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East Kilbride - St Columba
January 5, 2014

Observing the Festival of The Epiphany

Knowing the end [John writes] Then I turned to see the voice that was speaking to me, and on turning I saw seven golden lampstands, and in the midst of the lampstands one like a son of man, clothed with a long robe and with a golden sash around his chest. The hairs of his […]

December 15, 2013

3rd Sunday in Advent

Trusting God in the Moments of Time Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains. You also, be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord […]

December 8, 2013

2nd Sunday in Advent

Hope and Praise: A Lively Combination For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that […]

November 24, 2013

Last Sunday of the Church Year

‘Today you will be with me in Paradise’ – the best ending of all And there followed [Jesus] a great multitude of the people and of women who were mourning and lamenting for him. But turning to them Jesus said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me, but weep for yourselves and for your […]

November 17, 2013

26th Sunday after Pentecost

When will they learn?! 1 “For behold, the day is coming, burning like an oven, when all the arrogant and tall evildoers will be stubble. The day that is coming shall set them ablaze, says the Lord of hosts, so that it will leave them neither root nor branch. 2 But for you who fear […]

November 3, 2013

All Saints Day

Stable in all storms In [Christ] we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory. In him you also, when […]

October 20, 2013

22nd Sunday after Pentecost

Prayer? On whose terms? And [Jesus] told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, […]

October 6, 2013

20th Sunday after Pentecost

Being nice to God or God being nice to us? If you’re selecting people for a team, then you generally select the best players first before someone else gets them. Everyone knows what being selected first or last means – those whom the group prizes are chosen first and if you’re towards the end or […]

September 29, 2013

The Festival of St Michael and All Angels

The ambiguity of angels Now war arose in heaven, Michael and his angels fighting against the dragon. And the dragon and his angels fought back, but he was defeated, and there was no longer any place for them in heaven. And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil […]

September 8, 2013

16th Sunday after Pentecost

Jesus Forever In Sydney two children go off to school but when they come home in the afternoon they find that their house is empty of all furniture and possessions and their parents have gone. The day began as normal without a hint of what was to come but now life will never be the […]

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