LOOKING AHEAD

For those looking ahead here is the current plan for materials.  Please note there is some overlap.

LECTIONARY BASED

June - August 2021

6th June
Israel asks for a King – 1 Samuel 8

13th June 
Samuel anoints David – 1 Samuel 15

20th June
David and Goliath – 1 Samuel 17

27th June
David Laments Saul – 2 Samuel 1

4th July
David becomes King – 2 Samuel 5

11th July
The Ark brought to Jerusalem – 2 Samuel 6

18th July
God’s promise to David – 2 Samuel 7

25th July

David and Bathsheba – 2 Samuel 11

 

1st August

Nathan rebukes David – 2 Samuel 12

 

6th August – BONUS RESOURCE

Jesus’ Transfiguration

 

8th August

David Mourns – 2 Samuel 18

 

15th August

Solomon’s wisdom – 1 Kings 2-3

 

22nd August

The Ark in the Temple – 1 Kings 8

 

29th August

Solomon’s Song – Song of Solomon 2

ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES

 

June - August 2021

6th June

The Ark brought to Jerusalem – 2 Samuel 6

 

13th June

God’s promise to David – 2 Samuel 7

 

20th June

David and Mephibosheth – 2 Samuel 9

 

27th June

David and Bathsheba – 2 Samuel 11

 

4th July

Nathan rebukes David – 2 Samuel 12

 

11th July

Solomon’s wisdom – 1 Kings 2-3

 

18th July

Solomon builds the temple– 1 Kings 6-7

25th July

The Temple is dedicated – 1 Kings 8

 

1st August

The Splendour of Solomon – 1 Kings 10

 

8th August

Solomon’s book of wise sayings - Proverbs

 

15th August

Solomon’s book about the world - Ecclesiastes

 

22nd August

Solomon’s book about love – Song of Songs

 

29th August

The rebellion of Jeroboam and the division of the Kingdom. – 1 Kings 11

Previous Resources

LECTIONARY BASED

March - May 2021

21st March

Jesus predicts his death  - John 12 v 20-33

 

28th March (Palm Sunday)

Jesus enters Jerusalem – John 12 v 12-16

 

4th April (Easter Sunday)

The Empty Tomb –  John 20 v 1-18

 

11th April

Jesus appears to his disciples  – John 20 v 19-31

 

18th April

Jesus appears to followers – Luke 24 v 36b-48

 

As this is similar to last week we will also include and explore the earlier verses in Luke 24 where Jesus appears on the Emmaus Road.

25th April

I am the Good Shepherd – John 10 v 11-18

 

2nd May

I am the Vine – John 15 v 1-8

 

9th May

Jesus’ call to love one another – John 15 v 9-17

 

13th May (Ascension)

Jesus’ Ascension – Luke 24 v 44 -53

 

16th May

Jesus’ prayer for us – John 17 v 6-19

 

23rd May (Pentecost)

Pentecost – Acts 2 v 1-21

 

30th May (Trinity Sunday)

Nicodemus learns from Jesus – John 3 v 1-17

LECTIONARY BASED

January - March 2021

3rd January (Epiphany)

The Magi – Matthew 2 v 1-12

 

10th January

Jesus’ baptism – Mark 1 v 4-11

 

17th January

Jesus chooses his disciples – John 1 v 43-51

 

24th January

The Wedding at Cana – John 2 v 1-11

 

31stth January (Candlemas)

Jesus presented in the temple – Luke 2 v 22-40

 

7th February

In the beginning was the word– John 1 v 1-14

14th February

Jesus’ transfiguration – Mark 9 v 2-9

 

21st February

Jesus is tempted – Mark 1 v 9-15  

and Matthew 4 v 1-11

 

28th February

Jesus predicts his death – Mark 8 v 31 - 38

 

7th March

Jesus clears the temple - John 2 v 13-22

 

14th March – Mothering Sunday

Hannah and Samuel – 1 Samuel 1

LECTIONARY BASED

November-December

1st November (All Saints Day)

The Beatitudes – Matthew 5 v 1-12

 

8th November

The Parable of the Ten Bridesmaids – Matthew 25 v 1-13

 

15th November

The Parable of the Talents – Matthew 25 v 14-30

 

22nd November

The Sheep and Goats – Matthew 25 v 31-46

 

29th November

Jesus will return – Mark 13 v 24-37

6th December

John the Baptist – Mark 1 v 1-8

 

13th December

John the Baptist speaks of Jesus  - John 1 v 6-8,19-28

 

20th December

Gabriel visits Mary – Luke 1 v 36-38

 

27th December

The Shepherds – Luke 2 v 15 – 21

LECTIONARY BASED

Mid August - October

Using the Old Testament Lectionary readings we will look at the story of Moses in Exodus.

