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Revised Common Lectionary: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Psalm 100 or Psalm 95:1-7a; Ephesians 1:15-23; Matthew 25:31-46
Narrative Lectionary: Jeremiah’s Letter to Exiles, Jeremiah 29:1, 4-14 (John 14:27)
God’s justice is not retributive, but restorative, as demonstrated by the prophet Ezekiel in 34:11-16, 20-24. God is the Good Shepherd who will search for the scattered sheep and […]
What do you do with families who are home on Christmas break? What do you do for individuals who may be lonely during this time?
Here is a calendar for 12 Days of Christmas 2017 the with devotions and activities to celebrate the fullness of the Christmas Season, from December 25th through January […]
Revised Common Lectionary: Judges 4:1-7 and Psalm 123; Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18 and Psalm 90:1-12; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11; Matthew 25:14-30
Thanksgiving Sunday: Deuteronomy 8:7-18; Psalm 65; 2 Corinthians 9:6-15; Luke 17:11-19
Narrative Lectionary: Isaiah—A Child is Born, 9:1-7 (John 8:12)
We come to the conclusion of our journey with the Hebrew people in their origins in […]
Revised Common Lectionary: Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 and Psalm 78:1-7; Amos 5:18-24 and Psalm 70; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13
Narrative Lectionary: Amos: Justice Rolls Down, 1:1-2; 5:14-15, 21-24 (John 7:37-38)
As we near the end of this season after Pentecost, we have followed the origins of the Hebrews from Abraham and Sarah, through their descendants […]
All Saints Day Readings: Revelation 7:9-17; Psalm 34:1-10, 22; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12
Revised Common Lectionary: Joshua 3:7-17 and Psalm 107:1-7, 33-37; Micah 3:5-12 and Psalm 43; 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13; Matthew 23:1-12
Narrative Lectionary: God Speaks to Elijah, 1 Kings 19:1-18 (John 12:27-28)
For All Saints Day, we begin with the vision of John […]
Revised Common Lectionary: Deuteronomy 34:1-12 and Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17; Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 and Psalm 1; 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8; Matthew 22:34-46
Narrative Lectionary: Solomon’s Temple, 1 Kings 5:1-5, 8:1-13 (John 2:19-21)
At the top of Mount Nebo, Moses can see all the land promised by God to his ancestors, the land that the people he led […]
I never shared my story before.
I was twenty years old, a student studying in England for a semester abroad, traveling around Europe by myself. A great adventure in independence and resilience.
On my first day in Paris, a man followed me out of the subway station, refused to leave me alone, grabbing […]
Revised Common Lectionary: Exodus 33:12-23 and Psalm 99; Isaiah 45:1-7 and Psalm 96:1-13; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10; Matthew 22:15-22
Narrative Lectionary: God Calls David, 1 Samuel 16:1-13; Psalm 51:10-14 (John 7:24)
Moses speaks with God on Sinai in Exodus 33:12-23. Moses asks God’ s presence to be made known to the people, but then more specifically […]
Revised Common Lectionary: Exodus 32:1-14 and Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23; Isaiah 25:1-9 and Psalm 23; Philippians 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14
Narrative Lectionary: God Calls Samuel, 1 Samuel 3:1-21 (John 20:21-23)
God has an argument with Moses about who the people really belong to. When Moses is delayed on the mountain and the people complain to Aaron, Aaron […]
(originally published on my personal Facebook account)
Today, as we approached the school grounds, kids were running from cars and the buses to the playground. When we got close to school, AJ took my hand, and leaned in to me. He doesn’t say much with words, but it was a moment of holiness for me.