12.10 Allow God to rescue you RT Isaiah 9:2, 6-7 John 1:1-14

Family Carol Service
24.12.10 Have you got room for Jesus? -complete service RT, KH

11am Service -Nativity including lighting the Advent Ring
19.12.10 Wonder RT, KH Slides from the service Pictures from the service

6pm Service -Carol by Candlelight
19.12.10 Let Jesus into your life MB Pictures from the service

11am Service -Reflecting on the Christmas Story
5.12.10 Joseph’s Perspective JL Romans 1:1-7 Matthew 1:18-25
12.12.10 Mary’s Perspective MB 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 Luke 1:26-38

6pm Service -The Meaning of Christmas: Who is Jesus?
10.10.10 Author of Creation TW Genesis 1:1-5 Colossians 1:15-17
  'Lord of the Starfields' video clip referred to in the sermon -from youtube   Lyrics of 'Lord of the Starfields'  
17.10.10 The Incarnation of Love
Picture shown in sermon
The Body Pray video clip
JL Luke 1:26-31 Philippians 2:5-8
24.10.10 The Promised one of Israel EC Luke 2:1-7 Galatians 4:4-7
07.11.10 The Light of God’s Glory RT Isaiah 9:2,6-7 2 Corinthians 4:4-6
28.11.10 The Dawn of God's Grace
-'Behind Enemy Lines' Video clip shown in sermon
RT Luke 2:8-14 John 4:7-9
5.12.10 The Expression of God’s being RT Luke 2:15-20 Hebrews 1:1-3
12.12.10 Word of the Father MBr John 1:1-5, 10-14  

9am Service -Sermons based on the Lectionary readings -November
7.11.10 What happens to us after death? RD Job 19:23-27a Luke 20:27-38
21.11.10 Stir us up MB Jeremiah 23:1-6 Luke 23:33-43
28.11.10 Advent Sunday
-'The Undercover Boss'
Video clip shown in sermon
RT Romans 13:11-14 Matthew 24:36-44

11am Service -Sermons on the book 'The Radical Disciple' by John Stott
More about the book here
28.11.10 Introduction MB 1 Corinthians 9:19-27 Romans 12:1-8

21.11.10 Prayer Sunday to mark Day 400 of our 1000 Days of Prayer
9am Stir us up MB Jeremiah 23:1-6 Luke 23:33-43
11am Prayer -do we do it properly? RT 2 Chronicles 7:11-16 Luke 18:1-8
6pm Where is our prayer life? MB video clips in sermon from
'The Way we Pray'

part 1 0-2:14
part 2 9:17-end
Matthew 6:5-15

14.11.10 10am Remembrance Sunday Service
Remembering Activity RT Micah 4:1-4 Matthew 5:1-12
Peacemaking Talk MB Remembrance Prayers Pictures here

14.11.10 6pm Memorial Service
Sermon RT John 6:35-40 Romans 8:31-39

11am Service -Building a People of Faith
12.9.10 People of Vision MB Acts 11:1-18  
19.9.10 People of Faith MB Acts 17:16-34 Romans 12:9-16
26.9.10 People of Courage MB Acts 18:1-17 2 Timothy 3:10-17
17.10.10 People of Commitment MB Acts 16:6-40 Philippians 1:3-11
24.10.10 People of Promise
-Apologies for the poor qualitiy of the recordings
MB Acts 2:1-13 John 14:15-27
07.11.10 People of Hope MB Acts 20:17-38 Isaiah 40:28-31

31.10.10 -Mission Sunday for Samaritan's Purse
  Rector interviews Andy Ransburry, Key Relationship Manager, Samaritan's Purse   Operation Christmas Child video shown Church Magazine article
9am Talk by Andy AR Ephesians 3:13-21 John 5:1-17
11am (Different) Talk by Andy AR Leviticus 6:8-13 Luke 10:30-37

9am Service -Sermons based on the Lectionary readings -October
3.10.10 Harvest DS Galatians 5:16-25 Luke 12:13-21
17.10.10 Be persistant in prayer BG 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 Luke 18:1-8
24.10.10 Bible Sunday MB Isaiah 45:22-25 Luke 18:9-14
  -Apologies for the poor qualitiy of the recordings   Also Luke 4:17-20 read in the sermon  

17.10.10 Gemma and Steve Willis' last Sunday at St Thomas'
Matt interviews Gemma Tribute from Josh Wheeler DVD shown of Gemma and Steve's time at St Thomas' is available from Mark Hoare

