Walking on water? A sermon for 10 August 2014

Old High St Stephen’s, Inverness
Sunday 10 August 2014: Year A, Proper 14

SERMON
Texts: Romans 10:5-15
Matthew 14:22-33

Walking on water?

In the name of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Amen.

We live in a noisy, busy age. Especially for those of us who live in cities, we are so used to noise we often no longer notice it. We will switch on the radio when we get up. We might watch TV during breakfast. We will be assailed by recorded music in shops. Our phone constantly interrupt us with calls, emails, tweets and Facebook updates. Looking after children can be a non-stop whirlwind. Trying to make a date for something- for example a church meeting- can be a trying process, as each of us goes through our diaries, desperate to find a space.

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Church to hold ambitious referendum event in September

Respectful dialogue invitation

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is to host a Respectful Dialogue on the independence referendum. The event in Glasgow will be ‘live streamed’ to churches across Scotland to allow as many people as possible to take part. The local event will take place in the Crown Church in Inverness.

More details here.

If you would like to come along, please contact the Rev Peter W Nimmo peternimmo(a)minister.com (replace (a) with @).