Ordinary #9: August 8

This coming week we will continue our series big story/big idea by reading more from the book of Genesis and the stories of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Like skipping a stone over the water we are moving through the Old Testament quickly and have to leave much out. But, in the process of getting a…

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Ordinary Time #8: Readings for Aug 1

Last Saturday we examined the story of Abraham’s visitation by the three men. Presumably, Christ and two angels, came to Abraham and shared the fact that Sarah would be bringing a child into the world. Abraham extended hospitality to the three and in a unique way sat down to dinner with God. This coming week…

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Ordinary Time #7: Readings for July 25

This Saturday, July 25, we will continue through our series big story/big idea. On tap for this weekend is the story of Abram/Abraham and our lectionary reading includes one of the most fascinating and sometimes confusing stories in the Bible. Enjoy reading about Abraham and Sarah’s three mysterious visitors. As you read remember the template,…

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Ordinary Time #2: – Readings

This weekend we began a new series entitled big story/big idea. Our goal through this series is to discover/rediscover the main story behind the Bible and with it discover the main idea found throughout the whole of Scripture. Of course the Bible is a big book. It consists of 66 books written over 1500 years…

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Ordinary Time #1 – This Week’s Reading

With last week’s observance of Trinity Sunday (Sat.) we have moved from the portion of the church year that specifically celebrates Christ’s life and we are now in what is known as “Ordinary Time”. During this part of the year we still have appointed readings for each week which we will follow with varying degrees…

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Readings for Trinity Sunday (Saturday)

Trinity Sunday (Saturday) is this weekend. As the name suggests this week is an opportunity to learn from, of and about God as Trinity. Knowing God as Father, Son and Spirit existing in a perfect relationship of selflessness and sacrifice has been an essential component of Christian theology. Even before the “doctrine” of the Trinity…

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