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This page lists the archived sermon series, in date order (oldest first). It includes all sermons in the series even if we don't have the sermon text available on the website.

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2006 Riverside 11.00am service | Top of page

Portraits of Jesus from John's Gospel
19 Nov 06 Jesus - God with offensive teaching John 6:60-71
26 Nov 06 Jesus - God who overcomes unbelief John 10:22-42
3 Dec 06 Lazarus John 11:1-44

Seeds of Jesus in the Old Testament
10 Dec 06 Jesus the priest Genesis 3:15-15 (MP) Read text
17 Dec 06 Jesus the Prophet Deuteronomy 18:9-22 (MP) Read text
24 Dec 06 Jesus the King 2 Samuel 7 (TH) Read text


2007 Riverside 11.00am service | Top of page

Family services - The King, the snake and the promise (Riverside)
7 Jan 07 Creation Genesis 2:4-25 (MP) Read text Listen
14 Jan 07 Thanksgiving service 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 (MP) Read text

The model church - 1 Thessalonians (Riverside)
21 Jan 07 Model believers 1 Thessalonians 10:1 - 1:10 (MP) Read text
28 Jan 07 Model ministry 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 (MP) Read text Listen

Family services - The King, the snake and the promise (Riverside)
4 Feb 07 Adam and Eve Genesis 3 (MP) Read text

The model church - 1 Thessalonians (Riverside)
11 Feb 07 Model response 1 Thessalonians 2:13-16 (MT) Read text Listen
18 Feb 07 Model care 1 Thessalonians 2:17 - 3:5
25 Feb 07 Model prayer 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

Family services - The King, the snake and the promise (Riverside)
4 Mar 07 Abraham Genesis 12:1-9 (MP) Read text Listen

The model church - 1 Thessalonians (Riverside)
11 Mar 07 Model living 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 (MP) Read text
18 Mar 07 Model hope 1 Thessalonians 4:13 - 5:11 (MP) Read text Listen
25 Mar 07 Model membership 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 (TH) Read text Listen

Family services - The King, the snake and the promise (Riverside)
1 Apr 07 David 2 Samuel 7:1-17 (MP) Read text Listen
8 Apr 07 Easter sunday John 20:24-31 (MP) Read text

Ruth - A Story of Love (Riverside)
22 Apr 07 When the economy crashes Ruth 1 (MP) Read text Listen
29 Apr 07 Neighbour love Ruth 2 (MP) Read text Listen

Family services - The King, the snake and the promise (Riverside)
6 May 07 Solomon 1 Kings 11:1-10 (MP) Read text

Ruth - A Story of Love (Riverside)
13 May 07 Romantic love Ruth 3 (MT) Read text
20 May 07 The wedding made in heaven Ruth 4 (MP) Read text

Behold your God: Psalms 96-99 (Riverside)
27 May 07 The great God Psalm 96 (MP) Read text

Family services - The King, the snake and the promise (Riverside)
3 Jun 07 The Exile 2 Kings 24:8-16 (MP) Read text

Behold your God: Psalms 96-99 (Riverside)
10 Jun 07 The majestic God Psalm 97 (MP) Read text
17 Jun 07 The victorious God Psalm 98 (MP) Read text
24 Jun 07 The holy God Psalm 99 (TH) Read text

Family services - The King, the snake and the promise (Riverside)
1 Jul 07 Christmas Luke 1 - 2 (MP) Read text

Haggai - hope for God's people (Riverside)
8 Jul 07 Get on with the job Haggai 1:1-15 (MP)
15 Jul 07 Be encouraged Haggai 2:1-9 (MP) Read text
22 Jul 07 Even better days are coming Haggai 2:10-23 (MP) Read text
29 Jul 07 Holiday club special

Family services - The King, the snake and the promise (Riverside)
2 Sep 07 The Cross Acts 2:22-23 (MP) Read text

'The Last Words of Jesus' John's Gospel (Riverside)
16 Sep 07 The last prediction John 12:20-36 (MP) Read text
23 Sep 07 The last judgement John 12:37-50 (MP) Read text
30 Sep 07 The last demonstration John 13:1-17
30 Sep 07 The last demonstration John 13:1-17 (MP)

Family services - The King, the snake and the promise (Riverside)
7 Oct 07 Harvest Special (MP)

'The Last Words of Jesus' John's Gospel (Riverside)
14 Oct 07 The last perspective John 13:18-30 (MP) Read text
21 Oct 07 The last questions John 13:31 - 14:14 (MP)
28 Oct 07 The last gift John 14:15-31 (MT) Read text

Family services - The King, the snake and the promise (Riverside)
4 Nov 07 The Resurrection John 20:19-31 (MP) Read text

'The Last Words of Jesus' John's Gospel (Riverside)
11 Nov 07 The last warning John 15:1-17 (MP) Read text
18 Nov 07 The last encouragement John 15:18 - 16:4 (MP)
25 Nov 07 The last gift unwrapped John 16:5-16 (MP) Read text

Family services - The King, the snake and the promise (Riverside)
2 Dec 07 Heaven Revelation 21 - 22 (MP) Read text

'The Last Words of Jesus' John's Gospel (Riverside)
9 Dec 07 The last explanation John 16:17-23 (MP) Read text
16 Dec 07 The last prayer John 17 - 18 (MP) Read text


2008 Riverside 11.00am service | Top of page

Family services 2008 (Riverside)
13 Jan 08 Meet the king (MP) Read text

Malachi (Riverside)
20 Jan 08 The Lord has loved his people Malachi 1:1-5 (MP) Read text
27 Jan 08 Worthy worship Malachi 1:6-14 (MP) Read text

Family services 2008 (Riverside)
3 Feb 08 Meet the king - Cleaning King Mark 1:40-45 (MP) Read text

