Lost Coins and New Members- Message 3rd March 2019

In today’s All Age Service our Youth Worker, Cassie, looked at the Parable of the Lost Coin, in which a woman loses a precious coin, searches for it and celebrates its finding with friends and neighbours. After an interactive telling of the story, Cassie considered the significance of the Parable for us.

Our minister, Peter, then spoke about what it means to become a member of the Church. The congregation welcomed a number of new members.

To hear the messages by Cassie and Peter, which are on a single audio file, please click on the audio player below.

The Gospel of Mark as Liturgy- Sermon 24th February 2019

Reading:

Mark 15:21-33

In his ongoing series on the gospels, Rev Bluett continued his consideration of the gospel according to Mark in this morning’s sermon. He explored the pattern of the gospel and considered the theory that Mark was first used liturgically in order to teach new converts to the early Church.

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The Parable of the Sower and Jesus Stills the Storm- Sermon 17th February 2019

Readings:

Mark 4:1-9

Mark 4:35-41

In this sermon, in his series on the Gospels, Rev. Bluett looks at the gospel according to Mark and explores the parable of the Sower and the nature miracle of Jesus stilling the storm.

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A Day In The Life Of Jesus- Sermon 10th Feb 2019

Readings:

Mark 2:1-17

Mark 2:32-35

In this sermon in his series on the Gospels, our minister, Peter, continues his consideration of Mark and the themes of his gospel by looking at a day in the life of Jesus. He explores some of the conflicts which arose as a result of His ministry and how we might understand the issues involved.

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Sermon on the Inauguration of Jesus’s Ministry- 27th January 2019

Reading:

Mark 1:9-20

In this sermon, in his continuing series on the Gospels, Rev. Bluett looks at Jesus’s baptism, temptation, the inauguration of His ministry and the calling of the first disciples, all as set out in Mark. He explores Mark’s understanding of the meaning of the good news and the Kingdom of God.

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Sermon on the Opening to the Gospel of Mark- 20th January 2019

Reading:

Mark 1:1-8

In the second sermon in his series on the Gospels, Rev. Peter Bluett looked at the opening of the gospel of Mark against the background of when and why it was written. He considered the proclamation of John the Baptiser and its importance in setting up the central theme of the gospel.

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Introduction to the Gospels- Sermon 13th January 2019

Reading:

Mark 5:21-34

In this sermon, the first in a new series on the Gospels, Rev. Peter Bluett introduces his theme by taking a brief overview of the first four books of the New Testament. He looks at how we, as Christians, might learn to understand the Gospels better.

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