Teaching themes

 Our themes for our Readings and Teaching Sunday by Sunday:

Week commencing

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Theme

During Passiontide and Easter we follow the Lectionary Themes for Holy Week & Easter Day
 
Sunday 14th April PALM SUNDAY Theme:  Entry into Jerusalem.
Epistle: Philippians, Ch. 2, vs. 5 – 11;
Gospel:  Luke, Ch. 19, vs. 28 – 40.
 
Thursday 18th April MAUNDY THURSDAY Theme:  The Last Supper.
Epistle:  1 Corinthians, Ch. 11, vs. 23 – 26;
Gospel:  John, Ch. 13, vs. 1-17 and 31b – 35.
 
Sunday 21st April EASTER DAY Theme:  Easter Day: Fact or Fiction
Epistle: 1 Corinthians, Ch. 15, vs. 12 – 22;
Gospel: John, Ch. 20, vs. 1 – 18.
 
Sunday 28th April EASTER 2 Theme:  He is Risen Indeed.
Epistle: Acts of the Apostles, Ch. 5, v s, 27 – 32;
Gospel:  John, Ch. 20, vs. 19 – End.
 
Sunday 5th May EASTER 3 Theme:  He is Risen Indeed – Jesus meets His disciples in Galilee.
Old Testament Reading:  Zephaniah, Ch. 3. vs. 14 – end.
Gospel:  John, Ch. 21, vs. 1 – 19.
 
(Evening) Theme: Church on Fire 1:
The Acts of the Apostles.
Reading: Acts of the Apostles, Ch. 1, vs. 1 – 5.
During the second half of the Easter Season we are considering what it means to be a Resurrection people as a Family of the Church.
Our informal Eveing Worship is following a study of the Acts of the Apostles:
“The Church on Fire”
     
Sunday 12th May EASTER 4 Theme:  Being a Church Family.
Old Testament Reading:  Genesis, Ch. 12, vs. 1 – 9;
Gospel:  Matthew, Ch. 3, vs. 13 – 17.
Sunday 19th May EASTER 5 Theme:  Being a Church Family.
Epistle:  1 Corinthians, Ch. 1, vs, 10 – 17;
Gospel:  John, Ch. 17, vs. 20 – 16.
 
(Evening) Theme:  Church on Fire 2:
The Acts of the Apostles.
Reading: Acts of the Apostles, Ch. 2, vs. 1 – 21.
Sunday 26th May EASTER 6 Theme:  Being a Church Family.
ROGATION SUNDAY Epistle: Ephesians, Ch. 5, vs.: 1 – 2, & 15 – 20;
Gospel:  John, Ch. 8, vs.: 31 – 47.
Sunday 2nd June EASTER 7 Theme:  A Risen and Ascended Saviour.
SUNDAY AFTER Epistle: Ephesians 1: 15 – end;
ASCENSION Gospel: Luke 24: 44 – end .
 
(Evening) Theme:  Church on Fire 3:
The Acts of the Apostles.
Reading: Acts of the Apostles, Ch. 2, vs.: 37-47.
Sunday 9th June PENTECOST Theme:  Pentecost
Epistle: Acts of the Apostles, Ch. 2, vs.: 1 – 21;
Gospel: John, Ch. 14, vs: 15 – 27.
Sunday 16th June TRINITY SUNDAY Theme: Our world-wide Church family.
Old Testament Reading: Genesis, Ch. 1, vs.: 36 – 31, and Ch. 2, vs: 15;
Gospel: Mark, Ch. 4, vs: 26 – 29.
Sunday 23rd June First Sunday after Trinity Theme:  Being a Church Family: Loving one another
Epistle: Romans, Ch. 12, vs.: 9 – 21;
Gospel: John, Ch. 13, vs: 13 – 35.
Sunday 30th June Second Sunday after Trinity Theme:  Being a Church Family: Sharing what we have.
Epistle:
Gospel:
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