Malachi (Riverside)
10 Feb 08 Lethargic leadership Malachi 2:1-9 (MP) Read text
17 Feb 08 Broken faith Malachi 2:10-16
24 Feb 08 Getting ready for the Lord Malachi 2:17 - 3:5 (MP) Read text

Family services 2008 (Riverside)
2 Mar 08 Meet the king - Forgiving King Mark 2:1-12 (MP) Read text

Malachi (Riverside)
9 Mar 08 Robbing God Malachi 3:6-12 (MP) Read text
16 Mar 08 A day to remember Malachi 3:13 - 4:6 (MP) Read text
23 Mar 08 Easter Sunday Matthew 28 (MP) Read text
30 Mar 08 Morning service

Family services 2008 (Riverside)
6 Apr 08 Holiday Club Family Service (MP) Read text
13 Apr 08 Morning service with the Archdeacon of East Riding

Being right with God (Riverside)
20 Apr 08 Why Romans? Romans 1:1-17 (MP) Read text
27 Apr 08 What's wrong with the world Romans 1:18-32 (MP) Read text Listen

Family services 2008 (Riverside)
4 May 08 Meet the King - Hear the King Mark 4:1-9 (MP) Read text

Being right with God (Riverside)
11 May 08 No escape! Romans 2:1-16 (MP) Read text Listen
18 May 08 False Religion Romans 2:17 - 3:8 (MP) Read text Listen
25 May 08 Why bother with Christianity? Romans 3:9-31

Family services 2008 (Riverside)
1 Jun 08 Meet the King - King of the world (MP) Read text

Being right with God (Riverside)
8 Jun 08 The importance of faith Romans 4
15 Jun 08 The benefits of faith Romans 5:1-11 (MP) Read text
22 Jun 08 Where Adam failed, Christ succeeded Romans 5:12-21 (NB) Read text
29 Jun 08 Be who you are! Romans 6:1-14 (MP) Read text

Family services 2008 (Riverside)
6 Jul 08 Meet the King - Spot the king Read text

Being right with God (Riverside)
13 Jul 08 A new master Romans 6:15-23 (MP)
20 Jul 08 So what happened to the law? Romans 7 (MP) Read text
27 Jul 08 No condemnation Romans 8:1-17 (MP) Read text

Family services 2008 (Riverside)
3 Aug 08 Which kingdom (MP) Read text

Being right with God (Riverside)
10 Aug 08 So what about suffering? Romans 8:18-39 (MP) Read text
17 Aug 08 Rollercoaster faith Romans 8:28-39
24 Aug 08 Morning service
31 Aug 08

Family services 2008 (Riverside)
7 Sep 08 Servant King (MP) Read text

The Lord's Prayer (Riverside)
14 Sep 08 Morning service
21 Sep 08 Prayer and blessing Matthew 5:1-12 (MP) Read text
28 Sep 08 Prayer - not like that! Matthew 6:5-13 (MP) Read text

Family services 2008 (Riverside)
5 Oct 08 Harvest Festival (MP) Read text

The Lord's Prayer (Riverside)
12 Oct 08 Prayer - that's the way to do it! Matthew 6:5-13 (MP) Read text
19 Oct 08 Our Father in heaven Matthew 6:5-15 (MP) Read text
26 Oct 08 Hallowed be your name Exodus 34:1-7

Family services 2008 (Riverside)
2 Nov 08 Saving King (MP) Read text

The Lord's Prayer (Riverside)
9 Nov 08 Your kingdom come Matthew 13:24-46 (MP) Read text
16 Nov 08 Your will be done Psalm 103:1-22 (MP) Read text
23 Nov 08 Give us today our daily bread Exodus 16:1-21 (MP) Read text
30 Nov 08 Forgive us our sins Psalm 32:1-11

Family services 2008 (Riverside)
7 Dec 08 Living King! (MP) Read text

The Lord's Prayer (Riverside)
14 Dec 08 Lead us not into temptation Matthew 6:9-15
21 Dec 08 Deliver us from evil Luke 10:17-22 (MP) Read text
28 Dec 08 The power and the glory Matthew 6
4 Jan 09 Morning service John 1:1-18


2009 Riverside 11.00am service | Top of page

The 10 commandments (Riverside)
11 Jan 09 No other gods (MP) Read text

Romans for life (Riverside)
18 Jan 09 God the potter Romans 9:1-29 (MP) Read text
25 Jan 09 Thanksgiving Sunday

The 10 commandments (Riverside)
1 Feb 09 No idols Exodus 31:18-35 (MP) Read text Listen

Romans for life (Riverside)
8 Feb 09 Jesus is Lord Romans 9:30 - 10:21 (MP) Read text
15 Feb 09 Rejection! Romans 11:1-36 (MP) Read text
22 Feb 09 True worship Romans 12:1-18 (MT) Listen
1 Mar 09 Attitude with love Romans 12:9-21 (MP) Read text
8 Mar 09 Taxes, government and the future Romans 13 (MP) Read text Listen
15 Mar 09 The weak and the strong Romans 14:1 - 15:13 (SM) Listen

The 10 commandments (Riverside)
22 Mar 09 Parents Rule (MP) Read text

Romans for life (Riverside)
29 Mar 09 A personal ending Romans 15:14 - 16:27 (LM) Read text Listen

The 10 commandments (Riverside)
5 Apr 09 Remember the sabbath
12 Apr 09 Easter Day Family service
19 Apr 09 Morning service
26 Apr 09 Called by God Acts 9:1-20 (DN)

Hebrews - No turning back
10 May 09 Should Christians support Israel? Hebrews 1:1-3 (MP) Read text
17 May 09 A unique relation Hebrews 1:1 - 2:4 (MP) Read text
24 May 09 A glorious purpose Hebrews 2:5-18
31 May 09 A constant temptation Hebrews 3:1 - 4:16 (MP) Read text

