Teaching themes

 Our themes for our Readings and Teaching Sunday by Sunday:

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Theme

During Advent our Themes look towards our need to prepare:  For Christ’s coming as a Babe in a Manger, His coming in Glory to claim His Kingdom, and for our work of witness, mission and outreach as we begin a new chapter in our Church’s life unde the leadership of our new Ministers.
Sunday 2nd December Advent Sunday. Theme:  Advent: Be Prepared.
Old Testament Reading:   Isaiah, Ch. 11, vs. 1 – 10;
Gospel:  Matthew, Ch. 1, vs. 1 – 16.
 
Sunday 9th December Second Sunday of Advent. Theme:  Advent: Looking forward to the Kingdom.
Old Testament Reading:   Malachai, Ch. 3, vs. 1 – 4;
Gospel:  Luke, Ch. 3, vs. 1 – 6.
 
Sunday 16th December Third Sunday of Advent. Theme:  Advent: The Kingdom is Near
Epistle:  Acts of the Apostles, Ch. 4, vs. 29 – 35;
Gospel:  Luke, Ch. 4, vs. 14 – 21.
 
Sunday 23rd December Fourth Sunday of Advent. Theme:  Advent:
Epistle:  ;
Gospel:  .
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