In this section, we keep archives of many of our services. As you browse here, we hope you'll get a flavour of our worship, including the themes we look at, our hymns and our sermons.

Service Date: 16 July, 2017

Worship was planned and led by St. Andrew's Worship Group. The service focussed on the parable of the sower. Comments considered the apparently wasteful sowing of seed on different types of soil but likened it to God's generosity. We were asked to consider what type of soil we are, where we sow the seed of God's love and generosity in word and action and what kind of seed we might be. 

Service Date: 9 July, 2017

Worship was led by Anne Padget, Lay Reader at St. Mark's church Broomhill. She preached on what it means to love God and to be loved by God.

Service Date: 2 July, 2017

Worship was led by the Revd. Robert Beard. The service included celebration of Holy Communion. The Revd. Beard preached on the Great Commission, Jesus' sending his disciples out to continue his work, and asked us to consider what it means to commit to continue that work of teaching and healing.

Service Date: 25 June, 2017

Worship was planned and led by St. Andrew's Worship Group. The theme was being sustained by God in times of suffering and distress.

Service Date: 18 June, 2017

Worship was led by The Revd. Robert Beard

Service Date: 11 June, 2017

Worship was led by the Revd. Ian Wallis. In his address he used analogies to explain the nature of the Trinity and in his sermon preached on the Commission given to the Disciples - to baptise and bring the word and commandments of God to an audience beyond traditional cultural and geographical boundaries.

Service Date: 4 June, 2017

This was a joint Churches Together In Broomhill And Broomhall service of the congregations of St. Andrew's URC, St. Mark's Broomhill and The Beacon Methodist Church Broomhill. The service was led by the Revd. Robert Beard and the sermon was delivered by Dr. Kimberley Willis, Moderator of CTBB. Clergy of all churches participated.

Dr. Willis gave an account of Pentecost from the perspective of someone present and who had also witnessed the crucufixion. She reflected on how the Holy Spirit is alive in the work of CTBB.

Holy Communion was celebrated with representatives of all churches serving the elements.

Service Date: 28 May, 2017

Worship was led by the Revd. Margaret Herbert who preached on glorifying God.
Whatever we exprience we must trust in God and be part of his plan for the coming of his kingdom.

Service Date: 21 May, 2017

Worship was led by the Revd. Will Fletcher and celebrated the work of Charles and John Wesley. The Revd. Fletcher encouraged us to make time to allow us to be aware of the spirit of God within us; the Wesleys believed that we must achieve a balance between work and activity in God's name and experiencing that spirit.

Service Date: 14 May, 2017

Worship was led by the Revd.Fleur Houston and the service focussed on C0mmitment for Life, a scheme of giving which supports the work of Christian Aid. The Revd. Houston preached on what commitment for life means - seeking to change the world for good. It means committed giving, and commitment to consume less and polute less, at a personal and political level. It means following in the way of Jesus and not wavering in our efforts to change the world for the better. We are sustained in this by the knowledge that God, through Jesus, has committed himself to us and is always present, loving and upholding us.


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