Here at Jordan’s river

First Sunday after the Epiphany, January 8 2017 Isaiah 42.1-9; Psalm 98; Acts 10.34-43; Matthew 3.13-17 Rev Páraic Réamonn, Church of Scotland Last Sunday, while I was spending more time with my family, John Howard led us in a covenant service, as befits the first Sunday of a new year. This Sunday is, if you…

Our covenant with God

Covenant Sunday, January 1 2017 Exodus 24.3-11; Jeremiah 31.31-34; Romans 12.1-2; and John 15.1-10 Rev John Howard, Methodist Church of Great Britain It is no exaggeration to say that when Jesus speaks of the covenant between God and humankind he brings to their ultimate height the ideas and the principles the whole Bible proclaims in…

A little child shall lead us

Christmas Day, December 25 2016 Isaiah 52.7-10; Hebrews 1.1-5; John 1.1-14 Rev Páraic Réamonn, Church of Scotland Who would think that what was needed to transform and save the earth might not be a plan or army, proud in purpose, proved in worth? Who would think, despite derision, that a child should lead the way?…

Just say yes

Christmas Eve, December 24 2016 Genesis 18.1-21; Isaiah 9.2, 6-7; Luke 1.26-35, 38a; Luke 2.1-7; Matthew 2.1-12; John 1.1-14 Rev Páraic Réamonn, Church of Scotland No wind at the window, no knock on the door; no light from the lampstand, no foot on the floor; no dream born of tiredness, no ghost raised by fear:…

Christmas services in Jerusalem and Tiberias

Christmas Eve, December 24 2016 St Andrew’s, Galilee 6pm Candlelit service of lessons & carols 9pm Candlelit Christmas concert Christmas favourites performed by Daniela Skorka, Anat Cherni & Goni Cnani of the Israeli Opera Ensemble, accompanied by pianist David Zeba St Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church, Jerusalem 11.15pm Candlit carol service Vivien Réamonn, soprano; Deo Lopez,…

Fear not, God is still with us!

Fourth Sunday in Advent Sunday, December 18 2016 Isaiah 7.10-16; Psalm 80.1-7, 17-19; Romans 1.1-7; Matthew 1.18-25 Rev Anita Venter, Bethlehem Bible College In less than a week, we will celebrate another Christmas Eve. Our Advent season is drawing to a close. On the first Sunday of advent, Páraic reminded us of the first coming…

Amazing grace

St Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church and Guesthouse
Music by Bach, Handel, Albinoni and Schubert; and Christmas carols
Concert followed by glass of wine/coffee and pastry
December 17 2016

Bavat Harom, mezzo-soprano
Gon Eshed, trumpet
Boris Zogan, organ

Admission: NIS 100