NextSunday Worship

Archive for September, 2013

  • October 27, 2013


    Year C - Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost - (Proper 25)

    I like my TV shows to be somewhat predictable.  I do like a little surprise here and there but basically I feel like there is a certain way that the world works and I like my TV to follow these rules.  The guy should get the girl, families should be reunited, when you do something […]

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  • October 20, 2013

    “Don’t Look Down!”

    Year C – Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost - (Proper 24)

    I didn’t watch the event that blew up my Facebook page but I read a lot about it.  He made it but not without a good dose of suspense and the majority of the world watching.  I’m going to be honest; I didn’t like it at all.   This man was walking a tightrope across the […]

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  • October 13, 2013

    "An Unlikely Prescription”

    Year C – Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost - (Proper 23)

    The headline read, “Doctor’s Orders: 20 Minutes of Meditation Twice a Day.”  This Wall Street Journal article began, “At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, doctor’s orders can include an unlikely prescription: meditation” (  In this article, meditation is said to assist with anything from insomnia to irritable bowl syndrome.  It is said to […]

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  • October 6, 2013

    "I Think We All Need a Pep Talk”

    Year C - Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost - (Proper 22)

    “I think we all need a pep talk,” nine-year-old Robby Novak, better known as “Kid President” tells us in a popular Youtube video (SoulPancake, “A Pep Talk from Kid President to You”).   This third grader lives with a condition called osteogenesis imperfecta, which in the words of Kid President means you “break easy” (SoulPancake,  […]

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  • September 29, 2013

    “Oh! The Places God Will Go”

    Year C – Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost – (Proper 21)

    The last book written by Theodor Geisel in 1990 was entitled “Oh The Places You’ll Go.”  Perhaps you know the author better as Dr. Seuss.   The book is frequently given as a graduation gift and it offers sage advice about the journey of living.  It starts out very optimistic with such encouraging cheer-leading at every […]

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  • September 22, 2013

    “Only a Crying God Can Help”

    Year C – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost – (Proper 20)

    My joy is gone, grief is upon me, my heart is sick. Hark, the cry of my poor people from far and wide in the land: “Is the Lord not in Zion? Is her King not in her?” (“Why have they provoked me to anger with their images, with their foreign idols?”) “The harvest is […]

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