Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

Easter Day: Year A

The Sunday of the Resurrection Jeremiah 31:1-6 or Acts of the Apostles 10:34-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Acts of the Apostles 10:34-43 or Colossians 3:1-4 John 20:1-18 Easter Sunday begins the fifty days of the Easter season with the story of … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday: Year C

Jesus’ Passion Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 Philippians 2:5-11 Luke 22:14 – 23:56 For most Episcopal churches, Palm Sunday is the blending of two liturgies – the Liturgy of the Palms and the Liturgy of the Passion. At one time worship … Continue reading

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The Last Sunday of Pentecost: Year B

Christ the King 2 Samuel 23:1-7 Psalm 132:1-13, (14-19) Revelation 1:4b-8 John 18:33-37 Every year, on this last Sunday of Pentecost, we conclude one “year” by celebrating the Reign of Christ before we begin again to prepare for the birth … Continue reading

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The Third Sunday of Easter, Year B

Being known and proclaimed Acts of the Apostles 3:12-19 Psalm 4 1 John 3:1-7 Luke 24:36b-48 Bishop John Shelby Spong writes in Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism (HarperCollins, 1992), “God has been met and known, even in a human life … Continue reading

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Season after Pentecost: Proper 7, Year A

The cost of discipleship Genesis 21:8-21 Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17 Romans 6:1b-11 Matthew 10:24-39 The disciples were sent out by Jesus to do nothing but make present God’s liberating power among the people. They heal the sick, preach release to the … Continue reading

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