Church news for the week beginning 28th March 2021

We can sing! Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced the lifting of restrictions on singing in places of worship.  Therefore we can sing with all freedom at our services from now on. Easter Services Join us at 9.00am for a special Good Friday service on Friday 2nd April.  We’ll be meeting at our normal times of 9.30am and 5pm … Read more…

Gospel of John 31: The King of the Jews is the Lamb of God

Gospel of John: The King of the Jews is the Lamb of God John 18:28-19:16 Sam Pursell • 28th March 2021   Seeking Passover righteousness (28-32) God’s king presented (33-38a) The lamb suffers (38b-7) God’s king rejected (8-16)   Download a copy of this as a PDF from here:Gospel-of-John-31-The-King-of-the-Jews-is-the-Lam-of-God-John-18.28-19.16-Sam-Pursell-28th-March-2021

The good works of salvation

Salvation on Sunday must lead to renewed actions on Monday. Or even at Sunday lunch. In Philippians 2, Paul paints a grand vision of Christ’s saving work. Although being in very nature God, Jesus Christ came as a man, humbling himself, even to death on a cross. Therefore, God exalted him to the highest place, … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 21st March 2021

Bring a mask! Under the latest Public Health Order, we will be allowed to sing only if all members are wearing a mask. So please make sure you bring a mask on Sundays and we can all join in singing. AGM Appointments We give thanks to God for our new office holders in 2021. Our Wardens are Dave … Read more…

Gospel of John 30: The Arm of Flesh Will Fail You

Gospel of John: The Arm of Flesh Will Fail You John 18:1-27 John Wilson • 21st March 2021   Jesus Shields His Disciples, but Peter Exposes them to Danger (verses 1-10) Jesus Rescues Peter, but Peter Compromises Himself (verses 11-18) Jesus Protects His Disciples, but Peter Denies Jesus (verses 19-27)   Download a copy of … Read more…

Turn your worries into prayer

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7 Anxiety is a big deal. Odds are that you’ve wrestled with it. It is … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 14th March 2021

Bring a Mask! Under the latest Public Health Order, we will be allowed to sing only if all members are wearing a mask. So please make sure you bring a mask on Sundays and we can all join in singing. AGM 14th March Our AGM (Annual General Meeting) will be held this Sunday 14th March after the morning service, … Read more…

Gospel of John 29: 
Jesus’ great prayer

Gospel of John: Jesus’ great prayer John 17:1-26 Sam Pursell • 14th March 2021   Jesus prays for his glorification Jesus prays for the apostles’ protection Jesus prays for Christian unity   Download a copy of this as a PDF from here: Gospel-of-John-29-Jesus-great-prayer-John17.1-26-Sam-Pursell-14th-March-2021

Are we OK with weakness?

God loves to use the weak things of this world to show his greatness. We know it when it comes to the weakness of Jesus Christ, powerful Son of God, who nevertheless died for us in weakness to save us. But do we know it when it comes to our own weaknesses? Or the weaknesses … Read more…