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31 Dec 2017 10:00am – And The Favour Of God Was Upon Him – Rev. Simon LeSieur

Scripture Reading: Luke 2:22-40   Jesus Is Presented in the Temple 22 When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord 23 (as it is written in the law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male shall be designated as holy to the Lord”), 24 and they offered a sacrifice according to what is stated in the law of the Lord, “a pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons.” 25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; this man was righteous [...]

24 Dec 2017 10:00am – Interrupted By Hope – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Luke 1:26-38   The Birth of Jesus Foretold 26 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, 27 to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 And he came to her and said, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.” 29 But she was much perplexed by his words and pondered what sort of greeting this might be. 30 The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found [...]

17 Dec 2017 10:00am – Laughter For A Troubled World – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Isaiah 61:1-4,8-11, Psalm 126:1-3   Isaiah 61:1-4,8-11 The Good News of Deliverance 61 The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners; 2 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn; 3 to provide for those who mourn in Zion— to give them a garland instead of ashes, the oil of gladness [...]

10 Dec 2017 10:00am – A Voice In The Wilderness – Rev. Simon LeSieur

Scripture Reading: Mark 1:1-8   The Proclamation of John the Baptist 1 The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2 As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, “See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; 3 the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight,’” 4 John the baptizer appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. 5 And people from the whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem [...]

3 Dec 2017 10:00am – Interrupted By Hope – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Mark 13:24-37   The Coming of the Son of Man 24 “But in those days, after that suffering, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, 25 and the stars will be falling from heaven, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken. 26 Then they will see ‘the Son of Man coming in clouds’ with great power and glory. 27 Then he will send out the angels, and gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of heaven. The Lesson of the Fig [...]

26 Nov 2017 10:00am – Take My Life And Let It Be – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading:Matthew 21:1-3, 6-10 and Matthew 25:34b-36 Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem 21 When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to me. 3 If anyone says anything to you, just say this, ‘The Lord needs them.’ And he will send them immediately.” 6 The disciples went and did as Jesus had directed them; 7 they brought the donkey and [...]

19 Nov 2017 10:00am – These Dark Woods – Rev. Simon LeSieur

Scripture Reading: Matthew 25:14–30 The Parable of the Talents 14 “For it is as if a man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; 15 to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. 16 The one who had received the five talents went off at once and traded with them, and made five more talents. 17 In the same way, the one who had the two talents made two more talents. 18 But the one who had received the one [...]

12 Nov 2017 10:00am – The Reformation? So What? – Dr. Harry Maier

Scripture Reading: Romans 3:19-28 19 Now we know that whatever the law says, it speaks to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced, and the whole world may be held accountable to God. 20 For “no human being will be justified in his sight” by deeds prescribed by the law, for through the law comes the knowledge of sin. Righteousness through Faith 21 But now, apart from law, the righteousness of God has been disclosed, and is attested by the law and the prophets, 22 the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ [...]

5 Nov 2017 10:00am – Silence – Rev. Philip Newman

Note: due to technical difficulties that arose during recording today, the quality of this video is poor for approximately 3 minutes around the 35:00 mark. Our apologies for this inconvenience. Scripture Reading: Ecclesiastes 3:1, Psalm 46, Philippians 4:7 Ecclesiastes 3:1 Everything Has Its Time 3 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Psalm 46 [...]