Advent Sunday

Matthew 24:36-44
Advent Sunday, 27 November 2022, with visiting speaker Rev David Slater.

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  • Advent Sunday

    Advent Sunday

    Matthew 24:36-44Advent Sunday, 27 November 2022, with visiting speaker Rev David Slater.

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    Matthew 11:2-11 Jesus has inaugurated his Kingdom, salvation has come and Jesus himself is coming back. Preached by Geoff Cook on 11 December 2022 as part of the Advent 2022 series.

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    Advent Sunday

    Matthew 24:36-44Advent Sunday, 27 November 2022, with visiting speaker Rev David Slater.

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  • Reading the Word

    Reading the Word

    Nehemiah 7:73b-8:18 The critical importance of the Word of God for the Christian believer. What does God want to say to you today? What does God want to say to us today? Preached by Geoff Cook on 19 November 2023.

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    Nehemiah 7:1-73 What mattered to Nehemiah was what mattered to God. What has God put into your heart? Preached by Geoff Cook on 12 November 2023.

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    Responding To Trouble

    Nehemiah 4:1-6:19 When playing our part in the coming of God’s kingdom we will inevitably face trouble and opposition. But God uses these things to build something far more important than a wall: faith. Preached by Geoff Cook on 29 October 2023.

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    Rebuilding The Walls

    Nehemiah 3:1-32 It’s not just rebuilding a wall. It’s dozens and dozens of people doing their little bit of the wall as well as they know how, to the glory of God. That’s how the purposes of God come about. Preached by Geoff Cook on 22 October 2023.

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    Restoring The Vision

    Nehemiah 1:1-2:20 Nehemiah, going about his ordinary life and work, was chosen by God to get started on a good work. He didn’t do it alone, but it didn’t happen until he was willing to get started. Allow God to restore his vision in your heart. Preached by Geoff Cook on 15 October 2023.

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    Psalm 62:1-12 The three images of God’s character as a rock, fortress and salvation, in comparison to human fragility, are illustrations of why we trust in him rather than trusting in ourselves. Preached by Rachel Taylor on 24 September 2023.

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Come, See, Tell, Repeat

Following Jesus means introducing him to others.


How can we be more confident about our faith?

Wrestling With God

Learning how to engage with God by using Habakkuk as a model.


How to co-operate with what God is doing.


Facing The Future

No-one can predict what the future holds, but we can face it confidently knowing that Jesus is already there.

Resurrection People

We are a resurrection people! A series exploring how we can live in the light of the resurrection of Jesus.


Jonah discovers that God is forgiving and gracious, even to those who we think are undeserving.

Advent 2022

A couple of sermons in the run up to Christmas 2022.


Finding Jesus

An encouragement to make time for Jesus in our lives.

Worship in the Wilderness

An encouragement to discover more of God through the wilderness times in our lives.

Trusting God

Helping us to trust God though all the seasons of life.

Meeting Together

The importance of not losing the habit of meeting together as the people of God.


Life in the Local Church

Helpful lessons from the first few chapters of 1 Corinthians on what it means to be the church of Jesus.

Easter Lockdown

Spending Easter unexpectedly in lockdown means a chance to learn more about ourselves, about Jesus, and how to worship ‘together’ in unusual circumstances!

Lockdown Stories

More lockdown worship and learning, with a different approach to our usual Sundays.

The Lockdown Files

A collection of sermons on various subjects, reflecting the effect of lockdown and the restrictions on meeting together.

Coronavirus Christmas

Christmas hope following a year of uncertainty and disruption to everyday life.


Faith Works

The book of James offers practical help for living God’s way in God’s world.

Things That Matter

A series about some of the important aspects of Christian faith.

Malachi: Who Cares?

Malachi’s mandate was to call the people back to a vibrant relationship with the living Lord. Their problem, like ours often is, was not ignorance, but indifference.

New Start

God gives us a new start, forgiven and free.


The Time Is Now

A series on the book of Haggai.

Complete In Christ

Jesus is all we need. Sermons from Paul’s letter to the Colossians.


Covenant People

What does it mean for the church to be a covenant people belonging to God?


Following Jesus – in Luke’s Gospel

Stories from Luke’s Gospel that help us to understand what following Jesus is all about.


Mark – Storyteller

Mark tells us the stories of Jesus, inspiring us to turn and follow.



Revelation of Jesus

Exploring the revelation of Jesus to John.

Church DNA

Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians is a short and compact letter, that draws us back to the fundamentals of the faith and the fundamentals of how we are to be ‘church’ together.


The Holy Trinity

A very short series on the Trinity.

A Community of Faith

What does it mean to belong to a community of faith?

Who Do We Think We Are?

A journey through the book of Ephesians, learning who we are in Christ Jesus.

Dealing With Dilemmas

How do we live in the world as Christians? How do we respond to some of the ethical issues of our day?

The Miracle of Christmas

Recovering the wonder of Christmas, centred on God’s great salvation plan for humanity – the real miracle of Christmas.

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