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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 10, Year B

Death of a Prophet 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 Psalm 24 Ephesians 1:3-14 Mark 6:14-29 When the disciples began to spread the word of Jesus, the authorities took notice. Herod, terrorized by his guilty conscience, believed that Jesus was John the … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 9, Year B

Sent Out For God 2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10 Psalm 48 2 Corinthians 12:2-10 Mark 6:1-13 Beginning in Chapter 6, Mark’s story of Jesus moves out beyond the familiar territory near the Sea of Galilee. Skepticism abounds in Jesus’ hometown. Why? … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 8, Year B

God’s Power to Heal 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27 Psalm 130 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 Mark 5:21-43 Today we have two remarkable stories of healings by Jesus, one story told within the other. In both cases, the individuals involved have come to … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 7, Year B

Power and Faith 1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23), 32-49 Psalm 9:9-20 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 Mark 4:35-41 Today we have two great stories from scripture: David & Goliath and Jesus stilling the storm. In both cases, there is a power of unimaginable … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost, Proper 4: Year B

New Freedom 1 Samuel 3:1-10, (11-20) or Deuteronomy 5:12-15 Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 or Psalm 81:1-10 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 Mark 2:23-3:6 All power over life and death belongs to God, and we can never control it. This challenges us to confront … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday, Year B

Holy, Holy, Holy Isaiah 6:1-8 Psalm 29 or Canticle 2 or Canticle 13 Romans 8:12-17 John 3:1-7 Trinity Sunday is different from most feast days on the liturgical calendar because it celebrates a doctrine of the Church rather than an … Continue reading

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Ascension Day – All Years

Acts 1:1-11 Psalm 47 OR Psalm 93 Ephesians 1:15-23 Luke 14:44-53 Jesus promised his disciples to send them his Father’s promised gift – the Holy Spirit. He led them to Bethany and blessed them with his hands raised. As he … Continue reading

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