Peter Bush is the minister of Westwood Presbyterian Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is the co-author of Where Twenty or Thirty are Gathered: Leading Worship in the Small Church (Alban).

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About Peter Bush

Peter Bush is the minister of Westwood Presbyterian Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is the co-author of Where Twenty or Thirty are Gathered: Leading Worship in the Small Church (Alban).

Evangelectionary for Sunday, September 3rd

Texts: Exodus 3:1-15; Psalm 105:1-6, 23-26, 45b; Romans 12:9-21; Matthew 16:21-28 Theme:  The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob still calls people today, still hears the cries of the             oppressed, and still comes down to bring liberty to the captive. And ordinary people are        called to become part of God’s mission in the […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, August 27

Texts: Exodus 1:8-2:10; Psalm 124; Romans 12:1-8; Matthew 16:13-20 Theme:  We are invited to number ourselves among those who fear God and do the right thing; even when that means disobedience to the one who wields political, social, or economic power. Message: The reflections this week and next week will focus on the Exodus texts. […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday June 18

Scripture: Genesis 1:1-2:4; Psalm 8; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20  Theme: The Triune God blessed the world at the creation and invites us to offer that blessing to those who need to know they are blessed by God — Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Message: This is Trinity Sunday which can seem very abstract for […]

Evangelectionary for May 14

Texts: Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31;1-5, 15-16; John 14:1-14; I Peter 2:2-10 Theme: As the chosen people of God, we are invited into relationship with Jesus to participate in the transformation of the world to the glory of the Father. Message: Between a portion of John 14:1-14 often being read at funerals and the recently released […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, March 26, 2017

Texts: I Samuel 16:1-13; Psalm 23; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41 Theme:  God uses the things that are not, the nobodies, and invites them to be recipients  of God’s grace; guiding those who are willing to be led into an ever deeper understanding of who the Triune God is. Message: Among the abundance of this week’s […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, February 19 2017

Texts: Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18; Psalm 119:33-40; I Corinthians 3:10-11,16-23; Matthew 5:38-48 Theme:   O Church, be holy/perfect for the good of the world. Message:     The parallels between Lev. 19:2 “You shall be holy…” and Matt. 5:49 “Be perfect…” cannot be missed; which will require the preacher to unpack the meaning of “perfection”, for there […]

Evangelectionary for February 12, 2017

Texts:    Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Psalm 119:1-8; Matthew 5:21-37; I Corinthians 3:1-9 Theme:  “Two ways diverged in a wood, and I?”: which way are you going to choose? Message: All these texts present a choice — God/Jesus’ way or way of the flesh/not God. The one path leads to life the other to death. The choice […]