Our Minister's weekly message in 2021 and 2022

3 July 2022, "Blessings upon you" Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 "as words of encouragement"

26 June 2022, "Think Again" "God, quick to forgive, slow to anger"

17 June 2022, "You make my heart sing" Luke 8:26 "Jesus, the joy bringer"

12 June 2022, "1+1+1=3" Trinity Sunday "God is Love"

5 June 2022, "Help . . . I need somebody" Acts 2:1-21 "Pentecost"

29 May 2022, "That's Strange" Acts 13:3-11 "Ascension Sunday"

22 May 2022, "Festivals, celebrations and jubilations!" John 5:1-9

15 May 2022, "Worth following" John 13:31-35

8 May 2022, "The Green Cathedral"

1 May 2022, "Surprise" John 21:1-14

24 April 2022, "Easter, a gift for everyone, forgiveness."

17 April 2022, Easter Day "Honestly, really, truly"

10 April 2022 "A very special day" Luke 19:28-40

3 April 2022 "Housing so many memories. . . ." John 12:1-8

27 March 2022 "Old man tale, a look at your life . . ." Luke 15:11-32

20 March 2022 "Everything and everyone is against me!" Luke 13:1-9

13 March 2022 "What determination" Luke 13:31-35

6 March 2022 "It's a special time" What do you need to reflect upon?

27 February 2022 "Eureka..., I see it." Luke 9:28-36

20 February 2022 "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." Luke 6:27-38

13 February 2022 "Have mercy on yourself" Luke 6:17-26 "such grieving is to be human"

6 February 2022 "Gone Fishing" Luke 5:1-11   "Love, Care and Serve"

30 January 2022 "What do you think of him or her? Why you think that?" Luke 4:21-30

23 January 2022 "Hello, G’day and Welcome", Luke 4:14-21 "We can feel inclusive"

16 January 2022 "Joy on top of joy to you", John 2:1-11 "Be the unexpected joy in another life."

9 January 2022 Baptism of Jesus, Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 "You're welcome"

2 January 2022 Christmas 2, John 1:1-9, 10-18 "In with the old… and in with the new!"

19 December 2021 “It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas”  Luke 1:46-55 "We love you just the way you are."

12 December 2021 “Prepare yourselves.....!”  Luke 3:7-18 "for friends and family coming over."

5 December 2021 “Looking back...Looking Forward.”  Malachi 3:1-4 "Where have the years gone."

7 November 2021 “Be like Denise!”  Mark 12:38-44 "Some of societies' less than best"

31 October 2021 “World Event Weekend”  Mark 12:28-34 "What is the most important instruction in the Bible?"

24 October 2021 “Take it to the streets  Mark 10:46-52 "Get these poor people off the streets."

17 October 2021 “Hurtful people in our lives”  Mark 10:35-45 "because they are worth it."

10 October 2021 “Just the way you are”  Mark 10:17-21 "embrace your worthiness."

3 October 2021 “Euphoric, breathtaking, transcendental.”  Mark 10:2-16 "What is meant for you will come to you."

Letter to the congregation 29 September 2021 - pastoral letter 11

26 September 2021 “Very Good”  Mark 9:38-50 "The effort of doing good."

19 September 2021 “Be the Greatest”  Mark 9:33-37 "Into the danger zone they go looking for you."

Letter to the congregation 16 September 2021 - pastoral letter 10

12 September 2021 “In the good and the bad  Mark 8:27-38 "It is better to give than receive."

5 September 2021 “Come on in”  Psalm 23 "These testing times."

29 August 2021 “The tests we face.”  Mark 7;1-6 "This past year we have all been COVID tested."

Letter to the congregation 22 August 2021 - pastoral letter 9

22 August 2021 “Let's not fall out!”  John 6:516-69 "Friends don't always agree, but may agree to disagree."

  15 August 2021 “Thank you for being a friend”  John 6:51-58 "My life is all the better for having you, my friends in it."   

8 August 2021 “Keeping in touch”  John 6:35, 41-51 "When have you needed a hand on your shoulder?"

1 August 2021 “Give us a sign”   "A thirst for understanding."

25 July 2021 “What’s for dinner?”  John 6:1-21 "A generous meal."

18 July 2021 “R U OK?”  Mark 6:14-29 "to rest awhile."

11 July 2021 “From the dark end of the street to the bright side of the road”  Mark 6:14-29 "And another door opened."

4 July 2021 “The True and the Fake”  Mark 6:1-13 "The locals are confused."

27 June 2021 “Reaching out to you” Mark 5:21-43 "In need of touch."

20 June 2021 “Thinking of you” Mark 4:35-41 "Facing the storms of life."

13 June 2021 “Would you forget? 1 Corinthians 13:11 "When I was a child I thought like a child."

6 June 2021 “Good and Evil Mark 3:20-35 "Jesus bridges the gap."

30 May 2021   “Ever cloud has a silver lining”  "Be undefeated, be positive"

23 May 2021   “Spirit of Life”  "Let everything that has breath praise the Lord."

16 May 2021   “It's wicked! It's just evil!”  "In the name of humanity just stop!"

9 May 2021   “A whole  lotta lovin. "Spat apon for doing it."

2 May 2021   “Make this world a better place. "Light in the darkness."

25 April 2021   “Shepherds” Psalm 23 "How have you been kept from harm."

18 April 2021   “Fake or the real thing” John 20:19-23 "Love gives, love does not count the cost"

11 April 2021   “Follow, follow” John 20:19-31 "Doubting Thomas"

4 April 2021  Easter Sunay “Wishing you the lot” Mark 16:1-8 "Sense of Spirituality"

28 March 2021  “Joy and Celebration” Mark 11:1-11 "Give meaning to our deepest human emotions"

21 March 2021  “Female Lives Matter” John 12:20-33 "Police"

14 March 2021  “Love the World” John 3:16 "For God so loved the world"

7 March 2021  “Because you're worth it! John 2:13-22 "Jesus is angry."

28 February 2021  “Share the load Mark 8:31-38 "The chaos continues."

21 February 2021  “Terrible decision!Get your eyes tested! Mark 1:9-15 We can all be a bit inconsistant.

14 February 2021  “Let your light shine” Mark 9:2-9 "The uniqueness of Jesus." 

7 February 2021  “A Challenge” Mark 1:29-39 "How do you see Jesus."  

30 January 2021  “You just call out my name...” Mark 1:21-28 "Our life journey is part of someone else's too." 

24 January 2021  “Live well my friends” Mark 1:14-20 "Shalom" 

16 January 2021  “Living Well” Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 "How we love that ring of truth." 

3 January 2021  “Happy New Year?” John 1:1-9 "Wishing someone a Happy New Year doesn’t make it so. Flesh it out, make it happen, and make it so"