15.10.10 Final Furnace
Final Furnace event including testimonies from Kat Witham and Sam Lomas who say what 'Furnace' hass meant to them Pictures shown

10.10.10 Eleanor Lomas tells us of her forthcoming discipleship couse in Australia
Listen to Eleanor here Read about the course here

10 October Mission Sunday (morning) for the Gideons
9am Richard Robinson talks about the Gideons 2 Timothy 2:8-15 Luke 17:11-19
11am David Clegg talks about the Gideons Acts 19:1-20 Soundtrack of DVD 'Distributing Scripture in the Traffic Lane of Life' shown at both services

2010 Mayor of Chesterfield's Appeal
3.10.10 Keith and Pat Morgan, Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield and members of St Thomas' speak about the appeal Read the magazine article here

3.10.10 11am Harvest Service
3.10.10 Harvest -complete service MB
Slides to go with service

6pm Service -Letters of John
5.9.10 1 John Chapter 1 JL 1 John 1-2:2
19.9.10 1 John Chapter 3 MB 1 John 3:1-24
26.9.10 1 John Chapter 4 MB 1 John 4:1-21
03.10.10 1 John Chapter 5 GM 1 John 5:1-21

9am Service -Sermons based on the Lectionary readings -September
5.9.10 The Law of Love MBr Philemon 1-21 Luke 14:25-33
12.9.10 Grace and Sin BG 1 Timothy 1:12-17 Luke 15:1-10
19.9.10 Stewardship, Friendship and Trust RD Timothy 2:1-7 Luke 16:1-19
26.9.10 What did you do for Lazarus? Mbr Amos 6:1a, 4-7 Luke 16:19-31

21.09.10 Confirmation Service
21.09.10 Address AR Acts 10:33-43 Matthew 9:9-13
  3 Testimonies   Complete service here More -about the service and pictures

11am Service -Celebration Service
5.9.10 Peter and Maureen Rolfe's 50th Wedding Anniversary -thanks and prayer Celebration of Marriage RB Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

August Morning and Evening Services -Hard Questions
Sin and Grace, can I sin more? BG Romans 5:19-6:4 John 8:1-11
Can God help with my addiction? TW Luke 4:14-21 and testimonies  
Can I forgive the unforgivable?
-Pictures to go with sermon
GM Psalm 55:1-23  
Leadership standards, how high is the bar? MB 1 Timothy 3:1-13 John 13:1-11
How can we live more simply?
-Global Village presentation
RD Amos 5:11-15,24 Luke 18:18-30
Can the west overcome greed?
'Disturb us' prayer
TW Luke 12:16-21
-in sermon recording
Luke 4:16-21
-in sermon recording
Should I talk to Pagans? MB John 4:4-22 Acts 17:16-34
If God knows everything why bother to pray? PR Genesis 18:16-33  

15.8.10 Matt Barnes is going to Uganda
Interview and prayer for Matt

15.8.10 Evening Service Sermon preached by Rev Dr Marin Atkins, General Secretary of the Methodist Church
God Love Clay Pots (including reading 2 Corinthians 4:1-18) MA Matthew 11:25-30 Interview with Martin Atkins

14.8.10 Gemma Machin and Steve Willis' Wedding
Recording of service and pictures

8.8.10 Prayer Sunday to mark Day 300 of our 1000 Days of Prayer
10.30am Don't be timid MBr Ephesians 6:10-20 1 Thesselonians 5:16-24

9am Service -Sermons based on the Lectionary readings -July
4.7.10 Petertide reflections MB Acts 12:1-11 Matthew 16:13-20
11.7.10 Who is my neighbour? BG Deuternomy 30:9-14 Luke 10:25-37
18.7.10 Who is Jesus? DS Colossians 1:15-28 Luke 10:38-42
25.7.10 In God's Power NS 2 Corinthians 4:7-15 Matthew 20:20-28

11am Service -The Three Colours of Love
11.7.10 Justice MB James 2:14-17 Matthew 25:31-46
18.7.10 Truth JL 2 Timothy 2:14-16 John 3:17-21
25.7.10 Grace AB John 13:31-35 Matthew 18:21-35

6pm Service -Journey Through Joel
11.7.10 Chapter 1 MB Joel 1:1-20
18.7.10 Chapter 2 MB Joel 2:1-32
25.7.10 Chapter 3 PR Joel 3:1-3, 9-21

