Evangelectionary for Sunday, October 16, 2016

Texts: Jeremiah 31:27-34 and Psalm 119:-97-104 or Genesis 32:22-31 and Psalm 121; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Luke 18:1-8. Message: “A Song for the Mission” Psalm 121 was a song the Jewish people loved to sing. It cheered their hearts. It brought encouragement to their souls, and affirmation to their faith. It equipped them for their mission. […]

Evangelectionary for October 2, 2016: Worldwide Communion Sunday

TEXTS: Lamentations 1:1-6; Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4; 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10 THEME: Faith in God is hard. While faith in God is the only way to live, its necessity does not make it easy. Faith in God requires a total commitment. MESSAGE: Two significant challenges the preacher this week. First, the texts are not easy, […]

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 Ninth Sunday after Pentecost: July 17, 2016

Texts: Amos 8:1-12 and Psalm 52 or Genesis 18:1-10 and Psalm 15; Colossians 1:15-28; Luke 10:38-42 Message: “If Jesus Came to Your House” If Jesus came to your house, what do you think you would do?  Would you prepare a big, fancy meal for him? Would you take him on a tour of your house? […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, July 3, 2016

Texts: 2 Kings 5:1-14 and Psalm 30 or Isaiah 66:10-14 and Psalm 66:1-9; Galatians 6:1-16, Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 Message: “The Tie That Binds” In his closing thoughts to the Galatian congregation he formed early in his ministry, and following his description of the fruits of the Spirit, the Apostle Paul describes the essence of the fellowship […]

Evangelectionary Sunday, June 5, 2016 (Third Sunday after Pentecost)

Texts: 1Kings 17: 8-24 or 17:8-16; Psalm 146; Galatians 1:11-24; Luke 7:11-17 Message: “What’s Your Story?” The Apostle Paul built his whole ministry on the basis of his own personal story of his personal encounter with God.  In our epistle reading for the day he is telling his story of God’s grace and love in […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, May 29, 2016

Lectionary (Year C): I Kings 18:20-39 or 18:20-21. 30-39; Psalm 96; Galatians 1:1-12; Luke 7:1-10 Theme: “Unexpected Faith and Unlimited Healing” Message: A Greek author of a gospel of the Jewish Messiah tells the unexpected story of a Roman Centurion’s slave who was healed by Jesus, who himself exclaimed: “I tell you, not even in […]