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Lectionary Reflection: Seventh Sunday of Easter

By Ellie Bozmarova

Friday, May 11

Acts 1:15-17, 21-26; Psalm 1; 1 John 5:9-13; John 17:6-19 Today we begin the final week of celebrating the Lord’s resurrection. Each Sunday during these fifty days, we have explored some aspect of our baptism...

Lectionary Reflection: Sixth Sunday of Easter

By Jeff Clark

Friday, May 4

Acts 10:44-48; Psalm 98; 1 John 5:1-6; John 15:9-7 As we continue on the miracle journey of the Easter season, we encounter a hopeful, comforting, instructive wisdom teaching on something revolutionary and new. In Acts,...

Lectionary Reflection: Fifth Sunday of Easter

By Jim Simpson

Tuesday, April 24

Acts 8:26-40, Psalm 22:24-30, 1 John 4:7-21, John 15:1-8 We hear today about an Ethiopian court official reading Isaiah out loud while riding his chariot home from Jerusalem. Jesus has departed. We can tell from...

Lectionary Reflection: The First Sunday after the Epiphany

By Carol James

Friday, January 5

Genesis 1:1-5; Psalm 29; Acts 19:1-7; Mark 1:4-11 It’s not hard to see why people in early Palestinian cultures would view water as a deeply holy substance: life-giving, purifying, primal and revered. Our reading from...

Lectionary Reflection: The First Sunday after Christmas

By Carol James

Friday, December 29

Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Galatians 3:23-25, 4:4-7; John 1:1-18 It’s an odd time of year to be looking for hope and new beginnings. A little bedraggled from the stresses of the festive season, we stumble across the...

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