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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 10, Year A

Sow within us, God Genesis 25:19-34 Psalm 119:105-112 Romans 8:1-11 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 The Third Discourse of Matthew 13 consists of a number of parables on why some hear and accept the Gospel, while others reject it. This was an … Continue reading

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The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany: Year A

God’s word is proclaimed. God’s way is proclaimed. Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 The powerful words of Micah are reflected in our call to justice as well as pattern of liturgy. Worship is an act in … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 20, Year B

The Greatest of All Proverbs 31:10-31 Psalm 1 James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a Mark 9:30-37 The disciples are caught up in a typical squabble about greatness and rank. According to Jesus, humility and service are the characteristic marks of success in the … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 16, Year A

The Foundation of Faith Exodus 1:8-2:10 Psalm 124 Romans 12:1-8 Matthew 16:13-20 It remains a perennial problem. We know we are God’s children through water and the word. We know the gifts of the Spirit are ours through the community. … Continue reading

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Prayers for Teachers and Students

It is a new academic year. Students and teachers of all ages are going back to school in our communities in both public and private settings. Whether it is a preschoolers first experience of Nursery School or a young adult … Continue reading

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The Lectionary & Stewardship

Luke’s parables offer themes of stewardship There are great stories from the Gospel of Luke that are a part of the present lectionary series. For examples look ahead to the texts in September. September 5: Luke 14:25-33 – ¬†Two parables … Continue reading

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Prayers for a New Education Year

The calendar is a funny thing. It has different points of departure, remembrance and beginning. For teachers, September begins a new year. By mid-August, we are looking toward the fall – new beginnings, new programs, new ideas. A fresh start. … Continue reading

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