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20 Pentecost, Proper 25 (A) – 2014

October 26, 2014 Deuteronomy 34:1-12 and Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17 (or Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 and Psalm 1); 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8; Matthew 22:34-46 “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” Thus begins the last of Jesus’ interrogations by the religious authorities in Matthew’s Holy Week narrative. Jesus’ response was both typical and not. He begins his response in a rather predictable way: “‘You shall love the Lord your God … [Read More...]

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Bulletin Insert: 20 Pentecost (A)

[Scroll down or click here for ready-to-print PDFs.] October 26, 2014 October 31, the night before All Saints’ Day, is All Hallows’ Eve, or as it is more commonly known, Halloween. Although All Saints’ Day is one of the major holy days on the church’s liturgical calendar, All Hallows’ Eve is not as widely celebrated in the church as it is … [Read More...]

Book Review

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The Christian compass

“Your Living Compass” (Morehouse, 2014) divides a compass into four quadrants: soul, mind, strength and heart. Scott Stoner, an Episcopal priest and licensed marriage and family therapist, presents this new kind of compass with Christian faith pulling the needle. Stoner divides each quadrant into sections: soul contains spirituality as well as … [Read More...]

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‘Seeds for Church Growth’

In “Seeds for Church Growth” (CreateSpace, 2013) Norman F. Somes shares his findings from studying the actions and settings of numerous growing congregations, attending evangelism conferences and workshops, and examining a wide array of ideas for church growth. Somes, a retired priest from the Diocese of El Camino Real, explains how implementing the right ideas […]



23 Pentecost, Proper 28 (A) – 2014

November 16, 2014 Judges 4:1-7 and Psalm 123 [or Zephaniah 1:7, … [Read More...]


22 Pentecost, Proper 27 (A) – 2014

November 9, 2014 Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 and Psalm 78:1-7 (or … [Read More...]


All Saints’ Day (A) – 2014

November 2, 2014 Revelation 7:9-17; Psalm 34:1-10, 22; 1 John … [Read More...]

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20 Pentecost, Proper 25 (A) – 2014

October 26, 2014 Deuteronomy 34:1-12 and Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17 … [Read More...]

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Bible Study: 23 Pentecost, Proper 28 (A)

November 16, 2014 James Miller, General Theological Seminary “For to all those who have, more will be given, and … [Read More...]

Bible Study: 22 Pentecost, Proper 27 (A)

November 9, 2014 Hunter Ruffin, Seminary of the Southwest “Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor … [Read More...]

Bible Study: All Saints’ Day (A)

November 2, 2014 Steven M. Balke, Jr., Virginia Theological Seminary “Blessed are those who are persecuted for … [Read More...]

Bible Study: 20 Pentecost, Proper 25 (A)

October 26, 2014 Johanna Young, Deacon Formation Program, Diocese of Massachusetts “Jesus said to him, ‘You shall … [Read More...]

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