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1/14/15 Lectionary Readings

Daily Readings for Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Morning Psalms 89:1-18; 147:1-11 First Reading Isaiah 41:1-16 Second Reading Ephesians 2:1-10 Gospel Reading Mark 1:29-45 Evening Psalms 1; 33 MORNING PSALM 89:1-18 1   I will sing of your steadfast love, O LORD, forever; with my mouth I will proclaim your faithfulness to all generations. 2   I declare that your…

1/13/15 Lectionary Readings

Daily Readings for Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Morning Psalms 42; 146 First Reading Isaiah 40:25-31 Second Reading Ephesians 1:15-23 Gospel Reading Mark 1:14-28 Evening Psalms 102; 133 MORNING PSALM 42 1   As a deer longs for flowing streams, so my soul longs for you, O God. 2   My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When…

1/12/15 Lectionary Readings

Daily Readings for Monday, January 12, 2015 Morning Psalms 5; 145 First Reading Isaiah 40:12-24 Second Reading Ephesians 1:1-14 Gospel Reading Mark 1:1-13 Evening Psalms 82; 29 MORNING PSALM 5 1   Give ear to my words, O LORD; give heed to my sighing. 2   Listen to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for…

1/11/15 Lectionary Readings

Daily Readings for Sunday, January 11, 2015 Morning Psalms 104; 150 First Reading Isaiah 40:1-11 Second Reading Hebrews 1:1-12 Gospel Reading John 1:1-7, 19-20, 29-34 Evening Psalm 29 MORNING PSALM 104 1   Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, you are very great. You are clothed with honor and majesty, 2        wrapped in light…

1/10/15 Lectionary Readings

Daily Readings for Saturday, January 10, 2015 First Reading Isaiah 65:1–9 Second Reading Revelation 3:1–6 Gospel Reading John 6:1–14 Evening Psalms 27; 93 or 114 MORNING PSALM 149 1   Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise in the assembly of the faithful. 2   Let Israel be glad in its Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in…

1/9/15 Lectionary Reading

Daily Readings for Friday, January 9, 2015 Morning Psalms 46 or 47; 148 First Reading Isaiah 63:1–5 Second Reading Revelation 2:18–29 Gospel Reading John 5:1–15 Evening Psalms 27; 93 or 114 MORNING PSALM 46 1   God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. 2   Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in…

1/7/15 Lectionary Readings

Daily Readings for Wednesday, January 7, 2015 Morning Psalms 46 or 97; 147:1–11 First Reading Isaiah 52:3–6 Second Reading Revelation 2:1–7 Gospel Reading John 2:1–11 Evening Psalms 27; 93 or 114 Morning Psalm 46 1   God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. 2   Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in…

1/5/15 Lectionary Readings

Daily Readings for Monday, January 5, 2015 Morning Psalms 99; 145 First Reading Joshua 1:1–9 Second Reading Hebrews 11:32–12:2 Gospel Reading John 15:1–16 Evening Psalms 96; 110 Morning Psalm 99 1   The LORD is king; let the peoples tremble! He sits enthroned upon the cherubim; let the earth quake! 2   The LORD is great in Zion; he is exalted over all the peoples.…

Save the Date: In-Town Solitude Retreat

Saturday, February 28, we will hold the next In-Town Solitude Retreat at the church from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.  We hope you can come.  We will be offering: labyrinth walking, spiritual conversation with Rev. Roger Gench, meditation rooms, lectio divina and recorded chant in the Sanctuary and other spiritual disciplines. Contact Tom Dunlap for…

Lectionary Readings 12/24/14

FIRST READING ISAIAH 9:2–7 2   The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness — on them light has shined. 3   You have multiplied the nation, you have increased its joy; they rejoice before you as with joy at the harvest, as people exult when dividing…