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1 Thessalonians

For the next few weeks, the New Testament readings in our lectionary come from Paul’s first letter to the Christians in Thessalonica. Written between 50 and 50 C.E., during Paul’s second missionary journey, the letter’s purpose is to express Paul’s … Continue reading

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Epiphany’s Epistle: 1 Corinthians

Beginning with the Second Sunday after the Epiphany (in Year A), a serialized reading of 1 Corinthians begins for the Epistle (meaning “letter”) New Testament reading. (Note: these readings will not usually be in thematic harmony with the other appointed … Continue reading

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Proper 29: Year C – November 21, 2010

Christ the King Jeremiah 21:1-6 Canticle 4 or Canticle 16 Colossians 1:11-20 Luke 23:33-43 Today our readings show us what it means that Jesus is King. We conclude each church calendar year recognizing Christ’s sovereignty. Our liturgy on this Sunday … Continue reading

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The Pastoral Epistles

The Letters to Timothy During Year C of the Lectionary, Proper 19 (closest to September 14) through Proper 25 (closest to October 26) the Epistle readings are from Paul’s letters to Timothy. These epistles (along with Titus) are called the … Continue reading

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