Funeral Message for Angela Janice Richards, aged 1½

On Tuesday 14th July at 11am, I had the sad privilege of speaking the message at the funeral for my 1½-year old niece. The funeral was held at Kurrajong Anglican Church.Angela Janice Richards

Angela (1 November, 2007 – 9 July, 2009) had been suffering from a serious chromosomal abnormality all her life. You can read some of her story here.

The Bible passage (John 14:1-7) was read by Dominic Steele, a Christian minister and family friend of my sister and brother-in-law, who baptised Angie in hospital a short time before the first of her many operations.

Edit 17/7/09: The first ~4 minutes of the MP3 is Dominic giving a brief introduction and reading the passage. My sermon begins at about 3 min, 50 sec.

A special thanks to David Ould who provided invaluable feedback in the drafting stage of the talk.

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