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Every Sunday, across the world, Christians share an agreed three year cycle of Bible Readings in Sunday worship, this is called the Common Lectionary. We offer materials including prayers bible study and worship resources for each one of these Sunday's via our Lectionary Bible Notes Section.

All creatures Praise him October 17 Trinity 20

James and John approached Jesus with a request, they wanted a guarantee that when Jesus has gained power he would share it with them. They had understood that Jesus was about to bring in a new world order, they failed to understand how different it would be. Jesus was just about to embark upon his triumphant entry into Jerusalem, the crowds who will cheer him will make the same mistake. The revolution which Jesus was about to start would not just exchange one set of rulers for another, Jesus was about to reverse the very understanding of power itself. In his kingdom the first would be last, the master would be the slave. Those who wanted the finest seats should seek out those at the bottom of the table. This was the age of the servant and Jesus was to be the Servant King.

All around us we see the games of politics and power played out, in governments, churches our places of work. This week we are encouraged to question our own understanding of power and to ask ourselves 'where do we want to sit.'

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Lectionary Material for every Sunday in Years A, B, C

Material for Harvest Festival

 

Future Sundays with worship, prayer and teaching resources Sundays in the Lectionary

 

26 September

3 October

10 October

17 October

24 October

31 October

Trinity 17

Proper 21 / Ord 26

Green

Trinity 18

Proper 22 / Ord 27

Green

Trinity 19

Proper 23/ Ord 28

Green

Trinity 20

Proper 24/Ord 29

Green

Last of Trinity

Prop 25 / Ord 30

Green

Fourth before Advent

Green

 

7 November

14 November

21 November

28 November

5 December

12 December

Third before Advent

Green

Remembrance Sunday

Red

Christ the King

Red

Advent 1

Purple

Advent 2

Purple

Advent 3

Purple

 

 

 

 

the cross is the way

 

Each morning and each evening
let the peace of the Father, be ours.
Each day and each night
let the peace of the Son be ours.
Each dawn and each dusk
let the peace of the Spirit be ours.
Let the blessing of the three in one be ours;
both now and for ever. Amen.
Carmina Gadelica