Sermons from January 2022

Sermons from January 2022

Understanding our local community matters – an exegetical walk

Series: Our NeighbourhoodTheme: Understanding our local community matters – an exegetical walk. Bible Reading: Numbers 1: 1 – 3 / Luke 14: 28 – 30 Preacher: Rev Kevin KimDate: 30 January, 2022 To build a better understanding of our local community, we as placemakers need careful, sensitive and critical observation. The word exegesis means a critical interpretation and we are required to read our neighbourhood as one of the primary texts of daily life. One good example of this exegetical Read more

The Induction of Rev Kevin Kim as a minister at TUC – Sat 29th Jan, 2022.

Rev Kevin Kim will be inducted as our second minister of the Word and Sacrament at Turramurra Uniting Church this Saturday. This is an important service in the life of the church as we formally mark the beginning of Kevin’s ministry. The service will be blessed with the preaching of Rev Dr Rob McFarlane and will have opportunities for Kevin to make promises to the congregation for his ministry and we will commit to supporting Kevin as he works alongside Read more

Does Place matter?

Series: Our NeighbourhoodTheme: Does Place matter? Blessed are the Placemakers!Bible Reading: Jeremiah 29:4-7, John 20:11-18Preacher: Rev Kevin KimDate: 23 January, 2022 Kevin continues his first worship series with us by looking at Placemaking. Placemaking is a phrase that is increasingly being used in the community sector, and gaining traction in our churches as a helpful missional approach to local community engagement. Jesus was sent into the neighbourhood. He was sent to specific place. Jesus was a placemaker. The health and Read more

Does your Neighbourhood matter?

Series: Our NeighbourhoodTheme: Does your neighbourhood matter?Bible Reading: Isaiah 58: 9 – 12 / Matt 5: 14 – 16Preacher: Rev Kevin KimDate: 16 January, 2022 How well do you know your neighbourhood? Our new second minister – Rev Kevin Kim – preaches his first sermon on “Does your neighbour matter”. Using passages from Isaiah and Matthew, Kevin will help us understand that we as a church exists in a local context to function as one part of the ecology of Read more

The Art of Abiding

Series: A deep dive into 1 JohnTheme: The Art of AbidingBible Reading: 1 John 2:15-17Preacher: Rev Phil SwainDate: 2 January, 2022 Continuing our slower paced worship for the summer break and the fourth sermon in our 1 John series. This week we dive deep into 3 verses of chapter 2 and learn about life, and being close to Jesus and Phil shares a great illustration to bring it all together. Click here to download Kid’s Activity Sheet Click here to Read more