Posts from 2014

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Christmas Letter from Prison

by Sandy Matheson

Each year we write a Christmas Letter which we send out with some of our Christmas cards to friends we haven’t seen in the past year, you may well do the same. With that in mind I read the letter below which comes from a Christian Pastor in Iran.  Pastor Saeed Abedini has been in […]

Christingle

by Sandy Matheson

Last week we had the privilege of leading Christingle assemblies at both Sarisbury Infant School and Sarisbury Junior School. These were followed by our own Christingle Service at St Paul’s on Sunday afternoon that was packed. Here is a link to the video from the Chdilren’s Society that we showed and also some photos of […]

Sermon – Disciplines of Disciples – Prayer

by Sandy Matheson

Bible Passages: Matt 6:1-18 and Matt 28:16-20 Listen Online: Powerpoint slides to go with this sermon: Disciplines of Disciples – Prayer http://media.blubrry.com/acts/p/stpauls-sarisbury.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/2014-11-30-SM-Disciplines-of-Disciples-Prayer.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

How many people does it take …

by Sandy Matheson

Following up on Phil’s sermon from Sunday I wonder if you’ve ever realised how many people it takes to resource a Sunday morning service at St Paul’s, the answer may surprise you: Leader, 2 x Welcome, Sound, Projector, 2 x Prayer Ministry, Intercessions, 2 x Readers, Server, 2 x Chalice Assistants, 2 x Refreshments, 2 […]

St Paul’s Christmas Fayre – Sat 29th Nov 10.30am

by Sandy Matheson

This coming Saturday is our annual Christmas Fayre starting at 10.30am. With all the usual favourites including the Chocolate stall and Christmas Hamper raffle. We also look forward to welcoming the choirs from Sarisbury Infant school (at 10.30am) and Sarisbury Junior School (at 11.30am). Come along and join us.

Sermon – Disciples as Good Stewards

by Sandy Matheson

Bible Passages: Matt 25:14-30  Romans 12:1-8 Listen online: PowerPoint slides to go with this sermon: 2014-11-23 Sermon http://media.blubrry.com/acts/p/stpauls-sarisbury.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/2014-11-23-PR-Parable-of-the-Talents.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

2014 Church Christmas Card

by Sandy Matheson

Each year we invite the pupils of Sarisbury Junior School to design our church Christmas Card which is then distributed to approximately 5,000 homes in our parish. Today I had the privilege of announcing the winners of the competition and the design that will be seen by many people in the area. Above is a […]

Sermon – Discipleship in the New Testament Letters

by Sandy Matheson

Bible Passages: 1 Corinthians 4: 14-17 and Matt 28: 16-20 Listen online: Much of this sermon is taken from the work of Mike Breen in his short book which you can find here: The Great Disappearance http://media.blubrry.com/acts/p/stpauls-sarisbury.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/2014-10-19-SM-Discipleship-in-the-NT-Letters.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

Sermon – Discipleship starts with God’s Love for us

by Sandy Matheson

Bible Passage: Matthew 28: 16-20 & Matthew 22: 34-40 Listen online: (Apologies for the quality of the recording. We were using a new recorder and the recording level was set too high!). Here is the video we showed a the start of the service: Here are the two videos that were part of the sermon: […]