Talks on Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving 2022 || Tim Johnson || Philippians 4:4-9
It’s been 155 years since our foundation stone was laid, and St John’s continues to proclaim Christ crucified for the forgiveness of sins. What good news that is!
Overflowing with Thanksgiving || Thank FULL || Colossians 2:6-7
On our 154th Anniversary, we give thanks to God for the life and ministry of St John’s. But what would have happened if 154 years ago, the founders of St John’s said “Lock it in!” and kept everything exactly the same? Or if, when laying the foundation …
Thankful for Everything || Thank FULL || Colossians 3:15-17
Give thanks in all you do: Wake up in the morning – give thanks to God for your comfy bed. Eat your breakfast – give thanks to God for yummy food. Go to work or school – give thanks to God for work and education. Being grateful is good for us; …
Thankful for Each Other || Thank FULL || Colossians 1:3-14
Even through some of the longest times in lockdown in the world, we’ve got a lot to be thankful for – and psychologists have found those who count their blessings are more likely to have a generally positive attitude in life. Paul, writing the letter…
Gratitude to God || Thanksgiving || Psalm 100
For our thanksgiving service, Julie talks about how we can and should be grateful to god, and be thankful for all the good things that he has done. We should focus on the Lord, and by doing that we can improve our lives.
Thanksgiving 2019 || Luke 17:11-19
This week, St John’s celebrates its 152nd birthday and as is tradition, we spend the time giving thanks to God for all he has done in the past year. Also, Tim brings us a story from Luke that highlights the importance of thanksgiving.