General

General

Apr 2015 - Apr 2019
Sermons in this series
7:00pm, Sunday, April 9, 2017
Passage: John
Series: General
A live performance of the St John Passion first composed for St Paul's in 2003, on commission from Pastor Fraser Pearce. Accessible at https://soundcloud.com/piwiaus/sets/st-john-passion-2017-by-sue-westhorp/s-t7kr7
8:30am, Sunday, March 19, 2017
Passage: 1 Samuel 16:7
Series: General
What does it mean to be "a man (or woman) after God's own heart"? This is how King David is described, and it is how God wants each one of us to be. Words to ponder...
8:30am, Sunday, February 26, 2017
Series: General
Duration: 14 mins 58 secs
The disciples witnessed the transfiguration of Jesus, a mountain-top experience if ever there was one! They were told to keep this to themselves until after Jesus' resurrection. What do these stories teach us as modern witnesses to the transfigured, risen Christ? [Organ/Choir - Transfiguration of Our Lord]
10:30am, Sunday, January 22, 2017
Passage: Matthew 4:23
Series: General
Duration: 22 mins 51 secs
Do you like maths? God seems to. But what kind? Listen how the Gospels sum up God’s way of doing maths, and learn to do the same. [Organ - Epiphany 3]
8:30am, Sunday, January 15, 2017
Series: General
Duration: 16 mins 24 secs
When John's disciples asked Jesus where he was staying, his reply was "Come and see". In a similar way, Jesus invites us to abide with him, grow into relationship with him, and then invite others, too, to come and see. Guest preacher today is Pastor Brett Kennett. [Organ - Epiphany 2]
10:30am, Sunday, January 8, 2017
Series: General
Duration: 18 mins 49 secs
The baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan by his cousin John was a radical challenge to the temple system of his day. And yet it was needed to "fulfil all righteousness". Immediately afterwards, we see Christ cast out into the wilderness for 40 days of hell on earth. In our own lives, we can learn from this same rhythm of River and Wilderness. Lay reader today is Peter Westhorp. [Organ - Baptism of Jesus]
10:30am, Sunday, January 1, 2017
Series: General
Duration: 14 mins 51 secs
The wise men from the east followed what little, distant light they had been given. Hospital chaplain Sue Westhorp explores how this can shape our own faith response. [Instrumental - Epiphany]
10:00am, Sunday, December 25, 2016
Series: General
Duration: 14 mins 6 secs
So this is Christmas, and what has God done? Another year older, perhaps? We finish the year and our Advent preparation by looking at how beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news. God bless one and all to receive and carry this message even further! [Organ/Choir - Christmas Day]
6:30pm, Saturday, December 24, 2016
Passage: John 1:1-17
Series: General
Duration: 11 mins 7 secs
Each year, the Christmas story remains the same. But don't become jaded, for there is only one gift, exactly one, that is truly needed. [Organ/Choir - Christmas Eve]
9:00am, Sunday, December 18, 2016
Series: General
Duration: 20 mins 2 secs
Where or what gives you the greatest joy? Does this ever change? Psalm 122:1, says we are to “rejoice” with those who go to the house of the Lord. What does that mean? How can we find a place or joy that doesn’t change? [Organ/Choir - Advent 4]