Teaching themes

 Our themes for our Readings and Teaching Sunday by Sunday:

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Theme

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 Evening 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: 2 Corinthians, Ch. 8, vs.: 1 – 9;
Gospel:  John, Ch. 3, vs.: 16 – 17.
Sunday 7th July Third Sunday after Trinity Theme:  Being a Church Family: Being on a journey with God.
Epistle:   2 Kings, Ch. 5, vs.: 1 – 14;
Gospel:   Luke, Ch. 19, vs.: 1 – 11 & 16 – 20.
 
Sunday 14th July Fourth Sunday after Trinity Theme:  Being a Church Family: What happens when we fall out?
Epistle:   Colossians, Ch. 3, vs.: 1 – 17;
Gospel:   Matthew, Ch. 18, vs.: 15 – 20.
 
Sunday 21st July Fifth Sunday after Trinity Theme:  Being a Church Family: Sharing the Good News with others.
Epistle:  Zechariah, Ch. 8;
Gospel:  Matthew, Ch. 28, vs.: 16 – 20.
 
Sunday 28th July Sixth Sunday after Trinity Theme:  Being a Church Family: Sabbath Rest (rest and re-creation)
Epistle:  Genesis, Ch. 1, vs.: 26 – Ch. 2, vs.: 3;
Gospel:  Mark, Ch. 6, vs.: 6b – 13 and 30 – 32.
 
Sunday 4th August Seventh Sunday after Trinity Theme:  Being a Church Family: Putting God at the centre.
Epistle:  Psalm 107, vs.:1 – 9 and 43;
Gospel:  Luke, Ch. 12, vs.: 13 – 21.
 
Sunday 11th August Eighth Sunday after Trinity Theme: Faith in Action: In Prison
Epistle:  Psalm 43;
Gospel:  Matthew, Ch. 25, vs.: 35 – 40.
 
Sunday 18th August Ninth Sunday after Trinity Theme:  Faith in Action: In Education.
Epistle:  Romans, Ch. 12, vs.: 1 – 8;
Gospel:  Matthew, Ch 18, vs.: 10 – 14.
 
Sunday 25th August Tenth Sunday after Trinity Theme:  Faith in Action: Faith in Medicine and Healing
Epistle:  Psalm 71, vs.: 1 – 6;
Gospel:  Luke, Ch. 13, vs.: 10 – 17.
 
Sunday 1st September Eleventh Sunday after Trinity Theme: New Beginnings: Starting the Journey: 
Old Testament Reading:  Isaiah, Ch. 43, vs.: 1 – 7;
Gospel:  .
 
Sunday 8th September Twelfth Sunday after Trinity Theme: New Beginnings: Back to School (Education Sunday) 
Epistle:  Psalm 139, vs.: 1 – 6 and 13 – 18; 
Gospel:  Jeremiah, Ch. 18, vs.: 1 – 11.
 
Sunday 15th September Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity Theme:   New Beginnings: God seeks us out
Old Testament Reading:  Psalm 14;
Gospel:   Luke, Ch, 15, vs.: 1 – 10.
 
Sunday 22nd September Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity Theme:   Lectionary Theme.
Epistle:   1 Timothy, Ch. 2, vs.: 1 – 7;
Gospel:   Luke, Ch. 16, vs.: 1 – 13.
 
Sunday 29th September Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity Theme:  New Beginnings:  Launch of our Parish Mission Action Plan.
Epistle:   1 Corinthians, Ch. 12,vs.: 12 – 31;
Gospel:   Luke, Ch. 10, vs.: 1 – 11.
 
Sunday 6th October Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity Theme:  Harvest.
HARVEST THANKSGIVING Old Testament Reading:  Deuteronomy, Ch  26, vs.: 1 – 11;
Gospel:   John, Ch. 6, vs.: 25 – 35.
Deuteronomy 26: 1-11,
Sunday 13th October Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity Theme:  Parish Mission Action Plan – Healing and Wholeness
Epistle:  Colossians, Ch. 2, vs.: 6 -15;
Gospel:  Luke, Ch. 4, vs.: 16 – 20 and 38 – 44.
 
 
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