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From the Pastor’s Desk – March 10th 2019

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Dear friends, The Gospel for Ash Wednesday (Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18) asks us to do three things: pray, fast and give alms. Today I want to focus on prayer as we journey through Lent. Studies show that prayer is a very common, very popular activity. Even those who do not believe in God pray! What is […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – March 3rd 2019

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My dear fellow saints, In today’s Gospel passage (Luke 9:28-36), we have strong promptings for us to listen to, believe in and faithfully serve Jesus Christ. In various ways, we are given attestation of the identity of Jesus. Interestingly, immediately before Luke’s account of the transfiguration of Jesus, we have Peter’s confession that Jesus is […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – February 24th 2019

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Dear friends, Most people have the tendency of hearing but not really listening to the words spoken to them. Jesus experienced this with some of his disciples and others who heard His message but were not really listening. So he addressed them this way – “but I say to you who listen, love your enemies, […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – February 3rd 2019

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My dear fellow saints, The Apostle Paul continues in today’s Epistle to counsel a Christian community, which was finding the diversity in the community to be not only beneficial, but also quite challenging. He provides information of what is needed to successfully face differences and difficulties. His famous analogy of the body with its many […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – January 20th 2019

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My dear friends, People of God: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Saviour. As I pen my final pastor’s desk of this chapter of my ministry, I wish to remind you that every individual in this community has an indispensable part to play. My family and I will continue to […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – January 13th 2019

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My dear friends, Great expectations have always been a part of human history (Charles Dickens). Each of us can relate to looking forward to or anticipating something. In Luke’s Gospel the people were expecting a messiah and wondering if John the Baptist was he. He dampens their anticipations when he points out that he is […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – January 6th 2019

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My dear fellow saints, On this first Sunday of 2019, New Year’s greetings are extended to everyone. Today is also the Epiphany. Therefore the Church is focusing on God’s manifestation to people outside the Jewish community. It is for us both a celebration of the privilege to be included in the light of the knowledge […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – June 14th 2015

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My dear friends, By virtue of our relationship with Jesus Christ many have adopted the name Christian – one who belongs to Christ and is committed to serve him in spirit and in truth.   Followers of Christ must be willing to take risks – risks that are often rather scary. Risky experiences are vital in […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – May 24th 2015

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My dear friends, People of God: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Saviour. At Pentecost we celebrate the giving of the Holy Spirit to God’s people, and related to it, the establishment of the new Israel, the Church. Jesus promised his disciples that the Holy Spirit would help them remember […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – May 17th 2015

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My dear friends, The hour for which Jesus came into this world has finally arrived. During the course of His life and ministry, we were reminded often that “His hour was not yet come.” This was a reminder to those around Him that He came for a high and noble purpose. You see, Jesus came […]