NextSunday Worship

Rev. Jennifer McClung Rygg

  • November 26, 2017

    “Sheep Expectations”

    Year A - 25th Sunday after Pentecost

    Sheep are frequently mentioned in Scripture; in fact, sheep are referenced more than 500 times throughout the Bible! Some of these references describe the agricultural system or the sacrificial system of ancient Israel. But many of these references to sheep refer to the relationship between the sheep and their shepherd as an image for our […]

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  • November 19, 2017

    “Abundance of Talents”

    Year A - 24th Sunday after Pentecost

    “When the cat’s away, the mice will play.” I imagine most of us have heard this expression.  When the person is charge is not present, often times other people will not do what they are supposed to do. I remember when I was in first grade, every day after lunch we would come back to […]

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  • November 12, 2017

    “From Worship to Justice”

    Year A: Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 27)

    Recently I was involved in a minor car accident.  Thankfully, there were no serious injuries, but there is something about in incident like a car accident that helps us put our lives in perspective.  It was just after noon on a Friday; I was making a quick trip to the post office before lunch.  I […]

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  • November 5, 2017

    “An Old New Thing”

    Year A – Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 26)

    When I was in seminary, I did an internship at a church where we spent a month involved in different aspects of church ministry – one month was youth ministry, one was children’s ministry, one was worship, one was senior adults, one was pastoral care, and so on.  One of the rotations was building and […]

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