This Sunday

Have you been disappointed in how little your religion has changed your life? Does it not seem to have the power you wanted it to have, to bring change and happiness into your relationships? One part of the Easter story addresses this.

This Sunday: Easter – The Lord is Risen

It is no exaggeration to say that the most important event in human history occurred on Easter Sunday: the Lord rose from the dead, His Divine and His Human completely united. What difference did that make for the world then, and what difference does it make now? Come celebrate the good news with us: the…

This Sunday: The Reasons for Palm Sunday

This Sunday I will be reading a sermon written by the Rev. Jim Cooper, a former pastor of New Church Westville. The sermon explores the historical context in which Palm Sunday happened and also all the hidden reasons behind the smallest details of the story.

This Sunday: What Would Love Do – Week 7: Love Rejoices

This Sunday we end our 7 week program with the same question that we asked at the beginning and throughout the program: what would love do? What is the loving thing to do for all the people we interact with in our lives with all their different needs and situations? And, as we try to…

This Sunday: What Would Love Do – Week 6: Love is Present

This Sunday we continue the What Would Love Do? program, talking about the different ways that we are called upon by the Lord to love and serve other people. This week we will particularly focus on what it means to go to those in prison. How can we serve those who are trapped by false…

Easter Services 2015

Here are the services we have planned for Easter: Palm Sunday Worship Service (Sunday, 29 March, 9:30am) We will celebrate the Lord coming into Jerusalem as a King by beginning our normal worship service with a procession into the church with children (and any adults that would like) carrying palm branches. Family Holy Super Service…

This Sunday: What Would Love Do – Week 5: Love Visits

Continuing our series on the different ways we are called to love and serve other people (What Would Love Do?), this week we’re focusing on how to help the sick. Being sick is awful and it can be hard to be around people who are sick or know how to help them. What does the…

This Sunday: What Would Love Do – Week 4: Love Comforts

This Sunday we continue the What Would Love Do? program, talking about the different ways that we are called upon by the Lord to love and serve other people. This week we will particularly focus on how to clothe the naked – both giving clothes to those who are physically in need, and offering comfort…

This Sunday: What Would Love Do – Week 3 Love Welcomes

This Sunday we continue the What Would Love Do? program, talking about the different ways that we are called upon by the Lord to love and serve other people. This week we will particularly focus on how to welcome the stranger or sojourner – both those who are physically displaced, and those on a spiritual…

This Sunday: What Would Love Do – Week 2: Love Brings Truth

This Sunday we continue the What Would Love Do? program, talking about the different ways that we are called upon by the Lord to love and serve other people. This week we will particularly focus on how to serve the thirsty – the physically thirsty and those who thirst for the truth they need to…