Readings for the 4th Week of Advent

This Saturday we light the candle of Love. Advent, a season of anticipation, prepares us to experience anew the love of God through the incarnation of Jesus Christ. In the incarnation, Christ has made his dwelling with man and as a result of both his incarnation and resurrection his dwelling is now not merely with…

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Readings for the 3rd Week of Advent

This is the 3rd Week of Advent and on Saturday we will be lighting the Candle of Joy! Ps 126 • Isaiah 65:17-25 • I Thess 5:12-28 • John 1:6-28 I recently read that these short readings from the lectionary should be invitations for us to read “further, or, better to attend to what’s coming…

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Readings for the 2nd Week of Advent

Psalm 85 • Isaiah 40:1-11 • 2 Peter 3:8-18 • Mark 1:1-8 Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed thier warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who…

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Readings for the 1st Week of Advent

Psalm 80 • Isaiah 64:1-9 • I Corinthians 1:1-9 • Mark 13:24-37 The people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned. ~ Isaiah 9:2 “Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor…

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“Where did you stop?”

“Where did you stop?” is meeting tomorrow night at the Wheatland Mission/Foundry. Join us at 7 PM for a time of prayer and reflection upon Scripture. We ask ourselves the question, “Where did you stop?” as we read the text. Praying that this will be God’s guidance as we seek to read Scripture with the…

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Readings for November 6th

Psalm 70 • Amos 5:18-24 • I Thess 4:13-18 • Matt 25:1-13 Almighty and eternal Father, a new day dawned when your only-begotten Son came among us. Grant that we who share in his human nature may also share in the kingdom of his glory. We ask this through the same Jesus Christ, your Son,…

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