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Destroying the Temple

Season of Lent 2024 | A sermon series that journeys with Jesus on the last week of his life | Year B | February - March 2024

Lent 2 - Rotten Grapes, by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Lent 1 - The Fruitless Fig, by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Truth & Power

A series reflecting on questions of truth & power in light of who Jesus is | Year B | January - February 2024

Transfiguration Sunday - Taking up the mantle, by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Searching for Understanding, a Waitangi Weekend Sermon, by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Teaching with Authority by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Preparing the Way

Season of Advent 2023 | Advent with a focus on Mark's Gospel | Year B | December 2023

Christmas Day, Make a Joyful Noise by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Advent 4, The Time is Now by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Advent 2, Prepare the Way by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pray in this way

Pentecost 26, The least of these by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 25, Deliver us from evil by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 24, Forgive us our debts by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 23, Your will be done by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 22, Hallowed be Your name by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 21, Our Father in Heaven by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 20, Don't heap up empty phrases by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 19, Shalom by Rev Sharon Ross Ensor

Let justice and peace flow

Season of Creation 2023 | Reading Exodus through an ecotheological lens | Year A | September 2023

Pentecost 18, Creation 5, Hope springs eternal by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 17, Creation 4, Give us today our daily bread by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 16, Creation 3, Horse and Rider he has thrown into the sea by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 15, With sandals on your feet and staff in your hand by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 14, We stand on holy ground by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

The Reconciliation of Jacob and Esau

A series on the story of Jacob and Esau in Genesis | Year A | August 2023

Pentecost 13, Like seeing the face of God by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 12, Wrestling with God by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 11, Surely the Lord is in this place, and I did not know it! by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 10, The elder shall serve the younger by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

A treasure trove of sermons

A series of sermons from members of St Heliers and other guest preachers | July 2023

Pentecost 9, A salty conversation by Rev Sharon Ross Ensor

Pentecost 8, Journeying by Paul Williams

Pentecost 6, Come Unto Me by Ian Kilgour

Pentecost 5, Welcome by Jill Kayser

Apostolic

A series on the church as a sent people (Matthew 10) | Year A | May 2023

Pentecost 4, Not peace, but by a sword by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost 3, Sheep among wolves by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

2nd Sunday after Pentecost, As you go proclaim! by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

1st Sunday after Pentecost, The harvest is plentiful by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Pentecost, For the common good by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Easter 2023

An Easter series through 1 Peter | Year A | April-May 2023

Easter 7, I am with you always by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Easter 6, Speaking truth to power by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Easter 5, The Wounded Healer by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Easter 4, Living Stones by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Easter 3, We will remember by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Easter 2, A new birth into a living hope by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Easter Day, The Great What If by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Reconciled and reconciling

On being a community of the cross (Matthew 18) | Year A | March-April 2023

Lent 5, The cost of unforgiveness by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Lent 4, Learning to forgive by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Lent 3, Becoming little by Rev Dr Jordan Redding

Another treasure trove of sermons

Sermons from members of our St Heliers community and other guest preachers

The Parable of the compassionate master by Jill Kayser

Who is Mephibosheth? Stories of Grace by Warwick Bell

Making a difference in the city by Rev Chris Barnard

The grace of the Father by Alan Jamieson

Why I still believe.  The foundations of faith by Paul Williams

Running the Christian race by Jill Kayser

God is not silent by Paul Williams

What's in a name by Jill Kayser

Finding meaning in life by Jill Kayser

Being human. Alive in God by Jill Kayser

Home group studies

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

A Lenten study series on the meaning of the cross (2024)

Introduction

Session One: The Temple

Session Two: The Courtroom

Resurrection Now

An Easter study series on what difference the resurrection makes to our lives today

Session One - Hoping

Session Two - Remembering rightly

Session Three - Loving freely

Session Four - Healing the earth

The Old Testament: What/Why/How?

A study series on the Old Testament. What is it? Why should we read it today? And how should we read it responsibly?

Session one - What

Session two - Why

Session three - How

Music

Prepare the Way (2023 Advent hymn) | lead sheet | lyrics and chords

Through every darkened valley (Psalm 23 refrain) | lead sheet

Let us bow down in worship (Psalm 95 refrain) | lead sheet

Liturgies

A prayer for Waitangi Weekend (2024)
A prayer of confession for use on the Sunday closest to Waitangi Weekend

A service of commissioning
For a person into a position of non-ordained leadership within a church

A service of ordination and induction to eldership
For persons being ordained and/or inducted into the ministry of eldership

A liturgy of baptism
For the baptism of a child

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