Orders of Service, notices and announcements.

Sunday 8 March
Back to Basics – With Holy Communion
‘How can I be sure I am a Christian?’ – Michael Anderson
1 John 2:1-10, 1 John 5:1-5
SNL: Jesus’ Final Week
‘Sunday and Monday – Jesus enters Jerusalem and clears the temple’ – Gary McDowell

Sunday 1 March
Grace of Giving
The Place of Giving – John Dunlop
Bible Readings
SNL: ‘Jesus puts His Spirit inside us to help us live for Him’: Romans 8 – Michael Anderson

Sunday 22 February
Grace of Giving
The Grace of Giving – Michael Anderson
Bible Readings
SNL: ‘Jesus frees us from God’s Law, so we can keep it’: Romans 7 Michael Anderson

Sunday 15 February
Grace of Giving
– The Face of Giving – Gary McDowell
Bible Readings
SNL: ‘Jesus sets us free from sin’s control’: Romans 6 – Michael Anderson

Sunday 8 February
Back to basics
‘How can I read the Bible for all it’s worth?’ – Michael Anderson
Bible readings
SNL: ‘Jesus brings us hope, joy and peace’: Romans 5 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 1 February
Morning – Presbyterian Women Service
Guest speaker: Elsye McCroskery
Bible readings
SNL: ‘We all need faith like Abraham’: Romans 4 – Michael Anderson

Sunday 25 January
Back to Basics
‘What is a Quiet Time and how will it help me’: Gary McDowell
Readings: 1 Samuel 3:1-10, Luke 10:38-42
SNL: ‘We all need Jesus to be right with God’: Romans 3 – Michael Anderson

Sunday 18 January
Annual Bowling Club Service – Back to Basics
‘What is fellowship and how can we encourage it?’ – Michael Anderson
Philippians 2:1-11, Hebrews 10:19-25
SNL: ‘We all make deserve God’s judgement’ – Romans 2 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 11 January
Back to Basics + Holy Communion
‘What is a church member?’ Michael Anderson – Bible readings
SNL: ‘We all make God mad!’: Romans 1 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 4 January 2015
Back to Basics ‘What does it mean to be a Christian?’ – Numbers 21:4-9, John 3:1-21
SNL: Romans – Introduced by Michael Anderson

Sunday 21 December
Morning Worship – Christingle Service
Festival of Lessons and Carols @ 7pm

Sunday 14 December

Sunday 7 December

Sunday 30 November

Sunday 23 November
‘Repentance, Renewal and Recommittment’: Nehemiah 9-12 – Michael Anderson
Bible readings
SNL: Advent Series continues with ‘Zechariah’s Song’ – Gary McDowell

Sunday 16 November
‘God’s Word and the Work’ – Gary McDowell
Bible Readings
SNL: Advent Series begins with ‘Mary’s Song’ – Cindy Brown

Sunday 9 November
Remembrance Sunday
Morning Service: Michael Anderson
SNL: Gary McDowell with Rev Wilfred Orr

Sunday 2 November
“Inviting others and contributing financially to God’s work” – Michael Anderson
Bible Readings
SNL: Including Holy Communion. 1 Peter – Mervyn McCullagh

Sunday 26 October
“Overcoming outside opposition to God’s work” – Gary McDowell
Bible Readings
SNL: 1 Peter 6 – Michael Anderson

Sunday 19 October
GB/BB Enrolment Service
“I’m not too young to follow Jesus”
Bible reading in Chinese, Indonesian, Korean & English
SNL: 1 Peter 5

Sunday 12 October
Harvest Service with Nathan Norris.  Nathan is the Centre Manager at Ovoca Manor, Vale of Avoca, Co Wicklow, which is part of Scripture Union. There will be an opportunity to contribute to the work of Ovoca Manor at this service.  Bible reading in Chinese, Indonesian, Korean & English
SNL: Nathan Norris will speak on the work of Ovoca Manor.

