Gaudete Sunday Sermon- 16th December 2018

Readings

Romans 15:9-13

Philippians 4:4-7

On this, the third Sunday of Advent, our Minister, Peter, looked at the meaning of joy, contrasting it with the similar emotion, happiness. He explored the subject of how we can rejoice no matter what circumstances may prevail.

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Sermon on the Flowering of Hope- 9th December 2018

Readings:

Exodus 2:23-25

John 1:19-28

In this sermon, on the second Sunday of Advent, Rev Bluett considered the importance and meaning of hope. He looked at various stories in which hope flowered even in the midst of uncertainty and difficulty.

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Sermon on Transcending the Culture of Complaint- 25th November 2018

Readings:

Mark 10:32-45

John 12:1-8

In his sermon this morning, Rev Bluett looked at the natural human tendency to complain and how many stories in the Bible reflect that tendency. He looked  at how we might transcend a mindset which focuses on the negative and be grateful for the blessings we have in Christ.

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Sermon on Transcending Self-Absorption- 19th November 2018

Readings:

Genesis 1:26-27

Mark 8:34-37

In this sermon Rev Peter Bluett reflected on some of the stories surrounding Black Friday and the injuries and deaths which have occurred over the years. He spoke about the gift to humanity of the image of God and how we might transcend the self-absorption which can occasionally lead people to treat each other as adversaries, as Cain did his brother Abel, rather than image bearers.

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Newhaven Brownies Christmas Fayre- 29th November 2018

Newhaven Brownies are hosting their first Christmas Fayre on Thursday 29th November from 18:30 to 19:30 at Newhaven Church.

There will be Christmas Carols, refreshments and a hand-made craft stall with all items made by the Brownies and their leaders – any money raised will go towards purchasing new programme resources.

Look forward to seeing some of you there. Any queries, please contact: newhavenbrownies@outlook.com

Remembrance Sunday Sermon- 11th November 2018

Readings:

Isaiah 2:1-4

Matthew 5:38-48

In this morning’s Remembrance Sunday Service Rev. Peter Bluett looked back to the events of Christmas Day 1914, reflecting on the desire for peace found in the hearts of ordinary people even in the midst of war.

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