A sermon preached by the Reverend Trevor Jamison at Saint Columba’s United Reformed Church, North Shields, 22nd December 2019 Isaiah 7:10-16; Matthew 1:18-25 What’s in a name? Whenever a baby is born one of the first things that people want to know is the child’s name. Legally, in England, I believe you have forty-two […]
Our Christmas Eve service of carols and lessons by candlelight was well-attended, with many family members and others visiting. The flickering glow of nearly a hundred candles lent a special atmosphere to the evening worship, along with well-known Christmas readings and carols. Our Minister invited us to reflect on the roles of angels and shepherds […]
St Columba’s Church was decorated with a thought-provoking display for the Christmas market weekend of 7-8 December 2019. Emphasising the topical need to care for creation, exhibits from church and community groups included recycled materials and highlighted environmental issues.
A sermon preached by the Reverend Trevor Jamison at Saint Columba’s United Reformed Church, November 24th 2019 The Feast of Christ the King Jeremiah 23:1-6; Colossians 1:15-20; Luke 23:33-43 ‘’One of the criminals who were hanged there kept deriding him [Jesus] and saying, “are you not the Messiah? Save yourself and us!” But the other […]
On Sunday 17 November, we brought shoeboxes to church, filled with toys, pens and paper, hats and scarves, and equally importantly, love, care, kindness and hope. It is all part of Operation Christmas Child, ensuring that poor children in other countries receive a present for Christmas. In Junior Church, we learned about Belarus, where boxes […]