Sunday 5 October
Holy Communion – Nehemiah 5:1-19, Matthew 18: 15-35 – Michael Anderson
Readings in Chinese: – Nehemiah 5, Matthew 18
Readings in Indonesian: – Nehemiah 5, Matthew 18
SNL: 1 Peter 4 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 28 September
Getting involved in God’s Work: Nehemiah 3, 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 – Gary McDowell
SNL: 1 Peter 2:11-25 – Danielle Watson

Sunday 21 September
Planning and Preparing God’s WorkNehemiah 2 , 1 Corinthians 3:1-15 – Mervyn McCullagh
SNL – A People of Service and Outreach: 1 Peter 2 – Michael Anderson

Sunday 14 September
Praying for God’s Work: Nehemiah 1 – Michael Anderson
SNL: Holy Communion: 1 Peter 1 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 7 September
Songs in the key of life: Psalm 71, 2 Corinthians 4:7-18 – Gary McDowell
SNL: Close Encounters: John 3:1-15, John 7:50-51, John 19:38-42 – Michael Anderson

Sunday 31 August
Songs in the key of life: Psalm 91Romans 8:31-39 – John O’Donnell
SNL: Close Encounters: Luke 10:38-42John 11:17-27 – Alex Bartholomew

Sunday 24 August
Songs in the key of life: Psalm 73Philippians 3:12-21  – Barry McCroskery
SNL: Close Encounters: Mark 10:46-52 – John O’Donnell

Sunday 17 August
A Celebration of Kids Club 2014 – Gary McDowell
SNL: Close Encounters: Matthew 8:5-13 – Barry McCroskery

Sunday 10 August
Songs in the Key of Life: Psalm 90Luke 12:13-21 – Gary McDowell
SNL: Close Encounters: Luke 8:40-56 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 3 August
Songs in the Key of Life: Psalm 95John 10:1-5,27-30 – Gary McDowell
SNL: Close Encounters: Mark 10:17-31 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 27 July
Songs in the Key of Life – ‘Coping with Sickness’: Psalm 88 – Michael Anderson
SNL: ‘Close Encounters’: John 8:1-11 – Barry McCroskery

Sunday 20 July
‘Songs in the Key of Life’: Psalm 145 – John O’Donnell
SNL: ‘Close Encounters’: Mark 1:1-12 – Michael Anderson

Sunday 13 July
‘Songs in the Key of Life’: Psalm 107 – Michael Anderson
There is no Sunday Night Live

Sunday 6 July
‘Songs in the Key of Life’ – Coping with Depression: Psalm 43 – Michael Anderson
SNL: ‘Close Encounters’: John 4:1-30 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 29 June
The Launch of our Summer Series.
The morning series is looking at the book of psalms.  We have given it the title ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ because the psalms touch on every area of human experience.
‘Songs in the Key of Life’: Psalm 51, 1 John 1:5-2:2 – Barry McCroskery
The evening series is about people whom Jesus met.  That’s why it’s called ‘Close Encounters’.
SNL: ‘Close Encounters’: Luke 19:1-10 – Seth Wright

Sunday 22 June
‘What a Wonderful God’: Psalm 139Romans 8:28-39 – Rev Michael Anderson
SNL: ‘Count Your Blessings’: Psalm 1031 Thessalonians 5:12-24 – Rev Michael Anderson

Sunday 15 June – Trinity Sunday
‘The Exaltation of the King’: Acts 2:36-47 – Gordon Campbell
SNL: ‘Caring for One Another in Christ’:  Gary McDowell

Sunday 8 June
‘The Exaltation of the King’: Acts 2:1-21 – Gary McDowell
SNL: ‘Caring for One Another in Christ’: 1 Thessalonians 5:11Hebrews 10:24 – Barry McCroskery

Sunday 1 June
Sunday Morning Children’s Service Barry McCroskery
SNL: “Caring for One Another in Christ”: Colossians 3.16 – Tiffany Pugh

