Hands held together in prayer

Message on Creation and Community- 16th July 2017

Reading

Colossians 1:15-20

In todays’s message, one of our elders, Colin MacNeill, spoke on the subject of “Creation and Community.” Reflecting on Paul’s rebuttal to the perceived spiritual elitism of Gnosticism contained in his letter to the Collosians, Colin explored the theme of how Christ holds all things together, and how this affects our relationships, not only with God but in our calling to a church community.

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Sermon on Non-Violent Resistance- 9th July 2017

Readings

Matthew 5:38-42

Matthew 10:24-31

 

In today’s sermon, our Minister, Peter, continued his series on the myth of redemptive violence, by looking at real life examples of successful alternatives to violent resistance, and how Jesus prepared his disciples for the path of non-violence.

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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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