Teaching themes

 Our themes for our Readings and Teaching Sunday by Sunday:

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Theme

During the seasons of Shrove-tide and Lent we are following a study of Prayer, based around the Lords Prayer.
Sunday 17th February Third Sunday before Lent Theme:  Prayer:  Adoration – Our Father in Heaven
Septuagesima Old Testament Reading: 2 Samuel, Ch. 6, vs. 14 – 22;
Gospel:  Luke, Ch. 10, vs. 38 – 42.
Sunday 24th February Second Sunday before Lent Theme:  Prayer:  Petition – Give us this day … 
Sexagesima Old Testament Reading:  Exodus, Ch. 2, vs. 23 – Ch. 3, vs. 10;
Gospel: Luke, Ch. 4, vs. 1. & 5 – 13.
Sunday 3rd March Sunday next before Lent Theme:  Prayer:  The Lord’s Prayer – An All Age View
Quinquagesima Old Testament Reading: Psalm 31, vs. 1 – 5;
Gospel:  John, Ch. 14, vs. 8 – 17.
Sunday 10th March First Sunday of Lent Theme:  Prayer:  Intercession …
Quadragesima Epistle: Romans, Ch. 8, vs. 26 – 28;
Gospel:  Matthew, Ch. 6, vs. 5 – 13.
Sunday 17th March Second Sunday of Lent Theme:  Prayer:  Perseverance …
Old Testament Reading: Genesis, Ch. 18, vs. 23 – 33;
Gospel:  Luke, Ch. 18, vs. 1 – 8.
Sunday 24th March Third Sunday of Lent Theme:  Prayer:  Listening – Hearing the voice of God.
Old Testament Reading: 1 Samuel, Ch. 3. vs. 1 – 10;
Gospel:  John, Ch. 10, vs. 1 – 10.
Sunday 31st March Fourth Sunday of Lent Theme:  Mothering Sunday:  Praying to God as our Mother too.
MOTHERING SUNDAY Epistle: 2 Corinthians, Ch. 5. vs. 16 – end;
Gospel:  Luke, Ch. 15, vs. 11 – end.
         
Sunday 7th April Fifth Sunday of Lent Theme:  Prayer: Spiritual Warfare:   Deliver us from Evil
PASSION SUNDAY Epistle:  Ephesians, Ch. 6, vs. 10 – 18;
Gospel:  Matthew, Ch. 4, vs. 1 – 11.
 
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.
 
Friday 14th April GOOD FRIDAY Theme:  The Crucifixion.
Epistle: 
Gospel:  
 
Sunday 21st April EASTER DAY Theme:  He is RISEN.
Epistle: ;
Gospel:  
 
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