Sermons from November 2020

Sermons from November 2020

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

My Story with Molk (Night Church)

Theme: Sharing my Story and other apologies (with MOLK) (Sunday 22 November, 2020)Series: November 2020Bible Reading: Matthew 25:31-46Preacher: Steve Molkentin (Molk from Pulse) 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 were so pumped to have Steve Molkentin, a.k.a the Molk, coming to share with us his story (and other apologies). Molk is a key member of PULSE, the Uniting Church NSW Synod initiative to Read more

Fear (10:45am Traditional Worship)

Theme: Distraction (Sunday 22 November, 2020)Series: Trip Hazards 10:45amBible Reading: Matthew 25:14-30Preacher: Phil Swain We’ve been working through this series on Trip Hazards … and people, like our Church Treasurer Rob, really seem to be getting into the theme.    I had some really encouraging feedback after last’s week’s sermon on distraction … especially the idea that Spiritual growth might require us to be aware of what can trip us up, to  work on our self-control and to make the Read more

God is with us

Theme: Distraction (Sunday 22 November, 2020)Series: November 2020Bible Reading: Isaiah 40:1-5,28-31Preacher: Rev Peter Robinson 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 As 2020 begins to draw to a close, guest speaker Rev Peter Robinson will remind us of the profound truth that God is with us in the difficult times of life. Rev Peter has a wonderful gift in being Read more

Beyond Belief (Night Church)

Theme: Beyond Belief (Sunday 15 November, 2020)Series: November 2020Bible Reading: 1 John 2:18-25Preacher: 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/ Last week MadMatt shared with us his story of finding purpose for his life through his faith in Jesus. This week Phil is building on this idea by asking the question, “Is there a difference between believing in Jesus and knowing Jesus?”. Using Read more

Distraction (10:45am Traditional Worship)

Theme: Distraction (Sunday 15 November, 2020)Series: Trip Hazards 10:45amBible Reading: Matthew 25:14-30Preacher: Phil Swain Last week we started a new sermon series based on the lectionary gospel readings from Matthew on Trip Hazards – things that can trip us up in our spiritual growth.  I shared a story about a time on the Hillsong chapel stage when I stepped backwards and didn’t see a foldback speaker and went sprawling over the floor.  The lack of awareness was my problem … Read more

Trip Hazards #3 – Fear

Theme: Distraction (Sunday 8 November, 2020)Series: Trip HazardsBible Reading: Matthew 25:14-30Preacher: 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 week we wrap up our series on “Trip Hazards” (things that can trip us up in our spiritual growth) by looking at the issue of Fear. Is Fear always bad? How can fear hinder spiritual growth? This Sunday the Read more

MadMatt (Night Church)

Theme: MadMatt (Sunday 8 November, 2020)Series: November 2020Bible Reading: Preacher: 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/ On Sunday November 8th (Sunday Week), Night Church will be hosting a guest speaker – Matt Gillan or MadMatt – 4WD YouTube star – who is coming to share about his crazy 4WD adventures and why he thinks it is worth sticking with Jesus. Matt will Read more
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