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Third Sunday after Pentecost – June 13, 2021

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Do you like weeds (no, not weed, weedssss)? No? Do you like God? I hope. Well, Jesus compares God’s presence in this world with a tenacious weed: Mustard. Now to figure out how God’s presence and weed go together. Enjoy the recording of the worship service that took place June 13, 2021. We are still […]

Second Sunday after Pentecost – June 6, 2021

A house divided against itself cannot stand. Jesus makes this observation in light of charges that he is possessed. He is possessed, not by a demon, but by the Holy Spirit. We who have received the Holy Spirit through baptism have been joined to Christ’s death and resurrection and knit together in the body of […]

Christ the King Sunday – November 22, 2020

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For this Christ the King Sunday, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. On this final Sunday of the church year, our gospel reading from Matthew is Jesus’ great story of judgment. In the end, the faithful are those who served […]

Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost – November 15, 2020

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For this Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. Our readings during November speak of the end times. Zephaniah proclaims that the coming day of the LORD will be filled with wrath and distress. In Matthew, Jesus […]

Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost – November 8, 2020

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For this Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. Today we hear the prophet Amos calls for justice to roll down like waters. In Matthew, Jesus tells the parable of the wise and foolish bridesmaids. Surrounded by […]

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost – October 18, 2020

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For this Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. Being disciples of Jesus is also a call for us to be wise and thankful stewards of God’s creation and God’s generous blessings. We are in the midst […]

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost-October 11, 2020

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For this Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. In today’s reading from Isaiah, we are given a vision of the great feast to come, when God will wipe away death forever. In Matthew, Jesus shares with […]

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, October 4, 2020

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For this Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. In today’s reading from Matthew, Jesus shares another parable. This parable is about a landowner, his vineyard, and the tenants. This vineyard parable serves as an image of […]