Evangelectionary for Sunday, April 9, Palm/Passion Sunday

Texts: Palm: Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Matthew 21: 1-11, Passion: Isaiah 50:4-9; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Matthew 26:14-27:66 or Matthew 27:11-54 Message:  “Who is This?” In spite of all the excitement of the scene, in spite of the shouting and the singing and the tossing of coats and hats in the air and the waving of […]

A King Goes to Town

EvangeLectionary for March 20, 2016 Passion/Palm Sunday

Text:  Luke 19:28-40 Reflection: Pastors and liturgists may find themselves in a dilemma with this year’s Gospel reading. If you’re searching for the basis of “Palm Sunday,” it won’t be found in Luke’s text. There are none of the nationalistic or royal trappings, such as palms, in this account. Nor are there any “Hosannas.” While […]