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One Good Man - Sunday March 17th

Imagine a perfect world. What would that look like? What is it about the human heart that consistently undermines our attempts at creating that better world? The Bible talks of shalom - an all encompassing well-being in society. But how do you acheive that? In our Sunday services, we're looking at the prophet Jeremiah. The society of his day was broken. Yet Jeremiah pres...

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Coming Home... and Change of Venue! Sunday March 3rd

The prophet Jeremiah warned that ancient Judah would be destroyed because of her worship of idols. And she was. You might think that has nothing to do with us in the 21st Century - and yet we constantly look to things other than God to give us 'the good life', and those things we look to have this tendancy to consume us. The question then is, how can we be free of these t...

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Faithfulness in an Unravelling World - Sunday February 17th

When everything is in turmoil, how do you plant your feet? When your world seems to be unravelling, how do you navigate your way through life? This Sunday we begin our new series on the prophet Jeremiah. Over 40 years he experienced huge trauma and upheaval. Yet he managed to stay in the race through it all. How did he do it? Join us at our Morning Service, 10:30am, or o...

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Attitudes you want to cultivate - Sunday February 3rd

What do you find more attractive in someone else - generosity or tight-fistedness? Humility or pride? Joy or complaining? But if these are atttiudes we find attractive, why do we struggle to cultivate them in our lives? What could give us the power to do that, and do it in a way that didn't make us proud in the process? This Sunday we will be finishing our series in the ...

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The things you delight in - Sunday January 27th

What is it that, if you have it, you feel great about life, but if you don't have it, you feel down or anxious? What is it that, when you have it, you're on a high, but if you don't, it's like you've crashed? And how does having that thing, or wanting that thing, cloud your judgment? This Sunday we'll look at an event in David's life that tells us what that was from him,...

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When life goes wrong - what do you do? - Sunday 20th January

Who do you respond when life goes wrong? If you're ambitious and you're blocked - what's behind the frustration you feel? Or if someone offends you, what's underlying your hurt? How can you respond with grace and poise when the rug is pulled from under your feet? In the life of David, and that of his son Absalom, we see the human heart laid bear... not least in times of ...

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Sex and Power - Sunday January 13th

Money, sex and power. Find a leader who has falled and one (or more) of those is likely to be lurking large in the background. Why? What is it about them that prepares the ground for a downfall? This Sunday we'll be returning to the life of David, and seeing how sex and power seemed to offer so much, and yet how, ultimately, the brought about the downfall of, not just on...

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In 2019, I will devote myself to....

New Year's resolutions are arguably the opposite of devotion. We say we're going to change our lives in someway, that we're going to take ourselves in hand and do this thing, and it lasts for... how long? Devotion, on the other hand, implies a consistent, unfaltering, attention to the thing we are devoted to. This Sunday we will look at something of which it was said tha...

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The Resumé of Christ - Sunday 16th December

This Sunday, please join us in our Morning Service at 10:30am as we consider who it is who was born at Christmas. In place of our normal Evening Service we will be hosting the Fenetre de l'Avent for the commune of St Sulpice. Please join us at 6:30pm for mulled wine, finger foods and some carol singing!...

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A Messenger with a Message

In the account of Jesus' birth given in the Gospel of Luke there are two messengers. The first issues a decree from Caesar, the second an announcement from God. The first message is bad news, the second contains wonderfully good news. The first implied threat, the second brought joy. Their difference is what makes Christmas so lastingly relevent for our own lives - whateve...

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