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16 Pentecost, Proper 21 (A) – 2014

September 28, 2014 Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16; Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:23-32 Imagine you are watching television and a commercial comes on. The camera pans out over a tranquil beach scene where a family is enjoying the sun and the water. One parent is helping a smiling child build a sandcastle, while the other child runs in the surf, throwing a stick for a bounding, energetic golden retriever. The other parent is sitting in a … [Read More...]

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Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop Jon Bruno blesses pets 
at St. Francis Mission in San Bernardino. 
(Photo by Janet Kawamoto, 
courtesy of The Episcopal News, Los Angeles)

Bulletin Insert: 16 Pentecost (A)

[Scroll down or click here for ready-to-print PDFs.] September 28, 2014 On October 4, the church celebrates the Feast Day of Francis of Assisi, an 11th-century Italian friar. St. Francis founded the Franciscan Order for men and the Order of Saint Clare for women, and he is also widely known for his love of nature and animals. Because of his … [Read More...]

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An ‘Unusual’ Bible study

“Unusual Gospel for Unusual People: Studies from the Book of John” is a DVD-based Bible study series developed by the Rev. Adam Thomas, an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Massachusetts. “Unusual” is the word the Thomas uses to describe the Gospel According to John and also 21st century American Christians. As Thomas explains, in an … [Read More...]

Episcopal Bookshelf

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The Passionate Jesus

“The Passionate Jesus: What We Can Learn from Jesus about Love, Fear, Grief, Joy and Living Authentically” (SkyLight Paths Publishing, 2012) by Peter Wallace points out that sometimes what we already “know” about Jesus gets in the way of our really knowing him. Wallace, an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Atlanta and host of […]



18 Pentecost, Proper 23 (A) – 2014

October 12, 2014 Exodus 32:1-14 and Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23 (or … [Read More...]

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17 Pentecost, Proper 22 (A) – 2014

October 5, 2014 Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 and Psalm 19 (or … [Read More...]


16 Pentecost, Proper 21 (A) – 2014

September 28, 2014 Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16; … [Read More...]

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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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Bible Study: 16 Pentecost, Proper 21 (A)

September 28, 2014 Susan Butterworth, Episcopal Divinity School “Jesus said to them, ‘Truly I tell you, the … [Read More...]

Bible Study: 15 Pentecost, Proper 20 (A)

September 21, 2014 Nancy J. Hagner, General Theological Seminary “The last will be first, and the first will be … [Read More...]

Bible Study: 14 Pentecost, Proper 19 (A)

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