NextSunday Worship

Archive for August, 2018

  • September 2, 2018

    “Born by the Word of Truth”

    Year B: Proper 17 (22) Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

    It may not be the same for you, but occasionally there are times when I read a passage of scripture and cannot see any straightforward way to relate it to the present (take a look, for example, at the details of sacrifice described in Leviticus 3-11; or read the descriptions of the opening of the […]

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  • August 26, 2018

    "Sanctuary, Sanctuary"

    Year B: Proper 16 (21) Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

    Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame cries out for “Sanctuary” at the Cathedral of Notre Dame. It is a moving scene in the movie version where he seeks not only sanctuary for himself but Esmeralda as well. The idea of sanctuary was one in which safety could be not only found but was almost […]

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  • August 19, 2018

    “The Hallelujah Chorus”

    Year B – Proper 15 (20) Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost.

    The music begins to swell as the instruments all join together. The singers join in and sing the first word, “Hallelujah!” The congregants, led by the king, stand up, enthralled by the awe-filled moment of praise and wonder expressed in the chorus. And, thus, we catch a glimpse into the celebration of God’s saving actions […]

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