Sermons

Please click on the links below to download the most recent sermons by the Reverend Matthew Pollard, Rector at Bridlington Priory.

APRIL 2017
9th Apr 2017 Palm Sunday 2017 (Evening, Sung Eucharist)
Isaiah 5: 1 – 7; Matthew 21: 1 – 11
MARCH 2017
26th Mar 2017 4th Sunday of Lent
Micah 7 & James 5
5th Mar 2017 1st Sunday of Lent
Romans 5: 12 – 19; Matthew 4: 1 – 11
FEBRUARY 2017
26th Feb 2017 1st Sunday Before Lent (Evening)
2 Kings 2: 1 – 12; Matthew 17: 9 – 23
19th Feb 2017 2nd Sunday Before Lent (Evening)
Proverbs 8: 1, 22 – 31; Luke 12: 16 – 31
5th Feb 2017 4th Sunday Before Lent
1 Corinthians 2: 1 – 12; Matthew 5: 13 – 20

4th Sunday Before Lent (Evensong)
Amos 2: 4 – end; Ephesians 4: 17 – end
JANUARY 2017
30th Jan 2017 Candlemas 2017
Genesis 28: 10 – end; (Philemon 1 – 16); Malachi 3: 1 – 5
22nd Jan 2017 3rd Sunday of Epiphany
1 Corinthians 1: 10 – 18; Matthew 4: 12 – 23
15th Jan 2017 2nd Sunday of Epiphany (Evening)
(Ezekiel 2.1 – 3.4); John 1: 43 – end
8th Jan 2017 Baptism of Christ 2017
Acts 10: 34 – 43; Matthew 3: 13 – end
DECEMBER 2016
4th Dec 2016 2nd Sunday of Advent 2016
I Kings 38: 17 – 39; John 1: 19 – 28
NOVEMBER 2016
27th Nov 2016 Advent Sunday 2016
Romans 13: 11 – end; Matthew 24: 36 – 44
13th Nov 2016 2nd Sunday before Advent (Evening)
Daniel 6; Matthew 13: 1 – 9, 18 – 23
6th Nov 2016 3rd Sunday before Advent
Job 19: 23 – 27a; Luke 20: 27 – 38
2nd Nov 2016 All Souls 2016
Hebrews 11: 32 – 12: 2
OCTOBER 2016
9th Oct 2016 St. John of Bridlington 2016
2 Kings 5: 1 – 3, 7 – 15; Luke 17: 11 – 19
2nd Oct 2016 19th Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
John 9
SEPTEMBER 2016
25th Sep 2016 Mayor’s Civic Service 2016
Amos 6: 1, 4 – 7; Luke 16: 19 – end
11th Sep 2016 16th Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
John 6: 51 – 69
4th Sep 2016 15th Sunday after Trinity
Deuteronomy 30: 15 – end; Luke 14: 25 – 33
AUGUST 2016
28th Aug 2016 14th Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
Isaiah 33: 13 – 22; John 3: 22 – 36
21st Aug 2016 13th Sunday after Trinity
Isaiah 58: 9 – 14; Luke 13: 10 – 17

13th Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
2 Corinthians 9
JULY 2016
24th July 2016 James the Apostle
Jeremiah 45: 1 – 5; Matthew 20: 20 – 28
17th July 2016 8th Sunday after Trinity
Genesis 41: 1 -16, 25 – 37; John 4: 31 – 35
10th July 2016 7th Sunday after Trinity
Deuteronomy 30: 9 – 14; Luke 10: 25 – 37

7th Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
Genesis 32: 9 – 30
3rd July 2016 Thomas the Apostle
Habakkuk 2: 1- 4; John 20: 24 – 29
JUNE 2016
19th June 2016 Arts Festival Service
Isaiah 65: 1 – 9; Luke 8: 26 – 39
19th June 2016 4th Sunday after Trinity (Evening)
Genesis 24: 1 – 27
12th June 2016 Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th Birthday Thanksgiving Service
1 Kings 1: 32 – 40; Ephesians 1: 15 – 23
5th June 2016 2nd Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
Genesis 8: 15 – 9: 17
MAY 2016
29th June 2016 1st Sunday after Trinity
Luke 7: 1 – 10
15th May 2016 Pentecost 2016 (Choral Evensong)
John 16: 4b – 15
8th May 2016 7th Sunday of Easter
Acts 16: 16 – 34; John 17: 20 – end
1st May 2016 6th Sunday of Easter
Acts 16: 9 – 15; John 14: 23 – 29
APRIL 2016
24th Apr 2016 5th Sunday of Easter
Mark 1: 1 – 15
17th Apr 2016 4th Sunday of Easter (Evening)
Luke 24: 36 – 49
10th Apr 2016 3rd Sunday of Easter (Evensong)
John 11: 27 – 44
3rd Apr 2016 2nd Sunday of Easter
Genesis 3: 8 – 15 (Galatians 4: 1 – 5)
FEBRUARY 2016
28th Feb 2016 3rd Sunday of Lent (Morning)
Isaiah 55: 1 – 9; Luke 13: 1 – 9