18.7.10 Julie Lomas is introduced as a Reader by the Rector
Julie was licenced as a Reader (17.7.10)

11.7.10 Gill and Martin Bailey interviewed by the Rector
Martin and Gill and their children Eleanor and Alex are emigrating to Canada

11am Service -Reflections on Petertide
4.7.10 The power of words RT Zechariah 4:1-6 Matthew 16:13-20

6pm Service -Life in the Spirit
6.6.10 Tongues MB 1 Corinthians 14:1-25  
13.6.10 Healing
Prayer refered to in sermon
JL Matthew 8:1-17 James 5:13-20
20.6.10 Wisdom and Knowledge RT
2 Kings 5:20-27  
20.6.10 Prophecy RT Acts 21:1-16 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28
4.7.10 Worship MB 1 Corinthians 14:26-33  

9am Service -Sermons based on the Lectionary readings -June
6.6.10 God's hand on us NS Galatians 1:11-24 Luke 7:11-17
13.6.10 Love and forgiveness MB Galatians 2:15-21 Luke 7:36-8:3
20.6.10 Jesus wants to heal and restore us RT Galatians 3:23-29 Luke 8:26-39
27.6.10 The cost of discipleship BG 1 Kings 19:15,19-21 Luke 9:51-63

11am Service -God has plans for Abraham and God has plans for us
11.04.10 Abram's call RT Genesis 11:27-12:20 John 4:16-26
18.04.10 Abram's choice MB Genesis 13:1-18 Philippians 3:2-12
25.04.10 Abram's doubts RT Genesis 15:1-18  
16.05.10 Abraham promised MB Genesis 17:1-27  
6.06.10 Abraham's prayer RT Genesis 18:16-33 Mark 8:22-33
13.06.10 Abraham's sons MB Genesis 21:1-21  
27.06.10 Abraham tested MBr Genesis 22:1-24 Matthew 10:40-42

25.6.10 Sam Wheeler is interviewed by Abi Simonds
Sam is going to work in Canada for ten weeks

20.6.10 Mark Broomhead is interviewed by the Rector
Mark, our new Pioneer Curate is introduced

20.6.10 6pm Pippa Shemwell is interviewed by Tim Wheeler
Pippa tells has how God has called her to go to Peru

11am Father's Day
20.6.10 Father's Day MB Ephesians 6:1-14 Luke 8:40-55

13.6.10 Phil and Rachel Michell are interviewed by Emma Atkinson
Phil and Rachel tell us of their future as Phil is ordained a curate next week

6.6.10 Decommissioning the Portacabins before demolition
Matt (Rector) leads a short service

30.5.10 Gift Day Update
Matt (Rector) gives an update

Mission Services with Paul and Sarah Tester
Paul and Sarah Tester, our Mission Partners working in Peru with CMS, visited us. They spoke at 'Furnace' and at our Sunday Services.
More about Paul and Sarah        More about the visit including photos

Sunday 30.5.10 Services
Morning Talk by Paul Tester 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 Matthew 18:1-6
  Peter Rolfe interviews Paul and Sarah Pictures to go with Paul's talk Aleluya Dios es Rey
Pictures and words to go with Aleluya

Evening Talk by Paul Tester and Sarah Matthew 14:22-33  

28.5.10 Furnace
Introduction Paul and Sarah talk about mission
From discussion 'What is Mission?' -Love, giving, sharing Jesus, addressing injustice, being 'out there', rejuvenation, being sent
Pictures of Jesus referred to

23.5.10 Commissioning Keith and Pat Morgan as Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield
9am Interview by Matt (Rector) 11am Interview by Ruth (Curate)

23.5.10 Gift Day Update
Matt (Rector) gives an update

23.5.10 Pentecost
9am Pentecost BG Acts 2:1-21 John 14:8-17
6pm Pentecost TW Acts 2:1-21  

23.5.10 Pentecost 11am All Age Service RT, KH, JL  Slides to go with service
Introduction Prayer of Blessing Reading
Promises about the Holy Spirit Prayers Final Prayer and Conclusion

Sermons not in a series
16.05.10 6pm Getting out of the boat MB Matthew 14:22-33
18.04.10 6pm The Road to Emmaus MB Luke 24:13-35

9am Service -Sermons based on the Lectionary readings -May
2.5.10 Christians even... RD Acts 11:1-18 John 13:31-35
16.5.10 Being one RT Acts 16:16-34 John 17:20-26

