Worship Reflections

Worship Reflections

Missed church on Sunday? Want to revisit something that was spoken about last Sunday? Download, listen, or read the reflections that were given at last Sunday’s (and previous) services.

3 July 2022

Introduction Thursday morning, 30th of June 2022. 4.35 am at my desk seeking to write my reflection for today. I woke up around 2.30 am lying in the bed re-reading Chapter 3, of ‘A Meal with Jesus’ – Meals as Enacted Hope. After re-reading the chapter I got up and went to the kitchen. Washed the pots and wok, plates and bowls, and started making soup for Thursday’s study group. As I washed, I was reflecting on the chapter I…

25 June 2022

In Dostoyevsky’s great novel, ‘The Brother’s Karamazov’, there is a holy man named Father Zosima. He is a renowned Elder of the local monastery, and such is this man’s spiritual wisdom, that pilgrims will travel from great distances to ask his advice and seek his counsel. One such pilgrim who appears early in the novel is a wealthy woman who says that she is suffering a great crisis of faith and is at a loss for how to overcome it.…

19 June 2022

This morning we begin a six-week study, based on the book ‘A Meal with Jesus:Discovering Grace, Community, and Mission around the Table’, by Tim Chester.

12 June 2022

God, may my words be loving and true; and may those who listen discern what is not. Amen. Today is Trinity Sunday. The Trinity is one of the central doctrines, or teachings, of the Christian tradition. Often poorly understood, it seems as though we are told there are two essential things to know about the Trinity: First, you must believe it. Second, you cannot even pretend to understand it. This second point often gives rise to the suspicion that the…

5 June 2022

Text:               Acts 2:1-21 Introduction Today the Church worldwide celebrates Pentecost Sunday. Someone shout: “SO WHAT.” And some people might ask, “IS THIS A TRUE STORY?” And my answer is: This story is undeniably true!  Now for some that answer might not be enough and they’d want to know, “DID THIS ACTUALLY HAPPEN?”  Well, if you want me to be honest, I’d like to think so. But I doubt that it actually happened.  But whether it actually happened or not, most of…

29 May 2022

Text: John 17:20-26 Introduction The theme for the National Reconciliation Week 2022 is, “Be Brave. Make Change.” It seeks to challenge all Australians — individuals, families, communities, organisations and government — to Be Brave and tackle the unfinished business of reconciliation so we can Make Change for the benefit of all Australians. This year’s theme builds on the 2021 theme which encouraged us all to greater action on reconciliation. This year Reconciliation Australia is asking everyone to make change beginning with brave actions…

8 May 2022

Ken Manson shares his reflection the well known reading Psalm 23 The Lord is my Shepherd.

1 May 2022

Download the text for the reflection for this weeks service and watch the video early in the coming week