Sermons from July 2022

Sermons from July 2022

Small Things Matter 1 – Philemon (The Brotherhood of all Believers)

Small Things Matter 1 – Philemon (The Brotherhood of all Believers) Reading: Philemon 1:1-25 Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim Kevin starts a new three-week series, ‘Small Things Matter’. Kevin invites the congregation to explore three small books of the Bible (Philemon, Habakkuk and Malachi) over the next three weeks. They are the books that might not be read from the readers often. Kevin hopes this series helps us to see there are many smaller unknown books that we need to learn Read more

One in Christ

Readings: John 17:20-26 & Galatians 3:23-29Preacher: Rev Phil Swain with Rev Kevin Kim We are celebrating together as a church as all three worship congregations (9am, 10:45am and 6:30pm) are joining for our annual combined worship service at 10am. The theme this year is “One in Christ” and we celebrate how God brings together a diverse group of people from different backgrounds, experiences and giftings to be a community. The two readings acknowledge our oneness in Christ and Phil and Read more

Becoming a Keyperson – Helper’s High

Reading: Matthew 22: 34 – 40Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim “After introducing the concept of ‘Key Person’ on Sunday, 19 June, Kevin wants to continue to explore how and why we could become ‘Key Person’ to more people in our neighbourhood and community. Giving pushes aside the negative emotions, and clearly contributes to stress-induced psychological and physical illness. A concept “helper’s high” was introduced in 1988. A full 50 percent of helpers reported feeling “high” when they helped others, while 43 Read more

Love, Love, Love

Love, Love, Love God’s prevenient, unfailing, unconditional, amazing love for us (and a little bit of Phil & Marion’s love story as well) Reading: 1 John 4:7-21Preacher: Rev Phil Swain This Sunday is all about love! It is actual Phil and Marion’s 29th wedding anniversary and Phil is taking the opportunity to share a little of their love story (with some envelopes that have to be seen to be believed) as an analogy to ultimately point to God’s prevenient, unfailing, Read more

Cranbury

After a 3-year hiatus, we are excited to announce we will be heading back out to Cranbury in 2022! Details: WHAT: Cranbury is an annual event for men who want to know God better. Since 1974, men of all ages and walks of life have taken time out together to hear God speak. Each year, we encourage each other to grow in Christ, surrounded by an encouraging and supportive community in an amazing place in the world. Simply put, it’s Read more