Morning sermon series: ‘The life of a disciple’

Sunday Readings Title
May 7th John 4:23-24; 13:12-16;  1 Thess 1:2-8a Foundations – becoming followers of Jesus
14th 2 Peter 1:2-11 Luke 9:57-62 Formed for a purpose – God’s initiative our response
21st James 1:19-27 John 1:1-14 Formed by the Word – hearing and doing Jesus' words
28th 2 Cor 3:12-18 Matt 3:13-17 Formed by the Spirit – being transformed
Jun 4th Eccl 3:1-8 John 2:1-11 Formed in a life of plenty – for faith and trust
11th Heb 12:1-13 Luke 4:1-13 Formed in a life of difficulty – for faith and trust
18th Rom 12:1-13 John 15:8-17 Formed by one another
25th Deut 6:4-9 Mark 10:13-16 Forming the next generation – identity relationship and purpose
July 2nd 1 Kings 17:7-16 Acts 20:32-35 Formed as givers
9th Waterman’s Service
16th 1 John 5:1-12 Gal 5:16-25 Being real – freedom to fail or succeed
Sunday Summer Services Multi-sensory parables
July 23rd Mark 4:1-20 Arable parable
30th Luke 10:25-37 Love actually
August 6th Luke 12:13-34 A fool and his money
13th Luke 15:1-10 Shepherd's delight
20th Luke 15:11-32 Missing persons
27th Mark 11:27-12:12 Grape expectations


11am Series September to December

Morning sermon series: Continuing ‘All that Jesus said and did’ – from Matthew’s Gospel.

Sunday Topic Reading
September 3rd The greatest is the child Matthew 18:1-9
10th Go after straying sheep Matthew 18:10-14
17th Breakfast Church
24th Address stumbling blocks seriously Matthew 18:15-20
October 1st Harvest Luke 12:16-20
8th No services at St James’ Parish Day at Home
15th Breakfast Church
22nd Forgiveness Matthew 18:21-35
29th The Kingdom belongs to children Matthew 19:13-15
November 5th The cost of discipleship Matthew 19:16-22
12th Sacrifice and reward Matthew 19:23-30
19th Breakfast Church
26th Reversal of fortunes Matthew 20:1-16


Advent and Christmas

Sunday Topic Reading
December 3rd The fig tree Mark 13:24-37
10th Locusts and honey Mark 1:1-8
17th Breakfast Church
24th The big announcement Luke 1:26-38
31st Heart’s treasure Luke 2:15-21