Over  2018 – 19 we are following a teaching scheme called ‘Shine like Stars’  The topics for the Sunday services are given below. The evening services follow the same theme and reading as the morning service but with a different aspect being explored.

Download a PDF of the Programme:Preaching Programme 2019-20

The Housegroups are using study material that links in with the teaching and expands the understanding of the text. 

There are a number of half-hour lectures planned to give background and expansion on the individual themes.  These are on Sunday mornings starting at 9.30am with refreshments available from 9.15am, please see the plan below for the dates of these.

Reading & Teaching Curriculum

2019 / 20Reading & Teaching Curriculum  
2019Biblical Hospitality
Sept 1I’m Coming to Your House Luke 19:1-9
Sept 8The Wedding Miracle John 2:1-11Lecture & Covenant
Sept 15Harvest: You Lay a Table Before MePsalm 23Harvest
Sept 22God’s Promised HospitalityIsaiah 25:1-9
Sept 29Providing for All1 Cor 11:23-34
Oct 6Abraham’s VisitorsGenesis 18:1-15
Oct 13Hospitality to StrangersHebrews 13:1-3
Oct 20The Hospitality of Sinners Luke 7:36-50
Oct 27Meals Begin MissionActs 10:9-29
Nov 3End to OppressionMicah 2:1-13Lecture
Nov 10Justice Micah 3:1-12
Nov 17[am.] HopeMicah 4:1-5
Nov 17[pm.] Depend on GodMicah 5:5b-15
Nov 24[am.] What is Required of Me?Micah 6:1-16
Nov 24[pm.] Who is Like God?Micah 7:8-20
The King
Dec 1The Throne of his FatherLuke 1:26-38Lecture & Advent 1
Dec 8King of Kings1 Tim 6:11-16Advent 2
Dec 15He Will ReignIsaiah 9:2-7 Advent 3
Dec 22The ReturnLuke 2:1-7Advent 4
Dec 24Glory to the New-born KingLuke 2:8-15Christmas Eve
Dec 25A New King Born Today!Luke 2:15-20Christmas Day
Dec 29The Royal LineMatthew 1:1-17
Jan 5The Kings are coming Matthew 2:1-12 Epiphany
Jan 12The Power of the Word of Life1 John 1:1-2:2 Lecture
Jan 19Live as Jesus Did1 John 2:2-17
Jan 26The Holy Anointing 1 John 2:18-29
Feb 2[am.] We Shall Be Like Him1 John 3:1-8
Feb 2[pm.] Believe in One who is Greater1 John 3:19-4:6
Feb 9Be Holy!1 Peter 1:10-21
Feb 16A Holy Priesthood, A Holy People1 Peter 2:4-12
Feb 23Holy Carefulness1 Peter 5:1-11
Mar 1The Story of Salvation Acts 22:1-11 Lecture & Lent 1
Mar 8Companions in Salvation Acts 22:11-25 Lent 2
Mar 15Tell Me the Story! Acts 8:26-38 Lent 3
Mar 22Transformed in the Telling Acts 10:30-44 Lent 4
Mar 29The Witness of the Cross Luke 2:32-42 & Acts 13:26-42 Passion Sunday
Apr 5The Witness of the Way Luke19:28-41 & Acts 28:17-30 Palm Sunday
Apr 12We Are Witnesses Luke 24:1-12 & Acts 2:22-32 Easter
Apr 19A Community for Witness Luke 24:36-49 & Acts 19:1-11
The Holy Spirit: Step into Your Gifts
Apr 26[am.] The Same Spirit1 Cor 12:1-6Lecture
Apr 26[pm.] Wisdom & Knowledge Acts 5:1-11
May 3[am.] Many Gifts, Many People 1 Cor 12:7-11
May 3[pm.] Healing: It Might Be Me, But… James 5:13-18
May 10[am.] Eagerly Desire the Gifts 1 Cor 12:27-31
May 10[pm.] Tongues & Interpretation 1 Cor 14:1-6
May 17[am.] For the Good of the Body Eph 4:10-16
May 17[pm.] Distinguishing the Spirits 1 John 4:1-3
May 24[am.] Use the Gifts Romans 12:3-16
May 24[pm.] Prophecy for Today’s Church 2 Peter 1:16-21
May 31[am.] Gifts Announce Salvation Hebrews 2:1-4
May 31[pm.] Spiritual Leadership 1 Cor 3:5-12
June 7Gifts for Church Growth 1 Cor 12:12-26
June 14The Spiritual Gift of Love 1 Cor 13:1-13
June 21Prayer for All: Learning Always Matthew 6:9-15 Lecture
June 28Pray by Example Jonah 2:1-10
July 5Prayer & Worship Eph 5: 15-20
July 12Prayer & Expectation Matthew 7:7-12
July 19Pray Continually 1 Thes 5:9-24
July 26Prayer & Passion Luke 22:39-46
Ruth Following the Methodist ‘Bible Month' Readings
Aug 2Ruth
Aug 9Ruth
Aug 16Ruth
Aug 23Ruth
Aug 30Ruth