Reflection 16 August – Joy Kingsbury-Aitken

Reflection – by Joy Kingsbury-Aitken Had the Jesus Movement gained traction among the Jews in the days of Paul, what wouldthe church be like today? Would it perhaps be no more than a Jewish sect? Would itsimply be a rival to rabbinic Judaism, which grew out of the...

Reflection 9 August – Shalom

Peace Sunday | Micah 4:1-4 & Matthew 5:1-12 Shalom - the answer to every question? | a reflection by Dan Spragg We often sing a song at the end of our services that says, ‘Shalom, my friend…’ as we are sent out from our gathering together we are sent with God’s...

Reflection 2 August – Wrestling

Reflection – Wrestling… by Anne Stewart This story of Jacob wrestling in the night – what do you make of that? Have you ever hadnights of wrestling? The NRSV version we read from this morning describes Jacob’sadversary as ‘a man’. Sometimes the word angel is used but...

Reflection 19 July – Keep on Knitting

A reflection by Anne Stewart – Keeping on knitting… In April 2018, when I was first installed into the role of Moderator for the Alpine PresbyteryI began with a confession. It seemed a good posture to start that particular journey with! Iconfessed that I am a knitter....

Reflection 12 July – Soil & Grace

A reflection by Dan Spragg – Soil & Grace Today I’m going to take each of these stories one at a time and then attempt to join thedots so to speak with what I think is a helpful message for us!I’ve been loosely following through the story of Acts in my last few...