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All one in Christ Jesus: Duncans thoughts on unity and maturity from Ephesians 4

‘It’s a marvellous book, with some wonderful passages in it,’ Duncan said. The passage he was preaching on this morning was St Paul’s letter to the Ephesians 4:1-16, and he had chosen to emphasise two of the key words in this passage: ‘Unity’ (v3) : we see many examples of disunity in church, politics and society. What does the unity St Paul writes so eloquently about look like? ‘Maturity’ (v13): what does it mean to be a ‘mature’

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Love builds up: Bible passage for Sunday
Love builds up

Ephesians 4:1-16 Unity and maturity in the body of Christ 4 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. 3 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. 4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism;

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At the House of Grace – a report from the Romania Team
Romania E

‘It was amazing!’ said Fiona. And Susie added ‘In that camp it was just how Jesus called us to be.’ Fiona Waite and Susie Fraser were telling me about their time in Romania with a group of 14 people from Hilton Church – they returned on Monday. Their destination was the Casa Harului – the ‘House of Grace’ which was set up in the 1990s to provide children and young people with various learning disabilities, and their carers,  with

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Hilton Team in Romania

Here's a great picture of the team from Hilton Church who spent last week in Romania working with young people with learning disabilities and their carers at Casa Harului, and another picture of the whole group. We'll be publishing a report of their experiences on the blog soon!

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Bible readings for Sunday’s service: God’s new humanity

Ephesians 2:11-22 Jew and Gentile reconciled through Christ 11 Therefore, remember that formerly you who are Gentiles by birth and called ‘uncircumcised’ by those who call themselves ‘the circumcision’ (which is done in the body by human hands) – 12 remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship in Israel and foreigners to the covenants of the promise, without hope and without God in the world. 13 But

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Romania Team Prayer Letter
Romanian team

Click here to see a PDF of the Romania Team prayer letter, also pasted in below. Probably better to follow the link as you can englarge the text more easily. I will pop each day's notes up on Facebook as the week progresses.    

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Songs we sang yesterday

Here are the songs we sang yesterday: My lips shall praise you Bless the Lord oh my soul I cannot tell why he whom angels worship You’re the Word of God the Father Guide me oh thou great Jehovah

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The life-changing good news about Jesus: Barry’s sermon on Ephesians 1:1-14
Barry Dennis

Yesterday, we began a series looking at the letter to the Ephesians. Barry Dennis preached on Ephesians 1:1-14.  Below, there’s a wee summary of what he said. But first, the passage he was speaking on: Ephesians 1:1-14 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To God’s holy people in Ephesus, the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 Praise be to the God and Father

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Bible passages for tomorrow’s service

Ephesians 1:1-14 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To God’s holy people in Ephesus, the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Praise for spiritual blessings in Christ 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. 4 For he chose us in him before the creation of the

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Romania Team 2017

Click the picture to watch Fiona Waite's video about the team going to work with people with learning disabilities and their families  at Casa Harului in Romania this summer.

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