Blog

110 of 466 items

730am next Sunday – with our Easter choir

by Mark Calder

Next Sunday at 730am will be a very special service of Morning Prayer with a special Easter choir. The rehearsal this morning showed the beautiful skill and musicality of the choir directed by Michael Calder and accompanied by Chris Ivey.  

Scenes from the final hours – reading notes Wk 6

by Mark Calder
scenes_final_hours_banner

Notes and readings for the week beginning 22nd March are below, with a PDF version here.  The Jesus mocked scene The dominant theme in chapter 15 is ‘the king of the Jews’. Jesus revealed himself in public as such for the first time by his mounted entry into Jerusalem (11:1-11). But ironically, it is in his […]

Scenes from the final hours – reading notes Wk 5

by Ian Dredge
scenes_final_hours_banner

Notes and readings for the week beginning 15th March are below, with a PDF version here.  Notes by Simon Keith for next Sunday’s sermon on Mark 14: 66-72– Jesus denied scene The focus in the preceding passage is on the arrest and trial of Jesus. Now we move back to consider Peter, who has embodied the journey […]

Questions – PDF now available

by Mark Calder

When we uploaded the audio of this morning’s talk, we didn’t make the PDF of the small group questions and sermon notes available. They have now been linked with the sermon.  

New ministry opportunities

by Mark Calder

The plans towards 3rd May public launch of our new congregation at Peregian are in full swing. Coordinators for various ministry areas such as children’s ministry, youth ministry, welcoming and hospitality, logistics, music etc have emerged and they are gathering with those who have volunteered in that area to begin preparations. At a training day […]

Scenes from the final hours – reading notes Wk 4

by Mark Calder
scenes_final_hours_banner

Notes and readings for the week beginning 8th March are below, with a PDF version here.  It is agonising to read these chapters of Scripture. Even more so, to read them in the knowledge that Jesus knew what lay ahead for him at every point. He knew he was being anointed for burial, that his body would […]

You and your church

by Mark Calder

“Find a good local church, get involved, become a member, stay there for the long haul. Put away thoughts of revolution for a while and join the plodding visionaries. Go to church this Sunday and worship there in spirit and truth, be patient with your leaders, rejoice when the gospel is faithfully proclaimed, bear with […]

Scenes from the final hours – reading notes Wk 3

by Mark Calder
scenes_final_hours_banner

Notes and readings for the week beginning 1st March are below, with a PDF version here.  We’re exploring the last hours before Jesus’ brutal execution. Last week we saw how Jesus’ viewed his impending death – a pouring out of his life for many. In this week’s passage, we see him wrestle with all that will […]