Worship Reflections from July 2024

Worship Reflections from July 2024

14 July 2024

How Dancing Leads to Spite (Mark 6:14-28) 14 King Herod heard of it, for Jesus’ name had become known. Some were saying, ‘John the baptizer has been raised from the dead; and for this reason these powers are at work in him.’ 15But others said, ‘It is Elijah.’ And others said, ‘It is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old.’ 16But when Herod heard of it, he said, ‘John, whom I beheaded, has been raised.’  17 For Herod himself had sent men who arrested…

7 July 2024

Mark 6:1-13 (MUC Pentecost 7 July 2024) Theme Quote: I don’t know, I don’t care, and it doesn’t make any difference. (Jack Kerouac)Quote: Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don’t know and I don’t care. (Jimmy Buffett) The Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth 6 He left that place and came to his home town, and his disciples followed him. 2On the sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astounded. They said, ‘Where did this…

30 June 2024 Cutting of Ties

Service to Mark the Conclusion of Rev Swee Ann Koh’s Ministry at Manningham Uniting Church and his Retirement on Sunday, June 30th, 2024 @ 2.30 pm A Reflection: My Story. My Testimony. My Account. Prologue First things first, thank you for coming to my Cutting of Ties and Retirement Service.  When I announced to the congregation that I am retiring on 30th June 2024, I said: “Whether it’s good news or bad news depends on you.” Some of you might want to see me…