Posts Tagged: Traverse

Ministry of the week – Worship Planning Committee

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By Katherine Will The Worship Planning Committee is a visioning group that meets according to the seasons of the church year. Their primary responsibility is to help lead God’s people into worship. The members of the committee discuss ways to make our worship services accessible and meaningful, and they help give feedback and suggestions to… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 10/5/14 (17th Sunday after Pentecost)

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Vineyards with a View of Auvers, by Vincent van Gogh (1853 - 1890). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20; Psalm 19; Philippians 3:4b-14; Matthew 21:33-46 Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. Another week of important readings: God give Moses the Ten Commandments, David praises God fors magnificent creation of heaven and earth, Paul regards all his credentials as rubbish compared to his faith in the… Read more »

Ministry of the Week – Bread for the World

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“Bread for the World is a collective Christian Voice urging our nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. By changing policies, programs and conditions that allow hunger and poverty to persist, we provide help and opportunity far beyond the communities where we live… Bread for the World works in a bipartisan way… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 9/28/14 (16th Sunday after Pentecost)

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By James Tissot (1836 - 1902). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16; Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:23-32. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, the Israelites continue to complain, and God continues to provide, Paul urges us to embody the humility of Jesus Christ, and Jesus outmaneuvers the religious authorities. Exodus: In this week’s reading,… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 9/21/14 (15th Sunday after Pentecost)

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Workers in the Vineyard (1688 - 1689). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Exodus 16:2-15; Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45; Philippians 1:21-30; Matthew 20:1-16. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, the Israelites complain bitterly after God freed them from bondage, and God provides what they need; Paul is in prison and is grateful for another opportunity to spread the gospel; and… Read more »