Category Archives: Year A

COCU51A.9thAugust2020

ReadingsGenesis 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 of what … Continue reading

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COCU50A.2ndAugust2020

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.26thJuly2020

Readings Genesis 29:15-28 Jacob serves Laban for Rachel and Leah Jacob agrees to work for Laban for seven years in order to receive Rachel as his wife, but then Laban tricks him and gives him Leah instead. So Jacob agrees … Continue reading

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COCU46A.5thJuly2020

Readings Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 Isaac’s servant goes back to Abraham’s homeland to find a wife for him. He meets Rebekah, who responds according the sign he had asked of God, and so he brings her back to Isaac who … Continue reading

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COCU40A.Trinity Sunday A.7th June 2020

(see also Trinity Sunday B and Trinity Sunday C) see also World Environment Day (June 5th) Readings Genesis 1: 1-2:4a The account of the creation of heaven and earth, in which God speaks the creative Word and the Spirit hovers over … Continue reading

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COCU38A.Easter7A.24May2020

Readings Acts 1:6-14 The disciples question Jesus about the timing of God’s restoration of Israel, but Jesus promises the Holy Spirit and then ascends into heaven as they watch. Then two white-robed men tell them that Jesus will return in … Continue reading

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COCU35A.Easter5A.10thMay2020

Readings Acts 7:55-60: Stephen who has been on trial, expresses his vision of Jesus glorified, which angers the religious leaders, who drag him out of the city to stone him. But, Stephen, as he dies, prays for his attackers, and commits … Continue reading

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COCU34A.Easter 4A.3rdMay2020

Readings:Acts 2: 42-47: a description of the life of the early disciples as they shared in worship, hospitality and caring for one anotherPsalm 23: David’s famous psalm of confidence and hope in God’s care, guidance and provision1 Peter 2:19-25: Peter … Continue reading

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Holy Week

Resources at home for Holy Week (in the midst of COVID19 in Holy Week 2020) Holy-Week-Worship-at-Home-Monday Holy Week – Monday: Monday Holy Week – Tuesday: TUESDAY Holy Week – Wednesday: Wednesday – Holy Week Passion of Jesus: Great artists – … Continue reading

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COCU33A.Easter 3A.26April2020

Readings:Acts 2:14a, 36-41Peter continues his sermon on the Day of Pentecost and encourages his hearers to believe in Jesus as Messiah, to repent and to receive God’s Spirit, and 3000 people respond.Psalm 116:1-4,12-19A psalm of praise, thanksgiving and commitment in … Continue reading

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