Sometimes we can seem very concerned about growing numerically at church – getting more “bums on seats”. While this is important, it’s also vital that we existing members of the church are growing spiritually – progressing and developing as disciples
The Anglican Diocese has circulated some of the fantastic photos taken at SHINE by our wonderful photographer Ed. Click here or on the image above to see them all. For more on SHINE click here.
Third in a series of four sermons on “The Church”. The church is for three things – worship, encouragement, and evangelism. In a sense, there is an “us” and a “them”. We trust in Jesus – most people don’t. Gathering with
Second in a series of four sermons on “The Church”. The church has three purposes – worship, encouragement, and evangelism. Real worship is “worship in spirit and truth” – acknowledging the correct relationship between us and God. Listen to the sermon
First in a series of four sermons on “The Church”. We use the word “church” in six different ways. But there’s only one church, and it’s founded on the teaching of the apostles. If we want to be part of it,
We’re preparing a Winter Solstice celebration in the Christian tradition at Georgetown on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June. This will be an interactive and experiential worship event, reflecting on, and worshiping the God of the seasons. This will be
God is trinity – forever existing as one God, three persons. This means that relationship is not something God created, it’s an essential part of who God is. Human relationships aren’t a gift from God, they are something we share with
The Day of Pentecost is when the church began. And from the very beginning, the church has done what the first Christians did: “they devoted itself to the apostles teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and the prayers”
In the Old Testament, God commanded the Israelites to “tithe” their income (give 10%). This supported the priests and Levites who worked at the temple. The Israelites were also commanded to be generous and compassionate to the poor and needy.
The Ascension can be difficult to accept. But it has a crucial meaning. It’s linked to the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. And it’s linked to Jesus’ prayer in John 17 where Jesus says the disciples are like