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Revised Common Lectionary: Genesis 18:1-15 (21:1-7) and Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19; Exodus 19:2-8a and Psalm 100; Romans 5:1-8; Matthew 9:35-10:8 (9-23)
Narrative Lectionary: Series on Job, Job 3:1-10; 4:1-9; 7:11-21
The season after Pentecost has two choices for the Hebrew Scriptures and Psalms. The first choice follows the beginnings of the ancient Hebrew people, and the […]
We are deeply disturbed, shocked and grieved.
We struggle with the world that just seems to get worse and worse and worse.
But we come to You in prayer, knowing You are with us, as we
Pray for our city.
Pray for the child who was maced.
Pray for the […]
Revised Common Lectionary: Genesis 1:1-2:4a; Psalm 8; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20
Narrative Lectionary: Series on Job, Job 1:1-22
We begin this season after Pentecost with the very beginning on Trinity Sunday—the creation of the earth and its creatures in Genesis 1:1-2:4a. We experience God our Creator making everything and calling it good, but when […]
Revised Common Lectionary: Acts 2:1-21 or Numbers 11:24-30; Psalm 104: 24-34, 35b; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 or Acts 2:1-21; John 20:19-23 or John 7:37-39
Narrative Lectionary: Gifts of the Spirit, Acts 2:1-4, 1 Corinthians 12:1-13 (Mark 1:4-8)
Fifty days after Passover, the Jewish people in diaspora around the Mediterranean would gather in Jerusalem with the Jewish […]
Revised Common Lectionary:
Ascension Sunday: Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47 or Psalm 93; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53
Seventh Sunday of Easter: Acts 1:6-14; Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35; 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11; John 17:1-11
Narrative Lectionary: Death Swallowed Up In Life, 1 Corinthians 15:1-26, 51-57 (Mark 12:26-27a)
The readings for Ascension Sunday begin with the account […]
Revised Common Lectionary: Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:8-20; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21
Narrative Lectionary: Faith, Hope, and Love, 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 (Mark 12:28-31)
Paul addressed the people of Athens at the Areopagus in Acts 17:22-31. He told the Athenians that as he visited their city, he noticed how religious they were, how they worshipped many […]
(Prayer for Mother’s Day at the end of the liturgy)
Revised Common Lectionary: Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14
Narrative Lectionary: Church at Corinth, Acts 18:1-4, 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 (Mark 9:34-35)
Stephen is considered one of the first martyrs after Christ. He refused to stop proclaiming the name of Jesus and […]
Blessed are the maskwearers,
who help prevent passing on of illness.
Blessed are the maskmakers,
who are blessing us with their craft.
Blessed are the ones on the front lines,
who are doing their part to slow the spread, care for the sick, and provide emergency support.
Blessed are […]
Revised Common Lectionary: Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:19-25; John 10:1-10
Narrative Lectionary: Church at Thessalonica, Acts 17:1-9, 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 (Mark 13:9-11)
After the day of Pentecost, the believers began to gather in each other’s homes, and thus the first churches began in Acts 2:42-47. They broke bread together, prayed together, and listened […]
The fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day is April 22nd.
Revised Common Lectionary: Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19; 1 Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35
Narrative Lectionary: Peter Heals in Jerusalem, Acts 3:1-10 (Mark 6:53-56)
We continue Peter’s bold proclamation on the day of Pentecost to those who had gathered in Jerusalem in Acts 2:14a, 36-41. Peter […]
Release Date: October 8th, 2019