Service: Choral Evensong (Sept 22)

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Come and join in the beauty of Evensong as we gather in worship and around God’s word and sing his praises.

The Canon John Morse will speaking .

There will be light refreshments afterward in 121 Macquarie St.

If you’d like to join with the choir please come at 4.30 ready to sing.

Sermon: Battle of Britain 2019 Sermon

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Preached by Mark Willis - Principal Air Chaplain on Saturday, September 14th, 2019

The sermon delivered at the National Commemoration on the 79th Anniversary of the decisive conflict of the Battle of Britain.

The preacher is Mark Willis, Principal Air Chaplain, Director General Chaplaincy – Air Force

Sermon: The Diet Challenge Leviticus 11

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Preached by Richard Humphrey on Sunday, September 8th, 2019

A part of the series.

“A glutton is a man who digs his own grave with his teeth”  French proverb.

How much do we as Christians think about how we are to be holy in relation to food.

What does Leviticus have to teach us, and why are we now allowed to eat pigs?

The text of the sermon is here

The Food Laws in Leviticus 11

Type Standard Unclean Reason?
Animals Parted or cloven hoof and chews the cud, eg. cattle, sheep, goats Camel, rock badger, hare, pig Do not fit the standard.   Also if it can be sacrificed, generally, it can be eaten
Fish Has fins and scales Shellfish etc. Do not fit the standard
Birds Not defined, so    generally all birds, with these exceptions Eagle,  vulture,  kite,  owls,  bat etc. Not explained but         assumed association with blood, as  carrion eaters
Insects Flying, hopping     insects eg.            grasshoppers Winged, walking insects Perhaps plant eating.   Also not confused in movement.
Swarming things Not allowed at all Mice, rats, lizards etc. Movements are “abnormal”, slithery, or rapid

Service: Battle of Britain Service September 14

Saturday, September 14th, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

On the 79th anniversary of
the decisive conflict of
The Battle of Britain

A service of National Commemoration
for all who have fought and served in
The Royal Australian Air Force
and Allied and other Air Forces.

Principal Air Chaplain Mark Willis, will be the speaker.

Music by The Air Force Band.

Please note that the service starts at 2pm, an hour earlier than in previous years.

Sermon: The Worship Challenge

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Preached by Rev. Jacob Crane on Sunday, September 1st, 2019

A part of the series.

Does the Church, still need a priest?

As we continue our series on Leviticus, chapters eight and nine leave us asking this very question. But to answer this question, we must first understand the purpose of the Levitical priest.

Join us as we engage with this ancient text, as we discover the purpose of the priest’s of God’s people; and God’s people of priests.

Service: Choral Evensong (August 25)

Sunday, August 25th, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Come and join in the beauty of Evensong as we gather in worship and around God’s word and sing his praises.

The Rev’d Shelagh Shaw will speaking on the day she steps back from Sunday Ministry.

There will be light refreshments afterward in 121 Macquarie St.

If you’d like to join with the choir please come at 4.30 ready to sing.