MESSAGE – 6th Sunday in Easter – C – 22 May 2022
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MESSAGE – 6th Sunday in Easter – C – 22 May 2022

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK An extension of the commandment to LOVE ONE ANOTHER. Love is what unites believers with the Lord together with their faith. JOHN 14:23-29: Love is what unites believers with the Lord together with their faith. The Father in his grace comes to dwell in such a believer who in turn keeps...

MESSAGE – 5th Sunday in Easter – C – 15 May 2022
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MESSAGE – 5th Sunday in Easter – C – 15 May 2022

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK – New Commandment – Love What defines a “Christian” for you? What are the most important qualities that reflect true faith in Jesus? Is it believing that the Bible is the inerrant, infallible Word of God? Is it maintaining complete and absolute sexual purity? Is it refraining from using bad language?...

MESSAGE – 4th Sunday in Easter – C – 8 May 2022
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MESSAGE – 4th Sunday in Easter – C – 8 May 2022

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK Amidst all the other voices that evoke fear, make demands, or give advice, the voice of the good shepherd is a voice of promise—a voice that calls us by name and claims us as God’s own. The question of Jesus’ identity arises often in John’s Gospel. While the other Gospels make...

MESSAGE – 3rd Sunday in Easter – C – 1 May 2022
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MESSAGE – 3rd Sunday in Easter – C – 1 May 2022

MESSAGE: 3rd Sunday in EASTER 1st May 2022 Resurrection How have you been living as Resurrection people? How have you seen the Lord? The Risen Lord. We participate in the resurrection called and commissioned. Now go and live this resurrection life as shown by Jesus. All the readings in the Lectionary this week speak of...

MESSAGE – 2nd Sunday in Easter – C – 24 April 2022
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MESSAGE – 2nd Sunday in Easter – C – 24 April 2022

Christ is Risen, Alleluia! He is Risen indeed, Alleluia! In a world of cynicism and suffering, it can be tempting to see celebration as something flippant, irrelevant and heartless. However, in the light of the resurrection, and in witness to Christ, celebration takes on a prophetic character. This week as we continue to remember the...

MESSAGE – Easter Day – C – 17 April 2022
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MESSAGE – Easter Day – C – 17 April 2022

MESSAGE: EASTER DAY 17th April 2022 The scriptures point to the best news of the Christian year: through the resurrection of Christ, we too shall live! Considering this news, we are called to live fully and deeply, and we are called to proclaim our joy from the rooftops. This is a day of singing with...

MESSAGE – 6th Sunday in Lent – Passion Sunday – C – 10 April 2022
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MESSAGE – 6th Sunday in Lent – Passion Sunday – C – 10 April 2022

MESSAGE: PALM/PASSION SUNDAY – 10th April 2022 THEMES: God coming to his people in faithfulness and love. Intergenerational Service: What a joy it is to celebrate Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem! The disciples gathered the colt for him to ride; people shouted “Hosanna!”, waved palm branches and placed their cloaks in the path of the colt....

MESSAGE – 5th Sunday in Lent – C – 3 April 2022
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MESSAGE – 5th Sunday in Lent – C – 3 April 2022

In a rather startling turn, right before Jesus’ enters his period of suffering, the Lenten readings move us to a place of joy and celebration. Isaiah promises the exiles a new salvation of God; the psalm celebrates this salvation as it is realised; Paul celebrates the righteousness he has found in Christ, which far surpasses...

MESSAGE – 3rd Sunday in Lent – C – 20 March 2022
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MESSAGE – 3rd Sunday in Lent – C – 20 March 2022

MESSAGE: 3rd Sunday of LENT –20th March 2022 THEMES: Repentance and return to the Lord to live As a kid I remember repentance as a scary/judgmental/angry thing that was preached from the pulpit and I wanted to hide. The scriptures today remind us of God’s faithfulness, mercy and grace that is always offered to us...

MESSAGE – 2nd Sunday in Lent – C – 13 March 2022
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MESSAGE – 2nd Sunday in Lent – C – 13 March 2022

MESSAGE: 2nd Sunday of LENT – 13th March 2022 INTERGENERATIONAL SERVICE MESSAGE: Today we’re going to learn some important lessons from Psalm 27. Psalms were songs that the Israelites used to sing to God a long time ago. Some of the songs were about happy times and some were about hard times. Psalm 27 was...