Trinity 2 – Fear of God is good

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 John 3:13-24       St Luke 14:16-24   The fear of the Lord is clean, and endures forever.  Ps 19:9   I have spoken to you about how these first few Sundays are an introduction to the rest of the Trinity season, which is about our…

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Trinity 1 – It’s all about love

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 John4:7-end        St Luke 16:19-end   Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us. [l Jn 4:8-1O] We are beginning Trinity season, the last half of the Church year. And it has been described as being about our sanctification, our…

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Trinity Sunday – The End and the Beginning

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us Revelation 4:1-11       St John 3:1-15 AFTER this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up here, and I will show you things…

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Rogation – Ask in my Name

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us James 1:22-27       St John 16:23-33   “Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you. … ask and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full. ”   In the ancient Church Calendar, today is our last Sunday in…

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Easter 4 – Not Deserted

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us St James 1:17-21       St John 16:5-15   “When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth”   Eastertide is a marvellous time of the year. As we celebrate Jesus’ complete bodily resurrection, having triumphed over death, nature too undergoes…

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Easter 3 – Sorrow and Joy

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 Peter 2:11-17       St John 16:16-22   You have sorrow now: but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.   We are continuing in this season of Easter.  It has now been 21…

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Easter 2 – The Good Shepherd

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 Peter 2:19-25       St John 10:11-16   You were straying like sheep, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.   This morning, in our readings we are being compared with sheep.  And it is a certain characteristic of our personality…

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Easter 1 – He is risen indeed!

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 John 5:4-12       St John 20:19-23   Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, ‘Peace be with you.’ And when he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. [John 20:20]   We continue to celebrate with Easter…

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Easter Day – Alleluia! Christ is risen!

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us Colossians 3:1-7       St John:20:1-10   Alleluia!  Christ is risen!   Today in our Gospel we heard of the first moments, according to John, of the breaking in of a new reality in Creation – it is a very subdued account. Mary Magdalene went to the…

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Lent 3 – Separating light from darkness

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us Ephesians 5:1-14       St Luke 11:14-26   At one time you were darkness, now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light.   For three Sundays now our Gospels have focussed our minds on evil as Jesus confronts demons: first in his own…

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