Family services 2009 - Riverside
7 Jun 09 Do not murder (MP) Read text

Hebrews - No turning back
14 Jun 09 A perfect priest Hebrews 4:14 - 5:10 (MP) Listen
21 Jun 09 A clear warning Hebrews 5:11 - 6:12
28 Jun 09 A lasting promise Hebrews 6:13 - 7:28

Stories Jesus told (Riverside)
13 Sep 09 The two lost sons Luke 15:11-32 (LM) Listen
20 Sep 09 The man with all the cash Luke 12:13-21
27 Sep 09 The holy man and the tax man Luke 18:9-14 (LM) Listen
4 Oct 09 The party not to miss Luke 14:15-24

Shine like stars (Riverside)
11 Oct 09 Working for Jesus Philippians 1:1-11 (LM) Listen
18 Oct 09 Living with Jesus Philippians 1:12-30 (LM) Listen
25 Oct 09 Kneeling before Jesus Philippians 2:1-11
1 Nov 09 Jesus meets a single mum Luke 7:11-17
8 Nov 09 Becoming like Jesus Philippians 2:12-30
15 Nov 09 Sharing with Jesus Philippians 3:1-16
22 Nov 09 Waiting for Jesus Philippians 3:17 - 4:9
29 Nov 09 Giving for Jesus Philippians 4:10-23
6 Dec 09 Jesus meets his furious parents Luke 2:41-52

Christmas is coming! (Riverside)
13 Dec 09 RIVERSIDE SERVICE AT 3.30pm The family tree of Jesus Matthew 1:1-17
20 Dec 09 The virgin birth of Jesus Matthew 1:18-25
25 Dec 09 The worship of Jesus Matthew 2:1-12
27 Dec 09 The assassination of Jesus Matthew 2:13-23


2010 Riverside 11.00am service | Top of page

Love changes everything (Riverside)
3 Jan 10 Keeping your first love Revelation 2:1-7 (LM) Listen
10 Jan 10 Loving God's word Psalm 119:97-104 (LM) Listen
17 Jan 10 Thanksgiving Sunday Luke 16:1-9 (LM) Listen
24 Jan 10 Loving your neighbour Revelation 20:11 - 21:5 (LM) Listen
31 Jan 10 Family and parade service

The God of Daniel (Riverside)
7 Feb 10 Dare to be a Daniel Daniel 1 (LM) Listen
14 Feb 10 A dream that makes sense Daniel 2 (LM) Listen
21 Feb 10 The heat is on Daniel 3
28 Feb 10 The madness of the king Daniel 4 (LM) Listen
7 Mar 10 The writing's on the wall Daniel 5 (MT) Listen
14 Mar 10 Hard to swallow Daniel 6
21 Mar 10 Family and parade service

Easter Explained (Riverside)
28 Mar 10 The death of Jesus John 19:16-42
4 Apr 10 The resurrection of Jesus John 20:1-18

Miscellaneous Services 2010 (Riverside)
11 Apr 10 Everything we need 2 Peter 1:1-11 (LM) Listen

God's plan for His people
18 Apr 10 What is the church? Revelation 7:9-17 (LM) Listen
25 Apr 10 What should we do when we gather together? (1) Colossians 3:1-17 (LM) Listen
2 May 10 What should we do when we gather together? (2) Acts 2:42-47 (LM) Listen

Family services 2010 - Riverside
9 May 10 Family and parade service

God's plan for His people
16 May 10 The church is a family 1 John 3:11-24 (LM) Listen
23 May 10 Family comes first Mark 3:31-35 (LM) Listen
30 May 10 The church is a body Romans 12:1-8 (DN) Listen
6 Jun 10 How does a church grow? (1) Ephesians 4:1-16
13 Jun 10 How does a church grow? (2) 2 Corinthians 4:1-7

Family services 2010 - Riverside
20 Jun 10 Family and parade service

Strange chapters from Daniel (Riverside)
27 Jun 10 The one with the Ancient of Days Daniel 7 (LM) Listen
4 Jul 10 The one with the ram and the goat Daniel 8 (DN) Listen
11 Jul 10 The one with the seventy 'sevens' Daniel 9 (LM) Listen
18 Jul 10 The one with the 21-day delay Daniel 10
25 Jul 10 The one with lots of kings Daniel 11 (LM) Listen
1 Aug 10 The one with the final resurrection Daniel 12 (LM) Listen

Miscellaneous Services 2010 (Riverside)
8 Aug 10 Summer Sermons
15 Aug 10 Summer Sermons 2 Timothy 1 (DC) Listen
22 Aug 10 Why aren't we all Jewish? Acts 10:9-35 (DN) Listen
29 Aug 10 Psalm 8 Psalm 8 (MJB) Listen

Postcards from Greece (Riverside)
12 Sep 10 Paul in Thessalonica Acts 17:1-9 (LM) Listen
19 Sep 10 Paul in Berea Acts 17:10-15 (LM) Listen
26 Sep 10 Paul in Athens Acts 17:16-33 (LM) Listen

Family services 2010 - Riverside
3 Oct 10 Family and Parade service Job 38:22-38 (LM) Listen

Teach us to pray (Riverside)
10 Oct 10 Who should I pray to? Matthew 6:5-8
17 Oct 10 What should I pray? Matthew 6:9-15 (TH) Listen
24 Oct 10 What about fasting? Matthew 6:16-18 (LM) Listen
31 Oct 10 A prayer for knowledge Ephesians 1:15-23 (DN) Listen
7 Nov 10 A prayer for power Ephesians 3:14-21 (LM) Listen
14 Nov 10 A prayer for evangelism Philemon 1 (LM) Listen
21 Nov 10 A prayer for healing James 5:13-20 (LM) Listen
28 Nov 10 A prayer for governments 1 Timothy 2:1-8 (DN) Listen

