November 14: Try a Little Kindness

Readings from the Scriptures Hebrews 10:11-25 NRSV And every priest stands day after day at his service, offering again and again the same sacrifices that can never take away sins. But when Christ had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sins, “he sat down at the right hand of God,” and since then…

November 7: Remembrance Day

Readings from the Scriptures (CEB)  Mark 12: 38-44 38 As he was teaching, he said, “Watch out for the legal experts. They like to walk around in long robes. They want to be greeted with honor in the markets. 39 They long for places of honor in the synagogues and at banquets. 40 They are the ones who cheat widows out…

October 31: Halloween

Readings from the Scriptures (CEB)  Mark 12:28-34 28 One of the legal experts heard their dispute and saw how well Jesus answered them. He came over and asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?”  29 Jesus replied, “The most important one is Israel, listen! Our God is the one Lord, 30 and you must love the Lord your…

October 24: Amazing Grace

Readings from the Scriptures (MSG)  Mark 10:46-5 46-48 They spent some time in Jericho. As Jesus was leaving town, trailed by his disciples and a parade of people, a blind beggar by the name of Bartimaeus, son of Timaeus, was sitting alongside the road. When he heard that Jesus the Nazarene was passing by, he began…

October 10: Thanksgiving Sunday

Readings from the Scriptures  (CEB)  Mark 10:17-31 17 As Jesus continued down the road, a man ran up, knelt before him, and asked, “Good Teacher, what must I do to obtain eternal life?”  18 Jesus replied, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except the one God. 19 You know the commandments: Don’t commit murder. Don’t commit adultery.…