Sermons

Jesus Gets My Vote

Jesus Gets My Vote

Reading Matthew 3:1-12 Excuse me please! Could I have your attention for a moment? Something very significant seems to be happening that I really feel I should share with you. We seem to have been waiting, waiting, for a such a long time now…….. Something just has to happen!………It’s as though we have been held […]

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  Dec 8, 2019   No comments
Advent – Week 1

Advent – Week 1

Reading: Matthew 24:36-44  The church’s mission is not to make its members so holy that they get into heaven, but to put heaven into earth. Watching We are called to watch not wait. We care called to watch for the Kingdom – something remarkable will come fuelled by hope. Watch silently. In anticipation, in the […]

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  Dec 2, 2019   No comments
How is it that we can be easily lead astray?

How is it that we can be easily lead astray?

Luke 21:5-19 How is it that we can be easily lead astray?! In 1971 the Stanford prison experiment was an experiment that investigated the effects of perceived power, focusing on the relationship between prisoners and prison officers. The research group used college students as volunteers. The volunteers were given roles to be either “guards” or […]

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  Nov 17, 2019   No comments
Blessings and Woes – Remember we are All Saints

Blessings and Woes – Remember we are All Saints

Reading – Luke 6:20-31 Have you every heard an advertisement on the radio where the terms and conditions are speeded up? Well, Jesus talks about terms and conditions in this reading. Here is a bit of Background Jesus is facing conflict as soon as he starts his ministry. Jesus’ teachings are in direct conflict to […]

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  Nov 3, 2019   No comments
CHIPS – Harvest of Peace

CHIPS – Harvest of Peace

Reading James 3:3-18 CHIPS are Christian peacemakers. They join with communities to help build sustainable futures free from violence and division. They operate in Ghana for peace amongst communities, and in London, UK working with the young to turn away from truancy, gangs, and knife crime. Elfrida Calvocoressi, Chair of Trustees for CHIPS talks the […]

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  Oct 7, 2019   No comments
Good Neighbours

Good Neighbours

Reading: Luke:10:25-37 Do you remember the 1980s TV series “Neighbours”? Do you remember the names of the different characters? Our reading explores what it means to be a good neighbour, investing in money, time and work to build relationships. The Allesley Festival is also an example of spending money, time and work in order to […]

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  Jul 14, 2019   No comments