The Wonder of Christmas – Community of Unity


For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. 5 May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward [...]

The Wonder of Christmas – Community of Unity2023-01-01T15:09:14+10:30



Sermon, Pentecost 11thA, Wed/Sun August 16, 2020 Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32 I ask then: did God reject his people? By no means! I am an Israelite myself, a descendant of Abraham, from the tribe of Benjamin. 2 God did not reject his people, whom he foreknew. Don’t you know what Scripture says in the passage about Elijah – how he [...]


Renew Mission Life – WHERE LOVE COMES


Sermon, RENEW Mission Life: Where Love Comes to Life Sermon Two: WHERE LOVE COMES  Reading: 1 John 4:7-10  7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9 This is how God [...]

Renew Mission Life – WHERE LOVE COMES2020-03-09T05:58:28+10:30

It can happen here


Sermon, Series: Renew Mission Life, Week 1 Lent 1A, March 1, 2020   Welcome to our first RENEW Mission Life in Lent season. For some time, we as a local mission community have shared this vision from the Lord about seeing his great love come to life more and more in people in this community. We [...]

It can happen here2020-03-01T12:52:57+10:30

Hopelessly Confused – Pastor Noel Due


Sunday 29th September, 2019 Pastor Noel Due - audio and transcript of sermon preached at St Petri. We've got  three readings before us this morning.  As you'll see from the bulletin notes on the front page, these are centuries apart. One is the story of Jeremiah buying a plot of land. He is [...]

Hopelessly Confused – Pastor Noel Due2019-09-30T22:14:52+09:30

Love and obedience


Love and obedience  Sermon, Easter 6B, Sunday 6th May, 2018. St Petri Pastor David Preuss John 15:9-17 Jesus calls us his friends 9 ‘As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. 10 If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain [...]

Love and obedience2018-05-07T14:57:18+09:30

Saint You!


Sermon St John’s Day, December 28th, 2014. St Petri 1 John 1:1 - 2:2 The Word that gives life was from the beginning, and this is the one our message is about. Our ears have heard, our own eyes have seen, and our hands touched this Word. John is the son of Zebedee and Silome, [...]

Saint You!2015-01-09T09:57:28+10:30

Love Costs


Sermon:  St Stephen’s Day St Petri, Dec 29th, 2013 Acts 6:5b-15. 5They chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit; also Philip, Procorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolas from Antioch, a convert to Judaism. 6 They presented these men to the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them. 7 So the [...]

Love Costs2013-12-30T10:25:55+10:30

Always Will


Sermon: Pentecost 11C Sunday August 4, 2013, St Petri   Always Will Hosea 11:1-11 View the media file “Always will” at the beginning of the sermon.  “When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son. 2 But the more they were called, the more they went away from me.[a] They sacrificed [...]

Always Will2013-08-04T17:00:14+09:30

the Servant Washing


Short Homily Maundy Thursday Night, 2013 Rite of Footwashing, St Petri In a way we cannot miss tonight—we proclaim and celebrate the realty that Jesus is a Servant king serving us always with his life and love and grace. This sets him apart from all other world religious symbols and leaders. The Servant King is [...]

the Servant Washing2013-03-30T09:12:50+10:30
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