NextSunday Worship

Archive for August, 2013

  • September 15, 2013

    “The True and Living God”

    Year C – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost – (Proper 19)

    Today’s readings offer us a rich feast of poetry and images.  Jeremiah’s lament over the rebellious and backslidden house of Judah reveals utter hopelessness.  He surveys the scene and it is a war zone of apocalyptic proportions.  The birds flee and the mountains shake.  The enemy is upon them and Babylon the devastator is poised […]

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  • September 8, 2013

    “A New Creation”

    Year C – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost – (Proper 18)

    I I have a dear friend Beth who doesn’t use e-mail or surf the internet.  We send each other clippings and articles and the letters we write will often refer to how we discovered a particular writing and why we thought the other would find it interesting or helpful. The letters also include occasional reminiscences:  […]

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  • September 1, 2013

    “Our Better Angels”

    Year C – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost – (Proper 17)

    Sue Monk Kidd in her essay “Availability” shares about a train ride in an ice storm.  The airport had shut down and her flight was rescheduled so she is forced to delay her trip home and has to return to her brother-in-law’s house to spend the night.  Disappointed and irritated she is absorbed in her […]

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