Monday, 28 December 2015

Church Services on Sunday, Jan. 3rd

Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ.


We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.  Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.



"The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world.  He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him.  He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him.  Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God"  John 1:10-12




The lectionary readings for this second Sunday after Christmas:                                  

Psalm - Psalm 147:12-20  

Old Testament -  Jeremiah 31:7-14 

New Testament - Ephesians 1:3-14 

Gospel- John 1:1-18

Sunday, 20 December 2015

Church Services on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Sunday, Dec. 27th

Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ.




This week there will be a Christmas Eve Service on Thursday, Dec. 24th at 6:30pm and a Christmas Day service on Service on Friday, Dec. 25th at 10:00am.  





We look forward to seeing you at our services.  Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.





The lectionary readings for this first Sunday after Christmas:                                  

Psalm -  Psalm 148

Old Testament - 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26

New Testament -  Colossians 3:12-17

Gospel- Luke 2:41-52

Monday, 14 December 2015

Church Services on Sunday, Dec. 20th

Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ.


We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.  Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.



"Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!” Luke 1:45


The lectionary readings for this fourth Sunday of Advent:                                  

Psalm - Psalm 80:1-7

Old Testament - Micah 5:2-5a

New Testament - Hebrews 10:5-10

Gospel- Luke 1:39-45

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Church Services on Sunday, Dec. 13th

Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ.


This Sunday there is a special joint SEF and CHS Christmas Service at 4pm at Vientiane International School. Please join us there.  There will be no 10am service at CHS this week. 




The lectionary readings for this third Sunday of Advent:                                  
Old Testament - Isaiah 12:2-6

New Testament - Philippians 4:4-7 

Gospel- Luke 3:7-18 

Sunday, 29 November 2015

Church Services on Sunday, Dec. 6th

Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ.


We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.  Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.
“A voice of one calling in the wilderness,
‘Prepare the way for the Lord,
    make straight paths for him.
Every valley shall be filled in,
    every mountain and hill made low.
The crooked roads shall become straight,
    the rough ways smooth.
And all people will see God’s salvation.'"


The lectionary readings for this second Sunday of Advent:                                  

Old Testament - Malachi 3:1-4

New Testament - Philippians 1:3-11

Gospel- Luke 3:1-6

Monday, 23 November 2015

Church Services on Sunday, Nov. 29th

Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ.


We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.  Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.

‘The days are coming,’ declares the Lord, ‘when I will fulfill the good promise I made to the people of Israel and Judah.  In those days and at that time I will make a righteous Branch sprout from David's line; he will do what is just and right in the land.  In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety.  This is the name which it will be called:  'The Lord Our Righteous Savior'.   Jeremiah 33:14-16





The lectionary readings for this first Sunday of Advent:

Psalm -  Psalm 25:1-10 

Old Testament - Jeremiah 33:14-16   


Gospel- Luke 21:25-36

Sunday, 15 November 2015

Church Services on Sunday, Nov. 22nd

Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ.


We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.  Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.
The scriptures for the sermon this week are Jeremiah 31:31-34 and Luke 15:11-32.




“The son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’  “But the father said to his servants, ‘Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. Bring the fattened calf and kill it. Let’s have a feast and celebrate. For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’ So they began to celebrate".  
Luke 15:21-24






The lectionary readings for this twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost are:

Psalm - Psalm 93

Old Testament - Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14

New Testament - Revelation 1:4-8

Gospel- John 18:33-37

Saturday, 7 November 2015

Church Services on Sunday, Nov. 15th


Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ.


We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.  Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.




The lectionary readings for this twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost are:

Psalm- Psalm 16

Old Testament -  Daniel 12:1-3


Gospel -  Mark 13:1-8

Sunday, 1 November 2015

Church Services on Sunday, Nov. 8th

Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ.


We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.  Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.
The scripture for the sermon this week is Philippians 2:1-11 

"...make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind. Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.  In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus" Philippians 2:2-5 

The lectionary readings for this twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost are:

Psalm - Psalm 146

Old Testament - 1 Kings 17:8-16

New Testament -  Hebrews 9:24-28

Gospel - Mark 12:38-44
 

Sunday, 25 October 2015

Church Services on Sunday, Nov. 1st

Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ.

                                                      

The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it,  

the world, and all who live in it;
for he founded it on the seas
and established it on the waters.

Who may ascend the mountain of the Lord?
Who may stand in his holy place?
The one who has clean hands and a pure heart
who does not trust in an idol
or swear by a false god.  Psalm 24: 1-4



We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.  Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.

The Bible readings for this twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost, All Saints Day, are:

Psalm - Psalm 24

Old Testament -  Isaiah 25:6-9

New Testament - Revelation 21:1-6a

Gospel - John 11:32-44

Sunday, 18 October 2015

Church Services on Sunday, Oct. 25th

Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ.



“What do you want me to do for you?” Jesus asked him.The blind man said, “Rabbi, I want to see.”“Go,” said Jesus, “your faith has healed you.”
Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road.
Mark 10:51-52

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.  Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.

The Bible readings for this twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost are:

Psalm - Psalm 126

Old Testament -  Jeremiah 31:7-9

New Testament - Hebrews 7:23-28

Gospel -  Mark 10:46-52