Readings - Malachi 3:1-4, and Luke 21:25-36. In this season of Advent Jo looks at the context and the purpose of Jesus birth - to engage in partnership with us to bring us hope and to change to our lives. (Some of the content has been excluded for copyright reasons.)
Readings - Mark 5:21-43, and James 5:13-16. Bob talked about the roll of the Holy Spirit in drawing us close to Jesus to receive healing and cleansing, and preparing us to act in faith in bringing a healing touch to each other. There were testimonies from the bible and from the congregation.
Readings - Hebrews 9:24-28, and Matthew 5:1-12. Nick looked at the issues of remembrance in the light of the enormous sacrifices that were made in defending freedom and justice. Jesus also calls us to thank God for His deliverance of us, and to seek restoration of broken relationships - to be peace-makers in our own lives.
Reading - 2 Corinthians 5:11-21. Jo looked at the roll of the Holy Spirit in giving us new life and how we show that new life in our interactions with others. We are ambassadors for Jesus in how we act and speak with the people we meet in every-day life.