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The Season after Pentecost: Year C, Proper 25

One’s prayer and faith in proclaiming the Gospel is remembered by God. Joel 2:23-32 Psalm 65 2 Timothy 4:6-8; 16-18 Luke 18:9-14 Parables have a way of pointing to a deeper truth with very few words. Today’s parable speaks to … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Year C, Proper 15

Fire & Clouds  Isaiah 5:1-17 Psalm 80:1-2, 8-18 Hebrews 11:29-12:2 Luke 12:49-56 Today’s readings focus on fire and judgment. While the passage last Sunday from Luke spoke of being ready for God’s Kingdom that will come when we least expect … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 14, Year C

Righteousness through Faith Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24 Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 Luke 12:32-40 This Sunday begins a four week, semi-continuous reading of Hebrews 11-13. The writer of Hebrews calls the followers of Christ to faith and describes faith as … 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 11, Year C

To “Do” and To “Act” Amos 8:1-12 Psalm 52 Colossians 1:15-28 Luke 10:38-42 In today’s Gospel reading, an occasion of hospitality sets the context for teaching on the balance between doing and reflecting. After Jesus’ exchange with the lawyer last … 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 Baptism of Our Lord: Year C

Jesus Baptized Isaiah 43:1-7 Psalm 29 Acts 8:14-17 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 In this season of Epiphany, the Church commemorates three specific occasions of the revealing of Christ, beginning with the visit of the Magi, who brought their gifts and worshiped … Continue reading

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