Sermons on Advent

Sermons on Advent

Advent #4 – Quiet Joy (10:45am Traditional Worship)

Theme: Rejoice (Sunday 6 December, 2020)Series: Advent 2020Bible Reading: Luke 1:26-56Preacher: Phil Swain Do you have a Christmas memory that just makes you smile everything you remember it?  Something heart-warming or joyous that just captures the spirit of Christmas? Marion and I have a great memory of a Christmas conversation with Matthew when Matt was very young.  It was Christmas and we were doing something in the loungeroom, and Matt was chatting away.  (Which was not that unusual because Matt Read more

Advent #3 – Sounds of the Season (Night Church)

Theme: Sounds of the Season (Sunday 13 December, 2020)Series: Advent 2020Curator: Jonty Cornford This Service will be run in Hybrid mode, both in person at the church and LIVE on our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/turramurrauniting/live/ This Sunday Jonty has pulled together a bunch of musicians from both within and beyond the congregation to present our carols service with a twist. Come and enjoy some different renditions of the traditional carols and yes … we can sing along!

Advent #3 – Rejoice (9am Worship)

Theme: Rejoice (Sunday 13 December, 2020)Series: Advent 2020Bible Reading: Luke 2:26-56Preacher: Sam Sadrata This Service will be run in Hybrid mode, both in person at the church and LIVE on our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/turramurrauniting/live/ Kids Church Activity Sheet Download It is with some sadness that this Sunday we will farewell our student minister Sam (as he finishes up his year of student ministry with us). It is also slightly ironic that that the topic for this Sunday is Rejoice! In Read more

Advent #3 – Carols and Lessons (10:45am Traditional Worship)

Theme: Carols and Lessons (Sunday 13 December, 2020)Series: Advent 2020Various readings from the Biblical Christmas StoryPreacher: Phil Swain Our traditional Carols and Lessons for 2020. Seven readings from the Biblical Christmas story surrounded by beautiful carols. A highlight for our congregation in the Advent Season. INTROIT – O Come O Come Emmanuel Lighting of the Advent Candle 1st LESSON Isaiah 9:2-7 Once in Royal David City 2nd LESSON Micah 5:2-5 O Little Town of Bethlehem 3rd LESSON Luke 1:26-35,38 The Read more

Advent #2 – REJOICE (Night Church)

Theme: Bringing Joy to the World (Sunday 6 December, 2020)Series: Advent 2020Bible Reading: Luke 2:26-56Preacher: Sam Sadrata This Service will be run in Hybrid mode, both in person at the church and LIVE on our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/turramurrauniting/live/ We often hear that the goal in life is to be happy. But how do you find a sense of happiness when the things around you keep changing. This Sunday we are looking at the story of Mary and how she was Read more

Advent #2 – Rejoice (10:45am Traditional Worship)

Theme: Rejoice (Sunday 6 December, 2020)Series: Advent 2020Bible Reading: Luke 1:26-56Preacher: Phil Swain Secular historians concede that the birth of Jesus was one of the top world-changing events.   The irony was that at the time, nearly the whole world missed it.  At the time, less than 100 people even had an idea that the saviour of the world had been born – everyone else missed it completely. I wonder if we are any different.  Have you ever had one of Read more

Advent #2 – Children’s Christmas Experience (9am Worship)

This Service will be run in Hybrid mode, both in person at the church and LIVE on our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/turramurrauniting/live/ 5 Christmas Experiences (+Kindifarm). 9am – 10.30am.Christmas Sausage Sandwich & drink . 10:30am-11am. We have done some adapting to make our kids focused Christmas Service COVID friendly. We will break into 5 smaller groups and rotate around five Christmas experiences focusing on music, the Christmas story, helping others, craft, and meeting & patting the Kindifarm animals (supervised by the Read more

Advent #1 – Bringing Joy to the World (Night Church)

Theme: Bringing Joy to the World (Sunday 29 November, 2020)Series: Advent 2020Bible Reading: Luke 2:1-21Preacher: Phil Swain This Service will be run in Hybrid mode, both in person at the church and LIVE on our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/turramurrauniting/live/ A few months ago while chatting with some of our church’s young adults, the comment was made that after the year that we have had, with all its disruptions and pandemics, maybe this Christmas we need to focus on JOY. And so Read more

Advent #1 – Bringing Joy to the World (10:45am Traditional Worship)

Theme: Bringing Joy to the World (Sunday 29 November, 2020)Series: Advent 2020Bible Reading: Luke 2:1-21Preacher: Phil Swain Advent is here … and that means that Christmas is nearly here … and that means that 2020 is nearly finished… YEAH!!! A few years ago, I used as one of my Advent illustrations the Dr Suess story of how the Grinch stole Christmas.  You remember the story don’t you?  In a nutshell, there is the Grinch who, due to a bad childhood Read more

Advent #1 – Bringing Joy to the World (9am Worship)

Theme: Bringing Joy to the World (Sunday 29 November, 2020)Series: Advent 2020Bible Reading: Luke 2:1-21Preacher: Phil Swain This Service will be run in Hybrid mode, both in person at the church and LIVE on our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/turramurrauniting/live/ Kids Church Activity Sheet Download This advent our church is focusing on the theme of Joy. After the year that we have had, with all its disruptions and pandemics – this idea of embracing joy this Christmas seems to be more important Read more
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