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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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Christmas Day

In the beginning there was the Word. Isaiah 52:7-10 Psalm 98 Hebrews 1:1-4, (5-12) John 1:1-14 The above readings are for Christmas III, most appropriate for Christmas Day, while readings for Christmas I and II are often used on Christmas … Continue reading

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Advent 4: Year A

Name the child “Emmanuel” Isaiah 7:10-17 Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18 Romans 1:1-7 Matthew 1:18-25 Matthew’s story of the birth of Jesus includes a quotation from Isaiah, “Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and his name shall be called … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 13, Year C

Richness of God Hosea 11:1-11 Psalm 107:1-9, 43 Colossians 3:1-11 Luke 12:12-21 God satisfies our hunger and thirst for all good things. Using the imagery of a parent caring for a child, Hosea describes God’s love for Israel. God taught … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost, Proper 12: Year C

Faithfulness Hosea 1:2-10 Psalm 85 Colossians 2:6-15 (16-19) Luke 11:1-13 Jesus teaches his disciples to pray and tells them to ask, and they will receive, to knock, and the door will be opened to them. If they, who are sinful … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 10, Year C

Doing God’s Word Amos 7:7-17 Psalm 82 Colossians 1:1-14 Luke 10:25-37 A lawyer puts a question to Jesus, “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus responds with the two great commandments – love for God and love for … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 9, Year C

Two by Two 2 Kings 5:1-14 Psalm 30 Galatians 6:(1-6), 7-16 Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 In scripture the number seven or its multiples stands for completeness, totality, fulfillment. We see this in Genesis 10 (the seventy nations of the world) and … Continue reading

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