Sunday 25 May
‘The exaltation of the King’: Acts 1:12-26 – Gordon Campbell
SNL: ‘Caring for one another’: Ephesians 6:18-20, James 5:16 – Danielle Watson

Sunday 18 May
‘The Exaltation of the King’:Acts 1:1-11 – Gary McDowell
SNL: ‘Caring for One Another in Christ’: Galatians 6:1-2

Sunday 11 May
‘The Exaltation of the King’: Luke 24:36-53 – Barry McCroskery
SNL: ‘Caring for one another in Christ’: – Ephesians 4:32Colossians 3:13Romans 14:1-15:7 – Gordon Campbell

Sunday 4 May
‘The Exaltation of the King’: Luke 24:13-35 – Gordon Campbell
SNL: ‘Caring for One Another in Christ’: Galatians 5:13-14:6 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 27 April
‘Justification’: Romans 3 – Dr Harry Uprichard
SNL: Caring for one another in Christ: – Barry McCroskery

Sunday 20 April
Easter Sunday Communion
‘The King’s Surprise’: Luke 24:1-12 – Gordon Campbell
There is no Sunday Night Live.

Sunday 13 April
Palm Sunday
Jesus the Sage: Matthew 7:24-29 – Barry McCroskery
SNL: James the Sage: James 5:12-20 – Gordon Campbell

Sunday 6th April
Jesus the Sage: Matthew 7.13-23 – Gary McDowell
SNL: James the Sage James 5.7-11 – Barry McCroskery

Sunday 30 March
Jesus the Sage: Matthew 7:1-12 – Gordon Campbell
SNL: James the Sage: James 4:13-5:6 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 23 March
Jesus the Sage: Matthew 6:25-34 – Gary McDowell
SNL: James the Sage: James 4:1-12 – Barry McCroskery

Sunday 16 March
Jesus the Sage: Matthew 6:16-24 – Barry McCroskery
SNL: James the Sage: James 3:13-18 – Gordon Campbell

Sunday 9 March
Jesus the Sage: Matthew 6:9-15 – Gary McDowell
SNL: James the Sage: James 3:1-12 – Barry McCroskery

Sunday 2 March
‘Jesus the Sage’: Matthew 6:1-8 – Gordon Campbell
SNL: ‘James the Sage’: James 2:14-26 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 23 February
‘Jesus the Sage’: Matthew 5:33-37 – Barry McCroskery
SNL: ‘James the Sage: James 2:1-13 – Gordon Campbell

Sunday 16 February
‘Jesus the Sage’: Matthew 5:21-32 – Gary McDowell
SNL: ‘James the Sage’: James 1:19-27 – Barry McCroskery

Sunday 2 February
‘Coping with the unexpected’: Luke 24:15-32 – Dr Marion Gibson
SNL: (including Holy Communion):  James 1:9-12 – Rev Drew Gibson

Sunday 26th January
The Sermon on the Mount: Matthew 5.1-12 –  Kathryn Viner
SNL:  James 1.1;5.19-20 – Gordon Campbell

Sunday 19 January
‘Turn your eyes upon Jesus’ – Philipians 2.5-11 – Rev Dr David Lapsley
SNL: Proverbs 3 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 12 January
Praise for a New Year:  Psalm 48 – Gary McDowell
SNL: Proverbs 2 –  Kathryn Viner

Sunday 5 January 2014
First Holy Communion of the year: Psalm 47 – Dr Paul Bailie
SNL: Proverbs 1 – Dr Paul Bailie

Sunday 29 December
‘Praise for a New Year’: Psalm 46 – Kathryn Viner

Wednesday 25 December
Christmas Morning Family Service – Gary McDowell

 Sunday 22 December 
‘Glimpsing Glory’ – Nunc Dimittis: Luke 2:25-35 – Kathryn Viner
Readings and Carols for Christmastide – 7pm 

Sunday 15 December
Young people’s carol service – ‘The Gloria’Luke 2:8-20 – Gary McDowell
SNL: Philippians 4:10-20 – Gordon Campbell

