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.
Zoom Church A recording of part of our first ‘Zoom’ gathering with members of St Margaret’s and St James’ congregation. We read from 2 Corinthians 4:5b-18. With Rosie and Peter reflecting on the Scripture. Interview with the Latimer family in the first week of lockdown.
Lots of good teaching here
Last in our series ‘Trusting God’ from the book of Nehemiah. The message from Nehemiah is far more than rebuilding a wall but about restoring a relationship with God and between people. Deuteronomy 15 – there should be no poor among you. Three ways to remember lessons from Nehemiah Prayer Care Share 200315 March 2020 […]
After recapping the series – a journey in ‘trusting God’ in the face of opposition, Mark Enzer speaks from Nehemiah 4:1-6 about the inevitability of opposition when doing God’s business. Here the focus is on prayer followed by practical action, it’s a both and. Prayer did not make the enemy go away – the enemy […]
Seeing work as part of our vision is key. Nehemiah 2:17 – 3:5 Allen Foster speaks about people from all walks of life coming together as 42 teams working to side-by-side to build the walls, gate and towers of Jerusalem; emphasising that this is God’s work through Nehemiah’s plan. Psalm 127:1 1. God’s work, our […]
Readings from Nehemiah 2:9-16 and John 21:15-17. Tim recapped the story and lessons learned from Nehemiah previously and looked at five features of Nehemiah’s commitment: hopeful, boldness, preparedness, interdependence and focus. He drew out features of the story mirrored in the Gospel story.