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Sunday 14th December

Sunday, December 14th, 2014


This Sunday we start a short Christmas series, “Fear Not” As we give an alternative look to the story of the Nativity. We are considering the message to Mary, “Fear not what God is asking you to do!” Join us from 10:45am for Worship, Prayer, Teaching, Children activities, refreshments and fun.

Sermon Guides can be downloaded and viewed here -> 1. Fear Not what God is asking HG Notes

Sunday 30th November

Friday, November 28th, 2014

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It’s the 1st Sunday of Advent so we will be lighting our first candle as we reflect at the start of this Advent season and prepare for the coming of Christ. This Sunday we will finish our ‘Weird: Because normal isn’t working’ series and start our ‘Fear Not’ Christmas series in one sermon by thinking about God’s weird way to save the world. Join us for worship, prayer, children activities, teaching and refreshments at 10:45am. We will have a church walk after the service so bring a packed lunch and some good shoes and come with us.

You may find it helpful to look over the Sermon guide in advance or after to help you go further in study for this sermon -> 6. Weird Way to Save the World HG Notes

Sunday 23rd November

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

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This Sunday we continue our series, ‘Weird: Because normal isn’t working’ by looking at what the bible teaches around the very practical area of money. Join us from 10:45am for worship, prayer, teaching, children activities & refreshments.

Home Groups continue this week Monday evening @ 7:30pm in the manse, all welcome. Check out the sermon guide for questions to help you go reflect on the sermon. -> 5. Weird Money HG Notes

Sunday 16th November

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

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Ever find yourself saying, “I wish I had more hours in the day?” Normal today is busy, rushed, cramming a day full… But what does the bible teach about rest, time management, presence? Join us tomorrow at 10:45am as we worship, pray, share communion and think about “WEIRD TIME : because normal isn’t working.” 

Study Notes can be downloaded here —> 4. Weird Time HG Notes

Sunday 9th November

Saturday, November 8th, 2014
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Tomorrow we continue our ‘Weird: Because normal isn’t working’ series by looking at ‘Weird Desires!’ and the whole area of dealing with temptation. In preparing for this week we sense God speaking over us, “YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I MIGHT USE YOU TO ACCOMPLISH IN THIS WORLD!” Join us at 10:45am for worship, prayer, teaching, children’s ministry and refreshments. We will also be recognising 2 minutes silence for Remembrance Sunday. See you there!
You can download a sermon guide to use in small groups and mentoring groups here 3. Weird Desires HG Notes

Church Anniversary

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

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This weekend we celebrate the church anniversary with an away day in the Lake District on Saturday (leaving church at 9am, contact the church for more details) and a celebration on Sunday with Rev Jim Lochhead preaching and a church meal to follow. We would love to welcome you to all, or part of the weekend.

Sunday 26th October

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

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This Sunday we continue our ‘WEIRD, because normal isn’t working’ series. We are looking at why weird is better, and what kind of opposition to expect and how to respond! We will worship, pray, preach and drink coffee. 10:45am at SHBC, Hall Street. REMEMBER, THE CLOCKS GO BACK!

Discussion notes based on the sermon can be downloaded here 2. Weird is Better HG Notes. Why not meet with friends this week and go through the notes? 


Sunday 19th October

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

This Sunday John Mcmenamy is preaching on ‘how big is your vision’, with worship led by pastor Tim and we will share communion during the service. Childrens church is also on during the service. Join us at 10:45am to worship God.

Sunday 14th September

Saturday, September 13th, 2014


This Sunday we continue our Sermon Series looking at Ridiculous Faith through the story of Elisha. We ask ourselves, how do we get our spiritual edge back? Worship, Teaching, Children’s activities and refreshments.

You can download the sermon guide for this week to pre-read, or after study. 6. Sermon Guide

Sunday 25th August

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014


Tomorrow we continue our Summer Series looking at the life of Elisha as we consider ridiculous promise found in the story of the death in the pot. Teaching, children’s activities, prayer, refreshments and worship led by our friend David Balmford. 10:45am @Hall Street.

A sermon guide for the service can be downloaded here 5. Sermon Guide