Teaching themes

 Our themes for our Readings and Teaching Sunday by Sunday:

Week commencing

Sunday                     

Theme

During Advent we reflect upon the traditional focus of each Sunday of Advent:
The Patriarchs, The Prophets, John the Baptist and the Virgin Mary, as we prepare again for the coming of Christ – the Son of God, born as a babe in a borrowed manger
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Sunday 3rd December Advent Sunday “The Patriarchs”
Epistle:  1 Corinthians, Ch. 1, Vs. 3 – 9;
Gospel:  Mark, Ch. 13, Vs. 24 – 37.
Sunday 10th December Second Sunday of Advent “The Prophets”
Old Testament Reading:  Isaiah, Ch. 40, vs. 1 – 11;
Epistle:  2 Peter, Ch. 3, vs. 8 – 15a;
Gospel:  Mark, Ch. 1. vs. 1 – 8.
Sunday 17th December Third Sunday of Advent “John the Baptist”
Epistle:
Gospel:
Sunday 24th December Fourth Sunday of Advent “The Virgin Mary”
(Celebrated at the 08.45 a.m. Epistle:
Eucharist). Gospel:
Sunday 24th December Christmas Eve “Christmas”
(Celebrated from 10.00 a.m. Epistle:
Service onwards). Gospel:
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