Sermons from November 2021

Sermons from November 2021

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

On the Shoulders of Giants (9am)

Theme: On the Shoulders of GiantsBible Reading: 1 Thess 5:15-27Preacher: Rev Phil Swain On Christ the King Sunday we reflected on those who have gone before us – the saints of our church and our faith whom we have benefitted from their faith, their example and their mission. We really are standing on the shoulders of giants! We will be also hear a little about the world wide church with a short presentation from Sue Bolton about the persecuted church Read more

Choose | Serve (9am)

Series: Joshua | OnwardTheme: Choose | ServeBible Reading: Joshua 24:1-15Preacher: Rev Phil Swain In our last week of our Joshua sermon series we find Joshua at the end of his life and calling all the people of God together for a chat. Joshua reminds them of the faithfulness of God, but then challenges them to understand that being with God is more than a concept, when we choose God we also choose to serve. What does this mean for us Read more

Walls and Worship (9am)

Series: Joshua | OnwardTheme: Walls and WorshipBible Reading: Joshua 6:1-27Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Week #2 of our special re-opening sermon series “Joshua | Onward” we are looking at a key moment in the Joshua journey. Just after the joyous re-entry into the Promised Land, Joshua is confronted with a huge hurdle, the walls of Jericho. What are the hurdles that we are finding as we move into this new era of church life? And how can the trust of Joshua Read more