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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 Parable of the Sower and Jesus Stills the Storm- Sermon 17th February 2019

Readings:

Mark 4:1-9

Mark 4:35-41

In this sermon, in his series on the Gospels, Rev. Bluett looks at the gospel according to Mark and explores the parable of the Sower and the nature miracle of Jesus stilling the storm.

If you would like to listen to the sermon please click on the audio player below.

Sunday Connection_ 10.02.2019

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Sunday Connection is our chance to revisit our Sunday groups learning mid-week. Please enjoy this weeks edition attached. This week also includes an idea for thinking about God’s love while the world around us gets all love-heart filled for Valentine’s Day. Please enjoy. SundayConnections_10.02_2019

A Day In The Life Of Jesus- Sermon 10th Feb 2019

Readings:

Mark 2:1-17

Mark 2:32-35

In this sermon in his series on the Gospels, our minister, Peter, continues his consideration of Mark and the themes of his gospel by looking at a day in the life of Jesus. He explores some of the conflicts which arose as a result of His ministry and how we might understand the issues involved.

If you would like to listen to the sermon please click on the audio player below.

 

Sunday Connections_ 03.02.2018

The astute among you may have picked up that we missed out a week of Sunday Connections. My apologies for this as it was quite a full week. On Sunday, we looked at Esther in our all age service. We will have a short Sunday Connection this week below.

Two video retellings of the story of Esther can be found HERE and HERE

To Think Together: Esther was a women of courage, who had to trust in God to bring her through a scary situation. What does it look like to be a person of courage as a Christian in 2019 in Scotland? How about in Iran or North Korea?

Word Wall: Across the week, think of some positive attributes about your children and teens, add these to there door or other place they will see on post it notes. What were Esther’s positive attributes? Thank God for the way he has made each and every one of us.

Sermon on the Inauguration of Jesus’s Ministry- 27th January 2019

Reading:

Mark 1:9-20

In this sermon, in his continuing series on the Gospels, Rev. Bluett looks at Jesus’s baptism, temptation, the inauguration of His ministry and the calling of the first disciples, all as set out in Mark. He explores Mark’s understanding of the meaning of the good news and the Kingdom of God.

If you would like to listen to the sermon please click on the audio player below.

 

 

Sermon on the Opening to the Gospel of Mark- 20th January 2019

Reading:

Mark 1:1-8

In the second sermon in his series on the Gospels, Rev. Peter Bluett looked at the opening of the gospel of Mark against the background of when and why it was written. He considered the proclamation of John the Baptiser and its importance in setting up the central theme of the gospel.

If you would like to listen to the sermon please click on the audio player below.