Family services 2010 - Riverside
5 Dec 10 No riverside service

Miscellaneous Services 2010 (Riverside)
12 Dec 10 Mary's song Luke 1:46-56
19 Dec 10 Riverside Community Carols (at 3.30pm) Luke
26 Dec 10 No service at Riverside or St Faiths


2011 Riverside 11.00am service | Top of page

We can change
2 Jan 11 How are we going to change? Psalm 1 (LM) Listen
9 Jan 11 What stops us changing? Titus 2:11-14 (LM) Listen
16 Jan 11 Thanksgiving Sunday Psalm 100 (DN) Listen

Encounters with Jesus
23 Jan 11 The danger of tradition Mark 7:1-13 (LM) Listen
30 Jan 11 Family and Parade service Mark 7:14-23 (LM) Listen
6 Feb 11 The crumbs under the table Mark 7:24-30 (DN) Listen
13 Feb 11 The man who couldn't hear Mark 7:31-37 (MT)

Unspoken lessons from the invisible God (Riverside)
20 Feb 11 A king who loves to party Esther 1:1-22 (LM) Listen
27 Feb 11 An x-rated beauty contest Esther 2:1-18 (LM) Listen
6 Mar 11 A plan to kill the Jews Esther 2:19 - 4:17 (DN) Listen
13 Mar 11 A God whose timing is perfect Esther 5:1 - 6:14 (LM) Listen
20 Mar 11 A plan to save the Jews Esther 7:1 - 8:17 (LM) Listen
27 Mar 11 A victory to be remembered Esther 9:1 - 10:3 (LM) Listen
3 Apr 11 No service at Riverside/SF

Easter predictions
10 Apr 11 The mission of Jesus Isaiah 52:13 - 53:3 (TH) Listen
17 Apr 11 Family and Parade service Isaiah 53:4-6
24 Apr 11 The resurrection of Jesus Isaiah 53:7-12
1 May 11 Morning service

The end of the world as we know it (Riverside)
8 May 11 Are we there yet? Matthew 24:1-14
15 May 11 Unmissable! Matthew 24:15-35
22 May 11 How long is the boss away for? Matthew 24:36-51
29 May 11 Wedding preparations Matthew 25:1-13
5 Jun 11 Wise investments Matthew 25:14-30
12 Jun 11 Mission Sunday
19 Jun 11 Family and Parade service

Hold On (Riverside)
26 Jun 11 The God who changes people 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4
3 Jul 11 Judgement day 2 Thessalonians 1:5-12
10 Jul 11 Could Jesus return at any moment? 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12
17 Jul 11 Will anyone become a Christian? 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17
24 Jul 11 Prayers that make a difference 2 Thessalonians 3:1-5
31 Jul 11 Working hard 2 Thessalonians 3:6-18

Come Dine with Me
4 Sep 11 A BBQ with Jesus John 21:1-14 (LM) Listen
11 Sep 11 Feed my sheep John 21:15-25
18 Sep 11 Harvest family service
25 Sep 11 The greatest feast of all Luke 14:1-24 (RT) Listen
2 Oct 11 The last supper Matthew 26:17-30 (LM) Listen

Tears for fears (Riverside)
9 Oct 11 Listen up! Micah 1:1-7 (LM) Listen
16 Oct 11 Wear black Micah 1:8-16 (RT) Listen
23 Oct 11 Someone who cares Micah 2:1-13 (LM) Listen
30 Oct 11 Butchery, bloodshed and bribes Micah 3:1-12 (DN) Listen
6 Nov 11 The chief mountain Micah 4:1-13 (LM) Listen
13 Nov 11 Remembrance Day Family Service
20 Nov 11 Small town, big plans Micah 5:1-15 (LM) Listen
27 Nov 11 The accusation and the offering Micah 6:1-8 (TH) Listen
4 Dec 11 Call to the city Micah 6:9-16 (DBr) Listen
11 Dec 11 I'll cry if I want to Micah 7:1-20 (LM) Listen
18 Dec 11 St Faiths at 9.30am, Riverside Community Carols at 3.30pm
25 Dec 11 St Faith's service at 9.30am; No service at Riverside
1 Jan 12 No service at St Faith's or Riverside


2012 Riverside 11.00am service | Top of page

Gospel resolutions
8 Jan 12 I resolve to support the work of the gospel Philippians 3:1-11 (LM) Listen
15 Jan 12 I resolve to know Christ better Philippians 3:1-11 (RT) Listen
22 Jan 12 I resolve to choose Christ instead of comfort Philippians 3:12 - 4:1 (LM) Listen
29 Jan 12 I resolve to trust God whatever happens Philippians 4:4-9 (LM) Listen
5 Feb 12 Family and parade service

How to grow as a Christian
12 Feb 12 Remember, remember 2 Peter (LM) Listen
19 Feb 12 Everything we need 2 Peter 1:1-11 (LM) Listen
26 Feb 12 Where to hear God's voice 2 Peter 1:12-21 (TH) Listen
4 Mar 12 False teachers really exist 2 Peter 2:1-9 (LM) Listen
11 Mar 12 False teachers don't wear badges 2 Peter 2:10-22 (LM) Listen
18 Mar 12 Mothering Sunday Family Parade Service
25 Mar 12 God is not a slowcoach 2 Peter 3:1-10 (DBr) Listen
1 Apr 12 How to be a consistent Christian 2 Peter 3:11-18 (RT) Listen
8 Apr 12 Easter Day Family Communion - He Has Risen! John 20:19-23 (LM) Listen
15 Apr 12 Life under the Sun Ecclesiastes (LM) Listen

