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As the parish church of journalism, St Bride's is keen to hear and disseminate the word of visiting preachers both lay and clergy.
Each Lent there is a series of sermons during Sunday morning services on a given theme.
Here you can listen again to past sermons and read transcripts where available.
Work is part of the normal experience of the vast majority of people, but for the person of faith is it also part of our vocation? Do faith and work relate to each other in any way, or do we keep them in separate boxes? If our vocation as Christians is to be faithful to God in the many different things we find ourselves doing in life, then what we do in our working lives must be part of that vocation.
But is this reflected in what goes on in church?
How many sermons have you heard which deal specifically with workplace issues? Or is the impression given that commitment to the life of the church is far more important than commitment to the life of the world?
Our series of Lent addresses is an attempt at beginning to address these challenges. I have invited five members of the congregation to reflect on their own
work and how their faith influences or affects what they do during the working week. We shall hear from a barrister, a businessman, a journalist a mother and a teacher about some of the challenges they face in being a Christian in the workplace. And Charles Hippsley from the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity will help us look at how faith in the workplace fits in to the wider picture of the Gospel as being concerned with the whole of our lives, not just the time we spend in church.
The Gospel is holistic. It affects all of life and every aspect of who we are. The challenge this Lent is to think and pray about how we can all live and share this Gospel more effectively in our daily work.