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An Act of Love, Proper 22(C)

[RCL] Lamentations 1:1-6; Lamentations 3:19-26 or Psalm 137; 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10  “The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried.” This is according to G.K. Chesterton, who found Christians, including himself, did not put their faith into action. But even the curmudgeon Chesterton would agree there was a notable exception. Francis of Assisi, the saint who launched a million … [Read More...]

Bulletin Insert

Bulletin Insert: Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (C)

On October 4, the Episcopal Church celebrates the Feast Day of Francis of Assisi, an Italian friar, beloved saint, and one of the most venerated individuals in Christian history. He 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. Perhaps the most famous … [Read More...]

Pentecost/Ordinary Time

The Penultimate – Proper 28(C)

[RCL] Isaiah 65:17-25; Canticle 9; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-19 There are some words that just sound good, that are attractive all by themselves. A great example, which the Gospel reading especially brought to mind, is ‘penultimate’. It’s a … [Read More...]

The Test of all Happiness is Gratitude, Proper 23(C)

[RCL] Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; Psalm 66:1-11; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19 Gratitude has become something of a hot topic among psychologists recently. And what is really interesting is that the research is showing is that gratitude is good for you. … [Read More...]

An Act of Love, Proper 22(C)

[RCL] Lamentations 1:1-6; Lamentations 3:19-26 or Psalm 137; 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10  “The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried.” This is according to G.K. Chesterton, who found C … [Read More...]

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Bible Study

Bible Study, Proper 25(C) – October 23, 2016

[RCL] Joel 2:23-32; Ps. 65: 2 Timothy 4:6-8,16-18; Luke 18:9-14 Joel 2:23-32 In the brief writings of the prophet … [Read More...]

Bible Study, Proper 24(C) – October 16, 2016

[RCL] Jeremiah 31:27-34; Psalm 119:97-104; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Luke 18:1-8 Jeremiah 31:27-34  The prophet’s words v … [Read More...]

Bible Study, Proper 23(C) – October 9, 2016

[RCL] Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; Psalm 66:1-11; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19 Jeremiah 29:1,4-7 The Rule of St. … [Read More...]

Bible Study, Proper 22(C) – October 2, 2016

[RCL] Lamentations 1:1-6; Psalm 137; 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10 Lamentations 1:1-6 For the people of Judah the … [Read More...]

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