Monthly Archives: February 2012

Updated Holy Week Liturgies in the BCP

The Episcopal Church¬†Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music¬†(SCLM) has issued the following statement concerning inconsistencies between the Revised Common Lectionary and the Holy Week Liturgies of the Book of Common Prayer. The statement was prepared during the SCLM meeting in … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Lent, Year B: March 4, 2012

Offering One’s Life Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 Psalm 22:22-30 Romans 4:13-25 Mark 8:31-38 What does it mean to live with full faith and trust in God’s promises, when the reality of what we see and hear appear to be at odds … Continue reading

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The First Sunday in Lent, Year B: February 26, 2012

Turning away from evil Genesis 9:8-17 Psalm 25:1-9 1 Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:9-15 Today our readings plunge us into Lent with reminders of the waters of creation and the waters of our baptism. We enter this holy season reminded of … Continue reading

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The Last Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B: February 19, 2012

The Transfiguration of our Lord 2 Kings 2:1-12 Psalm 50:1-6 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 Mark 9:2-9 In every account (Mark 9:2-10; Matthew 17:1-13; Luke 9:28-36, 44-45), Jesus’ transfiguration immediately follows Peter’s confession and the disciples’ first lesson about Jesus’ course of … Continue reading

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The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B: February 12, 2012

A promise of wholeness 2 Kings 5:1-15 Psalm 30 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Mark 1:40-45 God’s power to offer both healing and wholeness is witnessed through the stories of two lepers – Naaman in the Old Testament and the unnamed man … Continue reading

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