Tag Archive: Evangelism

Jan 12

2nd Sunday After the Epiphany (Year A)

Worship Ideas What if we were to read Isaiah 49:1-7 as if the words were written about us? Each of us have been called to be a light – reflecting the Light of Christ, the Light of the World. Say these words as a blessing to one another. Speaking of blessings, 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 could also be used …

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Dec 16

Christmas Eve/Christmas Day (Year A)

I have posted about the various Nativity of the Lord readings in previous posts. The one that I posted last year has a plethora of ideas, as well as links to other posts that could be helpful.  You can also find liturgy suggestions from previous years here. Worship Ideas Celebrating that the Light of the …

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Jul 02

6th Sunday after Pentecost [Ordinary 14B] (Year B)

2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10 David had served the people before, so they recognized his gifts of leadership.  How do we recognize the gifts of leadership in people – especially young people – today?  Remember, David was 30 years old when he was anointed as king — but he had been leading the people for a …

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Jan 11

3rd Sunday After Epiphany (Year B)

Jonah 3:1-5, 10 God is relentless.  Seriously.  Even when you thumb your nose at the Almighty, hop on a boat, sail in the direction that’s opposite from where God wants you to go, end up as fish bait after losing a rousing game of lots with your new sailing buddies, and get spit up onto the …

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Jan 04

2nd Sunday After Epiphany (Year B)

1 Samuel 3:1-20 This text is ripe and ready to be presented as a readers’ theater.  You will need people to read the voices of Samuel, Eli, the Lord, and a narrator. God does not give Samuel an easy message to deliver.  Likewise, God does not give Eli an easy message to hear.  In any …

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Nov 01

22nd Sunday after Pentecost

Judges 4:1-7 Deborah is such a fascinating person.  We are introduced to her with hardly any fanfare.  We are not told how it is that she (a woman) had come to be judging Israel.  We are not told about how she came to be named as a prophetess.  We are not told anything about her …

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Oct 13

19th Sunday after Pentecost

I know that there are some of us who like to plan worship services at least a week in advance, so… here are some first thoughts on the lectionary readings for next week: Deuteronomy 34:1-12 If you are able to get your hands on some large maps of the region, it might be interesting to …

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