The greatest story ever told
22 Apr 12 The end of the story Revelation 21:1-8 (LM) Listen
29 Apr 12 How did it all begin? Genesis 2:4-25 (LM) Listen
6 May 12 What went wrong? Genesis 3:1-24 (LM) Listen
13 May 12 The importance of Abraham Genesis 12:1-9 (RT) Listen
20 May 12 The great escape Exodus 12:1-42 (RT) Listen
27 May 12 The ten commandments Exodus 20:1-21 (LM) Listen
3 Jun 12 Family and parade service
10 Jun 12 The tabernacle Exodus 25 - 40 (LM) Listen
17 Jun 12 Conquering the land Joshua 1:1-18 (RT) Read text
24 Jun 12 The promise of a king 2 Samuel 7:1-29 (LM) Listen
1 Jul 12 Exit stage right Jeremiah 7:1-29 (LM) Listen
8 Jul 12 Back in the land Ezra 3:1-13 (RT) Listen
15 Jul 12 The arrival of the King Matthew 11:1-15 (LM) Listen
22 Jul 12 The great commission Matthew 28:1-20 (LM) Listen
29 Jul 12 The return of the King Revelation 7:9-17 (LM) Listen

You've Got Mail (Riverside)
5 Aug 12 The letter to the church in Smyrna Revelation 2:8-11 (TH) Listen
12 Aug 12 The Letter to the church in Sardis Revelation 3:1-6 (TB) Listen
19 Aug 12 The letter to the church in Philadelphia Revelation 3:7-13 (DEl) Listen
26 Aug 12 The letter to the church in Laodicea Revelation 3:14-22 (LM) Listen

Preaching and Protecting the Gospel - 2 Timothy
9 Sep 12 What is 2 Timothy all about? 2 Timothy 1:1-12 (LM) Listen
16 Sep 12 Do not be ashamed 2 Timothy 1:1-12 (LM) Listen
23 Sep 12 Guard the Gospel 2 Timothy 1:13 - 2:7 (LM) Listen
30 Sep 12 What is the Gospel? 2 Timothy 2:8-13 (RT) Listen
7 Oct 12 Harvest family service Luke 15:1-7 (LM) Listen
14 Oct 12 Quality Control 2 Timothy 2:14-26 (LM) Listen
21 Oct 12 Cowboy builders 2 Timothy 3:1-17 (LM) Listen
28 Oct 12 Preach the Word 2 Timothy 4:1-22 (RT) Listen

All at sea - Jonah
4 Nov 12 Running away Jonah 1:1-17 (LM) Listen
11 Nov 12 Inside the fish Jonah 2:1-10 (LM) Listen
18 Nov 12 On dry land Jonah 3:1-10 (RT) Listen
25 Nov 12 I knew this would happen! Jonah 4:1-10 (LM) Listen
2 Dec 12 Jonah and Jesus Matthew 12:38-42 (RT) Listen

Christmas specials
9 Dec 12 O little town of Bethlehem Luke 2:1-7 (LM) Listen
16 Dec 12 Hark! The herald-angels sing Luke 2:8-20 (RT) Listen
23 Dec 12 St Faiths Morning Service (9.30am), Riverside community crib service (3.30pm)
30 Dec 12 No service at Riverside or St Faiths
6 Jan 13 Philippians 2:5-13 (LM) Listen


2013 Riverside 11.00am service | Top of page

The real Jesus
13 Jan 13 The age of Jesus John 17:1-5 (LM) Listen
20 Jan 13 Thanksgiving Sunday Luke 12:13-21 (RT) Listen
27 Jan 13 The birth of Jesus Matthew 1:18-25 (LM) Listen
3 Feb 13 The childhood of Jesus Luke 2:41-52 (LM) Listen
10 Feb 13 The baptism of Jesus Mark 1:9-13 (RT) Listen
17 Feb 13 The teaching of Jesus Matthew 5:17-20 (LM) Listen
24 Feb 13 The transfiguration of Jesus Luke 9:28-36 (MT) Listen
3 Mar 13 Mission Focus Sunday John 20:19-23 (LM) Listen
10 Mar 13 Mothering Sunday Family Parade Service (LM) Listen
17 Mar 13 The anger of Jesus Matthew 23:1-39 (RT) Listen
24 Mar 13 The death of Jesus Matthew 27:45-56 (LM) Listen
31 Mar 13 The resurrection of Jesus Matthew 28:1-10 (RT) Listen
7 Apr 13 Morning service Ecclesiastes 3:1-14 (LM) Listen

Sacrifices that speak
14 Apr 13 The burnt offering Leviticus 1:1-17 (LM) Listen
21 Apr 13 The grain offering Leviticus 2:1-16 (LM) Listen
28 Apr 13 The fellowship offering Leviticus 3:1-17 (RT) Listen
5 May 13 The sin offering Leviticus 4:1 - 5:13
12 May 13 The guilt offering Leviticus 5:14 - 6:7 (LM) Listen

Messy church
19 May 13 Welcome to Corinth 1 Corinthians 1:1-17 (LM) Listen
26 May 13 The wisdom of God 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 (LM) Listen
2 Jun 13 The work of the spirit 1 Corinthians 2:1-16 (RT) Listen
9 Jun 13 Family and parade service
16 Jun 13 No service at Riverside or St Faiths
23 Jun 13 Grand designs 1 Corinthians 3:1-23 (RT) Listen
30 Jun 13 Who are we to judge? 1 Corinthians 4:1-21 (LM) Listen
7 Jul 13 Tough love 1 Corinthians 5:1-13 (LM) Listen
14 Jul 13 See you in court 1 Corinthians 6:1-8 (RH) Listen
21 Jul 13 You are not your own 1 Corinthians 6:9-20 (LM) Listen
28 Jul 13 Acts 18:1-17 (LM) Listen
4 Aug 13 Acts 18:18-28 (DEl) Listen
11 Aug 13 Paul in Ephesus Acts 19:1-10 (RT) Listen
18 Aug 13 Acts 19:11-22 (LM) Listen
25 Aug 13 Acts 19:23-41 (DEl) Listen
1 Sep 13 Mission of Encouragement Acts 19:1-12 (RT) Listen

