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10.30am service
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 (SM)
Apr 9 Be devoted Colossians 4:2-18 (RH)
Apr 14 Good Friday - Readings, songs and meditations
Apr 16 Easter Day family communion
Apr 23 A new covenant - the reason for Easter Jeremiah 31:31-40 (TB)

Good question! Mark's Gospel
Apr 30 Who can forgive sins? Mark 2:1-12 (SM)
May 7 Who are my mother and brothers? Mark 3:20-35 (MT)
May 14 Who is this the storms obey? Mark 4:35-41 (MT)
May 21 Where did this man get these things? Mark 6:1-6 (SM)
May 28 Why are you so dull? Mark 7:1-23 (SM)
Jun 4 Who do you say I am? Mark 8:27-38 (TB)
Jun 11 Why did Elijah have to come first? Mark 9:2-13 (RH)
Jun 18 Family Service
Jun 25 How long shall I put up with you? Mark 9:14-29 (MT)
Jul 2 Is it lawful? Mark 10:1-12 (SM)
Jul 9 Why do you call me good? Mark 10:17-31 (MT)
Jul 16 By what authority? Mark 11:12-33 (SM)
Jul 23 Whose wife will she be? Mark 12:18-27
Jul 30 Which is the greatest commandment? Mark 12:28-34
Aug 6 Morning service
Aug 13 Morning service
Aug 20 Morning service
Aug 27 Morning service


6.30pm service
Miscellaneous Services 2016
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 (MT)
Apr 9 The choice Matthew 7:21-29 (SM)
Apr 16 Easter Praise - New Life John 20 (SM)
Apr 23 Growing in Christ? 2 Peter 1:1-12 (VW)

Abraham's faith... and ours
Apr 30 In a land far, far away Genesis 11:27 - 12:9 (MT)
May 7 The promise still holds when threatened Genesis 12:10 - 13:4 (SM)
May 14 Should I stay or should I go? Genesis 13:5-18 (SM)
May 21 Entering the world stage Genesis 14 (MT)
May 28 What a promise! Genesis 15 (RH)
Jun 4 Don't blame me Genesis 16 (MT)
Jun 11 The sign and the seal Genesis 17 (THa)
Jun 18 Will not God do what is right? Genesis 18 (SM)
Jun 25 The Lot of Sodom Genesis 19 (MT)
Jul 2 History repeats itself Genesis 20 (VW)
Jul 9 The pain of birth Genesis 21:1-21 (TB)
Jul 16 The ultimate test - the ultimate sacrifice Genesis
Jul 23 Putting your money where your faith is Genesis 23
Jul 30 The day of a godly man's death is better than the day of his birth Genesis 25:1-11
Aug 6 Evening service Genesis
Aug 13 Evening service
Aug 20 Evening service
Aug 27 Evening service


Riverside 11am service
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 (PB)
Apr 9 *No service at Riverside* Gospel power Galatians 5:1-26
Apr 16 *No service at Riverside* Easter Sunday Galatians 6:1-18
Apr 23 *No service at Riverside* Morning service

Good question! Mark's Gospel (Riverside)
Apr 30 Who are my mother and brothers? Mark 3:20-35 (MT)
May 7 Who can forgive sins? Mark 2:1-12 (SM)
May 14 Whose wife will she be? Mark 12:18-27 (PB)
May 21 Family service
May 28 Why are you so dull? Mark 7:1-23 (JB)
Jun 4 Why did Elijah have to come first? Mark 9:2-13 (RH)
Jun 11 How long shall I put up with you? Mark 9:14-29 (PB)
Jun 18 Who is this the storms obey? Mark 4:35-41 (MT)
Jun 25 Where did this man get these things? Mark 6:1-6 (JB)
Jul 2 Family Service
Jul 9 Who do you say I am? Mark 8:27-38 (TB)
Jul 16 By what authority? Mark 11:12-33
Jul 23 Why do you call me good? Mark 10:17-31
Jul 30 Is it lawful? Mark 10:1-12
Aug 6 Morning service
Aug 13 Morning service
Aug 20 Morning service
Aug 27 Morning service