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

Reflecting on ministry (sermon and reflections 19 July 2015)

This morning, Ben reported back on taking “a bit of Johnsonville” to the diocesan Ministry conference; Nathan talked about his experience of the Cursillo retreat and Fiona talked about her … Continue reading

July 19, 2015

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

Being open to where God calls us to go

Readings: Acts 16:9-15 & John 14:23-29 The other week we met Dorcas who was healed by Peter. Today we encounter Lydia who meets up with Paul. It’s another story that … Continue reading

May 5, 2013

Family learning activity: What’s that he’s riding on? (24 March 2013)

Scripture: Luke 19:28-40 It was time for Jesus to go up to Jerusalem – the capital city. He sent two of his disciples off to a nearby village and told … Continue reading

March 23, 2013

Family learning activity: A great show of love (17 March 2013)

Scripture: John 12:1-8 Jesus was staying at the home of Lazarus. On Jesus’ last visit Lazarus had been very sick and died. Jesus then raised him from the dead. Now … Continue reading

March 16, 2013

Family learning activity: Getting another chance (3 March 2013)

Scripture: Luke 13:1-9 Some people were telling Jesus about some bad news that had happened recently. A group of people had been killed by the Roman governor on their way to the Temple. … Continue reading

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Family learning activity: Light in our lives (24 February 2013)

Scripture: Luke 9:28-36 One day Jesus asked Peter, James and John to come and pray with him. He led them to the top of a steep mountain, where it was … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Remember that you are dust

Ash Wednesday, 13 February 2013 Here we are, ready to start another Lent, another journey towards Easter. We have come to have ashes marked on our foreheads in the sign … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · Leave a comment
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