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…

Witnessing to Christ, restoring the kingdom

Seventh Sunday of Easter Sunday after Ascension | Christian Aid Week May 13 2018 Acts 1.1-11; John 17.6-17 (Good News Bible) Rev Páraic Réamonn, Church of Scotland Páraic left Jerusalem on Easter Monday but is currently on deputation in Scotland. He preached this sermon in Hopeman and Duffus churches, in the Presbytery of Moray. Luke…

God is love. Jesus came to show us

Fifth Sunday of Easter April 29 2018 1 John 4. 7-21; John 15.1-8 Rev Páraic Réamonn, Church of Scotland Páraic left Jerusalem on Easter Monday but is currently on deputation in Scotland. He preached this sermon in Aberlady and Gullane, in the Presbytery of Lothian. For most of our time in Jerusalem, Vivien and I…

The Place of Encounter

Acts 8:26-40 & John 15:1-8 5th Sunday of Easter (29.4.2018) St Andrews Scots Memorial Church of Scotland, Jerusalem. Rev Dr John McCulloch The Place of Encounter Let us pray May the words of my mouth and the mediation of my heart, be acceptable to you o Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Amen. Poet Denel…

The shepherd and the flocks

Fouth Sunday of Easter April 22 2018 Acts 4 5-12; John 10 11-1 Rev John Howard, Methodist Church of Great Britain How clearly can you explain Einstein’s special theory of relativity? Now there may well be people here who can do so, though I doubt it! Some things are rather more complicated than loaning themselves…

Embody me

Third Sunday of Easter April 15 2018 Luke 24:36b-48 Rev Loren McGrail, United Church of Christ You are within us and among us, O Christ, as the one who is alive for ever. In the sorrow and the the sufferings of our lives you are with us as the one who holds the key of…