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Sunday Service 18th July

2021-07-17T20:56:34+00:00July 18th, 2021|

How do you respond when your plans are thwarted? It can be very revealing! And when Jesus's plans are thwarted in Mark 6, it reveals him to us too - in all his glory. Click here to watch today's service. Click here for the hymn, "Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken".

Sunday Service 11th July

2021-07-09T17:49:19+00:00July 11th, 2021|

We are back in Mark's Gospel, picking up where we left off in March. And it is a very timely episode - the death of John the Baptist - which helps us to be courageous as disciples of Christ, even in the face of suffering and death. Click here to listen to today's service. Click

Sunday Service 4th July

2021-07-02T21:09:57+00:00July 4th, 2021|

Weakness is painful - but, if it leads us to Christ, it is purposeful and full of promise. Click here for today's service. Click here for the hymn, "Immortal, Invisible".

Sunday Service 27th June

2021-06-24T19:51:40+00:00June 27th, 2021|

We finish our series on fears for our churches by looking at the fear that there is not enough money to go around. Thankfully, it's not a new fear - and God is more than capable of meeting all our needs. Click here to listen to this week's service. Click here for the hymn, "Praise

Sunday Service 20th June

2021-06-18T21:25:46+00:00June 20th, 2021|

As we face our fears, what about the fear that things have changed too much, and that Christianity is no longer relevant? What hope do we find in Scripture and church history to address that? Click here to listen to today's service. Click here for the hymn, "To God Be The Glory".

Sunday Service 13th June

2021-06-12T20:07:33+00:00June 13th, 2021|

As we continue looking at the fears we may have for our churches, we come today to the fear that God no longer acts - and to the story of Gideon, which offers great hope. Click here for today's service. Click here for the hymn, "All People That On Earth Do Dwell".

Sunday Service 6th June

2021-06-04T20:53:39+00:00June 6th, 2021|

We are living in a time of great fear. But close to home, we have our own fears about where our churches will be in the years to come. Are we too weak and weary for God to use? Let's find encouragement and hope in the story of Abraham and Sarah. Click here for today's

Sunday Service 30th May

2021-05-28T21:23:40+00:00May 30th, 2021|

If Nicodemus, the teacher of Israel, was reduced to helpless questions, what hope do the rest of us have? Plenty, it turns out, as the solution to our problem is not intellectual... Click here for today's service. Click here for the hymn, "Holy, Holy, Holy".

Sunday Service 23rd May

2021-05-21T20:14:36+00:00May 23rd, 2021|

Today is Pentecost Sunday - and not only can the Holy Spirit be poured out again, but he must be if we are to fulfil Christ's mission. Click here to listen to today's service. Click here for the hymn, "Crown Him With Many Crowns".