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Message of Hope

Opportunity to rediscover ourselves - The Revd Will Newman - 15th October 2020
'In the middle of nowhere, they found themselves... We’re in a similar position to the ancient Israelites in the desert.'

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The moon and the Love of God - The Revd Amos Poon - 1st October 2020
'Like the moon is there, God is always there by our side, no matter we feel it or not.'

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Care for the least among us - The Very Revd Matthias Der, Dean - 24th September 2020
"While we are very much frustrated by the threat and impact of COVID-19, there are still much that we can do for one another."

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Forgiveness heals - The Revd Canon Dwight dela Torre - 17th September 2020
"We can either be prisoners of our past or we can be active participants in the shaping of our future."

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Friendship – a light that shines in the darkness - The Revd Will Newman - 10th September 2020
"Whatever the troubles of the world around us, friendship is an expression of the human spirit at its best, giving out and receiving in love."

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We are in the boat together - The Revd Mark Rogers - 3rd September 2020
"Compassion and wisdom are divine qualities that equip us to coexist in this beautiful and fragile boat."

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The world as a sacrament - The Revd Canon Dwight dela Torre - 27th August 2020
"May we be attuned to the stirrings of God in nature and in our fellow human beings, and meet Jesus in them, and by them and through them."

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Life is changed, not taken away! - The Revd Robert Martin CMP - 20th August 2020
"When we are faced with tragedy and that ultimate challenge of death, may our eyes always look beyond the horizon and may our hearts always be full of hope."

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The cross of our Lord Jesus Christ - The Revd Amos Poon - 13th August 2020
"Jesus is always by our side, willingly to help us and listen to our prayers."

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Our belief in resurrection - The Revd Will Newman - 6th August 2020
"If Christians in Germany, China and Japan could keep their faith and hope alive through terrible times, we too should not give in to doubt or despair."

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Stay close to God for comfort and strength - The Very Revd Matthias Der, Dean - 30th July 2020
"... they wouldn’t allow their situation to weaken their relationship with God. Instead, they devoted more time to be with God and allowed his peace and power to calm their fears."

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'Walk the talk' - The Revd Sharon Langbis - 24th July 2020
"This belief should not just stay in the head, we need to do a lot of work to put this hope in action."

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Living with uncertainty - The Revd Will Newman - 9th July 2020
"In uncertain times the natural human instinct is to seek certainty, to look for a rock to cling to, a refuge that will provide safety. For Christians, the rock is Jesus Christ..."

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Do not be afraid - The Revd Robert Martin CMP - 25th June 2020
"We are instructed to be courageous in living out our faith, even in difficult times."

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Life is a Gift - The Very Revd Matthias Der, Dean - 11th June 2020
"Life can be so unpredictable and fragile, therefore, we should never take it for granted. Indeed, every day is a gift from God."

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Moving forward in faith - The Revd Dr Philip Wickeri - 27th May 2020
"We cannot depend on ourselves – we are too weak and changeable – and so we turn to God, seeking God’s wisdom, God’s way for us, and God’s love and embrace."

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Understanding and practising love - The Revd Franklin Lee - 25th May 2020
"The peace of our world and the very hope of our lives... come when we put our faith in the Lord and make the conscious and honest decision to love."

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Ubi Caritas et amor, Deus ibi est. - The Revd Canon Dwight dela Torre - 20th May 2020
"God is there, in everyone trying one’s very best to alleviate the sufferings of others."

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The Lord's promise to be in us - The Revd Amos Poon - 18th May 2020
"May we hold onto the promise of God to live with hope and joy every day." (translation from Chinese)

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Be Thankful! - The Very Revd Matthias Der, Dean - 13th May 2020
"This act of gratitude will give us strength and grace to persevere. Counting blessing is actually a life habit that we need to cultivate."

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What have we gained from this time apart? - The Revd Will Newman - 11th May 2020
"...in communion, in relationship with others; joy is to be shared, not kept to oneself."

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Jesus the Good Shepherd - The Revd Mark Rogers - 6th May 2020
"In these challenging times, it's good to remember our need for God and our need to trust in God. We can trust in Jesus the Good Shepherd who is constant in His love and protection for us."

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Time to us to rebuild and renew our relationships - The Very Revd Matthias Der, Dean - 4th May 2020
"This is the time that we need our family. This is also the time that our family needs us."

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Discovering hope in desperate times - The Revd Will Newman - 29th April 2020
"In the midst of all the disruption and suffering caused by the coronavirus, new signs of hope are visible around the world..."

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Put "Hope" into action - The Revd Franklin Lee - 27th April 2020
"As we face the challenges ahead in our city and our world, we need to learn to move forward in hope... serving the well-being of all people."

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We are living between the times - The Revd Dr Philip Wickeri - 22nd April 2020
"... but we need not let our fears overcome us, for we are part of a people, the Church, who believes that God is with us."

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The Risen Lord is with us! - The Revd Amos Poon - 20th April 2020
"Jesus’ resurrection not only brings comfort to the disciples but also brings comfort to all of us."

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Hold onto our faith in the Risen Lord - The Revd Canon Peter Koon - 15th April 2020
"I am sure that we are guaranteed our resurrection from the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic to a new life."

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What does Easter mean to you? - The Very Revd Matthias Der - 13th April 2020
"Sufferings do happen. Our fear and anxiety are real, and they can be overwhelming. Yet, his presence and love will carry us through."

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The Cross and the Coronavirus - The Revd Mark Rogers - 8th April 2020
"Both the cross & the crisis invite us to make a decision: to continue our destructive ways, or to build up what is good."

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Palm Sunday message - The Revd Robert Martin CMP - 5th April 2020
"... as we walk the path of this pandemic, we too can notice around us evidence, not just of selfishness, but of compassion and self sacrifice."

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