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The Gift of Purpose

The Gift of Purpose

Reading John 4: 27-38 Listen to Miles’ Sermon – Morning service. Summary Do Christians have a universal purpose and not just a specific purpose? All of us have the same purpose in Christ. 1. Every Christian has to accept that they are loved. It is a purpose for us to accept God’s love. 2. To […]

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  Nov 4, 2018   No comments
The Gift of the Bible

The Gift of the Bible

Reading: John 5: 36-47. Watch Miles’s Sermon. Summary During Queen Elizabeth’s II coronation, she was dressed in finery with a priceless crown and mace of authority. The Archbishop presented her with the Bible “…we present you with this Book, the most valuable thing that this world affords…” The Bible is seen as the most valuable […]

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  Oct 28, 2018   No comments
The Gift of Rhythm

The Gift of Rhythm

Reading:  Ecclesiastes 3: 1-13  and Matthew 11: 28-30 Listen to the Sermon here: Summary Mars bar spirituality ‘…it is God’s gift that all should eat and drink and take pleasure in all their toil…’ Ecclesiastes 3: 13 Reflect on God’s gift of rhythms in life: Work – toil, physical/mental; tasks of living; responsibilities Rest – […]

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  Oct 21, 2018   No comments
The Gift of Prayer

The Gift of Prayer

Reading: Luke 11:1-13 Listen to the Sermon: The gift of prayer Summary Jesus says there is a right and a wrong way to pray. Have you ever thought of that? The greatest tragedy is unasked for prayer. We often see prayer only to be used in case of emergencies. A bit like the break glass […]

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  Oct 14, 2018   No comments
Abundant Creation – The Gift of Abundance

Abundant Creation – The Gift of Abundance

Reading: Matthew 6: 25-33 Summary Everything is a gift from God. The world says there is scarcity – scarcity tells us to be worried and anxious. Jesus says there is enough – just look at Creation! For example, our lives get so busy it feels like there isn’t enough time – but there is a […]

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  Sep 30, 2018   No comments
The Gift of Reconciliation

The Gift of Reconciliation

Elfrida Calvocoressi has been involved in peacemaking for over 40 years. Roy, her husband, founded CHIPS (Christian International Peace Service) in 1964. Elfrida qualified as a nurse/midwife in 1962, and was latterly based in Ngora (Uganda) with Church Mission Society. A trustee of various charities, including CHIPS, she is a lay leader in her local […]

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  Sep 23, 2018   No comments