Current sermon programme

The teaching of God's word is central to us at St John's. If you want to revisit a sermon or you missed a sermon in a series, don't worry! You can listen to audio recordings of the sermons, and the text of many sermons is available to read. The current term's sermons are listed below, or Click here to search our large sermon archive.

All sermons at St John's are recorded, and copies are available to borrow in church. You can also buy CDs, tapes and high quality MP3 recordings, contact us for details.

PODCAST: The most recent two sermons can be heard as a Podcast feed: http://www.stjohnnewland.org.uk/podcast.xml

TEXT FEED: You can subscribe to the sermon texts as well: http://www.stjohnnewland.org.uk/sermonrss.xml

We make no charge for use of our online sermons, but if you'd like to help with our costs, please make a donation.


10.30am service
Miscellaneous Services 2016
Sep 4 Holiday Club Family Service

It's all about Jesus - Hebrews 1:1-4
Sep 11 God's final word Hebrews 1:1-4 (MT)
Sep 18 God's power and purpose in creation Hebrews 1:1-4 (MT)
Sep 25 God's Full Revelation Hebrews 1:1-4 (MT)
Oct 2 God's Fitting sacrifice Hebrews 1:1-4 (MT)
Oct 9 God's fullness of being Hebrews 1:1-4 (MT)
Oct 16 Harvest Family Service

Isaiah's God (and Ours)
Oct 23 Behold your God Isaiah 40 (SM)
Oct 30 God uses evil Isaiah 44:24 - 45:25 (MT)
Nov 6 God uses suffering Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12 (SM)
Nov 13 God really satisfies Isaiah 55 (RH)
Nov 20 God offers freedom Isaiah 61 (SM)

Miscellaneous Services 2016
Nov 27 Mission Focus Sunday - Playing our part... Romans 10:5-15 (JP)
Dec 4 Parade and family service

Isaiah's God (and Ours)
Dec 11 God brings revival Isaiah 64 (TC)
Dec 18 God makes everything new Isaiah 66 (SM)

Miscellaneous Services 2016
Dec 25 Christmas Day Family Service and Communion
Jan 1 Put on and Put off Ephesians 4:17-32 (TB)

Christ is all we need - Colossians
Jan 8 Gospel Growth Colossians 1:1-8 (SM)
Jan 15 Gospel praying Colossians 1:9-14 (MT)
Jan 22 Christ: creator - redeemer Colossians 1:15-20 (SM)
Jan 29 Thanksgiving Sunday 2 Corinthians 8:1-15 (MT)
Feb 5 Family Service
Feb 12 Before and after Colossians 1:21-23 (MT)
Feb 19 A labour of love Colossians 1:24 - 2:5 (SM)
Feb 26 Grow up and watch out Colossians 2:6-15 (MT)
Mar 5 Enjoy your freedom Colossians 2:16-23 (SM)
Mar 12 Look up Colossians 3:1-11 (SM)
Mar 19 Put on Colossians 3:12-17 (MT)
Mar 26 Mothers' Day family service and parade Colossians
Apr 2 Work out Colossians 3:18 - 4:1
Apr 9 Be devoted Colossians 4:2-18
Apr 16 Easter Day family communion
Apr 23 Morning service
Apr 30 Morning service


6.30pm service
Jesus and the Holy Spirit in John
Sep 4 The helper John 14:15-21 (LM)
Sep 11 The teacher John 14:25-27 (SM)
Sep 18 The witness John 15:26-27 (MT)
Sep 25 The prosecutor John 16:1-11 (SM)
Oct 2 The guide John 16:12-15 (LM)
Oct 9 The peace giver John 20:19-25 (SM)

The great 'Shuns' of the faith
Oct 16 Creation Romans 1:18-23 (LM)
Oct 23 Rejection Romans 1:18-32 (MT)
Oct 30 Salvation Romans 3:21-26 (SM)
Nov 6 Election Romans 9:1-32 (LM)
Nov 13 Justification Romans 4 (SM)
Nov 20 Sanctification Romans 8:1-17 (MT)

