Posts from September 2021

Posts from September 2021

Thanksgiving Sunday Links

This Sunday is Thanksgiving Sunday in the life of our church and I just wanted to send this special email to update you on three ways that you can participate.  Even though we are in lockdown and our three worship services will be online, there is still many things to be thankful for.  So how can you be part of Thanksgiving Sunday? Connect in with the worship services. All our worship services are online and this Sunday in particular it Read more

Passion – Communion (Night Church)

Series: PassionTitle: Passion – CommunionDate: Night Church. 12th September, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: John 17:20-26 In the last of our Passion sermon series we are looking at our desire to know and be known. This not only relates to each other but also with our relationship with God. Phil will be sharing some “17 year old Phil-osophy” as well as insights from Kenda Creasy Dean’s book on Practicing Passion. PowerPoint Slides This is our last week of our passion Read more

HymnFest 2021 (10:45am Traditional)

Today we put aside our usual liturgy and sing 16 wonderful hymns – allowing the words and music of the hymns to speak and minister to us. Using the imagery of the Celtic Cross, the hymns will help us lift our eyes to God in Praise, be reminded of God’s love reaching out to us, give thanks for the cross of Jesus and recommit to live out our faith everyday. Hymn #1 – All creatures of our God and KingHymn Read more

One thing I Seek (9am)

Theme: One Thing I SeekBible Reading: Psalm 27:1-14Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Being in lockdown has made some of us reconsider what is most important in life. Is the 2 hours of travel to work each day really worth it? COVIDhas encouraged us to reconsider our priorities. This new sermon series is exploring this idea with the context of a phrase found 5 times in the Bible … “One Thing”. Five times we are encourage to think about “one thing” or Read more

Wisdom from our Father (10:45 Traditional)

Title: Wisdom from our FatherDate: 10:45am Worship. 5 September, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Proverbs 1:1-9 This Sunday is Father’s Day – and while we acknowledge that for some the relationship with their Fathers can be complex … we are using this day to ponder the wisdom, teaching and example passed down to us from our fathers or other significant people in our lives. In a creative worship experience, Phil is framing the conversation around the Old Testament book of Read more

Wisdom from our Father (Father’s Day)

Bible Reading: Proverbs 1:1-9Preacher: Phil Swain with the help of over a dozen church members who are sharing about their dads. This Sunday is Father’s Day – and while we acknowledge that for some the relationship with their Fathers can be complex … we are using this day to ponder the wisdom, teaching and example passed down to us from our fathers or other significant people in our lives. In a creative worship experience, Phil is framing the conversation around Read more