Sermon

Being a Good Samaritan

A reflection on Luke 10:25-37 I refer to the Ear Hustle Podcast in particular the following two episodes: Season 1 episode 10 Getting a Date Season 2 episode 12 Dirty Water [warning: this episode contains graphic descriptions of child abuse]

By |2019-07-16T02:02:08+00:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|0 Comments

I am about to do a new thing …

A reflection on Isaiah 43:18-19 prepared by Saide Cameron based on and informed by material provided by Monica Melanchthon as part of the Synod Sunday resource. Monica is the Coordinator of Studies – Old Testament at Pilgrim Theological College and a member of the Brunswick UC congregation.

By |2019-07-08T05:15:43+00:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|Tags: |0 Comments

Why should we care about refugees?

A reflection on what the bible says about refugees for Refugee Sunday. The Painting above is by Naser Moradi a refugee living in Broadmeadows Detention Centre. See his work here.  Follow this link to an article listing many of the refugee characters in the bible including the passages that describe their displacement. Here are a some of [...]

By |2019-06-25T02:05:05+00:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|0 Comments

A Moral Pentecost

Acts 2:1-21 This week we listened to excerpts from a Pentecost sermon delivered by Rev William Barber II at the Cathedral of St John the Divine in New York on 5th May 2019 (see Youtube video). A week or so later he delivered the same sermon at the Festival of Homiletics (Preaching) in Minneapolis [...]

By |2019-06-11T01:32:02+00:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|0 Comments

Radical Inclusion

Together we love, we meet, we walk, we transform, we create God's Kingdom - together. A reflection on Acts 11:1-18 and Revelation 21:1-16. Fiona also refers to Rachel Held Evans, Jean Vanier, Bob Hawke and the Federal Election. Fiona Bottcher is a member of our congregation and candidate for the Ministry of Deacon in [...]

By |2019-05-19T20:45:44+00:00May 19th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , |0 Comments

Arise

We are people of resurrection called to arise A reflection on Acts 9:36-43 and John 10:22-30. With thanks to Valentina Satvedi-Leydon, Anabaptist minister, a member of our congregation and our Interim Student House Support worker.

By |2019-05-14T10:02:48+00:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|Tags: |0 Comments