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24 Dec 2016 7:30pm – The Joy Factor – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture, First Reading: Isaiah 9:2-3a, 6-7b   The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness—on them light has shined. You have multiplied the nation, you have increased its joy. For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. His authority shall grow continually, and there shall be endless peace for the throne of David and his kingdom. He will establish and uphold it with justice and [...]

18 Dec 2016 10:00am – Dreaming In Galilee – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Matthew 1:18-25   The Birth of Jesus the Messiah 18 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19 Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, planned to dismiss her quietly. 20 But just when he had resolved to do this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be [...]

11 Dec 2016 10:00am – Theotokos – Rev. Simon LeSieur

Scripture Reading: Luke 1:46-55   Mary’s Song of Praise 46 And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, 47 and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, 48 for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; 49 for the Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is his name. 50 His mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation. 51 He has shown strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the thoughts of their hearts. 52 He [...]

04 Dec 2016 10:00am – John the Baptist Prepares the Way – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Matthew 3:1-12 The Proclamation of John the Baptist 3 In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, 2 “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” 3 This is the one of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke when he said,“The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’” 4 Now John wore clothing of camel’s hair with a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey. 5 Then the people of Jerusalem and all Judea were going [...]

27 Nov 2016 10:00am – When Jesus Goes Apocalyptic! – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Matthew 24:36–44 The Necessity for Watchfulness 36 “But about that day and hour no one knows, neither the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. 37 For as the days of Noah were, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. 38 For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day Noah entered the ark, 39 and they knew nothing until the flood came and swept them all away, so too will be the coming of the Son of Man. 40 [...]

20 Nov 2016 10:00am – Who Gets The Incense? – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Colossians 1:11-20 11 May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully 12 giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the light. 13 He has rescued us from the power of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son, 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.The Supremacy of Christ 15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation; [...]

13 Nov 2016 10:00am – The Wolf and the Lamb – Rev. Simon LeSieur

Scripture Reading: Isaiah 65:17-25 The Glorious New Creation 17 For I am about to create new heavens and a new earth; the former things shall not be remembered or come to mind. 18 But be glad and rejoice forever in what I am creating; for I am about to create Jerusalem as a joy, and its people as a delight. 19 I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and delight in my people; no more shall the sound of weeping be heard in it, or the cry of distress. 20 No more shall there be in it an infant that lives but [...]

6 Nov 2016 10:00am – O God, Our Help In Ages Past – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Psalm 145, Haggai 1:15b—2:9 Psalm 145Praise. Of David. 1 I will extol you, my God and King, and bless your name forever and ever. 2 Every day I will bless you, and praise your name forever and ever. 3 Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; his greatness is unsearchable. 4 One generation shall laud your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts. 5 On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate. 6 The might of your awesome deeds shall be proclaimed, and I will declare your [...]

30 Oct 2016 10:00am – All The Saints & A Baby – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: John 11:1-3, 17, 32-35, 38-46, 53 The Death of Lazarus 11 Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 Mary was the one who anointed the Lord with perfume and wiped his feet with her hair; her brother Lazarus was ill. 3 So the sisters sent a message to Jesus, “Lord, he whom you love is ill.”Jesus the Resurrection and the Life 17 When Jesus arrived, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. John 11:32-35 32 When Mary came where Jesus was and [...]

23 Oct 2016 10:00am – Gospel Attack Ads – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Luke 18:9-14 The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector 9 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: 10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying thus, ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people: thieves, rogues, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. 12 I fast twice a week; I give a tenth of all my income.’ 13 But the tax [...]