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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…

Lectionary Reading 12/23/14

Morning psalm 146 1   Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD, O my soul! 2   I will praise the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God all my life long. 3   Do not put your trust in princes, in mortals, in whom there is no help. 4   When their breath departs, they return to…

U.S. Army Band’s Brass Holiday Concert Recap

We would like to thank the U.S. Army band for the spectacular Holiday Concert they presented on Thursday, December 18, 2014 here at NYAPC. The musical selections beautifully performed and kicked off Holiday festivities on the perfect note. See the full gallery – click here.

12/19/14 Lectionary Readings

Morning psalm 148 1   Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise him in the heights! 2   Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his host! 3   Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars! 4   Praise him, you highest heavens, and you waters above the heavens! 5   Let them praise the name of…