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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 Doubt, Faith and Belief- 22 July 2018

Reading:

John 20:24-29

In his sermon today Rev. Peter Bluett looked at the passage from John which describes the doubt of Thomas. He spoke about doubt, faith and belief and what they involve, drawing on some of the writings of the Benedictine nun, author and speaker, Joan Chittister, in order to delve more deeply into the meaning of these words in the context of Christianity.

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

 

Sermon on the Yoke of Jesus- 15th July 2018

Reading:

Matthew 11:25-30

In this sermon, our minister, Peter, speaks about the passage from Matthew where Jesus invites those who are weary to rest in Him. Drawing from his many years of experience as a Christian and a pastor, he discusses the meaning of life and faith.

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

 

 

Sermon on Jonah- 8th July 2018

Reading:

Jonah 1

In this sermon Rev. Peter Bluett tackles the story of Jonah from the book of the same name. Whilst noting the Western tendency to view it as a story about an individual prophet, he points to some compelling evidence which identifies it as a parable about the Hebrew nation’s attitude to its neighbours following the Babylonian exile.

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

Sermon on Relationships- 1st July 2018

Reading:

1 Corinthians 13-1:13

In this sermon Rev. Peter Bluett looks at Paul’s famous passage on love, a favourite at weddings, and considers its application not just to marriage but to all types of relationship.

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

Connections Café- Summer Closing Times 2018

Please note that Newhaven Connections café will be closed for a short period over the summer holidays. The café will close on 28th June and re-open on 31st July.

Do please keep an eye on the website for details about new café opening hours following the summer break. Details will be posted in due course.

Thank you to all the café’s loyal customers, employees and volunteers. We, at Newhaven Church, hope and pray you have a lovely summer!

 

Sermon on Empathy- 17th June 2018

Reading:

Mark 8:31-37

In his sermon this morning, our Minister, Peter, spoke about empathy and compassion. He mentioned some recent findings on the effect of internet addiction on young people and how an obsession with technology risks impacting people’s ability to relate to each other empathetically.

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

 

Sermon on The New Commandment- 10th June 2018

Reading:

John 13:31-35

In this morning’s sermon, our Minister, Peter, spoke about the nature of Jesus’s love for His disciples and the high calling to love to which we, as Christians, are called.

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