Connect 4
8 Sep 13 Jesus is the Son of God / Jesus says everyone is in great danger Luke 2:41-52 (LM) Listen
15 Sep 13 Jesus is the Saviour we need / Jesus can make us children of God Isaiah 53:4-6 (LM) Listen
22 Sep 13 No service at Riverside or St Faiths
29 Sep 13 Back to church Sunday Luke 15:11-32 (RT) Listen
6 Oct 13 Harvest Family and Parade Service

One greater than Solomon (1 Kings 1-11)
13 Oct 13 Meet King Solomon 1 Kings 1:1-53 (LM) Listen
20 Oct 13 Solomon takes charge 1 Kings 2:1-46 (RT) Listen
27 Oct 13 Solomon's wisdom 1 Kings 3:1-28 (LM) Listen
3 Nov 13 Solomon's wealth 1 Kings 4:1 - 5:18 (RT) Listen
10 Nov 13 Solomon's buildings 1 Kings 6:1 - 7:51 (LM) Listen
17 Nov 13 Solomon's speech 1 Kings 8:1-21 (RE) Listen
24 Nov 13 Solomon's prayer 1 Kings 8:22-66 (LM) Listen
1 Dec 13 Solomon's fame 1 Kings 9:1 - 10:29 (RT) Listen
8 Dec 13 Solomon's love 1 Kings 11:1-43 (LM) Listen
15 Dec 13 Crib service at Riverside 3.30pm
22 Dec 13 Was Jesus God and does it matter? Philippians 2:5-11 (RT) Listen
29 Dec 13 Was Jesus human and does it matter? Philippians 2:5-11 (RT) Listen


2014 Riverside 11.00am service | Top of page

Miscellaneous Services 2014
5 Jan 14 New Year Aims Philippians 3:10 - 4:1 (LM) Listen

Walking with Jesus
12 Jan 14 Gospel direction Luke 9:51-56 (LM) Listen

Miscellaneous Services 2014
19 Jan 14 Special focus Sunday Romans 1:16 (LM) Listen

Walking with Jesus
26 Jan 14 Gospel choices Luke 9:57-62 (RT) Read text Listen
2 Feb 14 Gospel joy Luke 10:1-24 (LM) Listen
9 Feb 14 Family service
16 Feb 14 Gospel love Luke 10:25-37 (LM) Listen
23 Feb 14 Gospel ears Luke 10:38-42 (RT) Read text Listen

It's all about Jesus
2 Mar 14 The unstoppable message Colossians 1:1-8 (LM) Listen
9 Mar 14 The ongoing prayer Colossians 1:9-14 (RT) Listen
16 Mar 14 The eternal Son Colossians 1:15-20
23 Mar 14 The ultimate freedom Colossians 1:21-23 (LM) Listen
30 Mar 14 Mothering Sunday Family Service
6 Apr 14 The heavenly presentation Colossians 1:24-28 (LM) Listen
13 Apr 14 Palm Sunday family service

Miscellaneous Services 2014
20 Apr 14 Easter Sunday celebration Romans 1:1-6 (RT) Listen
27 Apr 14 Morning service

All you need is Jesus
4 May 14 Rooted and built up Colossians 2:1-7 (LM) Listen
11 May 14 Avoiding capture Colossians 2:8-15 (LM) Listen
18 May 14 Christian freedom Colossians 2:16-23 (GF) Listen
25 May 14 Hidden with Christ Colossians 3:1-4 (LM) Listen
1 Jun 14 Dressed to impress Colossians 3:5-17 (RT) Listen

Miscellaneous Services 2014
8 Jun 14 Spotlight Sunday on Noah

All you need is Jesus
15 Jun 14 Christianity in the home Colossians 3:18-21 (LM) Listen

Miscellaneous Services 2014
22 Jun 14 Family service with outdoor baptisms

All you need is Jesus
29 Jun 14 Your ultimate boss Colossians 3:22 - 4:1 (LM) Listen
6 Jul 14 Speaking about Jesus Colossians 4:2-6 (LM) Listen
13 Jul 14 Gospel people Colossians 4:7-18 (RT) Listen

Travelling with Abraham
20 Jul 14 Leave your country Genesis 12:1-9 (LM) Listen
27 Jul 14 What faith does Genesis 15:1-6 (RT) Read text
3 Aug 14 The sign of the covenant Genesis 17:1-27
10 Aug 14 Pleading with God Genesis 18:16-33
17 Aug 14 She is my sister Genesis 20:1-18
24 Aug 14 What about Ishmael? Genesis 21:1-21
31 Aug 14 Sacrifice your son Genesis 22:1-19 (LM) Read text

Are you sitting comfortably? (Isaiah 1-12)
7 Sep 14 Let us reason together Isaiah 1 (LM) Read text Listen
14 Sep 14 Run to the hills Isaiah 2 (LM) Read text Listen
21 Sep 14 Are you a survivor? Isaiah 3:1 - 4:6 (LM) Read text Listen
28 Sep 14 Godís love song Isaiah 5 (LM) Read text
5 Oct 14 Harvest Family Service
12 Oct 14 Can we serve King Jesus? Isaiah 6 (LM) Read text Listen
19 Oct 14 God is with us Isaiah 7 (LM) Read text Listen
26 Oct 14 To us a child is born Isaiah 8:11 - 9:7 (DEl) Listen
2 Nov 14 Where is his anger? Isaiah 9:8 - 10:4 (LM) Read text Listen
9 Nov 14 Divine forestry Isaiah 10:5-34 (LM) Read text Listen
16 Nov 14 The Branch of the LORD Isaiah 11:1 - 12:6 (LM) Read text
23 Nov 14 American Family Service (MB) Listen

