• Rev Kenneth Roach

    Contributing sermons since Feb 21, 2021
About Rev Kenneth
  • Education: Coleg Harlech 1949 University of Wales Swansea 1950- 1953 Social Science Diploma. Bangor Theological Seminary Maine USA 1957-1960 - Bachelor of divinity and Master of divinity degrees.
  • Experience: Coal miner at age 14-21. Student pastor at Sherman Mills in Maine USA 1958 - 1960. Pastor at Bethesda Presbyterian Church in Utica New York State 1960 - 1971. Minister at Castle Green Congregational Church Bristol UK 1971 - 1985. Retired Minister conducting services for several Churches in Bristol for 20 years. 1961 - Delegate in Philadelphia when four former denominations came together to form the United Church for Christ. 1972 - Delegate in London for the merging of the Presbyterian Church with the Congregational Church in England and Wales, thus forming the United Reformed Church. Minister on radio Bristol’s “Sunday Starts” programme. The free Church chaplain at Glenside psychiatric Hospital for ten years. President of the Ecumenical Committee in Bristol. Lead for a group of Catholic and Protestant Christians on a pilgrimage to the Holy land. Author of the book From Coalpit to Pulpit By Rev Kenneth Ernest Roach- Available on Amazon. All proceeds to go to Christian Aid.
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  • Ascension Sunday

    Contributed on May 11, 2021

    On keeping ones soul. Preached on May 18th 1969 at Plymouth Bethesda Church Utica.

    And when he had called the people onto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross and follow me. For who whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospels, the same more

  • Palm Sunday

    Contributed on Feb 23, 2021

    Part of Lent series

    Palm Sunday is the last but one, in our Lenton meditations. We now face the last dramatic week and the eventual challenge of the Easter faith. In the meantime we shall be going through the dark night of Maundy Thursday and the gloom of Good Friday. In Luke‘s Gospel the journey to Jerusalem starts more

  • Patri-Passion Sunday

    Contributed on Feb 23, 2021

    Part of Lent series

    This is an important day in the church calendar. It emphasises an aspect of God we tend to forget. We usually imagine God has been up there in high heaven, remote from pain in his divine glory. When in trouble we tend to ask:- “Where is God, why doesn’t he come to help us?” Well, Patri-Passion more

  • The Wisdom Of Jesus

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2021
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    Part of a Lent series

    During Lent we are encouraged to think more deeply about Jesus, his teachings, works and the real meaning of the cross and resurrection. The first response to Jesus was:- “ rabbi, you are a teacher sent by God” ( John 3:2). If we had been better students of his wisdom, the world would be a much more

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