Category Archives: COCU Year B

COCU60B.Pentecost20B.11Oct2015

RCL Readings: Job 23:1-9, 16-17; Psalm 22:1-15; Heb 4:12-16; Mark 10:17-31 A man asked him, “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone. … Continue reading

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COCU58B.Pentecost18B.27Sept2015

Readings: Esther 7:1-6, 9-10, 9:20-22 Psalm 124 James 5:13-20 Mark 9:38-50 Everyone will be salted with fire. Salt is good; but if salt has lost its saltiness, how can you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace … Continue reading

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COCU55B.Pentecost 15B.6September2015

RCL Readings: Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23; Psalm 125; James 2:1-10, (11-13), 14-17; Mark 7:24-37 RCL Readings on (A4 landscape/2 column) with brief commentaries. Year B.2015.6September.COCU55B Steve Bell (musician) offers an insightful reflection on the gospel here. A reflection on the … Continue reading

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COCU54B.Pentecost 14B.30August2015

(also Migrant and Refugee Sunday) Readings: Song of Solomon 2:8-13; Psalm 45:-1-2,6-9 OR Psalm 72; James 1:17-27; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above, coming down from the Giver of lights, … Continue reading

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COCU53B.Pentecost 13B

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 (Trinity 12 / Proper 16 / Ordinary Time 21) Readings: 1 Kings 8: (1, 6, 10-11), 22-30, 41-43; Psalm 84; Ephesians 6:10-20; John 6: 56-69 Thom Shuman writes: “I am using the alternate OT texts tomorrow, … Continue reading

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COCU45B.Pentecost 5B.28June2015

In 2015, Pentecost 5B is on June 28th. RCL readings: 2 Samuel 1:1,17-27 or Wisdom of Solomon 1:13-15, 2:23-24 Psalm 130 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 Mark 5:21-43 See Textweek for worship resources for Pentecost 5B Here is this week’s gospel reading: … Continue reading

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COCU42B, Pentecost 2B, 7June2015

Readings: Psalm 138; 1 Samuel 8: 4-11, (12-15), 16-20; (11: 14-15); 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1; Mark 3:20-35 As ‘ordinary time’ returns after the Lent and Easter cycle, we return to semi-continuous reading of Mark’s Gospel. The lectionary also follows 2 Corinthians. … Continue reading

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COCU40B Trinity Sunday Year B

Dorothy Sayers (Mind of the Maker): “For every work of creation is threefold, an earthly trinity to match the heavenly. First, there is the Creative Idea, passionless, timeless, beholding the whole work complete at once, the end in the beginning: … Continue reading

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COCU35B.Easter5B.3May2015

Readings: COCU35B.Easter5B.3May2015 Acts reflection: So, the Ethiopian Eunuch is reading aloud (a very common practice – if you had the ability to read, then you would read aloud) from the scroll of Isaiah (Ch53), a passage that has come to … Continue reading

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COCU33B.Easter3B.19th April2015

‘Peace be with you’ Christ Is Our Peace Christ is our peace, Christ is our health, he the true Word, his the true wealth – gifts to be shared by the simple and poor: peace in your land, peace at … Continue reading

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