Breaking news (Luke Ch 1)
30 Nov 14 How can we know? Luke 1:1-4 (MT) Read text Listen
7 Dec 14 What did you say? Luke 1:5-25 (LM) Read text Listen
14 Dec 14 Riverside crib service @ 3.30pm
21 Dec 14 How will this be? Luke 1:26-38 (LM) Read text

Miscellaneous Services 2014
28 Dec 14 No service at Riverside


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Breaking news (Luke Ch 1)
4 Jan 15 What will this child be? Luke 1:57-80 (RH) Read text Listen

James - Just do it
11 Jan 15 God's eye view of life James 1:1-11 (RH) Read text Listen
18 Jan 15 Keep going James 1:12-17 (LM) Read text Listen
25 Jan 15 Look in the mirror James 1:18-27 (LM) Read text Listen
1 Feb 15 Family service
8 Feb 15 Do you have favourites? James 2:1-13 (LM) Read text Listen
15 Feb 15 Dead faith James 2:14-26 (LM) Read text Listen
22 Feb 15 The power of the tongue James 3:1-18 (LM) Read text Listen
1 Mar 15 The only way is down James 4:1-12 (TB) Read text Listen
8 Mar 15 Any plans for tomorrow? James 4:13 - 5:12 (LM) Read text Listen
15 Mar 15 Mothering Sunday Family Service Read text
22 Mar 15 When should we pray? James 5:13-20 (LM) Read text Listen

The easter story
29 Mar 15 Palm Sunday - the emotional walk Luke 19:28-44 (LM) Read text Listen
5 Apr 15 Easter Sunday - The empty tomb Luke 23:32 - 24:12 (LM) Read text Listen
12 Apr 15 The return home Luke 24:36-53 (DEl) Listen

Hope when disaster strikes: Lamentations
19 Apr 15 Getting our bearings: an A to Z of lamentations 2 Kings 25:1-12 (LM) Read text Listen
26 Apr 15 Wht are the people crying? Lamentations 1:1-22 (LM) Read text Listen
3 May 15 How does God show his anger? Lamentations 2:1-22 (LM) Read text Listen
10 May 15 Where can we find hope? Lamentations 3:1-24 (LM) Read text Listen
17 May 15 Mission Focus Sunday with Stephen Jerrard Amos 7:1-17 (SJ) Listen
24 May 15 How should we wait? Lamentations 3:25-66 (LM) Read text
31 May 15 Why is life so hard? Lamentations 4:1-22 (TB) Read text Listen
7 Jun 15 When will life improve? Lamentations 5:1-22 (LM) Read text Listen

The King's speech: Matthew 5-7
14 Jun 15 The King's values Matthew 5:1-12 (LM) Read text Listen
21 Jun 15 The King's witnesses Matthew 5:13-16 (LM) Read text Listen
28 Jun 15 Family service
5 Jul 15 The king's commandments Matthew 5:17-20 (LM) Read text Listen
12 Jul 15 Dealing with anger Matthew 5:21-26 (LM) Read text Listen
19 Jul 15 Dealing with lust Matthew 5:27-30 (LM) Read text Listen
26 Jul 15 Remaining faithful in marriage Matthew 5:31-32 (LM) Read text Listen
2 Aug 15 Telling the truth Matthew 5:33-37 (DEl) Listen
9 Aug 15 Loving your enemy Matthew 5:38-48 (DEl) Listen
16 Aug 15 How to give, pray and fast Matthew 6:1-18 (LM) Read text Listen
23 Aug 15 How to face the future Matthew 6:19-34 (LM) Read text Listen
30 Aug 15 How to treat other people Matthew 7:1-12 (LM) Read text Listen
6 Sep 15 Two ways to live Matthew 7:13-29 (LM) Read text Listen

20/20 vision: Revelation
13 Sep 15 Jesus is bigger than we think Revelation 1:1-20 (LM) Read text Listen
20 Sep 15 Would we pass Jesus' church MOT (part 1) Revelation 2:1-29 (LM) Read text Listen
27 Sep 15 Would we pass Jesus' church MOT (part 2) Revelation 3:1-22 (LM) Read text Listen
4 Oct 15 Harvest Family Service
11 Oct 15 Who rules the universe? Revelation 4:1-11 (LM) Read text Listen
18 Oct 15 How can a lion also be a lamb? Revelation 5:1-14 (LM) Read text Listen
25 Oct 15 Will you be standing at the end? Revelation 6:1-17 (DEl) Listen
1 Nov 15 The ultimate United Nations Revelation 7:1-17 (RoT) Listen
8 Nov 15 The silence and the sound Revelation 8:1 - 9:21 (LM) Read text Listen
15 Nov 15 What's on the menu? Revelation 10:1-11 (LM) Read text Listen
22 Nov 15 Family Service
29 Nov 15 How to witness until the end Revelation 11:1-19 (LM) Read text Listen

A Hebrew Christmas: Hebrews
6 Dec 15 Why should we listen to Jesus? Hebrews 1:1 - 2:4 (LM) Read text Listen
13 Dec 15 Riverside Crib service at 3.30pm
20 Dec 15 Why was it necessary for Jesus to be human? Hebrews 2:5-18 (LM) Listen
27 Dec 15 No service at Riverside Hebrews
3 Jan 16 What sacrifice did Jesus offer? Hebrews 10:1-10 (LM) Listen