Miscellaneous Services 2016
Nov 27 Mission Focus Sunday - What is a church, and what does it do? 2 Thessalonians 2:15 - 3:5 (JP)

The great 'Shuns' of the faith
Dec 4 Glorification Romans 8:18-39 (MT)

Miscellaneous Services 2016
Dec 11 Student Carol Service Luke 2:8-20 (SM)
Dec 18 Carol service
Dec 25 No evening service
Jan 1 No evening service on 1st Jan

The King and his kingdom - Matthew 1-7
Jan 8 Genes reunited Matthew 1:1-17 (MT)
Jan 15 A virgin, a carpenter and a miracle Matthew 1:18-25 (SM)
Jan 22 Follow that star (better still, the Bible) Matthew 2:1-12 (MT)
Jan 29 Thanksgiving Sunday Luke 12:13-21 (SM)
Feb 5 The rage Matthew 2:13-23 (MT)
Feb 12 The herald Matthew 3:1-12 (SM)
Feb 19 The anointing Matthew 3:13-17 (JB)
Feb 26 The temptation Matthew 4:1-11 (SM)
Mar 5 The proclamation Matthew 4:12-17 (MT)
Mar 12 Darkness falls - Drama presentation by Saltmine
Mar 19 The good life Matthew 5:1-12 (SM)
Mar 26 The useless life Matthew 5:13-16 (LM)
Apr 2 The purpose Matthew 5:17-26
Apr 9 The choice Matthew 7:21-29
Apr 16 Easter Praise
Apr 23 Evening service
Apr 30 Evening service


Riverside 11am service
From Silence to Speech - Jonah
Sep 4 Under the vine - Service 10.00am at St Faith's Jonah 4 (LM)

Unstoppable - Acts
Sep 11 To the ends of the earth Acts 1:1-26 (RoT)
Sep 18 The power from heaven Acts 2:1-41 (TB)
Sep 25 The model church Acts 2:42-47 (LM)
Oct 2 The power to heal Acts 3:1-26 (LM)
Oct 9 The power to speak Acts 4:1-31 (PB)
Oct 16 Harvest Family service
Oct 23 Is that the whole truth? Acts 4:32 - 5:11 (RoT)
Oct 30 What do you do all day? Acts 6:1-7 (LM)
Nov 6 Stoned to death Acts 6:8 - 7:60 (LM)
Nov 13 A new area is reached Acts 8:1-40 (LM)
Nov 20 How to stop a murderer Acts 9:1-31 (PB)
Nov 27 Advent Family Service
Dec 4 Everyone must become a Christian Acts 9:32 - 10:48 (LM)
Dec 11 Crib Service @ 3.30pm
Dec 18 No further objections Acts 11:1 - 12:25 (LM)

Miscellaneous Services 2016
Dec 25 Christmas Day Family Service and Communion
Jan 1 No service at SF/Riverside on 1st Jan. Join the St John Newland service at 10.30am.

Grand Designs - Haggai
Jan 8 Building for the future Haggai 1:1-15 (LM)
Jan 15 A breathtaking future Haggai 2:1-9 (LM)
Jan 22 A different future Haggai 2:10-23 (LM)
Jan 29 Family service

Gospel freedom - Galatians
Feb 5 Different gospels Galatians 1:1-24 (LM)
Feb 12 Gospel lifestyle Galatians 2:1-14 (RoT)
Feb 19 Gospel destruction Galatians 2:15-25 (LM)
Feb 26 Abraham's gospel Galatians 3:1-14 (JB)
Mar 5 The law and the gospel Galatians 3:15-25 (LM)
Mar 12 Gospel sons Galatians 3:26 - 4:7 (LM)
Mar 19 Gospel concern Galatians 4:8-20 (LM)
Mar 26 Mothering Sunday Family Service
Apr 2 The gospel mountain Galatians 4:21-31
Apr 9 Gospel power Galatians 5:1-26
Apr 16 Easter Sunday - Gospel good Galatians 6:1-18
Apr 23 Morning service
Apr 30 Morning service