Sermons from April 2024

Sermons from April 2024

Disruptive Spirit

Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Acts 17:1-9 and 1 Thess 1:1-10 As we approach Pentecost we continue to explore how the Spirit moved within the early church – and this week we are looking particularly at the Early Church in Thessalonica. Thessalonica was a busy city with a diverse group of people and religions – and the arrival of Paul with the gospel of Jesus was disruptive. But disruption can sometimes be good as we are forced to consider whether Read more

Healing Spirit

The Holy Spirit and the Church: Healing Spirit Bible Reading: Acts 3:1-11 Preacher: Rev Phil Swain In this period between Easter and Pentecost, we are exploring the way the Holy Spirit works within the church – both the Early Church as told in the book of Acts and our own church here at TUC. This week our reading is the familiar story of Peter and John healing a lame man at the temple and it raises a number of interesting Read more

They all joined together constantly in prayer.

– Acts 1: 1 – 14 / John 17: 1 – 11– They all joined together constantly in prayer.S We have completed the series on the gospel of Mark at Easter and starting a new series on the book of Acts from today. S Plan for Narrative lectionary reading up to Pentecost is ….7 Apr Acts 1:1-14 / 14 Apr Acts 3:1-10 / 21 Apr Acts 17:1-9. 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 and then 1 Corinthians for three weeks, and then back Read more