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What Separates Us From Each Other and From God? Proper 21(C)

[RCL] Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15; Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16; 1 Timothy 6:6-19; Luke 16:19-31 From the earliest of times people have told stories about the wicked getting their come-uppance. It’s rooted in the now-popular belief in karma, although the idea of revenge, implicit in the way many now use the term isn’t quite what it means in Eastern religions. The parable of the rich man and Lazarus is not about ultimate revenge. I hope that’s not too disa … [Read More...]

Bulletin Insert

Bulletin Insert: Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (C)

Often, worshippers are asked to put away their devices during worship service, but you won’t hear that on Social Media Sunday. Why? Because Jesus said so. Jesus said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.” Mark 16:15 With over 2.3 billion users of social media* around the globe and 1 million new social mobile us … [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 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...]

Bible Study, Proper 21(C) – September 25, 2016

[RCL] Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15; Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16; 1 Timothy 6:6-19; Luke 16:19-31 Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15 In our … [Read More...]

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