Entries by Jodie McNeill

True Fellowship

We often use the word ‘fellowship’ to describe the experience of being with other Christians. So, we’ll talk about enjoying “a time of fellowship” after church, when we gather to have a meal or a cuppa together. But did you know that the word in the original language is actually based on the idea of […]

Our Return Journey

As we begin our return journey to face-to-face church, there will be many different thoughts and feelings amongst us. Whilst we would love for every health restriction to be relaxed at once, we know there are many reasons why we cannot all come together in-person this weekend. For some of us it will be because […]

Roadmap to Returning

It is with great anticipation that we now begin to return to in-person church, knowing that as we’ve been physically apart, we’ve remained united by the Holy Spirit, as we’ve gathered online around the glorious word of God. From next weekend, Saturday 16th October, we’ll be able to include some people face-to-face, whilst we continue […]

Coming up this weekend 9-10 October 2021

This weekend we return to our Matthews series as Jodie speaks to us from chapter 10 on the topic ‘Sent to Serve’, as Jesus tells his twelve disciples about their special role in sharing his ministry to spread the good news of the kingdom of God. Join us Saturday at 5pm or Sunday morning at […]

Waiting for the day

I vividly remember sitting my final HSC exam, knowing that in just two hours, my thirteen years of school would come to an end. When the final “pens down” command was announced, one of my classmates, wearing a party hat he’d smuggled into the exam room, loudly let off a champagne popper to celebrate. Right […]

Soon And Very Soon

When I was a youth at church I used to love singing this song, ‘Soon and Very Soon’: Soon and very soon, we are going to see the king.No more dying there, we are going to see the king.No more crying there, we are going to see the king.Hallelujah, hallelujah, we’re going to see the […]

Messiah Masterclass 9 – ‘Faith and Forgiveness’ – Matthew 9 – Jodie McNeill – 18 & 19 September 2021

Health matters What if we started to count ___________? We should put our energy into _________ Christ Faith and forgiveness matter ____ Israel starts to _________ Jesus’ power and authority They came for healing but received ___________ Only ___ can forgive sins The religious teachers accused God of _________ Jesus declares that he’s the ___ […]