Our new interim pastor, Peter, spoke this week on our ability to choose whether or not to accept God’s invitation. Focusing on the life of Mary and the invitation she received that would turn her world upside down, he challenged us to respond with the same humble acceptance.
On this Sunday of Joy, Jan Waterschoot delivered a beautiful message about the importance of rejoicing in our salvation.
Our interim pastor, Peter, brought us his first sermon on the topic of John the Baptist as portrayed in Mark’s gospel. He reminded us that the way to prepare for God’s coming is through repentance. John the Baptist showed the way for sinners who did not want to live separated from God.
Our Archdeacon, Sam van Leer, gave a wonderful sermon to start our Advent season discussing how Advent is both a time of “looking out” (being of sober mind, awake and alert in word and deed) and “looking forward” (joyfully awaiting the coming of Jesus and the restoration of all things).
After 18 years of faithful service to Trinity Church Eindhoven, Francis and Barbara gave their last sermon before retirement today. Barbara delivered a beautiful prayer based on the first chapter of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians, while Francis brought a potent message regarding Jesus’ teaching on The Sheep and the Goats from Matthew 25.
Joan Roach led an interactive session this week about the Parable of the Talents. She challenged the congregation to think of what “talents” (blessings of any form) we can put at the feet of our Lord and offer in service.
Mark Hill took on the challenging Parable of the Ten Virgins in this week’s sermon. The Bottom Line Up Front? Be prepared.
In a first ever hybrid baptism service with 30 people present and several times that number on line, Francis considered how baptism is about engaging new spiritual roots. While the West is in a secular age actively neglecting the need for spiritual roots it holds values and practice virtues as like cut flowers without the…
Matters are coming to a head. Moses dies in sight of the promised land and Jesus is more than standing up to every challenging question that is brought to him in Jerusalem. What might we hear in these stories for a church about to reach its own Jordan marking the end of a season and…
Divya opened up a well known passage today to draw out the depth of what we may hear from Jesus in this exchange.