His banner over us is love

Rev Angleena Keizer, United Methodists of Great Britain Sunday 2nd of September 2018 St Andrews Scots Memorial Jerusalem Song of Songs 2:8-18 St Mark 7: 1-8, 15-15, 21-23 His banner over us is love You may have seen some banners or posters outside churches as you are passing by. Where the church shares a scripture…

No turning back

Rev John Howard, United Methodist Church Great Britain Sunday 26th of August 2018 No turning back. Ephesians 6 10-20 John 6 56-69 Year B 21 in ordinary time. Today we live in a culture where its not (thought appropriate) cool to be different. The modern media communicates fashion. Fashion has been around for many generations,…

Living for God Morals and Ethics

  Rev John Howard (Methodist Church of Great Britain)   “Living for God: Morals and Ethics.” 2Samuel 18 5-9, 15, 31-33. Ephesians 4 25 – 5 2. Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost (19 in Ordinary time) Year B.   The long narrative in 1 and 2 Samuel about David, shepherd boy, hero, soldier and king. Blessed…

Broken Bread for the World

Sunday July 29 2018 2 Kings 4:42-44; Psalm 145; Ephesians 3:14-21; St John 6:1-21 Rev Dr John McCulloch Minister of St Andrews Jerusalem & Tiberias   Let us pray: May the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable to you o Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Amen.   Broken…

Whatever the Cost

Rev John Howard, Methodist Church of Great Britain & Ecumenical Associate with the Church of Scotland. Sunday 15th of July 2018 15th in Ordinary Year B.2Sam. 6 1-5 & 12b-19. Mark 6 14-29. Whatever the Cost From the martyrs of the first century to Deitrich Bonhoffer of the twentieth, executed by the Nazis, a few…

Standing, by the Grace of God

Sunday July 9 2018, (7th after Pentecost) Ezekiel 2: 1-5; Psalm 123; 2 Corinthians 12:2-10; St Mark 6:1-13 Rev Dr John McCulloch Minister of St Andrews Jerusalem & Tiberias Let us pray: May the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable to you o Lord, my rock and my redeemer.…

Do Not Fear, Only Believe

Rev Kate MacDonald Associate Minister St Andrews Jerusalem & Tiberias Pentecost 6 Year B 1 July 2018 Lamentations 3:22-33, 2 Corinthians 8:7-15, Mark 5:21-43   DO NOT FEAR, ONLY BELIEVE When I was back in Edinburgh, the church I served was in the heart of the city and came with all the challenges of city…

Hearing God in the Whirlwind

5th Sunday after Pentecost, Sunday 24th of June 2018. Job 38: 1-11; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; St Mark 4:35-41 Rev Dr John McCulloch, Minister of St Andrews Jerusalem & Tiberias. Let us pray: May the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable to you o Lord, my rock and my redeemer.…