Sermons from 2020

Thanksgiving Service 2020

This Sunday we held our Thanksgiving service for 2020 via Zoom. In our final service for this strangest of years, we look back at what God has done in our personal lives and through the church in 2020, despite what some might call some “slight problems” of the COVID nature.Chris leads us through a brief study of 1 Corinthians 10:16-17 and Karen leads the service by joining everything together.

Prophets of Advent – Gabriel

Chris concludes our Advent series looking at the Prophets of Advent by looking at the message that Gabriel gives to Mary.
James leads the rest of the service, introducing carols and bringing us an update on our Mission of the Month, BMS World Mission. Sally brings our prayers and Freya does the reading. Pete has chosen the songs for our worship time at the end of the service.

Prophets of Advent – Micah

Chris continues our 2020 Advent series looking at the prophets of the Old Testament. This week he focuses on Micah.
Shona leads the rest of the service, reflecting on the third candle of our Advent wreath and introducing our sung worship.

Prophets of Advent – Jeremiah

Chris continues our Advent series for this year on prophets of the Old Testament by looking at Jeremiah.
Lynne leads the rest of the service, with contributions from Sue and Graham as well as Emily who guides us in prayer for the NHS and healthcare workers.

Prophets of Advent – Isaiah

Believe it or not, Advent is upon us once again. As we enter that familiar time of year in somewhat unfamiliar circumstances, this year our Advent series focusses on some of the Old Testament prophets that prophecied about and predicted Jesus’ life. This week Chris looks at Isaiah.
Susan leads the rest of the service, looking at the symbolism of hope in the first Advent candle and Lynne chooses the music for the worship time.

Barriers to Faith – Sin

This week Chris continues our mini-series on blockers to faith by looking at the big one: sin. Meanwhile Karen leads the rest of the service, bringing us updates from Tearfund and introducing songs selected this week by Mike.

Barriers to Faith – Suffering

A recording of the live Zoom service held for Remembrance Day 2020. A very different Remembrance Day to the norm, things might have changed but it still important to remember those that have laid down their lives in service of their country. Ant leads us through the service, while Chris speaks about how we can reconcile suffering with an all-powerful and all-loving God.

Science Sunday 2020

This week it’s our annual Science Sunday service. But a reminder: this service is for everybody, not just scientists! This year our speaker is Andy Boston, who has a background as a physicist.
Chris leads us through the rest of the service, bringing us information about our Mission of the Month for November, Tearfund.