Posts filed under 'sermons'

Thoughts on the Dedication of a Child

Posted on 6th December 2019

A couple of weeks ago the morning service included the dedication of a little boy, born to a member of the church. For various reasons (there was a lot going on in the service) the sermon got squeezed out! So here is the sermon the Rev John Rackley had prepared for this service.

Thoughts on the dedication of a child

The Covenant Service

Posted on 6th December 2019

It is a tradition in the Methodist Church, going back to John Wesley, to hold an annual Covenant Service, when we recall the promises made when we were baptised or confirmed and recommit ourselves to following Jesus in our lives. This sermon was given by Rev Edson Dube at the Covenant Service in January 2019.

The Annual Covenant Service reminds us of our commitment to God and to his mission in the world through the church community. It is in this service that we are all invited to reflect prayerfully on our place in the life of the church and in the world around us…

Text of the sermon preached at the Covenant service Jan 2019