Sermons from January 2022

Sermons from January 2022

23 January 2022

This year, weather permitting, our Day of Mourning service will be held on 23 January at 10.00am at the Red Stringy Bark shelter, Westerfolds Park.

16 January 2022

Betty, Phil. Natalie, Bob give a welcoming introduction to Swee Ann’s reflection this week

9 January 2022 – Greg Rublee

Text: Luke 3:15-17; 21-22 Theme: Jesus, the untamed, but utterly good Lion of Judah. A few weeks ago, when I gave the reflection for the second week of advent, I spoke about the arrival of Jesus as the Prince of Peace.  This morning, we’re leaping ahead 30 years to Jesus’ baptism and the start of his ministry on Earth. Our reading from Luke this morning contains some curious imagery that is sometimes overlooked and is best understood by delving deeper…

9 January 2022 – Swee Ann Koh

Texts: Isaiah 43:1-7 and Luke 3:5-17, 21-22 Introduction I love the yearly rhythm of our Church seasons, but I’ll admit that I find the transition from Christmas to Epiphany a bit jarring. One minute, we’re gazing at a wrapped-up baby in a manger.  Next, we’re whizzing past a baby, a collection of gift-bearing Magi, a young family fleeing to Egypt, a twelve-year-old boy in a temple, and a mother, pondering all these things in her heart.  And then? And then we…

2 January 2022

Welcome to the first service of 2022. Download the text of the reflection. A recording of the reading and reflection will be available early in next week.