Author: Franklyn

You are the light of the world

Jesus continues to teach the disciples in the ‘sermon on the mount.’ Using strong and evocative images he gives an insight to these untrained followers the depth of God’s love. You ARE the light of the world. Sermon Sunday February 6th, 2011 (pdf) St. Margaret’s Uniting Church, Mooroolbark Rev. Arnie […]

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Shrove Tuesday Pancakes

At the church, Tuesday March 8th, 6:30pm. Come to enjoy a good serve of sweet and savoury pancakes for the fundraising event for the Share appeal. All are welcome.

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Reflection Sunday January 23rd, 2011

Jesus calls Simon and Andrew, and then James and John and immediately they respond to him and appear to abandon their livelihoods. This kind of response is difficult for us to follow. As we dig deeper we discover that there are ways we might follow the call of Jesus ‘immediately’ […]

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Reflection Sunday January 16th, 2011

The prophet Isaiah recounts the call of God upon his life and invites Israel into an astounding future with God’s call upon them. We wonder how ancient words speak to us today of the call of God. Reflection Sunday 16th January (pdf) St. Margaret’s Uniting Church, Mooroolbark Rev. Arnie Wierenga

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Baptism of Jesus

As Jesus is baptised by John, the heavens open to signal a new creation, new beginnings, a new way of being. A message is heard from God that draws us into the wonder of God’s love. We explore how this message might be known in our own lives, and imagine […]

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Sunday Worship 9:30 am

St. Margaret’s meets for worship every Sunday of the year at 9:30 am. Worship includes our children’s Sunday Activities Program. We celebrate Holy Communion on the first Sunday of each month. We practice an open table and welcome all.

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Reflection 2nd January, 2011

As we begin the season of Epiphany, we literally explore how the wise men were enlightened or illumined when they went to visit the infant Jesus. They may have been foolish to ask the reigning king Herod about the baby, but they were wise to listen to a divine message […]

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Family Gatherings 2011

The Family Gatherings will be held in the foyer and Chapel on the fourth Sundays of February to November starting at 5:30 pm. As usual there will be a speaker sharing about a special interest or hobby. After the speaker we will enjoy a shared meal, so please bring a […]

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Music at St. Margaret’s

You are invited to come and enjoy quality music, choirs and some favourite hymns at Music at St. Margaret’s. The program begins at 2:30 pm on selected Sundays throughout the year in the church. Admission is by gold coin donation and includes a fabulous afternoon tea. Dates for 2011: Mar […]

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Christmas Reflection

Sometimes it takes a surprise to shock us from day to day things and discover anew what Christ can bring. The following flash mob has been doing the rounds of the web and has inspired many copycat actions. It is a delightful way to bring God’s presence into ordinary places […]

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