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Lectionary Reflection: Fourth Sunday of Advent

By The Rev. Canon Mark Stanger

Friday, December 22

2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16; Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38 A homeless God. That story didn’t start with Mary and Joseph looking for a motel room in Bethlehem but from the ancient Jewish tradition. Today David is...

Get Your New GraceGuide

By Kelly Costello

Wednesday, December 20

Our free, fun and fascinating app, GraceGuide, has been refreshed, and users should download the new version and delete the old one off their smartphones. It’s as simple as going to the App Store store or Google Play, searching...

Lectionary Reflection: Third Sunday of Advent

By Carol James

Friday, December 15

Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24; John 1:6-8, 19-28 Many scholars believe that Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians was among the earliest preserved writings of the new Christian community. The community of believers in...

The #MeToo Prophets

The #MeToo Prophets “’Comfort, O comfort my people,’ says your God” (Isa. 40). In 1972 Joyce Maynard had everything. After publishing articles in Seventeen Magazine she had her huge breakthrough. She became nationally famous overnight...

Lectionary Reflection: Second Sunday of Advent

By Lindsey Crittenden

Friday, December 8

Isaiah 40:1-11, 2 Peter 3:8-15a, Mark 1:1-8 The words of today’s readings are familiar to many of us – Isaiah’s promise of comfort and sanctuary; Mark’s leading up to the narrative of Jesus’ ministry with...

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