God is On the Move

Sunday 18th February 2024

You are welcome to worship in person this Sunday at 10.15am.  Hand sanitizer and masks are available if you would like to use them.

We are also live streaming of our services.  The service can be seen each Sunday morning commencing at 10.15am.  Here is the link to our YouTube channel to access the live streaming: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHEm1fJeADpcP6gO1BsBKcg 

Mark 1:9-15, Matthew 3:1-6, 13-17

God is On the Move

This Sunday is the first Sunday of Lent – the Christian season of preparation before Easter like Advent before Christmas. Lent is a time to think about God, Jesus Christ and learn more about what it means to follow in God’s ways. Lent is also a time of journeying with Jesus towards Jerusalem but also deep within ourselves to strengthen our faith. The journey may bring experiences that stretch and challenge, or times that frustrate and make us stumble.

During Lent, we may take time to meditate the Scripture and reflect on our spiritual lives. In doing so, we are going to focus on the sermon series, 40 Days with Jesus, which connects with eyewitness accounts of Christ’s ministry leading up to his crucifixion. This will help us prepare for Easter. They highlight major events in Christ’s life and how they impact people’s lives today.

In today’s gospel lessons, John the Baptist helps us to begin a walk toward Easter even though he finds himself stuck in a jail cell. Maybe that’s how you feel today: you may feel like your life is walled in and not really going anywhere. Perhaps you feel stuck in your job, stuck in your marriage, stuck in school, stuck in your financial situation or even stuck in your relationship with God.

No matter where you are or how you are feeling, God wants you to know that he is with you, for you, and wants you to experience his love and grace, fresh and new today. Our God is on the move. He invites us to know him and live our lives unstuck and in step with him through the power of the Holy Spirit and in the truth of his word found in the Bible.  IL-WOONG.

Our Mission is to
Connect with people in Jesus;
Build each other up in faith; and to
Become Like Jesus.