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October 6, 2019 – Pentecost 17

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Luke 17:5-10  (NRSV) 5 The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” 6 The Lord replied, “If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you. 7 “Who among you would say to your slave who has just come in from […]

September 22, 2019 – Pentecost 15/Pet Blessing

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Genesis 1:1, 20-28 (NRSV) Six Days of Creation and the Sabbath 1 In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, 20 And God said, “Let the waters bring forth swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the dome of the sky.” 21 So God created the great sea monsters and every living creature […]

September 15, 2019 – Pentecost 14

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Luke 15:1-10  (NRSV) The Parable of the Lost Sheep 15 Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” 3 So he told them this parable: 4 “Which one of you, having a hundred sheep and losing one […]

September 1, 2019 – Pentecost 12

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Luke 14:7-14  (NRSV) Humility and Hospitality 7 When he noticed how the guests chose the places of honor, he told them a parable. 8 “When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, do not sit down at the place of honor, in case someone more distinguished than you has been invited by your […]

August 25, 2019 – Pentecost 11

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Luke 13:10-17  (NRSV) Jesus Heals a Crippled Woman 10 Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. 11 And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years. She was bent over and was quite unable to stand up straight. 12 When Jesus saw her, he called her over and […]

August 18, 2019 – Pentecost 10

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Luke 12:49-56  (NRSV) Jesus the Cause of Division 49 “I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! 50 I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is completed! 51 Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I tell you, […]

August 11, 2019 – Pentecost 9

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Luke 12:32-40  (NRSV) 32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. 33 Sell your possessions, and give alms. Make purses for yourselves that do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart […]

August 4, 2019 – Pentecost 8

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Luke 12:13-21  (NRSV) The Parable of the Rich Fool 13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” 14 But he said to him, “Friend, who set me to be a judge or arbitrator over you?” 15 And he said to them, “Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of […]

July 28, 2019 – Pentecost 7/St. James Sunday

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Luke 11:1-13  (NRSV) The Lord’s Prayer 11 He was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.” 2 He said to them, “When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name.     Your kingdom come. 3     Give us each day our daily bread. […]

July 21, 2019 – Pentecost 6

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Luke 10:38-42  (NRSV) Jesus Visits Martha and Mary 38 Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. 39 She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what he was saying. 40 But Martha was distracted by her many tasks; so she […]