Readings for the Week of July 30

Psalm 78 • Nehemiah 9:16-20 • Romans 8:35-39 • Matthew 14:13-21 “Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend your Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without your help, protect and govern it always by your goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,…

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Readings for July 9

Psalm 65 • Isaiah 55:1-5, 10-13 • Romans 8:9-17 • Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 “O Lord, mercifully receive the prayers of your people who call upon you, and grant that they may know and understand what things they ought to do, and also may hae grace and power faithfully to accomplish them; through Jesus Christ our…

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Readings for July 2

Psalm 145 • Zechariah 9:9-12 • Romans 7:21-8:6 • Matthew 11:25-30 Weekly reading from the Gospel are important. (Daily readings are too!) However, as we gather as a congregation in worship of God, reading from the Gospels root us in the story and life of Jesus. We hear his words, unadorned and often without commentary.…

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Words for the Week ~ May 28

Psalm 66:7-18 ~ Acts 17:22-28 ~ I Peter 3:13-22 ~ John 14:15-21 Every season is a time to celebrate resurrection. However, the early church showed a special kind of wisdom continuing their celebration of Christ’s resurrection from spring (Easter) through to summer (Pentecost). The burst of new life that we see in the flowers, blossoming…

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Words for the Week ~ May 21

Psalm 31:1-16 • Acts 7:55-60 • I Peter 2:2-10 • John 14:1-14 This past weekend we examined four passages of Scripture that describe the church. Psalm 23 described the church as the one pursued by the “goodness and mercy” of God. Acts 2 described what the earliest, Jewish Christians did. I Peter 2 told the…

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Readings for March 5th

Psalm 99 • Exodus 24:12-18 • Philippians 3:7-14 • Matthew 17:1-9 Fat Saturday is Wheatland’s take on Mardi Gras. It is our last feasting celebration before we enter into the season of Lent. Join us Saturday night for the feast. Bring any Mardi Gras inspired dish, or anything you want, with plenty to share. The…

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Readings for February 26

Psalm 62 • Isaiah 49:8-18 • I Corinthians 4:1-13 • Matthew 6:24-34 Christians often don’t know what to do with the Old Testament. Have you ever noticed that most of the Old Testament stories we learn when we are in Sunday school? As adults don’t “go there” very much. The Old Testament is a too…

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