Sermons on Hope

Sermons on Hope

The Kingdom Causes Growth…???

Summer Series #2 – The Kingdom Causes Growth…??Preacher: Kevin Kim / Bible Reading: Mark 2:1-22 Before we get into chapter 2, I thought it would be helpful to look at the overview of this book of Mark as today is first in-person worship for this Mark’s series.Who wrote the book? The author of Mark was a Christian named John Mark, a relatively obscure person so far as New Testament records indicate. Believed to have been a relative of Barnabas, who Read more

The Day of the Lord

Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Bible Reading: 2 Peter 3:1-10, 17-18 In our last sermon in our 2 Peter series, Phil is exploring the tricky topic of the second coming of Jesus. When Peter wrote this letter it was about 30 years after Jesus ascended into Heaven and people were starting to wonder … “what happened to Jesus promise to return … is Jesus really coming back again?” Now nearly 2000 years … how do we understand the whole issue of Read more

VISION SUNDAY 2022

Series: Vision 2022Theme: Vision Sunday 2022Bible Reading: Romans 12:1-3, 9-13Preacher: Rev Phil SwainDate: 13 February, 2022 Vision Sunday 2022 is an important day in our church year – a time where we cast a Vision of where God is leading us as a church for the next 12 months. Our pastor’s – Phil and Kevin – shared an honest reflection on how we have gone with our church’s vision over the past two years before reminding us again the core Read more

The Fine Line between Hope and Discouragement

Series: Vision 2022Theme: The Fine Line between Hope and DiscouragementBible Reading: Exodus 15:22-27, 2 Corinthians 4:7-18Preacher: Rev Phil SwainDate: 6 February, 2022 As we stand at the beginning of a new year and a new era in our church, yet for some, we are not sure after the last two years we can get excited. Our experience of the disruptions and lockdowns of the previous two years has made us a bit wary of hoping too much, lest we get Read more

Through the Wilderness (9am)

Series: Near (Advent Christmas 2021)Theme: Through the WildernessBible Reading: Matthew 1:18 – 2:1Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Christmas is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year … but what about when it isn’t. This Sunday we are going to explore how the symbolism of the wilderness connects with the Christmas Narrative – including Jesus’ time as a refugee in Egypt. A different way of thinking about Christmas which taps into the hope and joy that comes with the Read more

Prepare the Way (9am)

Series: Near (Advent Christmas 2021)Theme: Prepare the WayBible Reading: Isaiah 9:2-7 / Mark 1:1-3Preacher: Rev Phil Swain This Advent we are letting the voice of Isaiah and John the Baptist to help us focus on what Advent is about … Preparing the way for Jesus to come close to us at Christmas. Isaiah spoke to people going through a dark time that a light was coming. John was saying that one was coming who could save us. How do we Read more

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
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