What We Need

John 6.51-58
There’s a more fundamental need than our need for food. Jesus is the bread of life.
Preacher: Stef Gould.

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  • This is The Way

    This is The Way

    Isaiah 30:19-21 & Luke 24:13-29 The world does not always reward staying on track — literally or figuratively. But the path we follow is important to God. Preached by Geoff Cook on 11 April 2021 as part of the Trusting God series.

  • Peace for Troubled Minds

    Peace for Troubled Minds

    Luke 24.33-47 “Peace be with you,” remains the standard greeting in Israel, so, was Jesus simply saying “hello” when he said “Peace be with you” to His disciples? Preached by Geoff Cook on 18 April 2021 as part of the Trusting God series.

  • One Shepherd, One Flock

    One Shepherd, One Flock

    John 15.1-8 Nicole preaches about Jesus’ saying that he is the good shepherd. who lays down his life for the sheep.. Preached by Nicole Gordon on 25 April 2021 as part of the Trusting God series.

  • Stay Connected

    Stay Connected

    John 15.1-8 Jesus says he is the vine and we are the branches, and that we are to make our home in him. Stay connected to him, and to his people. Preached by Geoff Cook on 2 May 2021 as part of the Trusting God series.

  • Overcomers

    Overcomers

    John 15:9-17 & 1 John 5:1-5 A love that overcomes, and changes our world. Love one another. Simple. If it’s all so easy, why do we find it so difficult? Preached by Geoff Cook on 9 May 2021 as part of the Trusting God series.

  • Getting to Know God

    Getting to Know God

    John 3:1-17 Stef preaches from John 3 on getting to know God. Preached by Stef Gould on 30 May 2021 as part of the Trusting God series.

  • Dancing in the Rain

    Dancing in the Rain

    Lamentations 3.22-33, Mark 5.21-43 There is a golden thread of lament that runs through the fabric of this week’s readings. It is rich and raw and powerfully expressed, deeply sad and yet strangely full of love and hope. Preached by Geoff Cook on 27 June 2021 as part of the Trusting God series.

  • God Sufficient

    God Sufficient

    Mark 6.1-13, 2 Corinthians 12:5-10 Not being in control leaves room for God to work; our weaknesses mean we rely on his strength. Preached by Geoff Cook on 4 July 2021 as part of the Trusting God series.

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  • A Heart Changed By God

    A Heart Changed By God

    Jonah 4:1-11 God transforms our hearts through his mercy and love. Preached by Stef Gould on 2 October 2022 as part of the Jonah series.

  • Under The Microscope

    Under The Microscope

    Hebrews 4:12-16 The Word of God exposes the truth about who we are, our motives, our dreams, our attitudes.Preached by Stef Gould on 10 October 2021.

  • What We Need

    What We Need

    John 6.51-58 There’s a more fundamental need than our need for food. Jesus is the bread of life. Preached by Stef Gould on 15 August 2021 as part of the Trusting God series.

  • Getting to Know God

    Getting to Know God

    John 3:1-17 Stef preaches from John 3 on getting to know God. Preached by Stef Gould on 30 May 2021 as part of the Trusting God series.

  • Focus on Jesus

    Focus on Jesus

    Mark 1:29-39 Stef encourages us to put aside distractions and focus on Jesus. Preached by Stef Gould on 31 January 2021 as part of the Finding Jesus series.

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2022

Facing The Future

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

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Advent 2022

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2021

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.

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

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

2020

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

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

2019

Faith Works

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

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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.

2018

The Time Is Now

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

2017

Covenant People

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

2016

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

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