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Flinders Street, Adelaide, South Australia
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Sermons 2016

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New Year & Epiphany

Christmas 2
3 January
Paul's thanksgiving and prayer
Ephesians 1:3-14
Vicar Ryan Norris

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Epiphany 1
10 January
Baptism of Jesus
Luke 3:15-17,21,22
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Epiphany 2
17 January
Jesus at the wedding in Cana
John 2:1-11
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Epiphany 3
24 January
God's generosity revealed
Psalm 19
Vicar Ryan Norris

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Epiphany 4 (Harvest Thanksgiving)
31 January
Rejoice in the Lord always
Philippians 4:4-9
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Transfiguration of our Lord
7 February
Listen to him
Luke 9:28-36
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Lent

Lent 1
14 February
Jesus tempted
Luke 4:1-13
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Lent 2
21 February
Faith of Abram
Genesis 15:1-12,17,18
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Lent 3
28 February
Fruitful living
Luke 13:1-9
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Lent 4
6 March
Lost and found in the Father's house
Luke 15:1-3,11b-32
Vicar Ryan Norris

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Lent 5
13 March
Gifts beyond value
John 12:1-8
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Palm Sunday
20 March
Christ obedient servant and exalted Lord
Philippians 2:5-11
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Good Friday
25 March
Never alone in our suffering
Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Easter

Easter Day
27 March
The Resurrection of our Lord
Luke 24:1-12
Joshua Pfeiffer

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Easter 2
3 April
Thomas believes
John 20:19-31
Vicar Ryan Norris

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Easter 3
10 April
Jesus and the miraculous catch of fish
John 21:1-19
Vicar Ryan Norris

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Easter 4 (Good Shepherd Sunday)
17 April
My sheep listen to my voice
John 10:22-30
Vicar Ryan Norris

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Easter 5
24 April
What's new about the new commandment?
John 13:31-35
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Easter 6
1 May
Keeping Jesus' word
John 14:23-29
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Ascension
5 May
The joy of Jesus’ Ascension
Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer
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Easter 7
8 May
Jesus prays for you
John 17:20-26
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Pentecost

Pentecost
15 May
Suffering transformed into glory
Romans 8:14-17
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Holy Trinity
22 May
Hope that doesn't disappoint
Romans 5:1-5
Vicar Ryan Norris

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Pentecost 2 (Proper 4)
29 May
Amazing faith
Luke 7:1-10
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Pentecost 3 (Proper 5)
5 June
Jesus' compassion for you
Luke 7:11-17
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Pentecost 4 (Proper 6)
12 June
Forgiven much and loving much
Luke 7:36-8:3
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Pentecost 5 (Proper 7)
19 June
Freedom in Christ
Galatians 3:23-29
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Commemoration of the Augsburg Confession
26 June
Freedom for free
Isaiah 55:6-11
Vicar Ryan Norris

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Pentecost 8 (Proper 10)
10 July
Being a neighbour
Luke 10:25-37
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Pentecost 9 (Proper 11)
17 July
Being served by Jesus' Word
Luke 10:38-42
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Pentecost 10 (Proper 12)
24 July
The gift of prayer
Luke 11:1-13
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Pentecost 11 (Proper 13)
31 July
Freedom from greed
Luke 12:13-21
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Pentecost 12 (Proper 14)
7 August
Fear not little flock
Luke 12:32-41
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Pentecost 13 (Proper 15)
14 August
Running the Race
Hebrews 12:1-2
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Pentecost 14 (Proper 16)
21 August
God's word brings healing
Luke 13:10-17
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Pentecost 15 (Proper 17)
28 August
Jesus' hospitality
Luke 14:7-14
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Pentecost 16 (Proper 18)
4 September
Following Christ
Luke 14:25-33
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Pentecost 17 (Proper 19)
11 September
Seeking the lost
Luke 15:1-10
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Pentecost 18 (Proper 20)
18 September
Using money to serve God
Luke 16:1-13
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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St Michael and All Angels
25 September
Victory of the Lamb
Revelation 12:7-12
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Pentecost 20 (Proper 22)
2 October
Learning forgiveness from the Master
Luke 17:1-10
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Pentecost 21 (Proper 23)
9 October
Thankfulness and worship
Luke 17:11-19
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Pentecost 22 (Proper 24)
16 October
Don't lose heart
Luke 18:1-8
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Pentecost 23 (Proper 25)
23 October
Jesus stands with us
Luke 18:9-14
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Reformation Sunday
30 October
Slavery and freedom
John 8:31.36
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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All Saints Sunday
6 November
The cost of discipleship
Luke 6:20-31
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Pentecost 23 (Proper 25)
13 November
Caution, preparation, encouragement
Luke 21:5-19
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Christ the King
20 November
Reconciled to God
Colossians 1:11-20
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Advent & Christmas

Advent 1
27 November
An age of peace
Isaiah 2:1-5
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Advent 2
4 December
Promise of the king
Isaiah 11:1-10
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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Advent 3
11 December
Waiting with patience
James 5:7-12
Pastor Fraser Pearce

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Advent 4
18 December
Joseph's predicament, task and response
Matthew 1:18-25
Pastor Joshua Pfeiffer

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