AUTUMN / WINTER 18
This term our teaching programme closely follows the topics of the Alpha course. This facilitates a deeper exploration of those topics for those on the course, but also helps to prepare us for our outreach ventures such as Rethink Week in Nov and the Christmas season.
|Is there more to life than this?
Exploring Spiritual realities
|16||Who is Jesus?||Proverbs 1.20-33
|23||Why did Jesus die?
The meaning and significance of the cross and resurrection.
James 3.13 – 4.3,7-8a
|30||How can I have faith?
Faith is not just knowledge about God but knowing God personally as Father, through the son and in the power of the Holy Spirit. We grow in faith through prayer.
|Esther 7.1-6,9,10; 9.20-22
1 Timothy 2:1-7
|Oct 7||Why and how do I pray?||HARVEST
1 Timothy 2:1-7
Job 1.1; 2.1-10
Hebrews 1.1-4; 2.5-12
|14||How does God guide us?
It’s hardest to trust that God is guiding us through times of suffering and hardship. He guides us through his word and by the Holy Spirit. When we try to look after ourselves we miss God’s provision and care.
|21||Who is the Holy Spirit?||Job 38.1-7
Why and how should I read the Bible?
2 Timothy 3.14 – 4.5
|Nov 4||All Saints – Filled with the Holy Spirit||Isaiah 25.6-9
|11||Remembrance – Resisting Evil||Jonah 3.1-5,10
|18||Does God heal today?||Daniel 12.1-3
|25||Rethink – What is the gospel?
Helping non-believers and believers
How God became King
|ADVENT I – How to tell others… Jesus is coming back||Jeremiah 33.14-16
1 Thessalonians 3.9-13
|9||ADVENT II – How to tell others… making the most of my life||Malachi 3.1-4
|16||ADVENT III – How to tell others… why church?||Zephaniah 3.14-20
Canticle: Isaiah 12.2-6*
|23||ADVENT IV – How to tell others… why church revisited?||Micah 5.2-5a
An 8-session course helping you
explore the world’s bestseller.
Accessible and interactive, it will enhance and inform your ongoing Bible study, whether you are new to the Bible or want to go deeper.
Using a unique storyline, the course shows how the key events, books and characters all fit together. You’ll get to see the BIG picture and discover how the Bible applies to your life.
Begins 31st October, 8pm each Wednesday Evening for 8 weeks leading up to Christmas.
Sign up here or on the sheet at the back of church.