Sunday 8 December
‘The Benedictus’: Luke 1: 57-80 – Kathryn Viner
SNL: Philippians 4:2-9 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 1 December – Advent Sunday
‘The Magnificat’, with Holy Communion: Luke 1:39-56 – Gordon Campbell
SNL: Philippians 3:12-4:1 – Kathryn Viner

Sunday 24 November
‘Responding to God’: Psalm 40 – Rev Tom Wilson
SNL: Philippians 3.1-11 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 17 November
‘Responding to God’:   Psalm 342 Corinthians 4: 5-12,16-18 – Gary McDowell
SNL: Philippians 2:19-30 – Gordon Campbell

Sunday 10 November
Remembrance Sunday: Psalm 25 – Gordon Campbell
SNL: Philippians 2.12-1 – Gary McDowell

Sunday 3 November
‘Responding to God’ – Psalm 24 – Gary McDowell
SNL:  Holy Communion: Philippians 2.5-11 – Gordon Campbell

Sunday 27 October
Pledge Sunday: Psalm 23 – Kathryn Viner
SNL: Philippians 1.27-2.4 – Kathryn Viner

Sunday 20 October
GB and BB Enrolment Family Morning Service
Psalm 19Romans 12:1-2 – Colin McClure
SNL: Philippians 1:18b-26 – Ivan Steen

Sunday 13 October – HARVEST
‘How Majestic is Your Name’ – Psalm 8 – Gary McDowell
SNL:  Philippians 1:12-18a – Gary McDowell

Sunday 6 October
Holy Communion with Ronnie Hetherington
‘Responding to God’ – Psalm 2
SNL: Philippians 1:3-11 – Kathryn Viner

Sunday 29 September
Gordon Campbell introduces the new Sunday morning and evening series for 2013/14
‘Responding to God’ – Psalm 1, Mark 11: 12-14;20-22
SNL: 7pm

Sunday 22 September
‘Fisherwick on a Mission’ – John 15:1-8, Kathryn Viner
SNL: Kathryn Viner, Seth Wright

Sunday 15 September
‘So, Who is my Neighbour?’ – Luke 10:25-37
Led by Kathryn Viner, Peter Scullion speaking
SNL: Gary McDowell

Sunday 8 September
‘The Heart of the Matter’ – Matthew 18:21-35 – Holy Communion with Professor Gordon Campbell
SNL: Kathryn Viner, Professor Gordon Campbell

Sunday 1 September
‘Counting the Cost’ – Luke 14:25-35, Alan Hewitt
SNL: Kathryn Viner, Gareth Clegg

Sunday 25 August
‘Labourers in the Vineyard – The Generous Employer’ – Matthew 20:1-16, Kathryn Viner
SNL: Gary McDowell, Jordan McGrath

Sunday 18 August
Gary McDowell & Summer Club
SNL:  Kathryn Viner, Peter Scullion

Sunday 11 August
‘Friend at Midnight – You gotta friend in me’ – Luke 11:5-13 – Mervyn McCullagh
SNL: Kathryn Viner, Dawn McDowell

Sunday 4 August
Deuteronomy 10:12-27Matthew 13:44-46 – Rev Brian Hughes
SNL:  Rev Brian Hughes, Ashleigh Cairns

Sunday 28 July
‘Weeds – a perennial problem’ – Matt 13:24-30, 36-43 – Gary McDowell
SNL: Gary McDowell, Conor Martin

Sunday 21 July
‘The rich man and Lazarus – when two worlds collide’ – Luke 16:19-31 – Seth Wright
SNL:  Gary McDowell, Bethany McDowell

Sunday 14 July
‘Wedding Banquet – The Chosen Few’ – Matthew 22:1-14 – Gary McDowell
THERE IS NO Sunday Night Live tonight.

