Worship 4/12, Advent 2

Amelia Ware welcomed us to worship on 4th December, the second Sunday of Advent.  We celebrated Holy Communion together and explored the idea of peace in our society and in all of creation. Watch the service again on Youtube Watch or read the the Sunday Prayers We lit the second Advent candle for Peace Watch Ian’s [...]

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Worship 20/11, Reign of Christ

Ian Ferguson welcomed us to worship on 20th November, to Christ the King Sunday or the Reign of Christ Sunday, that relatively modern festival where we are invited to reflect on human leadership from the perspective of the divine.  Watch the service again on Youtube Watch or read the the Sunday Prayers Ian invited us [...]

By |2022-11-26T07:28:00+11:00November 20th, 2022|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Worship 6/11, Pentecost 22

Saide Cameron welcomed us to worship on 6th November.  We welcomed Brad Coath, member of our congregation as our preacher.  Brad is a community worker at Urban Neighbours of Hope and chaplain at a local primary school.  We were glad to have Janet Reus-Smit, also a member of our congregation, presiding over our celebration [...]

By |2022-11-13T14:02:54+11:00November 6th, 2022|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Worship 30/10, Pentecost 21

Natalie Sims welcomed us to worship on 30th October.  We continued hearing Luke’s stories of tax collectors: this time we meet Zacchaeus, who Jesus dined with, and who gave away half of his possessions. And we listened to another reading of hope from the minor prophets: this time from the book of Habakkuk, who [...]

By |2022-10-31T10:06:20+11:00October 30th, 2022|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Worship 16/10, Pentecost 19

Ian Ferguson welcomed us to worship on 16th October. We heard and sang Psalm 121, a great affirmation of God’s loving support in our lives. We reflected on the suffering and sacrifice of Jesus. Watch the service again on Youtube Watch or read the the Sunday Prayers Ian introduced Blessing who will be the [...]

By |2022-10-16T13:49:08+11:00October 16th, 2022|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Worship 9/10, Blessing of the Animals

Saide Cameron welcomed us to worship on 9th October.  We shared a time for blessing our pets in person and online.  We also remembered the many other non-human creatures that inhabit our planet and lamented the loss of bio-diversity and the ever-present threat of extinction.  The reading from the prophet Jeremiah this morning encouraged [...]

By |2022-10-16T07:50:00+11:00October 9th, 2022|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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