Archive | 2016/11/30

Theme for Advent 1 – 27 November 2016

Scripture for the first Sunday of Advent: Isaiah 2.1–5; Psalm 122; Romans 13.11–14; Matthew 24.36–44 Being welcoming is something that many churches strive very hard to do.  Individuals within congregations devote themselves to creating an inviting and welcoming environment.  So it can be frustrating and galling when someone slips through the cracks.  But it does happen.  […]

Theme for the Reign of Christ – 20 November 2016

Scripture for Sunday, 20 November: Jeremiah 23:1-6; Psalm 46; Colossians 1:11-20; Luke 23:33-43 On the church calendar yesterday (19 November) was Mechthild, Beguine of Magdeburg, a 13th century mystic.  The Beguines were women from a wide variety of backgrounds whose response to Christ’s promised reign was to involve themselves in it by renouncing power and wealth, […]

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