Proper 12, Year A, RCL, Track 2

Romans 8:26-39, Matthew 13:31-33,44-52

Whether you are a gardener, a fisherman, or a baker; a collector of fine art or a bargain hunter; our set of parables today seem to have something for everyone. Since there are so many to choose from,...

Proper 11, Year A, RCL, Track 2

Isaiah 44:6-8, Psalm 86:11-17, Romans 8:12-25, Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

It seems all too human to make judgments about others. We may see someone who appears to be poor and we think to ourselves that if they just worked harder they could do...

Proper 10, Year A, RCL, Track 2

Matthew 13:1-9,18-23

Today Jesus tells us a story of a sower who is being very reckless. He scatters seed in an aimless, haphazard manner; on the sidewalks, in the flower bed, under the trees where nothing will ever grow. Some of it does e...

Proper 9, Year A, RCL, Track 2

Romans 7:15-25a; Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30

We are fickle people who don’t really know what we want, Jesus says, like the children in the marketplace. We set expectations and when they are met we want something different. John the Baptist, for...

Proper 6, Year A RCL Track 2 Romans 5:1-8, Matthew 9:35-10:23

Jesus visits many villages and cities; curing the diseased and the sick. Matthew says Jesus had compassion for these people. We know that Jesus is a compassionate guy but the compassion he shows to them isn’t...

First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday
Year A, RCL

Genesis 1:1-2:4a, Matthew 28:16-20

Where do we come from? Some would say we came from the seed of our parents; and the seed of their parents; and their parents before them; all the way back to the beginning. While...

Fifth Sunday in Lent, Year A, RCL

John 11:1-45

By this point in the Gospel, the disciples have seen Jesus heal both the lame and a man born blind yet they still don’t seem to fully understand the relationship they are being called to; a relationship of abiding love. Jesu...

Fourth Sunday in Lent, Year A, RCL

John 9:1-41

Christ heals a blind man. We could almost leave the story here, thinking to ourselves what a great miracle; Jesus heals a poor beggar. We could pass by this story thinking that this man has been healed and his life is now wo...