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St Ives Methodist Church

Jan 30, 2011

The Beatitudes - Jesus turned on its head what was expected. The way of Jesus was different to the way that his followers were used to. Forget what you know, and do things differently. This message is for us today. Leave tradition, leave the way that things have always been done and do it differently. A real challenge!...


Jan 23, 2011

Bible reading Matthew 4 v12-23. Our stronghold must be the strength that we need to spread the news of the kingdom, not a place to hide from the world. We can't hide inside the church! God's love and God's word belong with everyone and are too precious to keep to ourselves.


Jan 23, 2011

In the face of adversity, our faith can often be strengthened. Difficult experiences can be when we feel the hand of God in the strongest way. Bible reading Psalm 27. We must seek faith.


Jan 16, 2011

With the help the story of a King, who likes music and food (and a few reluctant sound effects with help of the congregation), Lizzie uses this children's story to illustrate what happens after baptism. After Jesus came out of the river, out of the dirt, the promise of new life can be found in each of us. We can have...


Jan 16, 2011

Washing away our sin through Baptism - experience the washing away and cleansing by thinking of something you'd like Jesus to wash away in your life. Make yourself a water-droplet shaped piece of paper to join in with this act of worship. Bible reading John 1 verses 29-42