Tag: Lent

Worship Resource for April 10th, 2022—Palm and Passion Sunday

Revised Common Lectionary Palm Sunday: Psalm 118: 1-2, 19-29; Luke 19:28-40 Passion Sunday: Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Luke 22:15-23:56 or Luke 23:1-49 Narrative Lectionary: Jesus’s Last Words, John 19:16b-22, or Triumphal Entry, John 12:12-27 (Psalm 24) We begin Palm Sunday’s readings with Psalm 118, a psalm of thanksgiving for God’s deliverance from both […]

Worship Resources for April 3, 2022—Fifth Sunday in Lent

Revised Common Lectionary: Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126; Philippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8 Narrative Lectionary: Jesus Condemned, John 19:1-16a (Psalm 146) The prophet Isaiah speaks to the people returning from exile on behalf of God in Isaiah 43:16-21 that God will make a way for them. As God made a way for the people in the Exodus […]

Worship Resources for March 27th, 2022—Fourth Sunday in Lent

Revised Common Lectionary: Joshua 5:9-12; Psalm 32; 2 Corinthians 5:16-21; Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 Narrative Lectionary: Jesus and Pilate, John 18:28-40 (Psalm 145:10-13) When the Israelites arrived at the promised land, they kept the Passover in Joshua 5:9-12. God had provided manna in the wilderness, but on that day, they ate the produce of the land […]

Worship Resources for March 20th, 2022—Third Sunday in Lent

Revised Common Lectionary: Isaiah 55:1-9; Psalm 63:1-8; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9 Narrative Lectionary: Peter’s Denial, John 18:12-27 (Psalm 17:1-7) For this third Sunday in Lent, we begin with the prophet Isaiah’s call to the people who have returned from exile. In 55:1-9, the prophet reminded the people not to return to their daily lives, […]

Worship Resources for March 13th, 2022—Second Sunday of Lent

Worship Resources for March 13th, 2022—Second Sunday of Lent Revised Common Lectionary: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18; Psalm 27; Philippians 3:17-4:1; Luke 13:31-35 or Luke 9:28-36 (37-43a) Narrative Lectionary: Jesus Washes Feet, John 13:1-17 (Psalm 51:7-12) Abram was distressed before God because he and Sarai were old and had no children. In Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18, God hears […]

Worship Resources for March 6th, 2022—First Sunday of Lent

Revised Common Lectionary: Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16; Romans 10:8b-13; Luke 4:1-13 Narrative Lectionary: Jesus Raises Lazarus, John 11:1-44 (Psalm 104:27-30) You can find resources for Lent, including a preaching/worship series called Sojourning based on the Gospel readings for the Revised Common Lectionary, and past series, candle lighting liturgies, and more here. We begin Lent […]

Worship Resources for March 21st, 2021—Fifth Sunday of Lent

Revised Common Lectionary: Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 51:1-12 or Psalm 119:9-16; Hebrews 5:5-10; John 12:20-33 Narrative Lectionary: Zacchaeus, Luke 18:31-19:10 (Psalm 84:1-4, 10-12) The prophet Jeremiah spoke of a future hope to the people who were about to face the destruction of their city and temple and the exile into Babylon. The people’s leaders and priests […]

Worship Resources for March 14th, 2021—Fourth Sunday of Lent

Revised Common Lectionary: Numbers 21:4-9; Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21 Narrative Lectionary: Rich Man and Lazarus, Luke 16:19-31 (Psalm 41:1-3) The people began to complain against Moses and God in Numbers 21:4-9 for leading them into the wilderness. Even if they were no longer enslaved in Egypt, they were complaining about the lack […]