Our advent series looks at the coming of the king through the eyes of different people there.
Sunday 11th December 2016
Joel explains the role of the Magi in the Christmas story and challenges us to be a greater witness for Christ.
Sunday 4th December 2016
God meets us right where we are and invites us into His story. He then sends us out to spread the word about Jesus.
Sunday 27th November 2016
Mary's calling was to carry the light and the hope of the worldthrough the birth of Jesus. We as God's children also are called to be light and to bring hope to the world.
Our autumn series looks at the outward expressions of faith in Jesus.
Sunday 20th November 2016
The youth team share the news of their recent trip and challenge us about giving, praying, applying what you've learnt and visiting this important cause in Romania.
Sunday 13th November 2016
Simon looks at how we can grow in compassion by making active choices and overcoming “compassion blockers”.
Sunday 6th November 2016
Simon looks at the topsy turvy nature of the kingdom Jesus came to establish.
Sunday 30th October 2016
Graham Bough from Canterbury Food Bank explains its work and Samuel Grabiec explains with the help of the children how giving becomes a blessing to others.
Sunday 23rd October 2016
Simon looks at the many opportunities that being generous with our finances can give to us.
Sunday 16th October 2016
We worship a God of generosity and we are called to reflect Him through our lives and through our finances.
Sunday 9th October 2016
In part five of the signs of life series Tariq explains how we can better understand the Bible.
Sunday 2nd October 2016
Tariq explains that scripture is to encourage Christians to believe that the Bible has power to change individuals and to change nations
Sunday 25th September 2016
Simon looks at how worship involves choice, cost and is completed in all of life.
Sunday 18th September 2016
Gavin Calver, Director for Mission at the Evangelical Alliance talks about sharing the good news of Jesus Christ.
Sunday 11th September 2016
Chris explains how finding the right rhythm of prayer is about relationships not rules
Sunday 4 September 2016
Simon introduces our series and explains how prayer is the most natural outflow of our relationship with Jesus
28th August 2016
In part six of the Encountering Jesus series, Simon talks about the example Jesus set of serving others by washing their feet. Before that Sam tells of how by listening to God and then a chance encounter with a stranger brought about a fantastic change in the life of that stranger.
21st August 2016
In part Five of the Encountering Jesus series Chris explains the death and miraculous resurrection of Lazarus.
14th August 2016
In part Four of the Encountering Jesus series Tariq explains that Healing of longstanding emotional or physical problems means answering Jesus’ question “do you want to be healed”.
7th August 2016
In part three of the Encountering Jesus series Tariq reminds us that story of the Bible is God’s story being worked out through millions of encounters with men and women and their stories as part of God’s purposes.
31st July 2016
Chris continues our series “Encountering Jesus” with the story of the man born blind from John’s gospel and explains how to meet Jesus is to meet love that changes everything.
24th July 2016
Simon introduces our series “Encountering Jesus” with the story of the woman at the well from John’s gospel. He looks at how vulnerability is the key to our growth in Jesus.
17th July 2016
In this final part of the series on Ephesians, Simon looks at how we stand firm and counter the enemy’s strategies.
10th July 2016
From Ephesians 6:10-13 Simon looks at how our enemy, the devil, uses different devices to try to undermine our identity and authority in Christ.
26th June 2016
In part 11 of the Unified series from Ephesians 5:21-6:10 Chris explaines the call for Christians to live as humble servants who love and respect each other. Status and position should not be used to lord it over others. Christ came to serve not to be served.
12th June 2016
Chris continues with the Unified series looking at Ephesians 5:8-20 explaining that we are to live worthy of our calling – Paul says we are to be the light of Jesus Christ to the world. A people who forgive, who are Holy Spirit filled and worshippers.
5th June 2016
Simon continues with the Unified series looking at Ephesians 4:25-5:7 comparing the Kingdom of Self with the Kingdom of God.
29th May 2016
Simon continues with the Unified series, looking at Ephesians 4:17-24 and how our heart attitude shapes the rest of our lives.
22nd May 2016
In part seven of the Unified series Tariq talks about encouraging Christians and the church to strive for maturity, to know what it looks like and how with God’s help we may become more mature.
15th May 2016
Keely talks from Ephesians chapter 3:14-21 about God's incredible love for us and how we can know it in a deeper way.
1st May 2016
In part five of our Unified series Chris looks at Ephesians 3: 1-13 and talks about the church which was God’s plan from the beginning. The church reveals God’s manifold wisdom and is the hope of the world. It is called to administers God’s grace to all who will receive it.
24th April 2016
We will be looking at how the church must be a demonstration of God’s love for all whatever their cultural, gender or social status.
17th April 2016
In part three of our Unified series Chris looks at Ephesians 2:1-10 and talks about God’s grace and mercy to us.
10th April 2016
In part two of our Unified series Simon looks at Ephesians 1:13:-23 and Paul’s prayer for us to fully know who we are in Jesus.
3rd April 2016
God at work in our history, our present and our future.
Good For Everyone
27th March 2016
On this Easter Sunday Simon explores the reconciliation peace that comes through the cross and the resurrection power demonstrated by the empty tomb.
20th March 2016
Exploring what doesn't change when the world around us changes
13th March 2016
Jesus calls us to do good by fighting against evil and injustice with goodness, kindness and love
6th March 2016
Simon looks at how goodness over time will always produce results.
28th February 2016
Keely shares the vision for the cafe at the new campus followed by 'Space for God' from Simon. God is passionate about creating space in your home, home life and work for people to connect with him.
21st February 2016
Jesus calls us to be his presence here on earth. He equips the whole church with gifts that enable us to be more than good enough. Those gifts are the way we become mature, United, loving and Christ like. Ephesians 4 reveals the 5 gifts that Christ gives the church
14th February 2016
As we follow Jesus, His goodness changes us. God calls us to become channels of His goodness into our communities.
7th February 2016
The theme of the sermon is How big is our gospel. Do we believe that the gospel can change communities, cities and even nations.
31st January 2016
The old testament God is seen by some as a blood thirst vengeful God. A closer look reveals a God who shows kindness and love to those who believe in him. His goodness is inherent in his nature and that nature is imparted to us who also believe in him through Jesus his son. God is good and Riverside church seeks to be a people who are good for everyone.