Sunday 7 July
‘The rich fool’ – Luke 12:13-21, 27-31 – Kathryn Viner
SNL: Kathryn Viner, Kim Becker

Sunday 30 June
Holy Communion with Dr David Lapsley
‘One’s as bad as the other’ – Luke 15:11-32
SNL: Kathryn Viner

Sunday 23 June
‘Wise and foolish builders’ – Matthew 7:24-29, Kathryn Viner
SNL: Gary McDowell.

Sunday 16 June
‘The Parable of the Talents – Investing Wisely’ – Matthew 25:14-30
– led by Kathryn Viner involving the Interns and the young people on our Summer Teams.
Service of Licensing – at 7.00pm, Chris Barron and David Cromie will be licensed in Fisherwick. Please plan to attend this great evening for Chris, David and their families.

Sunday 9 June
Children’s Service  led by Gary McDowell with Lisa Gault and Kingfishers.

Sunday 2 June – Derek McKelvey’s last services as minister of Fisherwick
Morning Service: ‘It’s all about Jesus and food!’ John 12:20-32
Sunday Night Live: ‘The main event – Death and Resurrection’ 1 Peter 1:3-16, 1:22-2:5

Sunday 26 May
Today’s services conclude the series on Isaiah and John.
‘A prophetic voice – Isaiah for today’ – Isaiah 6:1-8, 1 Corinthians 14:1-5
‘The purpose of telling the story’ – John 20:30-31Revelation 12

Sunday 19 May
‘A new Jerusalem’ – Isaiah 66:6-24
SNL: ‘Epilogue – hanging out with God for as long as he decides’ – John 21

Sunday 12 May
‘God finishes what he starts’ – Isaiah 65:17-66:5
SNL: ‘They have taken my Lord away’ – John 20:11-29

Sunday 5 May – Morning communion service
‘I was there all the time. Where were you?’ – Isaiah 65:1-16 (Study notes)
SNL: ‘For whom are you looking?’ – John 18:1-14

Sunday 28 April
‘God – where are you?’ – Isaiah 64 (Study notes)
SNL: ‘Stay close to each other – please!’ – John 17 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 21 April
‘God as our enemy’ – Isaiah 63 (Study Notes)
SNL: ‘The work of the Spirit in a troubling world’ – John 16 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 14 April
‘The  place of prayer and its results’ – Isaiah 62 (Study Notes)
SNL: ‘Stay close to me’ – John 15 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 7 April
‘God’s Commission’ – Isaiah 61
SNL: ‘I come and he goes’ – John 14 (John’s Blog)

Easter Sunday 31 March
Festival morning worship and communion.
‘He is Risen!’ – Isaiah 60

Sunday 24 March – Palm Sunday
Morning Service, ‘Dealing with sin’ – Isaiah 59
Sunday Night Live, ‘Hosanna’ – John 12:12-19

Sunday 17 March
‘True prayer and fasting – God’s justice’ – Isaiah 58, (Study notes)
SNL: ‘The new commandment’ – John 13:31-38, (John’s Blog)

Sunday 10 March – Mothering Sunday
‘Where the Lord dwells’, Isaiah 56-57 (Study notes)
SNL: ‘The betrayal – those closest hurt most’, John 13:18-30, (John’s Blog)

Sunday 3 March
‘Let him who is thirsty come – the Lord is near’, Isaiah 55  (Study notes)
SNL: ‘The example – secure in God, take the servant role’, John 13:1-17 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 24 February
‘A House of Prayer’, Isaiah 54 (Study notes)
SNL: ‘The hour has come – knowing God’s timing’, John 12:20-50 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 17 February
‘The suffering servant’, Isaiah 52:13-53:12, (Study notes)
SNL: ‘True worship – do not give to the Lord what costs you nothing’, John 11:55-12:11, (John’s Blog)

Sunday 10 February 2013
‘Awake – await the messenger’, Isaiah  52:1-12 , (Study notes)
SNL: ‘If you had been there’, John 11: 1-53, (John’s Blog)

