Monthly Archives: January 2016

COCU12C.Epiphany 4C.31January2016

Good News? (reflecting on Luke 4:16-30 ) Jesus, Christ, You claimed to fulfil the prophesy To proclaim good news to the poor. To proclaim freedom for the prisoners To help the blind in the recovery of sight To set the oppressed … Continue reading

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January 7th: Christ the student

Jan 7 – “Christ the Student” © artwork by Br. Mickey McGrath, OSFS. (posted on ELCA Facebook page) This painting depicts Jesus as a student at the age of twelve. According to the gospel of Luke, He sat amidst the … Continue reading

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COCU9C.Baptism of Christ.10January2016

(See also Baptism on this site and COCU9B) Children’s sermon ideas – check out this new blog with ideas using things from the ‘dollar store’. Keep an eye on the blog for forward planning, http://dskidsermons.wordpress.com Sermon by Bill Peddie for … Continue reading

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COCU11C.Epiphany 3C.24January2016

A reflection by Steve Garnaas-Holmes on the 1 Corinthians reading (we are the body of Christ): Out running in the cold winter air, most of my body was warm, but my fingers were cold. Riding my bike, it’s my forehead … 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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COCU10C.Epiphany 2C.17January,2016

Beloved, you make the water of my life into wine, my ordinary into your holy. You request miracles of me the moment before I know I’m ready. What was for purification of uncleanness you make into celebration of beauty. You … Continue reading

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