Sermons on “Matthew”

26 July 2020

Chris leads us through a final study of the Sermon on the Mount as our series comes to its end, this time looking at Jesus’ warnings about false prophets and the wise and foolish builders.
James leads us through the rest of the service as Sally brings us prayers, Nikki does the reading and Mike chooses the songs to end the service.

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12 July 2020

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Chris leads us through our next study of the Sermon on the Mount, looking at how we are reminded not to judge others and explains a little about asking, seeking and knocking.
Karen leads the rest of the service, with an update from July’s Mission of the Month – Stand By Me – prayers from Greta and music chosen by Mike.

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5 July 2020

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Chris continues our look at the sermon on the mount, this time focussing on Jesus’ teaching about worry and what treasures we store up in Heaven and on earth.
Andy leads the rest of the service with contributions from Pete and Kath Robinson, plus newly recorded worship from Pete, Nick and Susan.

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28 June 2020

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Chris looks at the passages around the Lord’s Prayer and examines Jesus’ teaching on giving, prayer and fasting.
Vanessa leads our prayers this week, Sarah H does the reading and Ant is leading the rest of the service, with reference to a not particularly season-appropriate film… Mike chooses the music for the worship.

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14 June 2020

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Whilst Chris takes a week off, Susan continues our look at the Sermon on the Mount. This week, we arrive at the model for Christian prayer, the Lord’s Prayer.
Shona leads the rest of the service as Tony gives us an update on our mission of the month, GenR8, Ricky leads prayers and Mike chooses the worship playlist.

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7 June 2020

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This week Chris looks at the next part of the Sermon on the Mount, examining Jesus’ teaching on love for your enemies. Something which – in light of recent events in the US – looks more relevant now than it did even a week ago.
Elsewhere Lynne leads the rest of the service with contributions from Graham and Sue, Sarah G and Pete providing the music.

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31 May 2020

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The Spirit is given. He is given indeed! (don’t worry, that will make sense later).
We find ourselves at another significant time in the church calendar: Pentecost, the giving of the Holy Spirit and the birth of the church. And we are once again celebrating in isolation from each other, separate in body but not in unity or purpose.
Chris leads us through the next section in the Sermon on the Mount, looking at Matthew 5:27-37. Meanwhile, Susan leads the rest of the sevice, Daniel brings us the reading, Andy leads prayers and Mike has chosen the music for us today.

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24 May 2020

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Chris contines our series on the sermon on the mount, looking at Matthew 5:17-26.
Karen is leading the rest of the service, Graham and Sue provide an update on their situation and Pete, Nick and Susan have recorded some music to help us worship.

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10 May 2020

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Chris is taking a week off preaching this week, and so Andrew Dalwood picks up the series on the Sermon on the Mount, looking at being salt and light in our current situation.
Anthony leads us through the rest of the service, with contributions from Chris (we couldn’t keep him away…) and Andy. Pete R and Ant have both chosen music to help us worship this week.

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3 May 2020

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We’re continuing our new series on the Sermon on the Mount and this week Chris looks at the second part of the Beatitudes.
James leads the rest of the service, featuring reflections, prayers from Sally, a reading from Greta and music chosen by Mike.
Also, this week we’ve been digging in the archives and found some songs recorded for a service in 2017 that have been cleaned up, remastered and will help us get a sense of what it is like to be all together as a congregation again. Sing along with yourself from 3 years ago!

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