9.5.10 Development Sunday All Services  More information and documentation here
Fix your eyes on Jesus DS Ephesians 2:19-22 Hebrews 12:1-3
Development and Giving update MB Slides to go with update  
Jaybuild presentation JB John Butler (Jaybuild’s Managing Director)  

2.5.10 Prayer Sunday to mark Day 200 of our 1000 Days of Prayer
11am Don't be timid MB Acts 4:23-31 2 Timothy 1:3-7
6pm Confident Christians
-I renounce....
RT 2 Timothy 1:3-7  

Furnace 30.4.10
Image GM First picture Second picture

9am Service -Sermons based on the Lectionary readings -April
11.04.10 St Thomas MB Acts 5:27-32 John 20:19-31
18.04.10 Let God suprise you GM Acts 9:1-6 John 21:1-19
25.04.10 God brings life JL Acts 9:36-43 John 10:22-30

4.4.10 Easter Day Pictures here
10.30am What Type of Egg are You? MB Acts 10:34-48 Luke 24:1-12
6pm 'Open mic' -a Word from God   Simon Twigg's testimony  

2.4.10 Good Friday
Hot Cross Bun Service -The Easter Story PK Pictures
An Hour at the Cross Furnace Team  

1.4.10 Maundy Thursday
A Time of Waiting RT Psalm 116:1, 10-19
Exodus 12:1-12   1 Corinthians 11:23-26

30.3.10 Holy Week Prayer and Meditation -The Easter Experience
Introduction and Prayers KH Pictures and meditation suggestions used

9am Service -Sermons based on the Lectionary readings -March
23.03.10 Looking and doing for Christ BG Philippians 3:4b-14 John 12:1-8
28.03.10 Psalm Sunday PR Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 Luke 19:28-40

6pm Service -Study of Ruth
14.03.10 God is good and Sovereign MB Ruth 1:1-22
21.03.10 Having faith to step out MB Ruth 2:1-23
28.03.10 R.U.T.H. Rest-Utter Committment-Trust-Hesed RT Ruth 3:1-18
11.04.10 God's hand on our lives MB Ruth 4:1-21

14 March 2010, Mothering Sunday
9am Bringing up our children NS Exodus 2:1-10, 1 Samuel 1:20-28 Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32
11am All Age
-Slides from service

7 March 2010, Mission Sunday for Church on the Bus
9am Responding to Jesus AP Isaiah 61:1-13 Matthew 21:23-32
11am Homelessness -what would Jesus do?
-Pictures in sermon
RL Matthew 25:31-46  
6pm Readings and sermon as 9am service   Introduction to the service Conclusion to the day
  Robert Batten's story of Church on the Bus   Pictures Read about the weekend

7.3.10 6pm intro Lent Course 11am Service and Wednesdays During Lent we are studying and discussing on Wednesday Evenings and at the 11am Sunday service Hope based on Tom Wright's book Suprised by Hope. More information about the course and the book here.
The Hope of the World MB Discussion & conclusion Discussion questions
What happens when we die? MB 1 Corinthians 15:12-19, 35-58  
The Hope of the Resurrection RD Discussion & conclusion Discussion questions
Heaven, Hell or somewhere inbetween? DS Discussion & conclusion Discussion questions
The Hope of the Second Coming GM Discussion & conclusion Discussion questions
  Listen to 'There is a Day' -song refered to in talk    Lyrics
What do we believe about heaven & hell? MB Luke 16:19-26  
The Hope of Salvation RT Discussion & conclusion Discussion questions
  Listen to 'My Hope is Built on Nothing Less' -hymn sung    
Words used
(-slightly different from hymn here)
Living now and then MB Philippians 3:12-21 Luke 19:28-40

17.2.10 Ash Wednesday
Fasting RT Isaiah 58:1-12 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

13.2.10 Ben and Gail Widdowsons' Wedding
Complete Service Readings only Talk only Pictures

9am Service -Sermons based on the Lectionary readings -February
07.02.10 Coping with storms in our lives MB Revelation 4:1-11 Luke 8:22-25
14.02.10 The Transfiguration MB Exodus 34:29-35 Luke 9:28-36
21.02.10 Temptation 1 DS Romans 10:8-13 Luke 4:1-13
28.02.10 Temptation 2
-Pictures in sermon
JL Philippians 3:17-4:1 Luke 13:31-35

