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Saints and Sinners Both

Year C Sirach 35:12-17 Psalm 84:1-6 2 Timothy 4:6-8,16-18 Luke 18:9-14 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… The Book of Sirach was written during the four-hundred-or-so year period…  after the last book of the Jewish Testament… Malachi…  was written…  and before the first book of the Christian Testament…  1 Thessalonians…  was written…  which...

Justice, love, and Prayer

Year C Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 121 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 Luke 18:1-8May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… Jacob wrestled with an angel… and is re-named Israel… which means… striven with God… 2 Timothy tells us to be persistent in proclaiming the message…  because…  the writer claims…  the time is coming when people will not...

Faith is But the Beginning

Year C 2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-15c Psalm 111 2 Timothy 2:8-15 Luke 17:11-19 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… We talked last week…  about how faith…  even the size of a mustard seed…  is enough… because our lives…  our work…  our challenges…  our successes…  our formation…  and maybe especially our growth into boundlessness… ...

Mustard Seed Faith

Year C Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4 Psalm 37:1-10 2 Timothy 1:1-14 Luke 17:5-10 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… Every year…  on the first Sunday in October…  Christians around the globe celebrate World Communion Sunday…  which is a day to remember that Jesus is the Head of the Church…  and on this day…  people draw...

To What Do We Say “Yes?”

We need volunteers. Our churches, and churches in general always need volunteers. To serve on leadership. To serve on or head up committees. To run the A/V equipment. To set up for and clean up after Communion. To set up for and clean up after Coffee Hour. To count the offering. To serve as...