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					HYMN 2
Jealous Guy (Bryan Ferry)                                                          THE SCHOOL OF LIFE
I was dreaming of the past
And my hear t was beating fast                                                     PARISH
I began to lose control
                                                                                   NEWSLETTER
                                       COVET
I began to lose control




                                                                       NOT
                                                                                   Sunday 29 November 2009
I didn’t mean to hur t you
I’m sorry that I made you cry
I didn’t mean to hur t you             THY NEIGHBOUR’S




                                                                                OLIVER
I’m just a jealous guy




                                                   WIFE
I was feeling insecure
You might not love me any more
I was shivering inside




                                                                               JAMES
I was shivering inside

I didn’t mean to hur t you
I’m sorry that I made you cry
I didn’t want to hur t you
I’m just a jealous guy

I was trying to catch your eyes
Thought that you were trying to hide
I was swallowing my pain
I was swallowing my pain




                                                                                  ON
I didn’t mean to hur t you
I’m sorry that I made you cry
I didn’t mean to hur t you
I’m just a jealous guy




                                                                               ENVY
THANK YOU TO …

JONNYSATAN
Your deepest desires fulf illed.
Your darkest wishes acknowledged.
Have a laugh with the Devil today.
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SERMONS PROGRAMME                                        OLIVER JAMES                              HYMN 1
Oliver James on Envy
                                                                ON ENVY                            Mad World (Gar y Jules)
11.30am, 29 November 2009                                                                          All around me are familiar faces           Children waiting for the day they feel good
                                               Covet not thy neighbour’s wife, the bible tells
Tim Harford on Frugality                       us. Depending on who lives next door, we may        Worn out places, worn out faces            Happy Bir thday, Happy Bir thday
                                                                                                   Bright and early for their daily races     And I feel the way that every child should
11.30am, 13 December 2009                      not find this too tricky a commandment. But
                                                                                                   Going nowhere, going nowhere               Sit and listen, sit and listen
                                               Oliver James believes covetousness is a con-
                                                                                                   Their tears are filling up their glasses   Went to school and I was very nervous
To keep up to date with future sermons and     temporar y plague; it’s just more often directed
                                                                                                   No expression, no expression               No one knew me, no one knew me
other happenings at The School of Life, join   at objects than people.                             Hide my head I want to drown my sorrow     Hello teacher tell me what’s my lesson
our mailing list at www.theschooloflife.com                                                        No tomorrow, no tomorrow                   Look right through me, look right through me
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter              James has argued per suasively that we are
                                               becoming a nation of selfish capitalists. The       And I find it kinda funny                  And I find it kinda funny
You are welcome to pop in and see us at        growth in our relative materialism in the last      I find it kinda sad                        I find it kinda sad
70 Marchmont Street                            20 years has bought us neither reassurance          The dreams in which I’m dying              The dreams in which I’m dying
London WC1N 1AB                                nor contentedness, but unrealistic aspirations      Are the best I’ve ever had                 Are the best I’ve ever had
T 020 7833 1010                                and neurotic competitiveness.                       I find it hard to tell you                 I find it hard to tell you
                                                                                                   I find it hard to take                     I find it hard to take
E info@theschooloflife.com
                                                                                                   When people run in circles                 When people run in circles
                                                From The School of Life’s pulpit, James will
                                                                                                   It’s a very, very mad world mad world      It’s a very, very mad world … mad world
                                                warn of the evils of excessive materialism and
                                                                                                                                              Enlarging your world
                                                the miser y of relative inequality it inevitably                                              Mad world
                                                leads to. He will urge us to mend our ways
                                                not for altruistic reasons alone but because
                                                the excess of envy and consumerism he calls
                                               “affluenza” is making us demonstrably more
                                                miserable and distressed.

                                               So covet not your neighbour’s iphone any
                                               longer. Confess your greedy sins and be fi-
                                               nally freed of the shackles of envy.




                                               ORDER OF SERVICE

                                               11.30 Come and be seated
                                               11.45 Welcome to the congregation. Please
                                                      stand to sing Hymn 1:
                                                      Mad World (Gar y Jules)
                                               11.55 Handover to Oliver James our
                                                      preacher to begin the Sermon
                                               12.40 End of Sermon. Please stand to sing
                                                      the final Hymn 2:
                                                      Jealous Guy (Br yan Ferr y)
                                               12.45 – 13.15 Refreshments ser ved

				
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