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 2019. 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.


First Sunday in Lent, March 10
A reflection from Al and Ellen Smith, mission co-workers serving in Germany

Second Sunday in Lent, March 17
A reflection from Victor and Sara Makari, mission co-workers serving in Israel-Palestine

Third Sunday in Lent, March 24
A reflection from Dan Turk, mission co-worker serving in Madagascar

Fourth Sunday in Lent, March 31
A reflection from Sarah Henken, mission co-worker serving in Colombia

Fifth Sunday in Lent, April 7
A reflection from John McCall, mission co-worker serving in Taiwan