Evangelectionary for Sunday September 11th

: Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28; Psalm 14; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10 Theme: Seeking the Lost: Intentionally Hanging with the Wrong Crowd Reflection: Luke offers us two “lost things” stories told inside a larger narrative in which some religious experts were criticizing Jesus for spending time with tax collectors and sinners and daring to eat at […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday August 7th, 2016

Texts: Isaiah 1:1, 10-20; Psalm 50:1-8, 22-23; Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12:32-40 Theme: We are called to not live by fear, but by faith, and we were meant to embark on this faith journey in the context of community. Reflection: (Luke) “Don’t be afraid little flock. It is God’s good pleasure to give you the […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, July 10th, 2016

Texts: Amos 7:7-17; Psalm 82; Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10:25-37. Theme: We are called to examine if our churches and faith practices to see if they align with God’s heart and vision. The Gospel lesson challenges us to put God’s ways into practices as we are challenged to expand our definition of neighbor and how we […]

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Evangelectionary for Sunday, February 21, 2016

Texts: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18; Psalm 27; Philippians 3:17-4:1; Luke 13:31-35 Reflection These 40 days of Lent are a different type of waiting than the anticipatory excitement of Advent. Advent is the eager expectation of new birth; Lent is more like waiting for our offspring to show some of the potential that we know is within them. […]

Weekly Reflection: Sunday June 1st 2014

Texts: Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53 Theme: Jesus was taken up into heaven and his glory was revealed. The disciples and we are witnesses to these things, in the power of the Spirit we are called to bear witness beginning in our Jerusalems. Message: The ascension matters? Why? Such is a commonly […]