NextSunday Worship

Dr. Marion D. Aldridge

  • June 24, 2018

    “David and Goliath”

    Year B: Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

     “David said to Saul, ‘Let no one lose heart on account of this Philistine; your servant will go and fight him.’ Saul replied, ‘You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a young man, and he has been a warrior from his youth.’ But David said to […]

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  • June 17, 2018

    “The Lord Looks on the Heart”

    Year B - Fourth Sunday in Pentecost (Proper 6 (11)

    “Then Samuel left for Ramah, but Saul went up to his home in Gibeah of Saul. The Lord said to Samuel, ‘How long will you mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him as king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and be on your way; I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem. I have […]

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  • June 10, 2018

    “Beware What You Ask For”

    Year B: Third Sunday after Pentecost

    “So all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah. They said to him, ‘You are old, and your sons do not follow your ways; now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have.’                    But when they said, ‘Give us a king to lead us,’ this displeased Samuel; […]

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  • June 3, 2018


    Year B - Second Sunday in Lent

    “For what we preach is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake. For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ. But we have […]

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  • August 27, 2017

    “Heroines of Faith”

    Year A – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

    These are the names of the sons of Israel who went to Egypt with Jacob, each with his family: Reuben, Simeon, Levi and Judah; Issachar, Zebulun and Benjamin; Dan and Naphtali; Gad and Asher. The descendants of Jacob numbered seventy in all; Joseph was already in Egypt. Now Joseph and all his brothers and all that generation died, but the Israelites […]

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  • August 20, 2017

    “A House of Prayer for All People”

    Year A – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

    “This is what the Lord says: ‘Maintain justice and do what is right, for my salvation is close at hand and my righteousness will soon be revealed…. And foreigners who bind themselves to the Lord to minister to him, to love the name of the Lord, and to be his servants, all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it and […]

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  • August 13, 2017


    Year A – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

    Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan. This is the account of Jacob’s family. Joseph, a young man of seventeen, was tending the flocks with his brothers, the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives, and he brought their father a bad report about them. […]

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  • August 6, 2017

    “Living with a Limp”

    Year A – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost.

    That night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two female servants and his eleven sons and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.  After he had sent them across the stream, he sent over all his possessions. So, Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak.  When the man saw that […]

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  • January 25, 2015

    “The God of at Least 490 Chances”

    Year B – Third Sunday after the Epiphany

    Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time: ‘Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.’ Jonah obeyed the word of the Lord and went to Nineveh. Now Nineveh was a very large city; it took three days to go through it. Jonah began by […]

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  • January 18, 2015

    “Listening for God”

    Year B - Second Sunday after the Epiphany

    The boy Samuel ministered before the Lord under Eli. In those days the word of the Lord was rare; there were not many visions. One night Eli, whose eyes were becoming so weak that he could barely see, was lying down in his usual place. The lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel […]

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