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That Very Day

9am 27 March 2022

Rev Marcell Mey

Service leader: Graeme Gainsford 


“The Christian life is an unending festival. And the festival we keep, now that our Passover Lamb has been sacrificed for us, is a joyful celebration of his sacrifice, together with a spiritual feasting upon it.” ~ John Stott 

  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: All people that on earth do dwell
  • Prayers of adoration and confession and Lord’s Prayer
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Scripture: Joshua 5: 9-12 (start 12.50 )
  • Hymn: The Lord’s my shepherd
  • Sermon: That very day
  • Hymn: Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
  • Benediction

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A Thirst for God

A Thirst for God

9am 20 March 2022

Rev Marcell Mey 


“The soul’s deepest thirst is for God Himself, who has made us so that we can never be satisfied without Him.”
~ F F Bruce 

  • Introit: Sing out a Joyful Song
  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: O for a heart to praise my God
  • Prayers of adoration, confession and assurance and Lord’s Prayer
  • Community
  • Anthem: Only by Grace
  • Prayers for others
  • Scripture: Psalm 63: 1-8 (start 19.24 )
  • Hymn: Lord, thee my God, I’ll early seek
  • Sermon: A Thirst for God
  • Hymn: As the deer pants for the water
  • Benediction: May the Lord

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Un-Abel

9am 13 March 2022

Andrew Stewart

Service leader: Archie Kerr 


“The greatest privilege God gives to us is the freedom to approach Him at any time.” ~ Wesley L Duewel 

  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: Praise to the Holiest
  • Prayers of praise and thanksgiving and Lord’s Prayer
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Hymn: Dear Lord and Father of Mankind
  • Scripture: Genesis 4: 3-8, Romans 7: 18-25 (start 33.15 )
  • Sermon: Un-Abel
  • Prayer for offering
  • Hymn: Lift high the cross
  • Benediction
  • Postlude: “War March of the Priests” from cantata “Athalia” Op 74 (Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy)

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Spiritual Growth in Times of Challenge

9am 6 March 2022

Rob McIntosh

Service leader: Archie Kerr 


“The wilderness is a place of trials and temptations where everyone is prepared and trained to fulfill God’s calling.” ~ Sunday Adelaja 

  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: At the name of Jesus
  • Prayers of praise and thanksgiving and Lord’s Prayer
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Scripture: Luke 4: 1-15 (start 20.05 )
  • Hymn: Forty days and forty nights
  • Sermon: Spiritual Growth in Times of Challenge
  • Prayer for offering
  • Hymn: Be still my soul
  • Benediction
  • Postlude: “Chorale Improvisation on Nun danket alle Gott”(Now thank we all our God), Op. 65, (Sigfrid Karg-Elert)

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Transfiguration Sunday

9am 27 February 2022

Rev Marcell Mey

Service leader: Graeme Gainsford


“God places us in the world as his fellow workers-agents of transfiguration. We work with God so that injustice is transfigured into justice, so there will be more compassion and caring, that there will be more laughter and joy, that there will be more togetherness in God’s world.” ~ Desmond Tutu 

  • Introit: O come, let us sing unto the Lord
  • Call to worship
  • Hymn: O worship the King
  • Prayers of adoration and confession and Lord’s Prayer
  • Community
  • Anthem: Down to the water to pray
  • Scripture: Luke 9: 28-36 (start 15.05)
  • Prayers for others
  • Hymn: ‘Tis good, Lord, to be here!
  • Sermon: Transfiguration Sunday
  • Prayer for offering
  • Hymn: Immortal, Invisible
  • Benediction: The Lord bless you and keep you

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A Friend in Need

9am 20 February 2022

Rev Marcell Mey 


“What a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear. What a privilege to carry everything to God in prayer.” ~ Joseph M Scriven 

  • Call to worship
  • Hymn: O for a closer walk with God
  • Welcome
  • Prayer of adoration
  • Hymn: O for a thousand tongues to sing
  • Prayers of confession and assurance and Lord’s Prayer
  • Community
  • Hymn: Lead us, heavenly father, lead us
  • Prayers for others
  • Scripture: Mark 2: 1-12 (start 24.45 )
  • Sermon: A friend in need
  • Prayer for offering
  • Hymn: O God, our help in ages past
  • Benediction
  • Postlude: Trumpet Tune and Air (Henry Purcell)

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A Commonly Shared Misconception

9am 13 February 2022

Rev Marcell Mey

Service leader: Archie Kerr     


In God’s programme, growing means becoming smaller. As Jesus put it, “If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last, and the servant of all”. Greatness in His kingdom is a gift God gives to the humble, not a prize to be grasped by the proud.” ~ Iain Duguid 

  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: These hills where the hawk flies lonely
  • Prayers of praise and thanksgiving and Lord’s Prayer
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Hymn: Ye servants of God
  • Scripture: Mark 10: 32-45 (start 26.50 )
  • Sermon: A commonly shared misconception
  • Prayer for offering
  • Hymn: Brother, sister, let me serve you
  • Benediction
  • Postlude: March from the Overture to the Occasional Oratorio HWV 62 (Handel)

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A Two-Way Encounter

9am 6 February 2022

Rev Marcell Mey


“I invite all Christians, everywhere, at this very moment, to a renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ, or at least an openness to letting him encounter them.”
~ Pope Francis 

  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: Lord, speak to me
  • Prayers of adoration and confession and Lord’s Prayer
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Scripture: Luke 5: 1-11 (start 25.37 )
  • Sermon: A two-way encounter
  • Hymn: Will you come and follow me
  • Benediction

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A Safe Space

9am 30 January 2022

Rev Marcell Mey

Service leader: Peter Gush  


“When you accept the fact that sometimes seasons are dry and times are hard and that God is in control of both, you will discover a sense of divine refuge, because the hope then is in God and not in yourself.” ~ Charles R Swindoll 

  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: All my hope on God is founded
  • Prayers of adoration and confession
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Song: Yes and Amen
  • Hymn: In Christ Alone
  • Scripture: Psalm 71: 1-6 (start 24.00 )
  • Sermon: A Safe Space
  • Hymn: Lord of all hopefulness
  • Prayer for offering and Benediction

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Doubt

9am 23 January 2022

Graham Tennent

Service leader: Derek Saumolia                


“Who among us has not experienced insecurity, loss and even doubts on their journey of faith?… We’ve all experienced this, me too” ~ Pope Francis 

  • Call to worship and welcome
  • Hymn: Through the night of doubt and sorrow
  • Prayers of adoration and confession and Lord’s Prayer
  • Song: Agnus Dei
  • Song: King of Kings
  • Community
  • Prayers for others
  • Scripture: Psalm 73: 1-3, 12-26 (start 31.35 )
  • Message: Doubt
  • Prayer for offering
  • Hymn: Guide me, O thou great Jehovah

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