11am Service -The Politics of Jesus
07.02.10 The Ecconomy RT Luke 12:13-34 Luke 19:1-10
14.02.10 War and Peace PR Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 Matthew 5:38-48
21.02.10 The Environment MB Leviticus 25:1–7 Genesis 1:26-31

6pm Service -Study of Jonah
07.02.10 Jonah -Disobedience MB Jonah 1:1-17
14.02.10 Jonah -Repentance MB Jonah 2:1-10
21.02.10 Inspite of Jonah RT Jonah 3:1-10
28.02.10 Conclusion GM Jonah 4:1-11

Sunday 31.1.10 -Parish Update
Listen to the update Slides to go with update

11am Service -Prayer Sunday -To mark Day 100 of our 1000 Days of Prayer
24.01.10 Prayer
-Suggested prayer topics refered to in the sermon
RT 1 Samuel 12:19-25 Luke 11:1-8

9am Service -Sermons based on the Lectionary readings -January
03.01.10 Epiphany -Widening the Boundaries RD Isaiah 60:1-6 Matthew 2:1-12
10.01.10 Epiphany 1 -The Baptism of Jesus MB Acts 8:14-17 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22
17.01.10 Epiphany 2 -Hope AB 1 Timothy 4:6-16 John 2:1-11
24.01.10 Epiphany 3 -The Freedom Jesus Brings DS Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 Luke 4:14-21
31.01.10 Story of Simeon BG Hebrews 2:14-18 Luke 2:22-40

11am Service -Real Issues
03.01.10 Facing serious illness MB Daniel 3:16-24 John 5:1-14
10.01.10 Facing redundancy MB Matthew 20:1-16 Jeremiah 29:10-12
17.01.10 Possessions AB Philippians 4:10-19 Matthew 6:19-34
24.01.10 Prayer Sunday      
31.01.10 Facing grief part 1
-Video clip from sermon (from youtube -ignore spanish subtitles!)
Facing grief part 2
MB 2 Corinthians 1:3-11 Matthew 5:1-4

6pm Service -From the Book of 1 Timothy -Continued from 2009
01.11.09 Introduction
-Maps refered to
TW 1 Timothy 1:1-11
15.11.09 Standing up for our beliefs MB 1 Timothy 1:12-20
22.11.09 Prayer RT 1 Timothy 2:1-10
29.11.09 Teaching on women MB 1 Timothy 2:11-15
06.12.09 Leadership standards GM 1 Timothy 3:1-7
13.12.09 Upholding leaders PR 1 Timothy 3:8-16
03.01.10 Gifts TW 1 Timothy 4:9-16
10.01.10 Respect RT 1 Timothy 5:1-16
17.01.10 Being pure
-Tracy Simmonds' testimony
MB 1 Timothy 5:17-25
24.01.10 Contentment
-Questions refered to in the sermon
GM 1 Timothy 6:1-10
31.01.10 Man/Woman of God MB 1 Timothy 6:11-21

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Tracy Simmonds
Gemma Lowe
Ray Hearn
Pippa Shemwell
David Sanderson
Simon Twigg
Paul & Sarah Tester
Jonathan Sherwin
3 Testimonies given at the Confirmation Service
Kat Witham -at the Final Furnace
Sam Wheeler -at the Final Furnace

1000 Days of Prayer
Day 100
Day 200
Day 300
Day 400

Other recordings
Parish update -Jan
Ben & Gail's wedding -Feb
Ash Wednesday
Lent Course -Suprised by Hope
Mission Sunday -Church on the Bus
Mothering Sunday
Holy Week Prayer and Meditation
Maundy Thursday
Good Friday
Easter Day
St Thomas' AGM
Image -from Furnace
Development Gift Sunday
Development Gift Sunday Update
Commissioning the Mayor of Chesterfield
Mission Sunday -Paul & Sarah Tester
Decommissioning the Portacabins
Interview with Phil and Rachel Michell
Interview with Pippa Shemwell
Interview with Mark Broomhead
Interview with Sam Wheeler
Interview with the Baileys
Introducing Julie Lomas as a reader
Gemma and Stephen's wedding
Interview with Martyn Atkins
Interview and prayer with Matt Barnes going to Uganda
Rolfe's Golden Wedding celebration
Confirmation Service
Mayor's Appeal
Gideons' Sunday
Eleanor Lomas going to Australia
Final Furnace
Gemma & Steve Willis' last Sunday
Mission Sunday for Samaritans Purse
Remembrance Sunday
Memorial Service
The Radical Disciple
Nativity Service
Family Carol Service