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Palm Sunday (B) – 2015

March 29, 2015 Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Mark 14:1-15:47 or Mark 15:1-39 (40-47) The story just proclaimed presents Jesus as mocked three times, by three different groups: first, the religious authorities; then the secular authorities; and finally, the ordinary people, the crowd. These instances of mockery have unexpected results. The pretensions of each group are dismantled. The stage is cleared of rivals, and … [Read More...]

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Bulletin Insert: Palm Sunday (B)

March 29, 2015 [Scroll down or click here for ready-to-print PDFs.] Today is the first day of Holy Week and the last Sunday in Lent, known as Palm Sunday or the Sunday of the Passion. Palm Sunday was observed in Jerusalem as early as 381, according to Don S. Armentrout and Robert Boak Slocum in “An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church: A … [Read More...]

Book Review

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An Artist’s Lenten Journey

In “The Soul’s Journey: An Artist’s Approach to the Stations of the Cross” (Forward Movement, 2014), Kathrin Burleson presents each of the 14 Stations of the Cross with scripture, meditations and original art to guide individuals and groups through the season of Lent. Burleson is a writer and award-winning artist, and a founding member of Saints … [Read More...]

Episcopal Bookshelf

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‘Reclaiming Your Soul’

Daniel Schroeder’s “Reclaiming Your Soul: Wisdom from the Gospel of Luke” (BeneVentura, 2015) is a collection of reflections on the entire Gospel of St. Luke. It was initially written for monastics to enhance the Sunday gospel readings, but can be used by laypeople and clergy as well. As current guardian of a monastic Episcopal community, Schroeder … [Read More...]

Lent/Easter

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2 Easter (B) – 2015

April 12, 2015 Acts 4:32-35; Psalm 133; 1 John 1:1-2:2; John … [Read More...]

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Easter Day (B) – 2015

April 5, 2015 Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 118:1-2, … [Read More...]

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Easter Vigil (B) – 2015

April 4, 2015 Exodus 14:10-31, 15:20-21; Romans 6:3-11; Psalm … [Read More...]

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Good Friday (A,B,C) – 2015

April 3, 2015 Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 22; Hebrews … [Read More...]

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Maundy Thursday (A,B,C) – 2015

April 2, 2015 Exodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14; Psalm 116:1, … [Read More...]

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Palm Sunday (B) – 2015

March 29, 2015 Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians … [Read More...]

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Bible Study

Bible Study: 2 Easter (B)

April 12, 2015 Broderick Greer, Virginia Theological Seminary “Jesus said to them again, ‘Peace be with you. As … [Read More...]

Bible Study: Easter Day (B)

April 5, 2015 Jessie Gutgsell, Berkeley Divinity School at Yale “Jesus said to her, ‘Woman, why are you weeping? … [Read More...]

Bible Study: Palm Sunday (B)

March 29, 2015 Steven M. Balke, Jr., Virginia Theological Seminary “Pilate asked Jesus, ‘Are you the King of the … [Read More...]

Bible Study: 5 Lent (B)

March 22, 2015 Jason Poling, General Theological Seminary “Jesus answered them, ‘The hour has come for the Son of … [Read More...]

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