Previous Services & Sermons

Below are extracts from recent services and sermons given at Temple.
Please note recordings may not include all content as all permissions may not have been obtained.

(see also This Week's Service and Home Worship pages for worship contributions)

There are recent services recorded at Rowbarton on their website Preaching Plan and Recent Service Recordings page, adhering to the social distancing guidance. The circuit has been worshipping together using these services which are livestreamed Sunday mornings at 9:30 am.

Sunday 5th September 2021

Rev Deborah Kirk Circuit online video (V)

Holy Communion at Temple led by Rev Deborah Kirk


Audio of service at Temple (A)


Hymns: StF 13 Sing of a God in majestic divinity
StF 743
Come, let us join our cheerful songs
SF 255
The Kingdom of God is justice and joy
StF 573 Be known to us in breaking bread

StF 596 Now let us from this table rise


Readings: Psalm 146
James 2 : 1-9

Lectionary for Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time:

Proverbs 22: 1 - 2, 8 - 9, 22 - 23, Psalm 125, James 2: 1 - 10 (11 - 13), 14 - 17, Mark 7: 24 - 37

The Vine resources for those worshipping from home

Sunday 5th September (D)

Methodist Church resources for those worshipping from home

Sunday 5th September (D)

Sunday 29th August 2021

Gillian Flick Circuit online video (V)

Morning Worship at Temple led by Rev Tony Cox


Audio of service at Temple (A)


Hymns: StF 28 Jesus calls us here to meet him
StF 489 All I once held dear
StF 504 May the mind of Christ my Saviour
H&P 687 When we walk with the Lord


Readings: James 1: 17-27
Mark 7: 1-8 & 14-15 & 21-23

Lectionary for Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time:

Song of Solomon 2: 8 - 13, Psalm 45: 1 - 2, 6 - 9, James 1: 17 - 27, Mark 7: 1 - 8, 14 - 15, 21 - 23

The Vine resources for those worshipping from home

(sorry not available this week)

Methodist Church resources for those worshipping from home

Sunday 29th August (D)

Sunday 22nd August 2021

David Clitheroe Circuit online video (V)

Three Churches Anniversary led by Rev Susan Durber
at Taunton United Reformed Church

Lectionary for Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time:

1 Kings 8: 22 - 30, 41 - 43 Psalm 84, Ephesians 6: 10 - 20, John 6: 56 - 59

The Vine resources for those worshipping from home

(sorry not available this week)

Methodist Church resources for those worshipping from home

Sunday 22nd August (D)

Sunday 15th August 2021

Rev Chris Brown Circuit online video (V)

Morning Worship at Temple led by Rev Lynne Mayers


Audio of service at Temple (A)


Hymns: StF 27: Jesu, tawa pano (V)

StF 36: There’s a quiet understanding

StF 158: Lord you sometimes speak in wonders

H&P 692: Enthrone thy God within thy heart

StF 504: May the mind of Christ my Saviour


Readings: 1 Kings 3: 3 - 12
Ephesians 4: 25 - 5: 2

Lectionary for Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time:

1 Kings 2: 10 - 12, 3: 3-14, Psalm 111, Ephesians 5: 15 - 20, John 6: 51 - 58

The Vine resources for those worshipping from home

Sunday 15th August (D)

Methodist Church resources for those worshipping from home

Sunday 15th August (D)

Other recent recordings


Rev Deborah Kirk, Sunday 5th September, Circuit (V)
Rev Deborah Kirk, Sunday 5th September, Temple (A)
Gillian Flick, Sunday 29th August, Circuit (V)
Rev Tony Cox, Sunday 29th August, Temple (A)
David Clitheroe, Sunday 22nd August, Circuit (V)
Rev Chris Brown, Sunday 15th August, Circuit (V)
Rev Lynne Mayers, Sunday 15th August, Temple (A)
Rev Tony Cox, Sunday 8th August, Circuit (V)
Rev Chris Brown, Sunday 8th August, Temple (A)
Rev Deborah Kirk, Sunday 1st August, Circuit (V)
Rev Deborah Kirk, Sunday 1st August, Temple (V)
David Clitheroe, Sunday 25th July, Circuit (V)
Elaine Dew, Sunday 25th July, Temple (A)
From Heaven you came (V)
Beyond these walls of worship (V)
Gillian Flick, Sunday 18th July, Circuit (V)
Rev Tony Huxtable, Sunday 18th July, Temple (A)
Music - 'Crossing the Stone', by Karl Jenkins with Catrin Finch - Harp (V)
Let us build - All are welcome (V)
Christ is made the sure foundation (V)
Rev Deborah Kirk, Sunday 11th July, Circuit (V)
Jennie Sleep, Sunday 11th July, Temple (A)
God is love, his the care (V)
In Christ there is no east or west (V)
Great is thy faithfulness (V)
Rev Tony Cox, Sunday 4th July, Circuit (V)
Rev Deborah Kirk, Sunday 4th July, Temple (A)
Called by Christ to be disciples (V)
Guide me O thou great Jehovah (V)
Rev Deborah Kirk, Sunday 27th June, Circuit (V)
Rev Robin Hutt, Church Anniversary 27th June, Temple (A)
Rev Tony Cox, Sunday 20th June, Circuit (V)

Rev Peter Thomas, Sunday 20th June, Temple (A)
My Peace (V)
Be still (V)
Do not be afraid (V)
Faithful one (V)
Ordination Service held at Temple Saturday 19th June
order of service
Rev Deborah Kirk, Sunday 13th June, Circuit (V)
Glenys Allinson, Sunday 13th June, Temple (A)
New every morning is the love (V)
Seek ye first the Kingdom of God (V)
Lord for the years (V)
Rev Tony Cox, Sunday 6th June, Circuit (V)
Rev Deborah Kirk, Sunday 6th June, Temple (A)
All Creatures of our God and King (V)
Song of Kingdom Come (Christian Aid) (V)
O Lord my God when I in awesome wonder (V)

See more in the archives 2021 2020 2019

V - Youtube video link, A - MP3/M4A audio, D - PDF document
StF - Singing The Faith, MP - Mission Praise, H&P - Hymns & Psalms

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