Weekly Update #27: Sunday 20 September

St Columba’s United Reformed Church 30 Northumberland Square | North Shields | NE30 1PW Weekly Update #27: Sunday 20th September 2020 From the Minister         What Sustains You on Your Journey Granted, fleeing a country overnight and setting out on a long march through desert terrain cannot have been easy, as the Israelites […]

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Sermon: Envy and Generosity

Sermon Exodus 16:2-15; Matthew 20:1-16 Complaints, complaints, nothing but complaints … There’s no shortage of complaining in today’s Bible readings. First, there are the Israelites, grumbling about the good old days, back in Egypt, when they were slaves(!), and ‘we sat by the fleshpots and ate our fill of bread.’ (16:3) They must have stopped […]

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Sermon: Just Deserts?

A sermon preached by the Reverend Trevor Jamison at a United Reformed Church in Essex in 2009 Jonah 3: 10-4: 11; Matthew 20: 1-16 Well, he’s a grumpy old so-and-so is Jonah. Don’t you agree? Most of us, all of us I think, if sent by God to preach a message of repentance to shower […]

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