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29 Dec 2019 10:00am: To Remain Or To Go?: Lessons From Joseph – Rev. Simon LeSieur

Scripture Reading: Matthew 2:13-23 Now after they had left, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is about to search for the child, to destroy him.” Then Joseph got up, took the child and his mother by night, and went to Egypt, and remained there until the death of Herod. This was to fulfill what had been spoken by the Lord through the prophet, “Out of Egypt I have called my son.” When [...]

22 Dec 2019 10:00am: God Is With Us – Rev. Simon LeSieur

Scripture Reading: Matthew 1:18-25 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. Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, planned to dismiss her quietly. 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 afraid to take Mary as your wife, for the child [...]

15 Dec 2019 10:00am: Great Expectations – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Matthew 11:2-11 When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word by his disciples and said to him, “Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?” Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor have good news brought to them. And blessed is anyone who takes no offense at me.” As they went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds [...]

8 Dec 2019 10:00am: Lessons From The Wilderness – Rev. Simon LeSieur

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 [...]

1 Dec 2019 10:00am: Hope – Miracle On 34th Street – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Matthew 24:36-44 “But about that day and hour no one knows, neither the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. For as the days of Noah were, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. 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, and they knew nothing until the flood came and swept them all away, so too will be the coming of the Son of Man. Then two will be in the field; one will [...]

24 Nov 2019 10:00am: The Fullness of God – Rev. Simon LeSieur

Scripture Reading: Colossians 1:11-20 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 giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the light. He has rescued us from the power of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation; for in him all things in heaven and [...]

17 Nov 2019 10:00am: Never Alone – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Psalm 16:11, 1 John 1:1–4, Psalm 23:6 Psalm 16:11(by Leslie Brandt) You do show me the path of life. Within your all embracing presence there is genuine fulfillment. In my relationship with you I discover incomparable and enduring joy. 1 John 1:1–4 (by Keri K. Wehlander) We declare to you what was from the beginning, what we have heard with our own ears—what we have seen with our own eyes—what we have touched with our own hands concerning the Word of Life. This life was revealed and we have seen it. We testify to you that the eternal [...]

10 Nov 2019 10:00am: Living In An Unsettled World – Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Romans 12:9-18 Marks of the True Christian 9 Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good; 10 love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor. 11 Do not lag in zeal, be ardent in spirit, serve the Lord. 12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer. 13 Contribute to the needs of the saints; extend hospitality to strangers. 14 Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. 15 Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. 16 Live in harmony [...]

3 Nov 2019 10:00am: Surprised At Jericho – Rev. Philip Newman

Unfortunately, no recording of this service is available due to an unexpected technical issue. Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused. Scripture Reading: Luke 19:1-10 He entered Jericho and was passing through it. A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was rich. He was trying to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he was short in stature. So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore tree to see him, because he was going to pass that way. When Jesus came to the place, he looked [...]