Readings for the Week ~ February 15

Psalm 119:1-8 • Deuteronomy 30:15-20  •  Corinthians 3:1-9 • Matthew 5:21-37 “I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints … “ This weekend we will continue our exploration of the Apostles’ Creed and think deeply about the work of the Holy Spirit, the church and the mysterious phrase: “the…

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Readings for the Week ~ February 8

  Psalm 112 • Isaiah 58:1-12 • I Corinthians 2:1-16 • Matthew 5:13-20 Todd shared a special communion message this weekend about shame vs. awesomeness. After being encouraged by Todd’s words I  thought this collect seemed timely for this week: “O God, who wonderfully created, and yet more wonderfully restored, the dignity of human nature: Grant that we may share the…

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Readings for the Week ~ Feb 1

Psalm 15 • Micah 6:1-8 • I Corinthians 1:18-31 • Matthew 5:1-12 Prayer for the Week: “Most loving Father, whose will it is for us to give thanks for all things, to fear nothing but the loss of you, and to cast all our care on you who care for us: Preserve us from faithless…

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Readings for the Week ~ January 25

Psalm 27 • Isaiah 9:1-4 • I Cor 1:10-18 • Matthew 4:12-23 O God, you spoke your word and revealed your good news in Jesus, the Christ. Fill all creation with that word again, so that by proclaiming your joyful promises to all nations and singing of your glorious hope to all peoples,we may become…

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Readings for the Week ~ Jan 18

Psalm 40:1-11 • Isaiah 49:1-7 •    ICorinthians 1:1-9 • John 1:29-42 Give us grace, O Lord, to answer readily the call of our Savior Jesus Christ and proclaim to all people the Good News of his salvation, that we and the whole world may perceive the glory of his marvelous works; who lives and reigns…

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Readings for the Week ~ January 11

Ps 29 • Isaiah 42:1-9 • Acts 10:34-43 • Matt 3:13-17 Father in heaven, who at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with your Holy Spirit: Grant that all who are baptized into his Name may keep the covenant they have made, and boldly confess…

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Readings for the Week ~ January 4

Psalm 147:12-20 • Jeremiah 31:7-14   Ephesians 1:3-14 • John 1:1-18 “O God, who wonderfully created, and yet more wonderfully restored, the dignity of human nature:  Grant that we may share the divine life of him who humbled himself to share our humanity, your Son Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of…

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Readings for Christmas Week!

Advent ends late tomorrow night as Christmas Eve gives way to Christmas morning. The season of anticipation and exile comes to a conclusion as we surround the manger and behold the quiet, subversive coming of the Kingdom of God in Jesus Christ. It is just like God to act in such a way. Here are the…

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