Monthly Archives: April 2017

Bible passages for Sunday’s service
Father forgiver

Acts 6: 1 – 7:2a The choosing of the seven 6 In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. 2 So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, ‘It would not be right for us to neglect the ministry of the word of God in order to wait on tables. 3 Brothers and sisters, choose

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Healing at the well of tears
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Iain used the phrase ‘Well of tears’ in leading the service. I thought it a very moving phrase – I think it refers to the power that weeping can have to contribute to the healing of our pain.  Iain was quoting this prayer: Oh God, give us a well of tears To wash away the hurts of our lives O God, give us a well of tears to cleanse the wounds to bathe the battered face of our world O God, give us a well of tears or we are left, like arid earth,

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Jesus travels with us on our Emmaus Road: report of Iain’s sermon this morning
Iain Todd

Iain Todd led the service today, and spoke on Luke 24:13-35 where Jesus, resurrected, travels with two of his followers to the village Emmaus. He teaches them many things, showing them that it had been prophesied that the Messiah must die, and return to life. But they only recognise who the man traveling with them is when they invite him into their home in Emmaus and he breaks bread, and gives thanks for it.  A key theme of Iain’s sermon was that

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