The nature of the world derives from the nature of God as communion
Sermon by Andy Wurm, Trinity Sunday, 16th June 2019
Christmas Island is home to about 90 million Red Crabs. They are a ‘keystone’ species, in that they eat seeds, seedlings and other things from the floor of the rainforest, keeping it clear, … Continue Reading ››
The great gift of the Holy Spirit is love
Sermon by Andy Wurm, Pentecost, 9th June 2019
Imagine being able to love your enemy, or at least be able to get on with them. The Holy Spirit makes that possible. Imagine being able to work with someone who rubs you up the wrong way, or … Continue Reading ››
CHRISTIAN MEDITATION QUOTE, June 2019
“The gospel tells us that the Resurrection of Jesus is encountered in the spiritual dimension. Experience in the spiritual dimension is faith. It is not part of a series of ever new and exciting experiences – but about the deepening of relationship. This kind of experience cannot be bought or … Continue Reading ››
Loving is more valuable than believing
Sermon by Andy Wurm, Easter 5, 19th May 2019
Some years ago in Melbourne there was a terrible tragedy when a wall collapsed … Continue Reading ››
Friendships made in the Parish endure.
The photo of a Bridgewater Cluster Group lunch at Richard and Susanne Sarre’s home a week or so ago is testament to this.
News of families is exchanged, updated, and celebrated. Planning for the next gathering is done, with each family hosting in turn.
Pictured are former parishioners the Gaetjens, the Kornats … Continue Reading ››
Identity and Renewal in Christ
Reflection for Easter 4 2019 based on John Bell Workshops
The title for the Seasons of the Spirit material for this Sunday is Identity of Resistance. The authors explain the theme in this opening … Continue Reading ››
Reflection for Easter 3 2019 - Rev'd Barb Messner
Last Sunday in his daily email, Richard Rohr wrote: “The human soul is being gradually readied so that actual intimacy and partnership with the Divine are the result.” Later he qualified this by saying: “It is important not … Continue Reading ››
God wants to reshape our desire
Sermon by Andy Wurm, Easter 3, 5th 2019
Have you ever come to the realisation that you did something purely because you were caught up in a group mentality? Discovering an old photograph, it would explain why you thought flairs and a crocheted top seemed so cool at the … Continue Reading ››