Remembrance Sunday Sermon- 10th November 2019

Readings:

Isaiah 2:1-5

Matthew 5:38-48

 

In this Remembrance Sunday Sermon, Rev Peter Bluett told the inspiring story of the German PoW and footballer, Bernhard Trautmann. He looked at the challenges Trautmann faced living in Britain after the Second World War and spoke of the love and support he received from some of those around him who were able to forgive their enemies.

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

 

 

Remembrance Sunday Service- 12th November 2017

Reading:

Matthew 8:5-10

In today’s Remembrance Sunday service, Rev. Peter Bluett spoke about Jesus’s ability to transcend the barriers of tribe and culture to see into the hearts of people and love them, questioning whether we have learned anything from the lessons of past conflicts and war.

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Remembrance Sunday Sermon 2016

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Reading: John 15:9-17

In this morning’s Remembrance Day service, our minister, Peter, spoke of a Royal Navy sailor’s experiences after the sinking of the Laconia during the Second World War, and of the examples of bravery, compassion, and self-sacrifice he encountered from people on both sides of the conflict.

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We will remember them – Remembrance Sunday service (8th November 2015)

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them

For the Fallen, by Robert Laurence Binyon.

Poppies in Flanders

Our Remembrance Sunday service will be held on Sunday 8th November 10.30-11.30am, at Newhaven Church. Please share this notice with those who may be interested in coming along.

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A Village Remembers: the men from Newhaven on Forth who paid the ultimate price 1914-1919

David Seaton has researched all the names on the First World War memorials in the church and on the Main Street and produced short biographies of each man mentioned, along with information on the various stages of the First World War and the subsequent cemeteries and memorials. The book, “A Village Remembers: the men from Newhaven on Forth who paid the ultimate price 1914-1919”  is available to buy from Newhaven Church Cafe and is priced at £10.

Poppies in Flanders

09/11/2014 sermon – Remembrance Sunday sermon

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In our sermon on Remembrance Sunday, our Minister Peter considered the Gospel of Matthew 5:1-10 and verses 38-48, and the powerful story of the ‘Truce in the Forest’ by Fritz Vincken.

To see the bible reading online, please visit the following link to see:

To hear the sermon, please click on the player below, or right click on this link to download the sermon to your computer.

 

Please click on the player below to hear the Remembrance Sunday prayers.

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We will remember them – Remembrance Sunday service (9th November 2014)

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them

For the Fallen, by Robert Laurence Binyon.

Poppies in Flanders

Our Remembrance Sunday service will be held on Sunday 9th November 10.30-11.30am, at Newhaven Church. Please share this notice with those who may be interested in coming along.

Poppies in Flanders

10/11/2013 Remembrance Sunday Service – Isaiah 2:1-4. God’s presence in the depths of darkness. Franz Stigler and Charlie Brown

In our Remembrance Sunday Service, we remembered with great sadness the people who have given up their lives in the wars that have been fought.

Our Minister, Peter considered the incredible story of Franz Stigler and Charlie Brown in the Second World War, and Isaiah 2:1-4 (which can be found online on the BibleGateway website).

A recording of the service’s sermon is available to play below, or by right clicking on this link to download the sermon to your computer.

More on Franz Stigler and Charlie Brown’s story can be seen in the video below: