Lectionary Mission Stories

 

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Mission stories for special days and seasons

New Testament readings

Click on the links below to read mission stories from PC(USA) mission workers that illustrate special days and seasons from lectionary New Testament readings for 2018. Mission workers were asked to reflect on these scripture readings as they relate to their ministries and those of the global partners with whom they serve. Check back frequently for updated stories for special Sundays.

Mission Worker Sunday, May 13
Features four stories from mission workers serving in different regions of the world.

Day of Pentecost, May 20
Features four stories from mission workers serving in different regions of the world.

World Communion Sunday, October 7, 2018
Features six stories from mission workers serving in different regions of the world.

Advent:

Christ the King, November 25
A reflection from Burkhard Paetzold, mission co-worker serving in Germany

First Sunday in Advent, December 2
A reflection from Noah Park, mission co-worker serving in Egypt

Second Sunday in Advent, December 9
A reflection from Jed Koball, mission co-worker serving in Peru

Third Sunday in Advent, December 16
A reflection from Cathy Chang, mission co-worker serving in the Philippines

Fourth Sunday in Advent, December 23
A reflection from Sarah Shannon-Wildt, a YAV Alum who served in Austin from 2012-13

Christmas Eve, December 24
A reflection from Kay Day, mission co-worker serving in Rwanda

Christmas Day, December 25
A reflection from Rev. Jose Luis Casal, director of World Mission