Services on Advent & Christmas
Readings Mark 1: 1-8
Readings Isaiah 64:1-9Mark 13:24-37
Readings Isaiah 63:7-9, Matthew 2:13-23
Readings Isaiah 7:10-16 Matthew 1:18-25
Readings Isaiah 35:1-10Matthew 11: 2-11
Readings Isaiah 11:1-10Matthew 3:1-12
Readings Isaiah 2:1-5Matthew 24:36-44
God is with us in peace, or is he? John talks about peace in our world today and how the Christmas story can relate to bringing about peace. There are hymns from the music group and Dawn, prayers from Jo and we hear some more about our Christmas appeals from Kam and Dinnie.
On the second Sunday in advent John talks about the road to peace.
Revd. Adam discusses the hope of Advent and talks about the second advent, dispair and hope.
In the fourth and final sunday in Advent, Naomi talks about Love. What is love? What does Gods love mean for us, and how should we act it out in the world? Can love be more than “being nice?”?
John talks about Joy in the current wordwode politcal and social climate. He creates a picture out of newspaper cuttings, during the sermon.
As we continue our advent Journey, Revd. Adam discusses John the Baptist and what his story shows about peace.
Revd. Adam talks about hope and the importance of waiting this advent season.
Readings Isaiah 12:2-6 Luke 3:7-18
Readings Isaiah 2:1-5 Luke 3:1-6 DISARM by Pedro Reyes