Services & Sermons

Below are extracts from recent services and sermons given at Temple

Sunday 20th October 2019

Chris McCallum

Readings: Psalm 121, Genesis 32:22 - 31, Luke 18:1 - 8, 2 Timothy 3:14 - 4:5

Hymns: StF 24 Come, now is the time to worship

StF 55 Immortal, invisible God only wise

StF 104 God moves in a mysterious way

StF 706 Christ be our light

StF 156 From the breaking of the dawn

Link to audio of worship

Sunday 13th October 2019

Rev Robin Hutt

Make a joyful noise to God all the earth,

sing the glory of his name; give to him glorious praise.

Bless our God O peoples, let the sound of his praise be heard. (Ps.66v1,2,8)

Readings: Luke 17:11 - 19, 2 Kings 5:1 - 14

Hymns: StF 139 Today I awake and God is before me

StF 378 Father of everlasting grace

StF 101 Before the world began

StF 116 Sing for God’s glory

StF 520 Give to me Lord a thankful heart

Help us to go to our daily place remembering that the common place is holy ground.

May the generosity & humour of God flow through our frailty;

may the arms of God hold us in our trembling; may we live within God’s peace.

And the blessing of God: Father, Son & Holy Spirit, be with us all evermore


Link to audio of worship

Sunday 6th October 2019

Joint service including Holy Communion with URC - Rev Deborah Kirk and Rev Dr Susan Durber

Readings: Lamentations 3:19 - 26, Luke 17:5 - 10

Hymns: StF 340 Ye servants of God

StF 28 Jesus calls us here to meet him

StF 440 Amazing grace, how sweet the sound

StF 588 I come with joy, a child of God

R&S 453 Let us talents and tongues employ

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Sunday 29th September 2019

Harvest Festival - Rev Deborah Kirk

Readings: Psalm 65:9 - 13, Matthew 22:34 - 40

Hymns: StF 123 Come, ye thankful people come

StF 92 Think of a world without any flowers

StF 727 God in his love for us lent us this planet

H&P 363 Yes, God is good - in earth and sky

StF 129 To thee, O Lord, our hearts we raise

Link to audio of worship

Video: YouTube - Greta Thunberg speech to the UN, Katowice, December 2018

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Sunday 22nd September 2019

Edward Hosken

Readings: Jeremiah 8:18 - 9:1, Psalm 79, 1 Timothy 2:1 - 7, Matthew 6:25 - 34

Hymns: StF 32 Meet and right it is to sing

StF 236 Forty days and forty nights

StF 429 Lord we turn to you for mercy

StF 2 Come let is sing to the One

StF 303 I know that my redeemer lives

Books: ' Hear Our Silence A Journey into Prayer ' by John Skinner

' Living Budha, Living Christ ' by Thich Nhat Hanh

' A Matter of Life and Death ' by John V Taylor

Other recordings

Rev Tony Cox & Rev Deborah Kirk, Battle of Britain Sunday 13th September 2019

Rev Anthony Huxtable, 1st September 2019

Rev Robin Hutt, 25th August 2019

Rev Deborah Kirk, 4th August 2019

Adrian Veale, 28th July 2019

Rev Deborah Kirk, 21st July 2019

David Clitheroe, 14th July 2019

Rev Deborah Kirk, 7th July 2019

Glenys Allinson, 30th June 2019

Jennie Sleep, 23rd June 2019

Rev Tony Cox, Trinity Sunday 16th June 2019

Rev Ruth Whitehead, Pentecost & Church Anniversary 9th June 2019

Merlyn Brown, 26th May 2019

Glenys Allinson, 19th May 2019

Robert Thompson, 12th May 2019

Rev Deborah Kirk, 5th May 2019

Rev Deborah Kirk, Easter Sunday 21st April 2019