Themes and Bible readings

This is the Circuit Preaching Plan with Themes and Bible readings which are set for each Sunday.

[To find the Contact details of Preachers go to the Contact webpage on this website.]

Date: February 28th
Occasion: Lent 2
Psalm 22
Old Testament: Genesis 17: 1-7, 15-16
New Testament: Romans 4: 13-25
Gospel: John 2: 13-22
Theme: Self denial
Hillside at 9.30 a.m.: Youth Week
Hillside at 11.30 a.m.: Youth Week
Barham Green at 9.30 a.m.: Youth Week
Barham Green at 11.30 a.m.: Youth Week
Nketa 7 at 11.00 a.m.: Youth Week
Mulume at 11.00 a.m.: Youth Week
Vulindlela at 11.00 a.m.: Youth Week
Ntunjambili at 11.00 a.m.: Youth Week

Online English: Youth Week
Online Ndebele: Youth Week
Online Shona: Youth Week

Date: March 7th
Occasion: Lent 3
Psalm 19
Old Testament: Exodus 20: 1-17
New Testament: 1 Corinthians 1: 18-25
Gospel: John 2: 13- 22
Theme: The message of the cross and God’s power
Hillside at 9.30 a.m.: Mrs. A. Penduka
Hillside at 11.30 a.m.: Mr. I. Chigwada
Barham Green at 9.30 a.m.: Rev. B. Phiri (Holy Communion)
Barham Green at 11.30 a.m.: Rev. B. Phiri (Holy Communion)
Nketa 7 at 11.00 a.m.: Mr. A. Mahonye
Mulume at 11.00 a.m.: Mrs. G. Nyamambi
Vulindlela at 11.00 a.m.: Mr. S. Chifamba
Ntunjambili at 11.00 a.m.: Ms. S. Sibanda
Online English: Mrs. A. Penduka
Online Ndebele: Mr. A. Mahonye
Online Shona: Mr. I. Chigwada

Date: March 14th
Occasion: Lent 4
Psalm 107
Old Testament: Numbers 21: 4-9
New Testament: Ephesians 2: 1-10
Gospel: John 3: 14-21
Theme: The test to be passed
Hillside at 9.30 a.m.: Rev. N. Sibanda (Holy Communion)
Hillside at 11.30 a.m.: Rev. N. Sibanda (Holy Communion)
Barham Green at 9.30 a.m.: Mr. J. Makuyana
Barham Green at 11.30 a.m.: Dr. T. Hwalima
Nketa 7 at 11.00 a.m.: Mr. G. Mazarire
Mulume at 11.00 a.m.: Mr. M. Mugiyo
Vulindlela at 11.00 a.m.: Mrs. S. Ndlovu
Ntunjambili at 11.00 a.m.: Rev. B. Phiri (Holy Communion)
Online English: Rev. N. Sibanda
Online Ndebele: Dr. T. Hwalima
Online Shona: Mr. G. Mazarire

Date: March 21st
Occasion: Lent 5
Psalm 51
Old Testament: Jeremiah 31: 31-34
New Testament: Hebrews 5: 5-10
Gospel: John 12: 20-33
Theme: A new covenant
Hillside at 9.30 a.m.: Mrs. T. Chigwada
Hillside at 11.30 a.m.: GUEST PREACHER
Barham Green at 9.30 a.m.: Dr. C. Tenga
Barham Green at 11.30 a.m.: GUEST PREACHER
Nketa 7 at 11.00 a.m.: Mr. K. Machingambi
Mulume at 11.00 a.m.: Mrs. S. Nkomo
Vulindlela at 11.00 a.m.: Sunday School
Ntunjambili at 11.00 a.m.: Mr. M. Khanye
Online English: Guest Preacher
Online Ndebele: Guest Preacher
Online Shona: Guest Preacher

Date: March 28th
Occasion: Palm Sunday
Psalm 118
Old Testament: Isaiah 50: 4-9
New Testament: Philippians 2: 5-11
Gospel: Mark 11: 1-11
Theme: Untie it and bring it to Jesus
Hillside at 9.30 a.m.: Bishop I Mudenda
Hillside at 11.30 a.m.: Rev. N. Sibanda
Barham Green at 9.30 a.m.: Rev. M. James
Barham Green at 11.30 a.m.: Bishop I Mudenda
Nketa 7 at 11.00 a.m.: Rev. B. Phiri (Holy Communion)
Mulume at 11.00 a.m.: Young Adults
Vulindlela at 11.00 a.m.: Young Adults
Ntunjambili at 11.00 a.m.: Young Adults
Online English: Bishop I Mudenda
Online Ndebele: Rev. N. Sibanda
Online Shona: Rev. B. Phiri

