Here are the notes we use for our weekly homegroups. Click on the titles to see each set of notes.
To listen to the corresponding Sunday talk, please visit our Bible Bytes page, where you will find the most recent one, and a link to the page with previous talks.

Come, Holy Spirit!

DateTitleBible Passages
5 May 20241. Reveal – Revive – RestoreJoel 2: 28-32 and Acts 1: 1-8
12 May 20242. Wind and waterGenesis 1: 1-13 and Psalm 104: 1, 24-31
19 May 20243. Wind, fire and speechActs 2:1-11 and John 20:19-23
26 May 20244. Advocate and GuideJohn 16:7-15
2 June 20245. Comforter and TeacherJohn 14:26-27 and 16:7-15
9 June 20246. The Living WaterJohn 7:37-43
16 June 20247. Transforming LivesGalatians 5:13-26 and Romans 8:1-11
23 June 20248. Consecration and AnointingEphesians 1:3-14 and Acts 10:34-43
30 June 20249. Leading and PurifyingExodus 13:17–22 and Hebrews 12:1–29
7 July 202410. The work of unityPsalm 133 and Ephesians 4: 1-13
14 July 202411. The Ministry of JesusActs 3:12-20, 4:23-31

Connecting with our friends and our community (2024)

DateTitleBible Passages
14 April 20241. Walls Down Luke 15 : 1-10
21 April 20242. Branches OutLuke 19: 1-10
28 April 20243. PioneeringIsaiah 49: 16-21 and Acts 2: 37-47

St James Church’s Vision (2024)

DateTitleBible Passage(s)
7 Jan 20241. Keeping a healthy Spiritual dietPsalm 84
14 Jan 20242. Growing as followers of Jesus1 Peter 1. 3-5 and 2 Peter 1. 1. 3-4
1 Peter 1. 13-16 and 2 Peter 2. 5-9
21 Jan 20243. Participating in the life of the SpiritRomans 8. 1-11
1 Corinthians 12.1 – 14
28 Jan 20244. Bearing FruitsGalatians 5. 1, 13-26
Romans 6. 11-13
John 15. 1-8
4 Feb 20245. Giving GenerouslyHaggai 1: 3-11
2 Corinthians 9: 6-11
11 Feb 20246. Fun and FoodActs 2:42-47
18 Feb 20247. Rooted in PrayerPsalm 37: 3-7, 39-40
Acts 4: 23-31 (not what it says on the sheet!)
25 Feb 2024
8. Rooted in the Bible
2 Timothy 3 : 10-17
Hebrews 4 : 12-16
3 March 20249. Rooted in the life of JesusMatthew 7 : 21-29
Colossians 1 : 9-14
(Not #10 in the series as on the sheet.)
17 March 202410. All Involved1 Corinthians 12: 12-26
1 Peter 2: 4-10
(Not #11 in the series as on the sheet.)
24 March 202411. Palm Sunday – Transcending the normalMark 11: 1-11
Philippians 2: 5-11

Other 2024 Notes

DateTitleBible Passage(s)
10 March 2024Mothering SundayJohn 19: 25-27
2 Corinthians 1: 3-7

2023 Notes

DateTitleBible Passage(s)
7 May 2023King’s CoronationLuke 22: 24-30, 1 Peter 2: 4-10
28 May 2023PentecostActs 1: 1-8, Acts 2: 1-13
3 Sept 2023Thanking and AskingPhilippians 1: 1-11
10 Sept 2023Pursuing Christ no matter whatPhilippians 1: 12-26
17 Sept 2023Common mindset and mutual lovePhilippians 1: 27 2: 4
24 Sept 2023A Christ like mindsetPhilippians 2: 5-11
1st Oct 2023Working Out Our New IdentityPhil 2. 12-18
8th OctTwo Christ Centred LivesPhil 2. 19-29
15th OctHarvestDeuteronomy 8
22nd OctKnowing Christ in Power and SufferingsEphesians 2:1-10
29th OctOnward and UpwardPhilippians 3: 12-21
5th NovChristian MindfulnessRomans 12. 1-2
12th NovRemembranceRevelations 22. 1-7
19th NovSafeguarding1 Corinthians 12
26th NovCelebration of Ministries1 Corinthians12.1 – 14
3rd DecAdvent Mark 13:24–37
10th DecAdvent 2Mark 1:1–8
17th DecAdvent 3Luke 3:7–18

The Sermon on the Mount (2023)

DateTitleBible passage(s)
16 April 20231. IntroductionMatthew 5:1-2, Exodus 19: 3-8; Matthew 7: 24-29
23 April 20232. ‘Who is actually blessed?’Matthew 5: 1-12, 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
30 April 20233. ‘What does Jesus think about Scriptures?Matthew 5: 17-20, Deuteronomy 30: 15-20
14 May 20234. Jesus on objectification and oppressionMatthew 5: 21-32, Matthew 22: 36-40
21 May 20235. Jesus on breaking the cycle of violenceMatthew 5: 38-48
4 June 20236. The tyranny of living for the approval of othersMatthew 6: 1-4
11 June 20237. The transformative power of prayer and fastingMatthew 6: 5-18
17 June 20238. How to handle moneyMatthew 6: 19-24
25 June 20239. How to combat anxietiesMatthew 6: 25-34
2 July 202310. Jesus on judgingMatthew 7: 1-6
9 July 202311. Ask Seek KnockMatthew 7:7-11
16 July 202312. Who to listen toMatthew 7:13-20
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