Sermons on Hope

Sermons on Hope

Arise, Shine (10:45am Traditional)

Series: August 2021Title: Arise ShineDate: 10:45am Traditional Worship. 22 August, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Isaiah 60:1-5a, 19-22 Arise, Shine, for your light has come. God spoke these words through the prophet Isaiah to people going through a tough time … giving hope and a promise of a breaking new era. As we prepare to meet together as a church to make some important decision which will shape our mission and ministry, maybe these words can also speak to us Read more

Arise, Shine (9am)

Series: August 2021Title: Arise ShineDate: 9am Worship. 15 August, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Isaiah 60:1-5a, 19-22 In the last of our Job series we explore the end of this Old Testament book where Job experience a restoration of his blessings and wealth. How do we understand this in the context of the rest of the book? What might be a better way of understand the way that God can bring restoration to our lives and families? I only wish 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 #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 #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

Romans 8.2 Hope (9am)

Theme: Romans 8.2 Hope (Sunday 2 August 2020)Series: Romans 8 (2020)Bible Reading: Romans 8:12-25Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Kids Church Activity Sheet Download We are in part two of this amazing chapter of the bible Romans 8 and did you notice what the first word in our bible reading was today?  Verse 12 – Therefore!  And when we see the word “therefore” we should ask the question, “What is it there for”? 12 Therefore, brothers and sisters, we have an obligation… Read more

Strength in Our Weakness

This week as Phil recovers from his appendix surgery, we are so excited to have Rev Peter Robinson sharing with us on the theme of “Strength in our Weakness – both using the text from 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 and also from his own personal experiences.
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