Author Archives: Jonny Raine


We are collecting items for the Eastern Valley Food Bank. The following items make up a typical food parcel and are recommended for bringing along:

  • Breakfast cereals
  • Soup
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Pasta sauce
  • Tinned beans
  • Tinned meat
  • Tinned vegetables
  • Tinned fruit
  • Tea or coffee
  • Sugar
  • Biscuits
  • Snacks

Alternatively, if you would rather donate money then please put any donations in an envelope marked Food Bank and drop it in one of the offering boxes.

Genesis & Revelation

In a nice synthesis, we’ll be tackling both the first and the last books of the Bible this coming Autumn.

As we continue in our Origins series for Sunday mornings, we’re looking at the times of Abraham.

1 September Genesis 11:27-12:20 Promises, Promises
8 September Genesis 13:1-14:24 Relative Trouble
15 September Genesis 15:1-21 Righteousness by Faith
22 September Genesis 16:1-16 The Un-Immaculate Conception
29 September Genesis 17:1-27 Marked Assurance
13 October Genesis 18:1-15 Funny Assurance
20 October Genesis 18:16-33 Praying for a Perverse Place
27 October Genesis 19:1-38 Fleeing from a Perverse Place
3 November Genesis 20:1-21:7 A Legit Baby is Born
10 November Genesis 21:8-34 Well Prepared
24 November Genesis 22:1-19 Laying it all on the Altar
1 December Genesis 23:1-20 Preparing a Funeral
8 December Genesis 24:1-67 Finding a Wife (before Online Dating)
22 December Gen 25:1-18 Not the End of the Line

Then in our evenings we’re tackling Revelation in a long series that will take us beyond Easter.

1 September Revelation 1:1-8 The Revelation
8 September Revelation 1:9-20 I saw a new Vision of Jesus
15 September Revelation 2:1-7 The Church that Lost its Love
22 September Revelation 2:8-11 The Poor-Rich Church
29 September Revelation 2:12-17 The Church where Satan Lives
6 October Revelation 2:18-29 The Immoral Church
13 October Revelation 3:1-6 The Dead Church
20 October Revelation 3:7-13 The Weak Church
27 October Revelation 3:14-22 The Lukewarm Church
3 November Revelation 4:1-11 Sovereign Lord
10 November Revelation 5:1-14 Worthy is the Lamb
24 November Revelation 6:1-17 History is Opened
1 December Revelation 7:1-8:1 A Crowd in White Robes
15 December Revelation 8:2-9:21 Here come the Trumpets

Summer Sundays

Storytime: Parables in Matthew's Gospel

Coming up on Sunday mornings in the summer, we will be looking at some of the parables in Matthew. The sermons will be child friendly involving interaction for them. Here are the plans:

21 July Matthew 13:1-23 The Scattered Seed
28 July Matthew 18:21-35 The Mean Servant
4 August Matthew 20:1-16 The Wicked Workers
11 August Matthew 22:1-14 The Wedding Guests
18 August Matthew 25:14-30 The Good Stewards

Then in the evenings, we’re carrying on in the Psalms for our Summer Songs. Don’t forget to see if you can identify the popular music song titles in the sermon titles! As follows:

21 July Psalm 51 Bathsheba Blues
28 July Psalm 52 Braggin’ & Boastin
4 August Psalm 53 Fool Again
11 August Psalm 54 For My Help
18 August Psalm 55 Fear and Trembling