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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 Peace- 11th February 2018

Reading:

Matthew 5:9

In his sermon this morning Rev. Peter Bluett looked at Jesus’s famous teaching from the Beatitudes “Blessed are the peacemakers.” He explored what peace, as taught by Jesus, means and how it differs from the Pax Romana offered as a solution to conflict by the Roman Empire. He then went on to explore what the Kingdom of God would look like if we were to live lives of peace and love.

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

Message: Keep CALM and Carry On- 4th February 2018

Reading:

John 15:1-17

In today’s service, in which the new theme for the All Age Services, “Keep C.A.L.M.and Carry On” was introduced, Peter’s message was about the first letter in the acronym, namely, “Christ-centred.” He spoke about what it means to be Christ-centred and how it is that we are grafted into the body of Christ.

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

 

Sermon on Freedom- 28th January 2018

Reading:

Mark 8:22-26

In his message this morning our Minister, Peter, spoke about what freedom means and, in particular, the freedom which he discovered, and which he thinks we can discover, in Christ.

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

Sermon on The Great Turning- 21st January 2018

Reading:

John 9:1-12

In his sermon this morning Rev. Peter Bluett spoke about the state of religion in the world today and of his belief that we are in the process of a great turn towards meaningful faith and spirituality.

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

 

Sermon on Participating in Healing the World- 14th January 2018

Readings:

Luke 19:1-9

John 8:1-11

In this morning’s sermon our Minister, Peter, spoke about the Hebrew concept of tikkun olam and how each of us can participate in the healing of the world.

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Sermon on Courage- 7th January 2018

Readings:

Mark 14:32-42

Psalm 56:3-4

In his sermon this morning, our Minister, Peter, spoke about the courage of Jesus and what courage, as a virtue modelled by Christ, looks like.

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