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.
Jeremiah 29:10-14 & Luke 1:26-38; 46-55 During the next four weeks we will be looking at four of the main players in the Christmas story of two thousand years ago. Each of them was thrown into a quandary or dilemma that would turn their world upside down. We will walk beside them, and hopefully understand […]
Bible Readings: Micah 5:2; Jeremiah 31:15-17 & Matthew 2:1-18 We are currently in the short church season of Epiphany. It begins after Christmas and goes into February. Epiphany literally means ‘revelation’ or ‘realisation’ and it is most associated with the visit of the Magi to the infant Jesus. Often the story gets told that there […]
The New Testament reading today is from Paul’s letter to the Corinthians. I only want to say a few words about it and what it says about our posture towards God and by extension what it says about our posture towards God’s creation. I was down at Culburra a few weeks ago at the […]
Jeremiah 33:14-16 & Luke 21:25-36 Let’s pray: Now Advent has begun, a season in its own right, not just a countdown to Christmas. Without Advent, there would be no Christmas. So hear the prophet’s instructions: “Prepare the way of the Lord. In the wilderness make a highway for God.” What wilderness? Many are drowning in spiritual clutter and materialistic excess. We need help. We need a Season to cut through it all like a laser knife, and point us to the One who is coming. Come, Lord Jesus! Come through your word to us today. Before I begin I would like to acknowledge the inspiration of Chris Andrews in this sermon. It was the German American 20th century […]
Psalm 119:9-16 & Jeremiah 31:31-36 Both of our Bible readings are from the Lectionary [as indeed was Psalm 51 and John 12]. As I read them I took my own personal journey with them, and how they related to the holidays we have just taken meant to be a time of refreshment and renewal but also […]