Sermons from February 2023

Sermons from February 2023

Parables about Forgiveness [Lent 1]

Lent #1 – Parables about LentReading: Matthew 18:15-38Preacher: Rev Phil Swain We have started the Season of Lent – a season where we turn towards the cross and prepare ourselves to for the Good News of Easter. The narrative Lectionary is guiding us to explore a series of Jesus’ Parables during Lent and we are open to allowing these Parables to reveal a different perspective of the cross and resurrection. This week we are in Matthew chapter 18 where we Read more

Vision Sunday 2023

Vision Sunday 2023Reading: Matthew 13:24-35Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Vision Sunday 2023 is an important day in our church year – a time where we cast a Vision of where God is leading us as a church for the next 12 months. Our pastor’s – Phil and Kevin – remind us again the core aspects of our Vision which we discerned last year as well as sharing some idea and planning that is in place for 2023. We hope to stir Read more

2023 Minibus Outings

Thursday Bus Outings for 2023 Most outings $50 and includes travel, entry fees, morning tea and cafe lunch. Schedule is subject to change and will be confirmed in TUC notices. We use the 10-seat minibus kindly provided by UNITING NORTHAVEN All trips leave and return to TUC (10 Turramurra Ave TURRAMURRA) Departing at 10am (unless a night trip) For bookings and enquiries contact Wayne 0408 164 966 or TUC office.   To join any one of the outing’s contact: TUC Read more

Celebrating the life of Bonnie Ellicott

This is the service page celebrating the life of Bonnie Ellicott – a long time member of Turramurra Uniting Church. A service of celebration was held at TUC on Monday 6th February, 2023 and we attempted to record the service. Unfortunately, due to some weird technical glitch much of the audio is damaged and despite all our efforts, cannot be repaired. We are so disappointed as the sharing at the service was wonderful. We have attached the video of the Read more

Building on a Solid Foundation

Sermon on the Mount #3 – “Building on a Solid”Reading: Matthew 7:1-14,24-29Preacher: Rev Phil Swain In the last of our Sermon on the Mount Series, Jesus continues to build an ethical framework and encourages us to not only hear his words but to also put them into practice. Even though this teaching is 2000 years old, Matthew chapter 7 is relevant for us today with teaching on judging others, not being deceived by fake news and recognising the graciousness and Read more