Category Archives: Year B

COCU39C.Day of Pentecost.4June2017

  Readings Year A Acts 2:1-21: Psalm 104:24-34, 35b: 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13: John 20:19-23: Year C Acts 2:1-21; Psalm 24-34, 35b; Romans 8:14-17; John 14: 8-17 (25-27) Resources Textweek Sacredise Rex AE Hunt (Scroll to end for more liturgical resources … Continue reading

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COCU9B.Baptism of Jesus.Epiphany 1B.January 2015

Texts: Genesis 1:1-5; Psalm 29; Acts 19:1-7; Mark 1:4-11 Old Testament – early thoughts: Howard Wallace New Testament – early thoughts: Bill Loader Epiphany Traditionally observed January 6th, the Epiphany is the celebration of three events that are said to … Continue reading

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COCU61B.Pentecost21B.18Oct2015

Readings: Job 38:1-7 (34-41); Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c; Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45 The Paradoxes of Being a Servant-Leader Strong enough to be weak Successful enough to fail Busy enough to make time Wise enough to say “I don’t know” Serious … Continue reading

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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

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 with one another. Mark 9.49-50 My bland will, afraid to commit, … 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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COCU43B Pentecost 3B.14th June 2015

Reading: Mark 4:26-34 Mark’s Gospel relates two parables that use seeds as the metaphor for God’s Reign. In both readings the message is clear: God often uses the least, the smallest, the hidden, to accomplish God’s purposes. God’s work is … Continue reading

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