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God's big plan for the church - Ephesians
10 Jan 16 Why does the church exist? Ephesians 1:1-14 (LM) Read text Listen
17 Jan 16 How should the church pray? Ephesians 1:15-23 (LM) Read text Listen
24 Jan 16 The ultimate rescue Ephesians 2:1-10 (LM) Read text Listen
31 Jan 16 Family Service with Rainbows and Brownies
7 Feb 16 Who is the church for? Ephesians 2:11-22 (LM) Read text Listen
14 Feb 16 What is the church for? Ephesians 3:1-21 (LM) Listen
21 Feb 16 How should the church be built? Ephesians 4:1-16 (THa) Listen
28 Feb 16 How should the church behave? Ephesians 4:17-32 (LM) Listen
6 Mar 16 Mothering Sunday Family Service
13 Mar 16 Who should the church imitate? Ephesians 5:1-21 (LM) Listen
20 Mar 16 Who has the church married? Ephesians 5:22-33 (LM) Listen

Miscellaneous Services 2016
27 Mar 16 He has risen Matthew 28:1-20 (LM) Listen

God's big plan for the church - Ephesians
3 Apr 16 Who in the church should obey? Ephesians 6:1-9 (LM) Listen
10 Apr 16 How should the church fight? Ephesians 6:10-23 (VW) Listen

Confident Christianity - Revelation
17 Apr 16 The great dragon Revelation 12:1-17 (LM) Listen
24 Apr 16 The great beasts Revelation 13:1-18 (LM) Listen
1 May 16 The great winepress Revelation 14:1-20 (LM) Listen
8 May 16 The great battle Revelation 15:1 - 16:21 (LM) Listen
15 May 16 Family Service with Rainbows and Brownies
22 May 16 The great prostitute Revelation 17:1-18 (MT) Listen
29 May 16 No service at Riverside today, St Faiths at 9.30
5 Jun 16 No service at Riverside or St Faiths today
12 Jun 16 The great King Revelation 19:11-21 (THa) Listen
19 Jun 16 The great judgement Revelation 20:1-15 (LM) Listen
26 Jun 16 The great city Revelation 21:1 - 22:6 (LM) Listen
3 Jul 16 Family Service with Rainbows and Brownies
10 Jul 16 The great ending Revelation 22:7-21 (TB) Listen

Close Encounters - Luke
17 Jul 16 Jesus meets some fishermen Luke 5:1-11 (LM) Listen
24 Jul 16 Jesus meets a leper - Service 10.00am at St Faiths Luke 5:12-16 (LM) Listen
31 Jul 16 Jesus meets a paralytic - Service 10.00am at St Faiths Luke 5:17-26 (VW) Listen
7 Aug 16 Jesus meets a tax collector - Service 10.00am at St Faiths Luke 5:27-39 (TH) Listen

From Silence to Speech - Jonah
14 Aug 16 On the run - Service 10.00am at St Faiths Jonah 1 (LM) Listen
21 Aug 16 In the fish - Service 10.00am at St Faiths Jonah 2 (LM) Listen
28 Aug 16 In the city - Service 10.00am at St Faiths Jonah 3 (LM) Listen
4 Sep 16 Under the vine - Service 10.00am at St Faith's Jonah 4 (LM) Listen

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

Miscellaneous Services 2016
25 Dec 16 Christmas Day Family Service and Communion
1 Jan 17 No service at SF/Riverside on 1st Jan. Join the St John Newland service at 10.30am.


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Grand Designs - Haggai
8 Jan 17 Building for the future Haggai 1:1-15 (LM) Listen
15 Jan 17 A breathtaking future Haggai 2:1-9 (LM) Listen
22 Jan 17 A different future Haggai 2:10-23 (LM) Listen
29 Jan 17 Family service

Gospel freedom - Galatians
5 Feb 17 Different gospels Galatians 1:1-24 (LM) Listen
12 Feb 17 Gospel lifestyle Galatians 2:1-14 (RoT) Listen
19 Feb 17 Gospel destruction Galatians 2:15-25 (LM) Listen
26 Feb 17 Abraham's gospel Galatians 3:1-14 (JB) Listen
5 Mar 17 The law and the gospel Galatians 3:15-25 (LM) Listen
12 Mar 17 Gospel sons Galatians 3:26 - 4:7 (LM) Listen
19 Mar 17 Gospel concern Galatians 4:8-20 (LM) Listen
26 Mar 17 Mothering Sunday Family Service
2 Apr 17 The gospel mountain Galatians 4:21-31 (PB) Listen
9 Apr 17 *No service at Riverside* Gospel power Galatians 5:1-26
16 Apr 17 *No service at Riverside* Easter Sunday Galatians 6:1-18
23 Apr 17 *No service at Riverside* Morning service

Good question! Mark's Gospel (Riverside)
30 Apr 17 Who are my mother and brothers? Mark 3:20-35 (MT) Listen
7 May 17 Who can forgive sins? Mark 2:1-12 (SM) Listen
14 May 17 Whose wife will she be? Mark 12:18-27 (PB) Listen
21 May 17 Family service
28 May 17 Why are you so dull? Mark 7:1-23 (JB) Listen
4 Jun 17 Why did Elijah have to come first? Mark 9:2-13 (RH) Listen
11 Jun 17 How long shall I put up with you? Mark 9:14-29 (PB) Listen
18 Jun 17 Who is this the storms obey? Mark 4:35-41 (MT) Listen
25 Jun 17 Where did this man get these things? Mark 6:1-6 (JB) Listen
2 Jul 17 Family Service
9 Jul 17 Who do you say I am? Mark 8:27-38 (TB) Listen
16 Jul 17 By what authority? Mark 11:12-33 (THa) Listen
23 Jul 17 Why do you call me good? Mark 10:17-31 (MT) Listen
30 Jul 17 Is it lawful? - Service at St Faiths at 10am Mark 10:1-12
6 Aug 17 Morning service at St Faiths at 10am
13 Aug 17 Morning service at St Faiths at 10am
20 Aug 17 Morning service at St Faiths at 10am
27 Aug 17 Morning service Luke 7:36-50 (TB) Listen


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