Category Archives: Year A

COCU57A.24thSept2017

Texts:  Exodus 16:2-15; Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45; Philippians 1:21-30; Matthew 20:1-16 Weekly Seeds resource: UCC weekly seeds; Kate Huey: Kate Huey Thom Shuman: Thom Shuman CBN The deadly consequences of unforgiveness (with video) “In the morning there on the surface of the … Continue reading

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COCU56A.P15A.17September2017

Land Sunday in Season of Creation – Rex AE Hunt liturgy Readings Exodus 14:19-31 Exodus 15:1b-11, 20-21 Romans 14:1-12 Matthew 18:21-35 First Thoughts on the Old Testament – Exodus First Thoughts on the New Testament – Romans First Thoughts on the New … Continue reading

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COCU55A.P14A.10Sept2017

Readings Exodus 12:1-14 God gives Moses and Aaron the instructions for the Passover meal – for the animal that must be chosen, sacrificed and eaten, how it is to be prepared, and the way the Israelites must eat it, with … Continue reading

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COCU54.P13A.3September2017

Music Australian church music website linked to lectionary with music suggestions for each week. David McGregor’s lectionary based music suggestions here.  

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COCU53A.27thAugust2017

Readings Exodus 1:8-2.10: After a regime change in Egypt, the Israelites are made slaves and oppressed by the Egyptians. Midwives are also commanded to kill all male children but they refuse to do so, so Pharoah commands that male children be … Continue reading

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COCU52A.20August2017

Readings Genesis 45:1-15:Joseph reveals his identity to his brothers and forgives them, explaining that it was God who had sent him to Egypt to save them and others from the famine. Then he instructs them to bring his father to … Continue reading

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COCU51A.13August2017

Readings Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28: Jacob loves his son Joseph more than his other sons, and gives a Joseph a beautiful robe. But, his brothers become jealous and sell him into slavery. Psalm 105: 1-6, 16-22, 45b: A psalm of thanksgiving and celebration … Continue reading

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COCU50A.6thAugust2017

Readings Genesis 32: 22-31: Jacob spends the night on the banks of the Jabbok River where he wrestles with a man until dawn. In the fight, Jacob is injured, leaving him with a limp, but he is also blessed and … Continue reading

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COCU49A.30July2017

Readings Genesis 29:15-28 Jacob serves Laban for Rachel and Leah Psalm 105:1-11, 45b God, and God’s people Romans 8:26-39 The future glory Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 parables about the kingdom & hidden treasure Mucky Paws Roddy Hamilton COCU49A.Worship resources compilation Gathering … Continue reading

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COCU46A.Pentecost5.9July2017

Readings: Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67; Psalm 45:10-17; Romans 7:15-25a; Mt 11:16-19, 25-30 Reflection related to Mt 11:30: The Myth of Urgency Everyone wants you to quietly be Atlas, to shoulder it all. Even the voice in your head insists you are behind. But … Continue reading

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