God and Sinners Reconciled

God and Sinners Reconciled Psalm 51:1-19 John Wilson • 27th December 2020 Understanding the Problem of Sin (verses 1 – 6) What we Need God to do for Us  (verses  7 – 12) Living as People Reconciled to God (verses  13 – 19)     Download a copy of this as a PDF from here: … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 27th December 2020

Office arrangements during summer holidays Valerie is absent from the office from Monday 28th December 2020 through to Friday 8th January 2021. In her absence, Sam and our three Wardens (Dave Crook, Geoff Kyngdon and Phil Pratt) will be monitoring our church phone, emails and dealing with any issues that arise. Pursell family on holidays … Read more…

Jesus Christ:
 Worship or Worthless?

Jesus Christ: Worship or Worthless? Matthew 2:1-23 Sam Pursell • Christmas Day • 25th December 2020 Christmas without the Christ Jesus Christ: Worshipped as King Jesus Christ: Worthless and despised How will you respond this Christmas?   Download a copy of this as a PDF from here: Jesus Christ: Worship or Worthless? – Matthew 2:1-23 – … Read more…

COVID shows us something deeper

We’ve all been looking forward to Christmas this year, haven’t we? For most of us, we will just make it to the finish line and will be glad to see the back of 2020. We desperately need the joy of Christmas and the deeper meaning of this festival. The main thing we have we learned … Read more…

Saved through the Son

Saved through the Son Matthew 1:25-28 Sam Pursell • 20th December 2020 Pledged…but pregnant = disgrace Saviour son = fear removed God with us = restoration   Download a copy of this as a PDF from here: Saved through the Son – Matthew 1:25-28 – Sam Pursell – 20th December 2020.

Incarnation

This year has further propelled us into ‘excaration.’ What is that you might ask? It summarises the technological and societal trends which take us away from bodily presence with others.  Children communicate through their phones even though they are in the same room. Doctors focus on screens and numbers and rarely touch patients. Self-service check … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 13th December 2020

Carols Service Next Sunday 20th December, we’re opening our doors at 5pm for a night of Christmas Carols, with a free sausage sizzle. Invite your friends for this great night of singing and sharing about the saviour of the world! Singing will be allowed as long as you have a mask. This will be a COVID safe event. Christmas Day at … Read more…

We can sing!

This week, bring your face mask to church. After almost 9 months of keeping silent, we can now lift our voices together in unison to praise God. What a joy! Praise the Lord! Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation; O my soul, praise him, for he is thy health and salvation: … Read more…

The Messiah King

The Messiah King Isaiah 11:1-10 Sam Pursell • 13th December 2020 The shoot from Jesse’s stump (1) The Spirit filled king (2) The righteous ruler (3-5) The prince of peace (6-8) The teacher of the Lord (9-10)   Download a copy of this as a PDF from here: The Messiah King – Isaiah 1:1-10 – … Read more…