Calvary Methodist Church

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Monday Meditations

Monday Meditations: from ruin to restoration

The prodigal son in Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 is a well-known story; one that marks a complete journey from ruin to restoration as a young man has to hit rock bottom before he can realise the profound treasure of the family and the household into which he had been born. Self will  Our story starts with this young man feeling – […]

Stick to the pattern!


Home Economics. <shudder> My most hated subject at school. Three years of heartache and pain and, to me, an imperfect report card. Why? Because when it comes to knitting, sewing, cooking, I just can’t seem to stick to the pattern! While my academic agony was easily solved by dropping the subject as soon as I […]

Monday Meditations: Building God’s holy temple


As exciting and wonderful as it can be to worship in a large, fully-kitted out sanctuary, in Ephesians 2:17-22, God invites us to look beyond the bricks and tiles and blueprints of our church to the kind of spiritual dwelling that is made up of each person who gathers each week in work and worship to the glory of […]

Monday Meditations: God, our Reason for being

Based on Jeremiah 1:4-10 and Luke 4:21-30 and Sunday’s sermon by Rev. Sva Waqu Without God, our lives are full of emptiness and unless we take time to ask God to fill us, we will always be empty for our lives originate in God. God spoke to the prophet Jeremiah about how he had been […]

Monday Meditations: Our best possible life

This week Christians celebrate the Epiphany – the sudden revelation of God in a way which requires immediate response. The traditional story for this celebration is that of the wise men worshipping the baby Jesus with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh (Matthew 2:1-12). Yet the greatest gift given from the moment of the star’s […]

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