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Let Your Light Shine

The first Sunday in lent, and as we begin to prepare for Easter we continue with God’s Blueprint for the Church.  This week we consider how we can reflect God’s light, be children of light and Let Your Light Shine.

Simon also encouraged us to reflect on our day by doing the following:

Rewind the day and look for signs […]


Journey On

This week we return to Ephesians (5:1-7) in our series Blueprint: God’s Masterplan for the Church, and are thinking about the journey God has called us onto.

Fasten your seat belts as it will be a challenging ride!


Behind the Scenes

The final sermon in our short series helping us to think of the current turmoil around us from a Kingdom perspective.  This week we look at Revelation 4.


God is Love

The February HUB service looks at Valentines Day, and how God’s love is so much bigger, stronger, higher, wider and deeper than we can possibly imagine.

this is a whole service recording


Loving How God Loves

This week we welcome Dr Anna Ruddick, National Development Co-ordinator for Liveability as our guest speaker to our Community Service.


The King and His Kingdom

As our nation continues to weather the political crisis we will continue to focus on the Kingdom of God in our mini-series on Kingdom Perspectives.  This week Simon takes a look at Jesus’ announcement and demonstration of the Kingdom from Mark 1:1-15.



As God’s children we take courage from the fact that God is King.

“Since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God with reverence and with awe.”

This week we take a look at what is happening in the political world and are reminded that whatever may come we […]


Living God’s Love

The next part of our series Blueprint: God’s Plan for the Church looks at Ephesians 4, and what that teaches us about living in God’s love.


Made New

We’re back in Ephesians and continuing to look at God’s Blueprint for the Church.

This week is a timely message for the new year as we look at how Paul urges us to put out the old and bring in the new.  The great news is that God has already done that in us and all we need […]


Carol Service 2018 – Happy Christmas – War is Over!

It was 1918, the war to end all wars was over, but for many soldiers they were still waiting out there in the dark.  For the Jews of 2000 years ago they were waiting for the Messiah.  The light shone in the darkness, and the darkness could not extinguish it!

Now 2000 years later, and 100 […]