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A prayer of encouragement

9am 3 July 2022

Rev Marcell Mey 


“Our prayers may be awkward. Our attempts may be feeble. But since the power of prayer is in the one who hears it and not in the one who says it, our prayers do make a difference.” ~ Max Lucado 

  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: Sing to the Lord a joyful song
  • Prayers of Adoration, Confession and Assurance and Lord’s prayer
  • Hymn: Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Hymn: Glorious things of thee are spoken
  • Scripture: Colossians 1: 1-14 (start 30.05 )
  • Sermon: A prayer of encouragement
  • Dedication of offering
  • Hymn: Now thank we all our God
  • Organ postlude: Tuba Tune in D Major, Op25 (CS Lang)

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Standing fast in the liberty of Jesus

9am 26 June 2022

Peter Gush 


“The Bible teaches us that our “feel likes” are frequently desires of the flesh. Most of our “felt needs” are idolatrous desires. They are meant to be killed by the Spirit, not indulged. Such is the way of life, freedom, wisdom, and joy in Christ.” ~ David Powlison 

  • Introit: Joyful, joyful, we adore thee
  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: Come, gracious Spirit
  • Prayers of Adoration and Confession and Lord’s prayer
  • Hymn: Jesus calls us o’er the tumult (9.37-11.02 not recorded)
  • Community
  • Antherm: I feel the Spirit
  • Prayers for others
  • Scripture: Galatians 5: 1,13-26 (start 25.00 )
  • Hymn: Of all the Spirit’s gifts to me
  • Message: Standing fast in the liberty of Jesus
  • Dedication of offering
  • Hymn: The Servant Song
  • Benediction: Old Gaelic blessing (John Hendren)

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Before and After

9am 19 June 2022

Rev Marcell Mey 


“One encounter with Jesus Christ is enough to change you, instantly, forever.”~ Luis Palau 

  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: Praise my soul, the King of Heaven
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Hymn: I heard the voice of Jesus say
  • Scripture: Luke 8: 26-39 (start 17.50 )
  • Sermon: Before and after
  • Hymn: According to thy gracious word
  • Sacrament of Communion
  • Hymn: O Jesus, I have promised
  • Dedication of offering and benediction
  • Postlude: Short Prelude and Fugue no. 4 in F Major, BWV 556 (J S Bach)

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Post Cost-Pentecost II, the sequel

9am 12 June 2022

Andrew Stewart

Service leader: Archie Kerr 


“The gospel according to Jesus is the gospel according to His apostles. It is a small gate and a narrow road. It is free but it costs everything.”~ John MacArthur 

  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: Lord of all being, throned afar
  • Prayers of Praise and Thanksgiving and Lord’s prayer
  • Hymn: Thou whose almighty word
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Scripture: John 16: 1-15, Romans 5: 1-5 (start 25.40 )
  • Hymn: Holy Spirit, Truth Divine
  • Message: Post Cost-Pentecost II, the sequel
  • Dedication of offering
  • Hymn: Now thank we all our God
  • Postlude: “Invocation” from Three Service Interludes Op 92 (Camil Van Hulse)

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Pentecost

9am 5 June 2022

Andrew Stewart

Service leader: Derek Saumolia 


“Pentecost is a celebration of God… a celebration of God’s power… a celebration of God’s desire to empower us and to dwell within us.”~ Mark Hart 

  • Introit: Come Holy Spirit, our souls inspire
  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: Come down, O Love Divine
  • Prayers of praise and thanksgiving
  • Lord’s prayer, sung in Ukranian
  • Hymn: Breathe on me, breath of God
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Scripture: Acts 2: 1-15, 36-39 (start 36.52 ) Read in Chepang (Nepal), Polish, Afrikaans, Telugu (India), Samoan and English
  • Hymn: O Joy! Because of the circling year
  • Message: Pentecost
  • Dedication of offering
  • Hymn: Holy Spirit, ever living
  • Benediction

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Being in but not of

9am 29 May 2022

Rob McIntosh

Service leader: Graeme Gainsford 


“Christ’s kingdom people are not to reflect the world but they are to influence the world; they are to be in it but not of it.”~ John MacArthur 

  • Introit: The eyes of the Lord are upon you
  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: God of grace and God of glory
  • Prayers of Adoration and Confession and Lord’s prayer
  • Community
  • Anthem: Go ye into all the world
  • Prayers for others
  • Hymn: A mighty fortress is our God
  • Scripture: Daniel 2: 24-45 (start 29.08 )
  • Sermon: Being in but not of
  • Dedication of offering
  • Hymn: I’m not ashamed to own my Lord
  • Benediction: Allelulia

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Unwarranted Grace

9am 22 May 2022

Rev Marcell Mey 


“Let us then ascribe the whole work of grace to the pleasure of God’s Will. God did not choose us because we were worthy, but by choosing us He makes us worthy.”~ Thomas Watson 

  • Call to worship and greeting
  • Hymn: O for a thousand tongues to sing
  • Prayers of Adoration, Confession and Assurance of Pardon and Lord’s prayer
  • Hymn: King of Glory, King of Peace
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Hymn: Father, whose everlasting love
  • Scripture: John 5: 1-18 (start 26.14 )
  • Sermon: Unwarranted Grace
  • Dedication of offering
  • Hymn: Amazing Grace
  • Benediction
  • Postlude: Jupiter from the Planets Suite (Gustav Holst)

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Knox, Knox who’s there? (Jesus) “My Disciples”

9am 15 May 2022

Andrew Campbell-Stokes

Service leader: Derek Saumolia 


“He loved us, says (the Apostle) Paul, in spite of how unlovely we were. Just as He loved us, Paul insists we are to love one another.”~ Jay Adams 

  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: O praise ye the Lord!
  • Prayers of adoration and confession and Lord’s prayer
  • Hymn: Where cross the crowded ways of life
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Scripture: John 13: 1-17,33-35 (start 22.20 )
  • Hymn: A new commandment
  • Sermon: Knox, Knox who’s there? (Jesus) “My Disciples”
  • Dedication of offering
  • Hymn: Son of God, eternal Saviour
  • Benediction
  • Postlude: Trumpet Tune and Air (Henry Purcell)

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A question in need of a response

9am 8 May 2022

Rev Marcell Mey

Service leader: Archie Kerr 


“Jesus is hungry but feeds others; He grows weary but offers others rest; He is the King Messiah but pays tribute; He is called the devil but casts out demons; He dies the death of a sinner but comes to save His people from their sins; He is sold for thirty pieces of silver but gives His life a ransom for many; He will not turn stones to bread for Himself but gives His own body as bread for people.”~ D A Carson 

  • Introit: We are gathered together
  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: Our Father God in heaven
  • Prayers of praise and thanksgiving and Lord’s prayer
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Anthem: Turn your eyes upon Jesus
  • Scripture: John 10: 22-30 (start 24.05 )
  • Hymn: The Lord’s my shepherd (Townend)
  • Sermon: A question in need of a response
  • Dedication of offering
  • Hymn: I heard the voice of Jesus say
  • Benediction: Shalom Chaverim

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Responding to our risen Lord – in three parts

9am 1 May 2022

Rev Marcell Mey

Service leader: Graeme Gainsford 

 

  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: O for a thousand tongues to sing
  • Prayers of adoration and confession and Lord’s prayer
  • Community
  • Hymn: Jesus stand among us
  • Prayers for others
  • Scripture: John 21: 1-19 (start 17.30 )
  • Hymn: Jesus calls us! O’er the tumult
  • Sermon: Responding to our risen Lord – in three parts
  • Dedication of offering
  • Hymn: O Jesus I have promised
  • Benediction

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