Sermon on the Just War Theory- 25th June 2017

Readings

Ecclesiastes 9:13-18

1 Peter 3:8-19

In today’s sermon, our minister, Peter, continued his series on the myth of redemptive violence by looking at the issue of war, and in particular, the just war theory. By tracing the history of Christian thought on war and violence back to its roots, he presented a challenge to much of the teaching which has been mainstream since, at least, the time of Augustine.

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Prayer Meeting- Saturday 24th June 2017

Our monthly prayer meeting is this Saturday.

Can I encourage us to join together to pray for Church, country and the world? A lot has happened over the last 4 weeks and let as many of us as possible join together to seeks God’s will and leading in these times.

The meeting will take place in Newhaven Church café at 8am on Saturday 24 June.

Looking forward to seeing you.

John Hodge (Session Clerk)

Sermon on Dying to Self- 18th June 2017

Reading

John 12:20-26

In this morning’s sermon, Rev. Bluett continued his theme of challenging domination systems by looking at what the phrase “dying to self” means.

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Sermon on the meaning of the Cross 11th June 2017

Readings

Luke 4:1-21

John 13:31-35

This morning, Peter, our Minister, continued his series on domination systems and the myth of redemptive violence, by considering the meaning of the Cross of Christ and challenging the view that it was an example of Godly violence.

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Leith Churches Holiday Club 3rd to 7th July 2017

Leith Churches Holiday Club will take place from Monday 3rd to Friday 7th July 2017 from 9am to 12.30 pm. Leaflets are available in Newhaven Church’s foyer. Volunteers are sought for helping to prepare crafts, lead the children and to prepare lunch. Further details will be available nearer the time. If you have any queries please speak to our youth worker, Cassie, or e-mail her at Cassie.Abousamak@suscotland.org.uk