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Living Hope -2

April 26, 2020Speaker: Ian Campbell1 Peter 1.17-25Have you ever heard someone ask “Who are you and what have you done with ..?” It’s usually occasioned by a striking change in something that pertains to the person in question. Maybe it’s a physical appearance thing or a behaviour. In the middle of troubling time Peter discusses such a question about Christians. …

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Living Hope

April 19 2020Speaker: Ian Campbell1 Peter 1.3-9During the Easter church calendar (until Pentecost Sunday May 31st) we will follow the Lectionary Epistle readings from the Book of Common Prayer. As we wait through the pandemic season this is one way we can join with the Church worldwide in the unity of Scripture. This may also direct your thoughts and prayers …

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Sunday Service – June 28

Speaker: Ian Campbell2 Peter 3.10Is it.. the end of the world? Peter tells us that the end of the world will come spectacularly. What do we know about how and when the end will come? Will it be soon?

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Sunday Service – June 21

“The End of the World as we Know it”? Before we take a deep dive into the broad Biblical themes of longing and hoping in the summer months we’ll take a quick look at one more passage from Peter. This time it’s his second letter and we’ll get our feet wet on future things as we study chapter three. 1 …

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Sunday Service – June 14

“The End of the World as we Know it”? Before we take a deep dive into the broad Biblical themes of longing and hoping in the summer months we’ll take a quick look at one more passage from Peter. This time it’s his second letter and we’ll get our feet wet on future things as we study chapter three. 2 …

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Southside @ Home – June 7th

Speaker: Ian CampbellLiving Hope1 Peter 5.7-10Is there a more appropriate term to use describing the spirit of our times than Peter’s word “anxiety”? And his simple words for how we deal with this along with a powerful Biblical truth – he tells us to cast our anxiety on God because He cares for us! Wouldn’t this be a wonderful prayer …

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Sunday Service – May 31st

Living HopeActs 19.1-7“that’s news to us!”On this Pentecost Sunday (50 days after Passover) we step aside from Peter for the moment and yet we stay with the subject “Living Hope.” One of the critical aspects of our Christian faith and hope  is the understanding that Jesus’ presence and power is continued by the Holy Spirit. Paul encountered some Christians who …

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Sunday Service – May 24th

Living Hope1 Peter 5.1-10Shepherd the FlockPeter concludes his letter to Believers who are in difficult times by reminding their elders of their responsibility to shepherd the flock as he, a fellow elder, identifies with them. The role of elders is primary in the organized church and has been since the beginning.  In his instruction to them all the quality of …

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Sunday Service – May 17

Living HopeSpeaker: Ian Campbell1 Peter 4.1-11Has our personality changed because of the pandemic? Were we carefree and careless in some ways that have had a day of reckoning? Peter tells us that careless living has a “time’s up” notice served. What he says must continue is fervent love for one another. 

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Sunday Service – May 10th

Speaker: Ian CampbellLiving Hope1 Peter 3.1-9 Well – here we are on Mothers’ Day weekend and as we work our way through 1 Peter we come to a passage to and about women. Maybe it’s good that I am speaking to an empty room so that I won’t need to duck the rotten tomatoes hurled at me! But seriously, does …