Lent 2018

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A Sent Community

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Luke 24:13-33, Matthew 28:16-20 Today we finish our series on being ‘A Sent People’ as we reflect on Jesus’ words in Matthew’s Gospel to his disciples, the command to go and tell all that they have seen and heard. This telling of the story has been a central element of the church for the last 2000 […]

Not a Fool!?

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Matthew 27:62 – 28:10, 1 Corinthians 15:10-20 Today is Easter Sunday; we will hear again those words that are so essential to the Christian faith – He is Risen, He is Risen indeed! At the heart of the Christian faith is the story of Jesus’ resurrection, the belief that Jesus died but was raised back […]

Palm Sunday: Jesus enters Jerusalem on a donkey

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Matthew 21:1-10; 16:21-28 Today is Palm Sunday, the last Sunday in Lent – during Lent we have considered Gospel stories that remind us that God is both a ‘sent’ God and a ‘sending’ God. The Latin word for sending is missio – theologians talk about the ‘missio dei’, the sending, or mission, of God. During […]

Fifth Sunday of Lent: Sent to Serve

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Matthew 20:17-28 Today is the fifth Sunday in Lent – our series during Lent is called A Sent People – we will consider Gospel stories that remind us that God is both a ‘sent’ God and a ‘sending’ God. The Latin word for sending is missio – theologians talk about the ‘missio dei’, the sending, […]

3rd Sunday of Lent: Sent Disciples

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Today is the third Sunday in Lent – our series during Lent is called A Sent People – we’ll consider Gospel stories that remind us that God is both a ‘sent’ God and a ‘sending’ God. The Latin word for sending is missio – theologians talk about the ‘missio dei’, the sending, or mission, of […]