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12 Pentecost, Proper 17 (A) – 2014

August 31, 2014 Exodus 3:1-15; Psalm 105:1-6, 23-26, 45c; Romans 12:9-21; Matthew 16:21-28 [NOTE TO READER: Ehyeh asher Ehyeh is pronounced “EH-hyah ah-SHARE EH-hyah”] “God forbid it, Lord! This must never happen to you.” These words from today’s reading from Matthew are Peter’s impulsive response to the devastating news that Jesus – his friend, healer and teacher, beloved and more than beloved, his divine Lord and savior – would … [Read More...]

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The Episcopal Church of the Holy Apostles, Hoover, Alabama, Habitat for Humanity build, February 2013 (Photo by Episcopal Church of the Holy Apostles)

Bulletin Insert: 12 Pentecost (A)

[Scroll down or click here for ready-to-print PDFs.] August 31, 2014 September 1 is Labor Day, a federal holiday in the United States to celebrate the economic and social contributions of workers. Labor Day has been observed on the first Monday in September since President Grover Cleveland declared it a national holiday in 1894. In … [Read More...]

Book Review

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More than a martyr

Does Charles Marsh’s “Strange Glory” (Knopf, 2014) add anything new to the conversation about Dietrich Bonhoeffer? Bonhoeffer’s life and work is colored by legend. He is larger than life; widely held to be a hero and martyr for his steadfast resistance to the Nazis in Germany and his death in a concentration camp in 1945. Many revere his … [Read More...]

Episcopal Bookshelf

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‘A Walk Through the Churchyard’

In “A Walk Through the Churchyard: Toward a Spirituality of Christian Death” (CreateSpace, 2012), Rob Gieselmann, an Episcopal priest, leads readers to a deeper understanding of death from a Christian perspective. Through his roles as student chaplain, rector, son and grieving husband, Gieselmann recounts and explores stories of the last moments of life. Drawing from scripture and the Book […]

Pentecost

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15 Pentecost, Proper 20 (A) – 2014

September 21, 2014 Exodus 16:2-15 and Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45 (or … [Read More...]

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14 Pentecost, Proper 19 (A) – 2014

September 14, 2014 Exodus 14:19-31 and Psalm 114 or Exodus … [Read More...]

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13 Pentecost, Proper 18 (A) – 2014

September 7, 2014 Exodus 12:1-14 and Psalm 149 (or Ezekiel … [Read More...]

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12 Pentecost, Proper 17 (A) – 2014

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Bible Study: 12 Pentecost, Proper 17 (A)

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