Alpha at Newhaven September 2019

The Alpha Course at Newhaven Church will commence on Monday 16th September 2019 at 6.30 pm.

The course seeks to introduce the basics of the Christian faith through a series of DVD talks and discussions.

There will be a light meal served before the showing of the DVD.

For further information (or if you wish to be part of the Alpha Course team or help with catering /washing up etc) please speak to Alastair Sutherland or John Hodge or e-mail John at newhavensessionclerk@btinternet.com

 

 

The Problem of Evil- Message 11th August 2019

Readings:

Psalm 119:115-117

Revelation 21:1-4

This morning’s service was led by one of our Elders, Lesley-Anne Weir. In her message she looked at the problem of evil and how we, as Christians, might respond to challenging questions about it.

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

Encountering the Stranger- Sermon 4th August 2019

Reading:

Acts 8:26-39

In his sermon this morning Rev. Bluett explored the story of Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch. He looked at some common perceptions of foreigners and asked what we, as Christians, are called to do when it comes to the treatment of aliens and strangers.

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

Message on Ecology and Environmental Issues- 21st July 2019

Reading:

Deuteronomy 29:16-25

In this morning’s message one of our elders, Colin MacNeill, spoke about ecology and the environment. He looked at the issues we face, explored why the Church may have failed to fully perceive and act upon the concerns and what we, as Christians, can do to to participate in the restoration of God’s good creation.

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

 

 

Conversion and Curiosity- Sermon 14th July 2019

Readings:

1st Thessalonians 5:8-18

Ephesians 4:1-7

Ephesians 4:11-16

In this morning’s sermon Rev. Bluett looked at two intertwined aspects of the Christian journey; conversion and curiosity. He explored what conversion means, how a faith community can support it, and how being curious about the world, the people around us and God is part of the conversion experience.

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

An Unanxious Presence- Sermon 7th July 2019

Reading:

Luke 12:13-21

In this sermon our Minister, Peter, read the Parable of the Rich Fool and considered the possibility that his accumulation of material things was borne out of not merely greed but anxiety. He looked at the angst ridden state of the world today and spoke about how we, as Church, are called, in the words of the theologian Walter Brueggemann, to be an unanxious presence.

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