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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.

Sermon on vision- 23rd April 2017

Reading

Isaiah 43: 14-21

 

Today our Session Clerk, John Hodge, spoke about vision, looking at how we might recognise God’s presence and working, and how we can seek to answer God’s call.

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

 

 

The Princes Street Easter Play Saturday 15th April 2017

For those interested in attending this year’s Easter Play in Princes Street Gardens (West) on Saturday 15th April, there will be a group from Newhaven Church going together, leaving from the church no later than 1.20 pm. We will go by bus to Princes Street and return to the church afterwards to eat a picnic tea (bring your own!) Picnics can be left in the church. Please let John Hodge know if you’re interested in going. His e-mail address is hodge451@btinternet.com.

SU Scotland “Ceilidh A Kid To Weekend Camp”

SU Scotland Edinburgh Action Group is hosting a ceilidh to raise funds to provide bursaries for children attending weekend residential events, who otherwise could not afford to do so. Please join us for an evening of dancing with a live band and some of the best baking in Edinburgh!

Date and time: Saturday 29th April, 7.30 to 10.30 pm

Venue: Holyrood Evangelical Church, 121 Montgomery Street.

For more information and to book tickets please visit SU Scotland’s website at https://www.suscotland.org.uk/events

Palm Sunday Message- 9th April 2017

In today’s All Age Service, we watched a re-enactment of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, and considered some objects closely associated with the final week of Jesus’ life. Our minister, Peter, then spoke about those objects, and what we might like to consider when thinking about the significance of the events of that last week.

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

 

Sermon on God’s Inclusivity- 2nd April 2017

Readings

Luke 5:27-39

Matthew 5:43-48

In a powerful sermon this morning, Rev. Peter Bluett spoke about the inclusivity of God, challenging some of the preconceived ideas about God’s judgment which people have had, and opening up a deeper insight into the nature of God’s love.

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

Volunteers Needed for Duty Rota

Dear all,
The Church Duty Rota will be renewed from the start of May. There are vacancies coming up, so we’re looking for some new volunteers. Please consider whether you may be able to help!

The duties are:-

  • Setting out chairs before the service
  • Welcoming people, and collecting the offering
  • Counting the offering after the service

If you can help, please contact John Hodge at hodge451@btinternet.com or Lesley-Anne Weir at weir1967@aol.com

Thank you!

Sermon on Being Transformed through Relationships- 26 March 2017

Readings:

John 21:1-19

1 Corinthians 13:4-13

Today, in our monthly Communion service, Rev. Bluett spoke about relationships and how, no matter how painful and difficult they may at times be, the journey is worth it, God being with us, and working on us, throughout.

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