Date: April 2nd
Occasion: Good Friday
Psalm 116
Old Testament: Isaiah 52: 13 – 53: 12
New Testament: Hebrews 10: 10-25
Gospel: John 18:1-19:42
Theme: He died for us all
Hillside at 9.30 a.m.: Rev. N. Sibanda (Holy Communion)
Hillside at 11.30 a.m.: Easter
Barham Green at 9.30 a.m.: Rev. B. Phiri (Holy Communion)
Barham Green at 11.30 a.m.: Easter
Nketa 7 at 11.00 a.m.: Easter
Mulume at 11.00 a.m.: Easter
Vulindlela at 11.00 a.m.: Easter
Ntunjambili at 11.00 a.m.: Easter
Online English: Rev. M. James
Online Ndebele: Rev. B. Phiri
Online Shona: Rev. N. Sibanda

Date: April 4th
Occasion: Easter Sunday
Psalm 114
Old Testament: Isaiah 25: 6-9
New Testament: 1 Corinthians 15: 1-11
Gospel: John 20: 1-18
Theme: Death swallowed up forever
Hillside at 9.30 a.m.: Bishop M. Ncube (Holy Communion)
Hillside at 11.30 a.m.: Camp
Barham Green at 9.30 a.m.: Rev. M. James (Holy Communion)
Barham Green at 11.30 a.m.: Camp
Nketa 7 at 11.00 a.m.: Camp
Mulume at 11.00 a.m.: Camp
Vulindlela at 11.00 a.m.: Camp
Ntunjambili at 11.00 a.m.: Camp
Online English: Bishop M. Ncube
Online Ndebele: Rev. N. Sibanda
Online Shona: Rev. B. Phiri

Date: April 11th
Occasion: 2nd Sunday of Easter
Psalm 133
Old Testament: Acts 4: 32-35
New Testament: 1 John 1:1-2:2
Gospel: John 20: 19-31
Theme: One heart, one soul
Hillside at 9.30 a.m.: Mrs. D. Muringi
Hillside at 11.30 a.m.: Mr. I. Mpofu
Barham Green at 9.30 a.m.: Dr. T. Hwalima
Barham Green at 11.30 a.m.: Mr. S. Chifamba
Nketa 7 at 11.00 a.m.: Rev. B. Phiri (Holy Communion)
Mulume at 11.00 a.m.: MCU Circuit
Vulindlela at 11.00 a.m.: MCU Circuit
Ntunjambili at 11.00 a.m.: MCU Circuit
Online English: Dr. T. Hwalima
Online Ndebele: MCU Circuit
Online Shona: Mrs. D. Muringi

Date: April 18th
Occasion: 3rd Sunday of Easter
Psalm 4
Old Testament: Acts 3: 12-19
New Testament: 1 John 3: 1-7
Gospel: Luke 24: 36-48
Theme: Acts of Love
Hillside at 9.30 a.m.: Mr. I. Chigwada
Hillside at 11.30 a.m.: Mr. K. Machingambi
Barham Green at 9.30 a.m.: Mr. J. Makuyana
Barham Green at 11.30 a.m.: Mrs. T. Makuyana
Nketa 7 at 11.00 a.m.: Dr. C. Tenga
Mulume at 11.00 a.m.: Rev. N. Sibanda (Holy Communion)
Vulindlela at 11.00 a.m.: Rev. B. Phiri (Holy Communion)
Ntunjambili at 11.00 a.m.: Mr. M. Mugiyo
Online English: Mr. I. Chigwada
Online Ndebele: Mr. J. Makuyana
Online Shona: Mr. K. Machingambi

Date: April 25th
Occasion: 4th Sunday of Easter
Psalm 23
Old Testament: Acts 4: 5-12
New Testament: 1 John 3: 16-24
Gospel: John 10: 11-18
Theme: Whose power or name do you do this?
Hillside at 9.30 a.m.: Rev. B. Phiri
Hillside at 11.30 a.m.: Rev. B. Phiri
Barham Green at 9.30 a.m.: Mrs. T. Chigwada
Barham Green at 11.30 a.m.: Mr. G. Mazarire
Nketa 7 at 11.00 a.m.: Rev. N. Sibanda (Holy Communion)
Mulume at 11.00 a.m.: Sunday School
Vulindlela at 11.00 a.m.: Manyano Society
Ntunjambili at 11.00 a.m.: MCU Society
Online English: Sunday School
Online Ndebele: Sunday School
Online Shona: Sunday School

Date: May 2nd
Occasion: 5th Sunday of Easter
Psalm 22
Old Testament: Acts 8: 26-40
New Testament: 1 John 4: 7-21
Gospel: John 15: 1-8
Theme: Bearing the fruit of love
Hillside at 9.30 a.m.: Mr. A. Mahonye
Hillside at 11.30 a.m.: Mrs. A. Penduka
Barham Green at 9.30 a.m.: Bishop M. Ncube (Holy Communion)
Barham Green at 11.30 a.m.: Bishop M. Ncube (Holy Communion)
Nketa 7 at 11.00 a.m.: Mrs. G. Nyamambi
Mulume at 11.00 a.m.: Mrs. S. Ncube
Vulindlela at 11.00 a.m.: Mr. T. Nkomo
Ntunjambili at 11.00 a.m.: Ms. S. Sibanda
Online English: Mrs. G. Nyamambi
Online Ndebele: Mr. A. Mahonye
Online Shona: Mr. G. Mazarire