Full service with sermon – Hold on to what you have January 17, 2021

Rev Mark Macaulay                   17th January 2021                         Rejoice in glorious hope! Jesus the Judge shall come, and take his servants up to their eternal home. We soon shall hear the archangel’s voice; the trump of God shall sound, rejoice!Good morning and welcome to our service of worship and communion. Our opening song looks forward to Christ’s glorious appearing when all who follow, or have followed, Christ will be gathered up with him coming on

Full Service and sermon – A reputation of being alive January 10, 2021

Rev. Mark Macaulay                                   10th January 2021                            Good morning and welcome to our service of worship this morning. Our opening song, made famous by Cliff Richard, who is now old enough to be in the earliest vaccination group, reminds us that nothing in this world is forever, not even Covid-19. It is also a reminder that as followers of Jesus, we need to maintain a state of readiness to receive him whenever he may ret

He will be called a Nazorean + full service January 4, 2021

Rev. Mark Macaulay                              3rd January 2021                     In the week before Christmas, we were told of the impending conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, an event that was first recognised in 7 BCE and has been conjectured as the Star of Bethlehem. That inkling of light in the heavens led the Magi on their quest to find the miracle of hope for humankind – the Light of the World.As we reflect on their journey towards the hope of heaven, we lig

Complete service – He was frightened, and all Jerusalem with him December 25, 2020

Rev. Mark Macaulay           Christmas Day               25th December 2020                A very warm welcome to all of you and especially our visitors on this bright and frosty Christmas Day which comes towards the end of one of the warmest and wettest Decembers on record – we’ll have to wait until New Year to find out if it can claim the top spot.We begin with that Carol which is a must at Christmas and it is sung for us by the Love Wycombe Virtual Choir. You may re

Christmas Carol service – Light of the world December 22, 2020

Rev.d Mark Macaulay            Carol service              20th December 2020                             A very warm welcome to our Covid-secure carol service in the season of Advent or expectation and a special welcome to visitors. Did anyone notice that we happened to pass through Tier 3 on Saturday before we entered a new lockdown today called Tier 4? So far, only places of worship have been spared lockdown and we have a higher priority than Christmas shopping. Chr

Your words became a joy – Complete morning service December 15, 2020

Rev.d Mark Macaulay                     13th December 2020            Today we look to God as the source of genuine joy, not the wild emotion expressed by children as they thrill to a new discovery or adventure, but in the times of unmitigated suffering or disaster, that blessed assurance, that confidence that God is in control of all outcomes and with him, there need be no despair, even when that can seem to be the only emotion available to humankind to express what is happenin

I have given heed and listened – Full service December 7, 2020

Mark Macaulay                   6th December 2020                 It is the season of Advent, the church New Year, when we look forward to the return of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ while reflecting on the events surrounding his first coming at “just the right time” (Romans 5:6) when humankind was utterly powerless to save itself from eternal disaster.So in this season of expectation, we prepare to welcome Jesus Christ, Messiah, into the bustle of our lives and the ha

I will turn the darkness into light November 28, 2020

Elizabeth Macaulay                                 29th November 2020I will enter His gates with thanksgiving in my heart, I will enter His courts with praise; I will say this is the day that the Lord has made, I will rejoice for He has made me glad.     So, on this first Sunday in Advent, we look forward to celebrating the birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, and the message of hope and deliverance that his coming brings. I want to focus this morning on the theme of H

The goodness of God – complete service November 21, 2020

Allison Smale                                          22nd November 2020              Good morning, afternoon, evening; whatever time of day it is when you are looking at this. Welcome to our service today at Oakridge Road Baptist Church; it’s so great that you’ve been able to join us. My name’s Allison and I’ll be sharing a few thoughts with you today in this video. But first of all, let’s just take some time out just to pause in the midst of our difficult

Our past. Present and Future – Complete service November 16, 2020

Pam & John Hollman                   1st November 2020