In my wonderings around the interweb last night, I stumbled across the Narrative Lectionary. My curiosity was peaked and so I started to research this new Lectionary. Up until last night, I had never heard of the Narrative Lectionary (NL) before and was surprised to learn it was put together in 2010 by Luther Seminary, […]
John Wesley and the Lectionary? Oh yes. In delivering the Sunday Service to the American Methodists, at the same time he delivered the Articles, John Wesley wrote, “I believe there is no liturgy in the world, either in ancient or modern language, which breaths more a solid, scriptural, rational piety, than the Common Prayer of […]
I have one more sermon to preach for this class. It will occur on 25 November which is Christ the King Sunday, a Feast Day for Roman Christians. It began in 1925 with this letter: Pius XI, Quas primas (11/12/1925). Read it, enjoy.
Last night I was looking for a way to put the Revised Common Lectionary into my iOS calendars. Guess what? Augsburg Fortress | 2013 Little Red Book. It includes the ECLA feast days as well. It’s not UMC, in other words, but as no one is as perfect, it’ll do… it’ll do. Oh and it’s […]
This week’s epistle reading in the Revised Common Lectionary speaks particularly to this weekend’s tragedy – First reading and Psalm Genesis 29:15-28 Psalm 105:1-11, 45b or Psalm 128 Alternate First reading and Psalm 1 Kings 3:5-12 Psalm 119:129-136 Second reading Romans 8:26-39 Gospel Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 …for the whole creation is waiting with eagerness for […]
That’s right – I don’t want to hear about your 77 part series! (from here)