LPUC eNews – Sunday 14 April 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Luke 19:28-41, The Palms or the Passion Today is Palm Sunday and also, so called, Passion Sunday according to Revised Common Lectionary.  Should we celebrate this Palm Sunday or should we weep because…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 7 April 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       John 12:1-8, How do we honour Jesus? Today’s story, Jesus Anointed in Bethany, is found in all four gospels in various forms, and we can notice various differences between them. For example,…

2019 Easter Services

Thursday 18th April @ 7.30pm –         Tenebrae Service Friday 19th April, @ 9.30am    –         Good Friday Service Sunday 21st April, @ 10.15am –         Easter Day Service   What is a Tenebrae Service? The word “tenebrae” comes from the Latin meaning “darkness.” Tenebrae is an ancient Christian service that makes use of gradually diminishing light through…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 10 March 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Luke 4: 1-13.  We have now reached the season of Lent. But what is lent? What are we supposed to do? Are we doing it right? This Sunday we will look into…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 3 March 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Exodus 34:29-35, Luke 9:29-43, Mountain Top Experience In the gospel text, Peter, James, and John had joined Jesus and escaped from the crowd to pray up in a mountain (probably) Mount Hermon….

LPUC eNews – Sunday 24 February 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Genesis 45:3-11, 15 & Luke 6:27-38, Beyond the Ordinary In today’s gospel, Jesus tells us to love, not only our neighbours but our enemies (Luke 6:27). In fact, He died for them…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 17 February 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Luke 6: 12-26, Sermon on the Plain Matthew and Luke both record in their gospels a collection of Jesus’ sayings.  We know Matthew’s version as, “The Sermon on the Mount.”   We call Luke’s account, “The Sermon…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 10 February 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.     Luke 5: 1-11, Peter: With Jesus, Without Jesus In today’s gospel reading, Peter “caught such a large number of fish that the nets began to break”(vs. 6) when he followed Jesus’ instruction: that was…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 2 February 2019

Our Mission is toConnect with people in Jesus;Build each other up in faith; and toBecome Like Jesus Jeremiah 1:4-10 & Luke 4: 14-30, Different Responses to God’s Call In the Bible, there are a number of people who unexpectedly received God’s call to some particular jobs.  Some of them accepted His call bravely at once whereas…