Jacob’s life of struggle and his encounter with God at Peniel is the subject for learning about prayer from Genesis 32:22-31. Rosie begins by telling Jacob’s story from birth up until the time of the night wrestling with God. Peter focuses on the answering prayer of God and Jacob being alone and without possession son […]
Prayer and the character of God; this is the first in a series ‘Knowing God through Old Testament prayers‘. Beginning with Abraham’s encounter with God at Mamre in Genesis 18:16-33. The talk is in two parts, the first setting the scene beginning to explore the text and further developed in the second. Here we learn […]
The Bishop of Kigali, Nathan Amooti speaks to us from the Diocesan Office in Kigali via a live Zoom link. Taking Psalm 23 as his text having grown up as a Rwandan herdsman, Bishop Amooti told the story of his first coming to St James in 1996 as a school teacher, growing up among the […]
Peter and Rosie Cunliffe each speak from Acts 4:1-22 about the boldness of Peter’s witness and the work of the Holy Spirit, and the importance of the ‘Cornerstone’. This recording gives a taster of ‘Church at Home’ and includes the full reading from Acts 4. Songs, interviews and prayers are not included.
An audio recording of the Zoom service on Sunday 10th May including the welcome, reading of Scripture, talks and prayers. Rosie considers Luke’s account of Peter and John joining in daily prayer at the Temple (Acts 3:1-23) and their encounter with a lame beggar and directs us from the text to four principles in the […]
On his 5th Sunday of Easter Peter & Rosie Cunliffe speak from Acts 2:42-47 to the church gathered on Zoom. You will also hear the prayers led by Sue Henderson and Janet Stewart using the words of well known hymns to reflect feelings of many during the current pandemic.
Luke 24:13-35. Peter’s challenge is to hear the Bible story with more questions—not just ones that question the facts, more the kind that ask, “How does this relate to me?” “What can I learn from this story today?” “What is God saying to me?” As these bewildered Disciples start home for Emmaus they are deep […]
Ruth Terrell speaks of the resurrected Jesus from John 21:1-14. In this third resurrection appearance in John’s gospel we find seven of the disciples have returned home to Galilee and back to that which they are most familiar – fishing. But, the ‘new normal’ is not the old; Jesus begins by not only meeting their […]
This third Zoom service was over subscribed. “Sorry” to those who did not get in. We will make the narrow gate a little wider for next Sunday. We had about 150+ people in all on 100 devices. Here is a taster with Peter’s address from John 20; ‘Recognising You’ by Amy Scott Robinson, Richard Lyall of […]
This partial recording of our second Zoom Church gives a flavour of virtual church with snippets of the worship songs, the reading of Scripture (Zechariah 9:9-16), the prayers, participation by others and a narrative ‘sermon’ of Palm Sunday given by Jan Smith -ordinand for St James’ Church and Deaf Church.