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.

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

 

Flower Donation List 2019 Now Available

The flower donation list for 2019 is now available, pinned to the board to the right of the doors as you enter the church.

If you would like to donate flowers to enhance our worship space and bring pleasure to those who will receive them after the service please write your name against the date(s) of your choice. Please take a note of the dates(s) for your diary!

On the day you are due to donate flowers, please arrive a little early in order to arrange the flowers in the vase (which is kept in the stand in the chancel or on a nearby shelf).

Thank you very much from the flower convenors, Heather, Linda and Lesley-Anne. Your donations are much appreciated!

 

Sunday Connections 16.12.2018

Please find this week’s Sunday Connections below. This will be our last one for 2018! I hope that amongst the last few weeks  of Advent everyone has found some inspiration and encouragement in celebrating the birth of our Saviour Jesus Christ this year. SundayConnection_16.12.2018EB42BCFD-EF67-46ED-A5C5-5BD2505A722A

I hope to see you at one of our Christmas services this year! Christmas Services 2018

Merry Christmas,

Cassie

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.

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

Sheep Nativity Trail Underway for the Young & Young at Heart!

Our Newhaven Sheep Nativity Trail is well underway and our sheep have had some happy visitors already! Will you find our sheep hidden across Newhaven and help us tell the Christmas Story? How does it work you ask?

  1. Print the booklet attached (or pick one up at Newhaven Church Café OR at the Victoria PS Fayre on Saturday 15th December). SheepTrailBooklet_ChildBooklet
  2. Find the Sheep Around the Neighbourhood.
  3. Put the Nativity Story in Order.
  4. Enter to win a Prize By: showing Cassie your completed booklet at the Victoria PS School Fayre; showing Cassie on Sunday 16th December at the 10:30am Service; OR taking a photo of your completed booklet and sending it to Cassie
  5. All Entries Must be received by the 16th December 2018!

Sunday Connection for 09.12.2018

Please enjoy this week’s Sunday Connection attached. This is an opportunity to connect to our Sunday children and youth lessons throughout the week. This week’s edition also includes some exciting links that creatively tell the Christmas story, as well as links to interesting articles to help us support one another at Christmas time! Please enjoy!-Cassie SundayConnection_09.12.2018

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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.

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