23rd August

The Birth of Moses – Exodus 1 v 8 – 2 v 10

 

30th August

The Burning Bush – Exodus 3 v 1-15

 

6th September

Passover – Exodus 12 v 1-14

 

13th September

Parting the Red Sea – Exodus 14 v 19-31

 

20th September

Manna and Quail – Exodus 16 v 2-15

27th September

Water from the Rock – Exodus 17 v 1-7

 

4th October

The Ten Commandments - Exodus 20

 

11th October

The Golden Calf - Exodus 32:1‐14

 

18th October

Moses and the Glory of God - Exodus 33:12‐23

 

25th October

Moses Death - Deuteronomy 34:1‐12

ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES

 

March - May 2021

21st March

Samuel Listens to God  - 1 Samuel 3

 

28th March (Palm Sunday)

Jesus enters Jerusalem – John 12 v 12-16

 

4th April (Easter Sunday)

The Empty Tomb –  John 20 v 1-18

 

11th April

Saul chosen as King  – 1 Samuel 8-9

 

18th April

Saul anointed as King – 1 Samuel 10

 

25th April

Saul messes up!  – 1 Samuel 15

2nd May

Samuel anoints David – 1 Samuel 16

 

9th May

David and Goliath – 1 Samuel 17

 

13th May

David and Jonathan – 1 Samuel 19-20

 

16th May

David on the run – 1 Samuel 24

 

23rd May (Pentecost)

Pentecost – Acts 2 v 1-21

 

30th May

David is King –2 Samuel 5

ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES

 

January - March 2021

3rd January

Joshua to Judges – Judges 2

 

10th January

Deborah and Jael  – Judges 4

 

17th January

Gideon called by God – Judges 6

 

24th January

Gideon defeats the Midianites – Judges 7

 

31st January

Samson and the Riddle – Judges 13-14

 

7th February

Samson tricked  - Judges 15

14th February

Ruth and Naomi – Ruth 1

 

21st February

Ruth in the field – Ruth 2

 

28th February

Ruth and Boaz – Ruth 3

 

7th March

A marriage is agreed – Ruth 4

 

14th March – Mothering Sunday

Hannah and Samuel – 1 Samuel 1

 

ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES

 

November - December

1st November

Joshua chosen as leader – Joshua 1

 

8th November

Spies in the Land – Joshua 2

 

15th November

Crossing the Jordan – Joshua 3-4

 

22nd November

The Battle of Jericho – Joshua 5

29th November

The Story of John the Baptist – Luke 1

 

6th December

An Angel Visits Mary – Luke 1

 

13th December

Shepherds in Bethlehem  - Luke 2

 

20th December

The three Magi – Matthew 2

 

27th December

Jesus presented in the temple – Luke 2 v 22-40

ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES

 

Mid August - October

An alternative series looking at the miracles of Jesus in the book of John

23rd August

The Parable of the Talents – Matthew 25 v 14-20

 

30th August

The Parable of the friend at night – Luke 11 v 5-8

 

6th September

Water into Wine – John 2 v 1-11

 

13th September

The Official’s Son – John 4 v 46-54

 

20th September

Healing at Bethesda Pool – John 5 v 1-15

27th September

Feeding the 5000 – John 6 v 5-14

 

4th October

Jesus walks on water – John 6 v 16-24

 

11th October

Healing a blind man – John 9 v 1-7

 

18th October

Lazarus Raised from the dead – John 11 v 1-45

 

25th October

A Miraculous catch of fish – John 21 v 1-14

LECTIONARY BASED

April - May

We follow Jesus and his appearances after his resurrection through to Pentecost.

19th April

Jesus appears to the disciples  - John 20 v 19-31

 

26th April

The Emmaus Road - Luke 24 v 13-35

 

3rd May

The Good Shepherd - John 10 v 1-10

 

10th May

Jesus comforts his followers - John 14 v 1-14

 

17th May

Jesus promises the Holy Spirit - John 14 v 15-21

 

24th May

Ascension – Acts 1 v 6-14

 

31st May

Day of Pentecost – Acts 2 v 1-21

June - August

Using the Old Testament Lectionary readings we will look at the stories of the Patriarchs in Genesis from Abraham through to Joseph

7th June

Trinity Sunday Pack

 

14th June

God promises Abraham a child – Genesis 18

 

21st June

Isaac is born – Genesis 21

 

28th June

Abraham is tested – Genesis 22

 

5th July

A wife for Isaac – Genesis 24

 

12th July

Jacob and Esau – Genesis 25

19th July

Jacob’s ladder – Genesis 28

 

26th  July

Jacob Is tricked – Genesis 29

 

2nd August

Jacob wrestles God – Genesis 32

 

9th August

Joseph the dreamer – Genesis 37

 

16th August

Joseph’s dreams come true – Genesis 45

ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES

 

April - May

An alternative series looking at the story of Daniel who remained faithful to his believes in the difficult times.

19th April

Jesus appears to the disciples  - John 20 v 19-31

 

26th April

Daniel in Babylon – Daniel 1

 

3rd May

Nebuchadnezzar’s First Dream – Daniel 2

 

10th May

The Fiery Furnace – Daniel 3

 

17th May

Nebchadnezzar’s Second Dream – Daniel 4

 

24th May

Daniel in the Lion’s Den – Daniel 6

 

31st May

Day of Pentecost – Acts 2 v 1-21

June - August

We follow the journey of the Early Church and explore some of the amazing stories in Acts.

7th June

Peter’s Gospel Message – Acts 2 v 14-41

 

14th June

The Early Church – Acts 2 v 42-47

 

21st June

Peter heals a man – Acts 3 v 1-26

 

28th June

Feeding the widows – Acts 6 v 1-7

 

5th July

Stephen is stoned – Acts 6 v 8 – 8 v 1

 

12th July

Philip and the Ethiopian – Acts 8 v 26-39

19th July

Saul’s Conversion – Acts 9 v 1-25

 

26th  July

Peter and Cornelius – Acts 10 v 1-48

 

2nd August

Peter in Prison – Acts 12 v 6-19

 

9th August

Paul is Shipwrecked – Acts 27

 

16th August

Paul in Malta – Acts 28 v 1-11