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What are you hoping for? Who are you hoping in?

For our HUB all-age service this month we look at what we are hoping for in this new year – and who it is that we can put our hope in – My Hope is Built on nothing less!

 

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Out of Exile – Christmas Carol Service 2016

What do we think of when we see the nativity scene?

This year our Carol Service celebrates God’s embrace to strangers and exiles on that first Christmas with readings, drama and music from the Christmas Orchestra and Singers.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

 

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The Longest Christmas Journey … EVER!

Christmas is a time for journeys.  We travel to visit family and friends; people come to us; some go on holiday to escape all the busyness.

2000 years ago, Christmas was also a time for journeying.  A nation travelled to register for the census, a young couple travelled to a stable in Bethlehem, Shepherds from their […]

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Christmas Chaos

In this third Sunday of Advent we look at the nativity from Mary and Joseph’s perspective in Matthew chapter 1.  Their lives were turned upside-down on that first Christmas but God was there in the midst of chaos.

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The Return of the King

The second in our Advent series sees us look at what the apostle John tells us in Revelation about the second coming.

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Back to the Future

The first in our Advent series we look at Isaiah – Here was a prophet years before Jesus birth, writing about it with such certainty that he wrote about it now.  Simon helps us to consider how we can learn from Isaiah’s approach.

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Who Protects Us?

This week in our monthly all-age service “The Hub” we think about how Jesus is our Shepherd – protecting us, guiding us and providing for us.

Joanne Mizen leads us through Psalm 23.

 

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Adopted

Today we mark “adoption Sunday” and think about how our Heavenly Father calls us to share His love.

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Pushing Us Out into the Deep

Simon is back from his trip to the States and this week he’s looking at Jesus Mission: Pushing Us Out into the Deep this is the six part in our series “Out of the Comfort Zone”.

We take a look at Jesus preaching from the boat of those destined to become His first disciples as told […]

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When the Wine Runs Out…

This week we welcome guest speaker Hugh Hill to bring our message.

Hugh takes us through John 2:1-12 and encourages us in – When the Wine Runs Out: Coping with the Big Problems of Life by Trusting in God.

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