LPUC eNews – Sunday 23 April 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   John 20:19-31, The Hope of Resurrection Thomas was not there in the upper room at the time the other disciples had gathered. Why did he miss the gathering? He might have sat hopeless,…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 16 April 2017 – Easter Sunday

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   John 20:1-18, John’s story of the very first Easter Sunday Imagine, how those disciples of Jesus might have wondered on the very first Easter Sunday, and what Mary would have thought and expected…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 9 April 2017 – Palm Sunday

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Psalm 139:1-18, God Knows Everything The Psalmist says in the text that God knows everything and there is nothing He does not know. It is part of God’s nature to know all things….

Easter Services 2017

  Sunday 9th April at 9.30am           –  Palm Sunday Service. Thursday 13th April at 7.30pm     –  Tenebrae* Service. * (Latin for ‘shadows’ or ‘darkness’.  This is a service held on the evening before Good Friday.  The distinctive ceremony of Tenebrae is the gradual extinguishing of candles while a series…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 2 April 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Matthew 4:1-11, When we face temptation… The temptation scene is arranged in five parts: 1) The setting (vs. 1-2); 2) The first temptation: turn stones into bread (vs. 3-4) that represents the temptation to…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 26 March 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Matthew 5:1-12 The Beatitudes: Blessed are the peacemakers and those who are persecuted because of righteousness. “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.” Here Jesus does not say,…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 19 March 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Matthew 5:1-12  The Beatitudes: Blessed are the merciful and the pure in heart. “Blessed are the merciful for they will be shown mercy” What is mercy? Mercy means a sense of pity plus a…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 12 March 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   John 4:4-16, Jesus the Living Water Water is vital to life. About 1.1 billion people worldwide lack access to safe drinking water and achieving water justice for them is a long process. However, in…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 5 March 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Matthew 5:1-12, The Beatitudes: Blessed are the meek and those hunger and thirst. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” What is meekness? ‘Meekness is not a natural quality; nor does…