First Sunday of Lent 1 – Isaiah 58:6-7

Lent begins this week on Ash Wednesday. The lectionary readings for Ash Wednesday include: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21. An alternate to the Joel passage is Isaiah 58:1-12. Isaiah 58:6-7 – Is this not the fast I...

Transfiguration Sunday 2018 – 2 Kings 2:1-2

Next Sunday will be the last Sunday of Epiphany, and it is known as Transfiguration Sunday. The lectionary selections for include: 2 Kings 2:1-12; Psalm 50:1-6, 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 and Mark 9:2-9. 2 Kings 2:1-2 – Now when the LORD was about to take Elijah up to heaven...

Health and Holy Week

Holy Week is a fitting time to remember that God’s grace comes to us in physical, visceral ways. The gospel writers give us gruesome detail of the physical experience of Jesus sacrificing himself so that we can have peace with God. Soldiers slammed nails through...
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