Walking in the righteousness of Christ

Bible Readings Hebrews 12:22-29; Philippians 3:7-4:1 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, This is the last day of 2017.  The days of the last year made up part of the journey we are on—indeed, we are on our way to eternity.  2018 will once again add to privileges and opportunities, but it will…… Continue reading Walking in the righteousness of Christ

Advent 2 – Keep watch; the day not known

Bible readings 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Matthew 24:36-51 Introduction Dear brother and sister in the Lord Jesus Christ, It would be very unusual if there were somebody in church today who does not have a watch.  We are creatures bound by time and space in more than one way.  Whether we like it or not, we…… Continue reading Advent 2 – Keep watch; the day not known

Christmas – God came to us

“People wish one another a ‘merry’ Christmas and a ‘happy” New Year.  But how can one be really happy?” “Only God’s mercy in Jesus Christ can make a person really happy.  Human efforts are sure to disappoint. That’s why the message of Christmas is so important. “What is grace? It has always been a bit…… Continue reading Christmas – God came to us

Advent 2 – the King will return

Bible reading Luke 19:11-27 Introduction My dear friends in the Lord Jesus Christ, Dad sometimes brought home some lollies. The lollies were nothing like a box of Cadbury all sorts chocolates, leaving it to us to pick the flavour we liked.  No, all four of us got only one sort, exactly like the other.  We…… Continue reading Advent 2 – the King will return

The new creation in Christ (Advent)

Scripture Reading Isaiah 11:1-9 Introduction The prophet Isaiah opens his prophecy with these words: Hear me, you heavens! Listen, earth! For the Lord has spoken: “I reared children and brought them up, but they have rebelled against Me… Israel does not know, my people do not understand.” (Isaiah 1:2–3, NIV) In the vision Isaiah saw…… Continue reading The new creation in Christ (Advent)

Worship Services for December 2017

Welcome! 24 December 09.30am, Worship Service 5.30pm, Carols in the Car Park.  Come enjoy singing carols.  Sausage sizzle at 5.30pm 25 December, 07:30am Christmas Service 31 December, 09.30am Morning worship No evening worship All Sundays through January 2018 Morning worship at 9.30am Evening worship (5.30pm) will be in recess till 21 January 2018 SaveSave SaveSave…… Continue reading Worship Services for December 2017

To us a Child is born

Scripture readings 1 Peter 2:4-8 Isaiah 8:11 – 9:7 Introduction Our Moderator-General published a letter this week.  He states: There’s never been a better time than now to be a Christian, and to offer to our world the way of hope. God encourages us to shine like stars in the universe as we hold out…… Continue reading To us a Child is born