Evangelectionary for Sunday, April 30th

Lectionary: Acts 2:14a, 36–41, Psalm 116:1–4, 12–19, 1 Peter 1:17–23, Luke 24:13–35 Theme: Living as Easter People Reflection: My 5 year-old son gets really excited when he realizes that is it communion Sunday. It might have something to do with the yummy Hawaiian bread that is served, but after receiving, he always asks if he […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday February 26 2017

Lectionary (Transfiguration Sunday): Exodus 24:12-88, Psalm 99, 2 Peter 1:16-21, Matthew 17:1-19 Theme: Do not be afraid. Rejoice in the power and hope of the transfigured one. Reflection: This Sunday serves as the transition from Epiphany to Lent.  We move from the mountain where Jesus preached his Sermon on the Mount, unpacking the Kingdom of […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, January 29, 2017

Lectionary (4th Sunday after the Epiphany): Micah 6:1-8, Psalm 15, 1 Corinthians 1:18-31, Matthew 5:1-12 Theme: With Blessing Comes Responsibility Reflection: (Micah) “You don’t like me.” Recently, that has been my 5 year-old’s immediate response when my husband or I correct his behavior and he is given a consequence. “That is not true,” we reply. […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, November 27, 2016

Lectionary (First Sunday of Advent): Isaiah 2:1-5; Psalm 122; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:36:44 Theme: God is at work in the world, and will one day finish God’s work of redeeming God’s good creation Reflection: Reflection on Isaiah God is in the process of, and one day will completely redeem creation and fully restore God’s image […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday September 11th

: Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28; Psalm 14; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10 Theme: Seeking the Lost: Intentionally Hanging with the Wrong Crowd Reflection: Luke offers us two “lost things” stories told inside a larger narrative in which some religious experts were criticizing Jesus for spending time with tax collectors and sinners and daring to eat at […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday August 7th, 2016

Texts: Isaiah 1:1, 10-20; Psalm 50:1-8, 22-23; Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12:32-40 Theme: We are called to not live by fear, but by faith, and we were meant to embark on this faith journey in the context of community. Reflection: (Luke) “Don’t be afraid little flock. It is God’s good pleasure to give you the […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, July 10th, 2016

Texts: Amos 7:7-17; Psalm 82; Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10:25-37. Theme: We are called to examine if our churches and faith practices to see if they align with God’s heart and vision. The Gospel lesson challenges us to put God’s ways into practices as we are challenged to expand our definition of neighbor and how we […]