Isaiah 60:1-6 (NRSV) The Ingathering of the Dispersed Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. 2 For darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the Lord will arise upon you, and his glory will appear over you. 3 Nations shall come to your light, and kings to the… Continue reading Epiphany
Some folks from Farmers Chapel came together to plan a meaningful All Saints’ Sunday worship service. Enjoy!
Hebrews 13:1-6 (NRSV) Service Well-Pleasing to God 13 Let mutual love continue. 2 Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. 3 Remember those who are in prison, as though you were in prison with them; those who are being tortured, as though you yourselves were being tortured. 4 Let marriage be… Continue reading Generosity
John 10:1-10 (NRSV) Jesus the Good Shepherd 10 “Very truly, I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate but climbs in by another way is a thief and a bandit. 2 The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. 3 The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep hear… Continue reading Enough
Mark 6:30-56 (NRSV) Feeding the Five Thousand 30 The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. 31 He said to them, “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. 32 And they went away in… Continue reading Draw Crowds
1 Peter 2:9-10 (NRSV) 9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. 10 Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received… Continue reading Become Known
Mark 6:1-13 (NRSV) The Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth 6 He left that place and came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. 2 On the sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astounded. They said, “Where did this man get all this? What is this wisdom that has been given… Continue reading Send Forth