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Fourth Sunday in Advent:Love

Sunday Psalms 24, 29  8, 84 Isa. 42:1-12 Eph. 6:10-20 John 3:16-21 Monday Psalms 61, 62  112, 115 Isa. 11:1-9 Rev. 20:1-10 John:5:30-47 Tuesday Psalms 66, 67  116, 117 Isa 11:10-16 Rev. 20:11–21:8 Luke 1:5-25 Wednesday Psalms … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Advent:Joy

“Joy to the world! The Lord is Come” Sunday Psalms 63:1-8(9-11), 98  103 Isa. 13:6-13 Heb. 12:18-29 John 3:22-30 Monday Psalms 41, 52  44 Isa. 8:16–9:1 2 Pet. 1:1-11 Luke 22:39-53 Tuesday Psalms 45  47, 48 Isa. … Continue reading

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Second Sunday in Advent: Preparation

“Let every heart, Prepare Him room” Sunday Psalms 148, 149, 150  114, 115 Isa. 5:1-7 2 Pet. 3:11-18 Luke 7:28-35 Monday Psalms 25  9, 15 Isa. 5:8-12, 18-23 1 Thess. 5:1-11 Luke 21:20-28 Tuesday Psalms 26, 28  … Continue reading

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First Sunday in Advent

This year all of the Sundays in Advent fall within the month of December. Since the children and I have started doing the short form of Morning Prayer (from the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer) after breakfast I’ve been looking … Continue reading

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Readings for the Third Sunday in Advent

We are nearing the end of this season of the church year. Tonight we light the pink candle (Su is ecstatic). This candle calls to mind the Shepherds and their rejoicing after they had seen the Christ Child. We also … Continue reading

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Readings for the First Sunday in Advent

First Sunday of Advent Sunday Psalm 146, 147 * 111, 112, 113 Amos 1:1-5, 13-2:8 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Luke 21:5-19 Monday Psalm 1, 2, 3 * 4, 7 Amos 2:6-16 2 Peter 1:1-11 Matthew 21:1-11 Tuesday Psalm 5, 6 * … Continue reading

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A Mystical Body

Today we will be celebrating the Feast of All Saints at church. We have been preparing for this for several weeks; the choir readying an anthem and the Sunday School children learning Lesbia Scott’s hymn “I Sing a Song of … Continue reading

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Seventy Seven Times?

It’s kind of funny but I’ve had several posts recently about forgiveness, repentance and sacrifice. Then this morning we had the Gospel reading from Matthew 18 where Peter asks Jesus how many times he should forgive his brother and gets … Continue reading

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Proper 19:Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Today is Rally Sunday when we start talking about all of the wonderful things we will be doing together during the school year. Yesterday we cleaned up the church and church grounds again, trimming bushes, polishing brass, dusting and so … Continue reading

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Proper 18: Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost

Although it feels like there ought to be a new church season with the change of summer to fall, back to school celebrations and all we are still in Ordinary Time.? As the heat of summer eases and we move … Continue reading

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