3rd Sunday of Lent (Evening)
Genesis 28: 10 – 19
21st Feb 2016 2nd Sunday of Lent (Morning)
Luke 13: 31 – end

2nd Sunday of Lent (Evening)
Luke 14: 27 – 33
14th Feb 2016 ATC Sunday (1st of Lent)
Luke 4: 1- 13
JANUARY 2016
31st Jan 2016 Candlemas (Choral Evensong)
Haggai 2: 1 – 9; John 2: 18 – 22
24th Jan 2016 3rd Sunday of Epiphany
Luke 4: 14 – 21
243rd Jan 2016 3rd Sunday of Epiphany (Evensong)
Dispatches from the Archbishop’s Pilgrimage
17th Jan 2016 2nd Sunday of Epiphany
John 1: 29 – 42
3rd Jan 2016 Epiphany Sunday
Matthew 2: 1 – 12
DECEMBER 2015
25th Dec 2015 Christmas Midnight Mass
John 1: 1 – 14
6th Dec 2015 2nd Sunday of Advent (Evensong)
Isaiah 40: 1 – 11; Luke 1: 1 – 25
NOVEMBER 2015
29th Nov 2015 Advent Sunday
Jeremiah 33: 14 – 16; Luke 21: 26 – 36
22nd Nov 2015 Christ the King (Evensong)
Daniel 5; John 6: 1- 5
15th Nov 2015 2nd Sunday before Advent (Evening – Sung Eucharist)
Matthew 13: 24 – 30, 36 – 43
8th Nov 2015 Remembrance Sunday
Job 19: 23 – 27a; Luke 20: 27 – 38
1st Nov 2015 All Saints’ Day
John 11: 32 – 44

All Souls
OCTOBER 2015
18th Oct 2015 Mayor’s Civic Service
Isaiah 53: 4 – end; Mark 10: 35 – 45
11th Oct 2015 St John of Bridlington
Mark 10: 17 – 31
4th Oct 2015 18th Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
Mark 9: 38 – end
SEPTEMBER 2015
27th Sept 2015 17th Sunday after Trinity
Mark 9: 38 – end

British Legion County Rally
2 Esdras 2: 42 – 48; Ephesians 4: 25 – end
20th Sept 2015 St Matthew’s Day
Matthew 9: 9 – 13
14th Sept 2015 Holy Cross Day (Evensong)
1 Corinthians 1. 18 – 25
AUGUST 2015
30th Aug 2015 13th Sunday after Trinity
Deuteronomy 4: 1 – 2, 6 – 9; Mark 7: 1 – 8, 14 – 15, 21 – 23

13th Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
Exodus 12: 21 – 27; Matthew 4: 23 – 5: 20
22nd Aug 2015 12th Sunday after Trinity
Joshua 24: 1 – 2a, 14 – 18; John 6: 56 – 69

12th Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
Hebrews 13: 16 – 21
9th Aug 2015 10th Sunday after Trinity
John 6: 35, 41 – 51

10th Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
Hebrews 12: 1 – 17
2nd Aug 2015 9th Sunday after Trinity
John 6: 24 – 35

9th Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
Job 28
JULY 2015
5th July 2015 6th Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
Job 4:1; 5: 6 – 27; Romans 15: 14 – 29
JUNE 2015
28th June 2015 Petertide (Evensong)
John 21: 15 – 22
14th June 2015 2nd Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
Jeremiah 7: 1 – 16
7th June 2015 1st Sunday after Trinity
Genesis 3: 8 – 15; Mark 3: 20 – 35

1st Sunday after Trinity (Evensong)
Jeremiah 6: 16 – 21; Romans 9: 1- 13
MAY 2015
31st May 2015 Trinity Sunday
Isaiah 6: 1 – 8; John 3: 1 – 17