In God We Trust. Therefore, Kiama-Jamberoo Uniting Church seeks to bring people to an understanding of the Good News and to share the love of God with people in our communities. Through challenge, love, service and witness we seek to create a safe place where people can gather, grow and share the journey of life and faith.
Exodus 19:3-6; Romans 1:1-6 & Matthew 2:1-12 A dilemma is often about making a choice between one thing and another. When I was at University nearly four decades ago, I studied Shakespearean tragedies and comedies as part of an English major. In these courses, I became familiar with the life dilemmas the major characters faced. […]
Readings: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 & Philippines 3:4b-14 May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer. On first appearance, our Old Testament lectionary passage and our New Testament Lectionary reading may appear in some senses to be diametrically opposed to […]
Exodus 16:2-15 & Matthew 20:1-16 When we were in Scotland a few weeks ago, the locals were bemoaning the fact that it has been the fifth wettest summer on record. However, we revelled in it – we shared the same weather but had a different mindset. We had come from a very dry winter – […]
Today’s lectionary gospel reading comes from Matthew and is one the miracle stories that is repeated through all four gospels. It is, thus, very important to understanding our faith when you consider that only the crucifixion, baptism, Holy Communion and the resurrection narrative and a few minor passages sit across all four retellings of Jesus’ […]
Coming Down from the Moutain Exodus 24:12-18 & Exodus 32:15-17 Do you remember a sermon that has stuck with you for years, or one that, when it was delivered, appeared as if it was written just for you? For me, there have been a number of sermons like this, but one was about being on […]
Bible Readings: Exodus 34: 29-35 & Luke 9: 28-41 Last week we were given a glimpse of Transfiguration Sunday and the Lukan Reading – when we looked into the unfathomable, indescribable, uncontainable heavens that God has and is creating. Likewise I feel sure that the words of Luke’s gospel fall short in describing the earthly […]