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Wise Living In Foolish Times (preparing for MGPC 9/12/2018)

Song: No Other Name
Welcome:
Call to Worship
Song: In Tenderness
Prayer Of Confession
Song: Be Still My Soul
Affirming our Faith: New City Catechism 49
Song: Now To The King Of Heaven
Bible Reading: 2 Thessalonians 1 – Salutations, greetings, and the promise of Christ’s saving and avenging return.
Bible Memorisation: Psalm 16:8-9
Song: Tell Out My Soul
Bible Reading: Ecclesiastes 9:13-10:20
Sermon: Wise Living In Foolish Times
Lord’s Supper
Song: I Cannot Tell
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: The Love Of The Father


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Living Without All The Answers (preparing for MGPC 2/12/2018)

Song: Saviour Of The World
Welcome:
Song: Saved My Soul
Prayer Of Confession
Song: O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Affirming our Faith: New City Catechism 27
Song: Now To Him Who Loved Us
Bible Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 – The Apostle Paul provides final instructions (vv 12-22) and prays for the Thessalonians as he concludes his epistle (vv 23-28)
Bible Memorisation:
Song: Saviour, Like A Shepherd Lead Us
Bible Reading: Ecclesiastes 8:1 – 9:12
Sermon: Living Without All The Answers
Song: Hark! The Herald Angel Sings
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: Never Alone


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Many Schemes (preparing for MGPC 25/11/2018)

Song: No Other Name
Welcome:
Song: This Is Amazing Grace
Prayer Of Confession
Song: Because He Lives
Affirming our Faith: New City Catechism 27
Song: May The Grace Of Christ Our Saviour
Bible Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 – The Apostle Paul teaches the church regarding “the day of the Lord” (vv 1-11), provides final instructions (vv 12-22), and prays for the Thessalonians as he concludes his epistle (vv 2328)
Bible Memorisation: Ecclesiastes 5:10
Song: How I Love To Trust In Jesus
Bible Reading: Ecclesiastes 7:15-29
Sermon: Many Schemes
Song: Jesus Calls Us O’er The Tumult
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: Never Alone


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A Few Words (preparing for MGPC 4/11/18)

Song: Saviour Of The World
Welcome:
Call to Worship
Song: This I Believe
Prayer Of Confession
Song: For All The Saints
Affirming our Faith: New City Catechism 27
Song: Now To The King Of Heaven
Bible Reading: 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13 – The Apostle Paul explains the certainty of Christian suffering and prays for the Thessalonians’ growth in love and holiness.
Bible Memorisation: Ecclesiastes 5:10
Song: Praise The Lord, Let All Within Me
Bible Reading: Ecclesiastes 5: 1-7
Sermon: A Few Words
Song: All Who Would Valiant Be
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: Your Love So High


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Hamper 2018

Every year I get a Christmas Hamper from a lovely group of ladies just for the privilege of being their pastor.

I guess you could call it an annual second blessing experience.


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Better Together (preparing for MGPC 28/10/18)

Song: The Love Of The Father
Welcome:
Call to Worship
Song: In Christ Alone
Prayer Of Confession
Song: Jesus, Keep Me Near The Cross
Affirming our Faith: New City Catechism 26
Song: Now To The King Of Heaven
Bible Reading: 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:5 – The Apostle Paul explains the certainty of Christian suffering in the context of his desire to minister to the Thessalonian’s needs.
Bible Memorisation: Ecclesiastes 3:11
Song: And Can It Be
Bible Reading: Ecclesiastes 4: 1-16
Sermon: Better Together
Song: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: Man of Sorrows


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Time For Everything (preparing for MGPC 21/10/18)

Song: From The Day
Welcome:
Call to Worship
Song: Saviour Of the World
Prayer Of Confession
Song: How Firm A Foundation
Affirming our Faith: New City Catechism 25
Song: Now To Him Who Loved Us
Bible Reading: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 – The Apostle Paul defends his ministry in Thessalonica employing four metaphors: steward, father, mother, herald.
Bible Memorisation: Ecclesiastes 3:11
Song: My Soul Bless The Lord
Bible Reading: Ecclesiastes 3: 1-22
Sermon: Time For Everything
Song: Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee
Announcements:
Pastoral Prayer:
Closing Blessing
Song: No Other Name