Sunday 3 February 2013
Presbyterian Women Morning Service.
‘They shall come from afar’, Isaiah 49:1-4, 8-18, (Study notes)
SNL: ‘Everything He said was true’,  John 10:22-41, (John’s Blog)

Sunday 27 January 2013
‘Cyrus – the (unlikely) anointed of the Lord’ – Isaiah 48:12-20 (Study notes)
SNL: ‘My sheep know my voice’ – John 10:1-21 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 20 January 2013
‘Recycle your idol’ – Isaiah 43:14-44:23 (Study notes)
SNL: ‘Now do you see?’ – John 9:1-41 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 13 January 2013 – Strategic Plan 2013-2018
‘His Servant’ – Isaiah 41:21-43:13 (Study notes)
SNL: ‘The authority of Jesus’ – John 8:12-59 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 6 January 2013 – Holy communion
Comfort for His people – Isaiah 40:1-41:20 (Study notes)
SNL: ‘The story too hot to handle – why the church has always got hot and bothered about sex’ John 7:53- 8:11 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 30 December 2012
Lessons from Hezekiah

Christmas Day 10am

Monday 24 December 2012, 11.30pm – Christmas Eve Communion.

Sunday 23 December 2012, 7pm – Festival of Lessons and Carols

Sunday 23 December 2012, 11am – Young People’s Carol Service

Sunday 16 December 2012 – A Celebration of Baptism and Confirmation
‘A Highway of Hope – God’s vision for his people’ Isaiah 35 (Study notes)

Sunday 9 December 2012
‘Self help is no help at all’ Isaiah 30-33 (Study notes)
SNL – ‘Chew on Him’ John 6:35-71 – 7:1-52 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 2 December 2012 – Advent Sunday
‘God’s Strategy’ – Isaiah 28-29 (Study notes)
SNL – ‘Get out of the boat’ John 6:16-58 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 25 November 2012
‘The Lord is King’ Isaiah 23-27 (Study notes)
SNL – ‘Food for all’ John 6:1-15 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 18 November 2012
‘Politics and War solve nothing’ – Mervyn McCullagh – Isaiah 20-22 (Study notes)
SNL – ‘Healing and Kickbacks’ John 4:43-5:47 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 11 November 2012 – Remembrance Sunday
‘The world around us’ Isaiah 15:1-20:6 (Study notes)
SNL – ‘An encounter at the well – natural evangelism’ John 4:1-42 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 4 November 2012
Morning – ‘Do not fear – God has a plan’ Isaiah 10:24 – 14:32 (Study notes)
SNL – ‘The heart of the Gospel’ – Communion service John 2:23 – 3:36 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 28 October 2012 – Pledge Sunday
‘Calm and steady in critical times’ Isaiah 7:1 to 10:23 (Study notes)
SNL – ‘Making room for God’  John 2:12-22 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 21 October 2012
Uniformed organisations service – ‘Doing what God wants’ 1 Corinthians 12:14-27
SNL – ‘Overflowing Grace’  John 2:1-11 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 14 October 2012  – Harvest Sunday
‘Pride comes before a call’ – Isaiah 6 (Study notes)
SNL – John 1:19-36 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 7 October 2012
‘God’s Agenda – Our Vision’ – Isaiah 1:1-3,12-20 (Study notes)
SNL – John 1:35-51 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 30 September 2012
‘Meet Isaiah’ – Isaiah 38:1-39:8 (Study notes)
SNL – John 1:1-18 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 23 September 2012
‘We want to see Jesus’
SNL – John 12:20-26 (John’s Blog)

Sunday 16 September 2012
‘I will call upon the Lord:’ – 2 Samuel 22, Psalm 18
SNL – ‘My vision of church’ – David Cromie

Sunday 9 September 2012
‘Out of Africa Missions Report’ – Exodus 1:8-22
SNL – ‘My vision of church’ – Derek McKelvey

Sunday 2 September 2012
‘When We Sin’ – 2 Samuel 11,12, Romans 5:6-11
SNL – ‘My vision of church’ – Seth Wright.