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A very warm welcome to Newhaven Church

Newhaven Church is a congregation of the Church of Scotland based in Newhaven, Edinburgh.  We are a caring group of Christians committed to serving Christ, each other and the community.

We’re an active church, not restricted by the walls of our building, and hold a number of events both within the church, around the parish area, and further afield. We hold church services every Sunday at 10.30am, and have Communion Services on the last Sunday of each month. We hold family friendly All Age Services on the first Sunday of each month. You will find a warm greeting at any of these services, where we would be delighted to have you visit us.

If you’d like to get in touch by phone or e-mail please follow the link to our find us and contacts page.

The Cloud above the Tabernacle- Sermon 16th June 2019

Reading:

Numbers 9:15-23

In this sermon Rev. Bluett looked at the position of the church in current society and considered the story told in Numbers of the Hebrews camping and setting out under the command of the Lord, following God’s pillar of cloud wherever it led them. He reflected on how we can understand this story today as a model for placing our trust in God.

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Loving Your Enemies- Sermon 9th June 2019

Readings:

Luke 6:20-23

Luke 6:27-38

 

In this sermon Rev. Bluett considered the recent media coverage of the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings and reflected on various stories arising from that time in history as well as relating an uplifting story about the movements towards healing and reconciliation being made by individuals and groups in the Middle East.

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The Word of God- Sermon 26th May 2019

Reading:

John 1:1-18

In this sermon Rev. Bluett continued his exploration of the gospel according to John. He looked at the meaning of “the Word”, arguing that it can be understood as a part of the tradition of Jewish mysticism and not merely as a Greek concept.

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The Jewishness of John- Sermon 19th May 2019

 

Reading:

John 1:35-51, translation by David Bentley Hart.

For an alternative, literal translation from the original Greek please click on the link below and follow the online instructions in order to read the whole text.

John 1:35

In this morning’s sermon our minister, Peter, continued his introduction to the gospel according to John by looking at the Jewish roots of the text.

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