Monthly Archives: March 2020

COVID19

A new liturgical resource – A liturgy at the time of dying (for those isolated from the dying) We Come to You for Healing, LordWords: Rev. Dr. Herman G. Steumpfle (1923-2007)1. We come to you for healing, Lord,of body, mind, … 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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Earth Day 22 April 2019

See also Season of Creation for resources Earth Day is held on April 22nd each year, first held in 1970. Earth Day was the brainchild of U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, who sought a way to place environmental protection on … Continue reading

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COCU32A.Easter 2A.19thApril2020

Readings Acts 2: 14a, 22-32 Peter declares the resurrection of Jesus to a crowd amazed at the signs of the Spirit’s presence and power. Psalm 16 In you, O God, I take refuge 1 Peter 1:3-9 Salvation is the outcome of faithfulness John … Continue reading

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COCU31A.EasterDay.12April2020

Readings:Acts 10: 34-43 or Jeremiah 31:1-6Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24Colossians 3:1-4 or Acts 10:34-43John 20:1-8 or Matthew 28:1-10 Bill Loader commentary on reading from Matthew, John, Colossians, Acts. Music: Singing from the LectionaryEaster Day: Easter Day Melody Line & Words (Helen Wiltshire, Norm Inglis) See … Continue reading

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COCU30A.HolySaturday.11April2020

ReadingsLinks to all readings here. Job 14: 1-14 or Lamentations 3:1-9, 19-24Psalm 31: 1-4, 15-161 Peter 4: 1-8Matthew 27: 57-66 or John 19: 38-42 See also COCU30B and COCU30C Hope in the CracksIn the cracks,there’s always hope:Where a new world … Continue reading

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COCU29A.GoodFriday.10April2020

ReadingsIsaiah 52:13-53:12Psalm 22Hebrews 10: 16-25 or Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9John 18:1 – 19:42 See also COCU29B and COCU29C For the non-violent resistersWe give thanks for the non-violent resisters,the peaceful protesters, the prophetswho show us where you stand, O God:the falsely accused … Continue reading

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COCU28A.MaundyThursday.9April2020

ReadingsExodus 12: 1-4 (5-10) 11-14Psalm 116:1-2, 12-191 Corinthians 11: 23-26John 13: 1-17, 31b-35 See also Year C Maundy Thursday To the end of loveOh but how I love them, and I will love them to the end, and back again … Continue reading

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COCU27A.HolyWeekWednesday.8April2020

ReadingsIsaiah 50: 4-9aPsalm 70Hebrews 12:1-3John 13: 21-32

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COCU26A.HolyWeekTuesday.7April2020

ReadingIsaiah 49:1-7Psalm 71: 1-141 Cor 1:18-31John 12: 20-36

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