Tag Archives: Stewardship

The Season after Pentecost: Proper 28 Year A

Being ready Judges 4:1-7 Psalm 123 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Matthew 25:14-30 We have the responsibility to use our talents to mirror God’s creative action in the world. What we do shows forth the glory of God, no matter how insignificant … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 24, Year A

Power & Authority Exodus 33:12-23 Psalm 99 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Matthew 22:1-15 Today’s Gospel is a timely one, as the gap between rich and poor continues to grow. We are a nation of economic privilege, yet the divide grows larger … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 22, Year A

Fruits of the Kingdom Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 Psalm 19 Philippians 3:4b-14 Matthew 21:33-46 This Sunday we have another parable located in a vineyard. The story is an allegory: the landowner is God, the vineyard is Israel, and the tenants … 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 27, Year B

Sacrificial Giving Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17 Psalm 127 Hebrews 9:24-28 Mark 12:38-44 The themes of the season of Advent begin to be expressed this week, offering an opportunity to explore the rich heritage of Advent. We focus on the coming of … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 23, Year B

Riches distract Job 23:1-9, 16-17 Psalm 22:1-15 Hebrews 4:12-16 Mark 10:17-31 Stewardship is a life lived for God rather than for social and economic advantage. With election season in full force, one of the major issues is about the economy. … Continue reading

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Faith and Wealth

The Gospel and Lessons from Wall Street 17th Sunday After Pentecost Luke 16:1-13 Living in preparation for the judgement that is coming is the theme of this gospel reading. Jesus tells the story of a rich man who had a … Continue reading

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