The Anglican Parish of Johnsonville

St Johns, Johnsonville and Holy Trinity, Ohariu

Two sermons from Glenn Peoples

Here are sermons from Glenn. The first is on Mark 10.35-45 and talks about James’ and John’s request to Jesus to be leaders in his new kingdom. The second examines … Continue reading

November 8, 2015

“A great day had by all”: the Diocesan Hui/Picnic

“What a great effort by the over 460 people who attended the first ever Diocesan Hui at the Cathedral on 8 March 2014. “Many people wondered what it was going … Continue reading

March 20, 2014

Guest preacher: Natalie Snaddon

Today we welcomed Natalie Snaddon, Community Chaplain, Karori Anglicans, as our guest preacher.  She shared with us her life, work and faith.

October 20, 2013

Orientation, disorientation, new orientation (6 October 2013)

Today, Ben took us through a difficult set of readings. Starting with the despair of Lamentations 1:1-6.  Then he had the full version of Psalm 137 read.  You will recognise … Continue reading

October 6, 2013

Becoming disciples (Bishop’s charge and sermon)

Our sermon this Sunday was the replay of our Bishop’s charge from Synod.  Bishop Justin talks about the next stage in our journey together, of becoming disciples. The gospel reading … Continue reading

September 29, 2013

We are sent out to tell the Good News

Reading: Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 ‘The Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to go.’ Here’s … Continue reading

July 7, 2013

What are our priorities?

Ordinary Sunday 13 (C) Reading: Luke 9:51-62 Each of the Gospel writers has his own way of telling the story. In Luke’s Gospel we’ve got to a point that’s called … Continue reading

June 30, 2013

The Feast of Pentecost

Readings: Genesis 11:1-9 & Acts 2:1-21 Once upon a time, before history started, the whole earth had only one language and the same words. But human beings got above themselves … Continue reading

May 19, 2013

Breaking our chains

Readings: Acts 16:16-34; John 17:20-26 We’re entering the final stages of our celebration of Easter. Thursday marked a turning point with Jesus’ ascension – his return to the Father in … Continue reading

May 12, 2013

The Ascension

Readings: Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53 While [Jesus] was blessing them, he withdrew from them and was carried up into heaven. (Luke 24:51) What is the Ascension about? We’re not … Continue reading

May 9, 2013
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