Posts Tagged: lectionary

A new hymn to support relief efforts in the Horn of Africa

Carolyn Winfrey Gillette has written a new hymn that to support the churches’ famine relief efforts in the Horn of Africa. O God, You Love the Needy includes references in it to the lectionary texts for Sunday, August 28. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs provides information concerning the situation in the… Read more »

Words Matter in Lent (and always)

Now available for free download: Lent Bible Studies from Words Matter! Perfect for individual or group use, this guide follows the Lectionary for this year, providing personal reflections and Biblical analysis to provoke deeper insight into the words we use….

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The Biblical Witness to Peacemaking

The Biblical Witness to Peacemaking, 2010-2011 is a daily lectionary bearing witness to God’s gift of peace and Christ’s call to peacemaking. Peacemaking is a central declaration of the gospel. Though Jesus Christ, God grants us the gift of grace….

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Proclaiming the Good News of God’s Peace

Peacemakers from across the United States and around God’s world contributed to Proclaiming the Good News of God’s Peace, a daily devotional booklet for Advent 2009. Using lectionary texts, the writers reflect on God’s gift of peace and explore what…

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Stopping torture – an Advent resource

The National Religious Coalition Against Torture announces a new resource [PDF] for Christian clergy to use during Advent 2009. With sections for all four Sundays in Advent, as well as Christmas Eve, the new resource [PDF] provides commentary on the…

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Reflect on our impact on creation

During Lent, the National Council of Churches of Christ Eco-Justice Programs provides weekly resources that invite us consider our impact upon God’s Creation – and what steps we can take to care better for God’s gift. The resources include the…

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