Monthly Archives: December 2018

COCU8C.EpiphanyC.6Jan2019

Isaiah 60:1-6: The light of God’s glory and God’s goodness shines on God’s people, and people from across the earth are drawn to bring gifts and worship God. Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14: A prayer for God’s love of justice to fill … Continue reading

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COCU12C.3February2019

COCU is a coding index so the lectionary weeks remain consistent for each year. Readings Jeremiah 1:4-10: Jeremiah is called to be a prophet, and God explains God’s knowledge of Jeremiah from his conception, and God’s message for Jeremiah to … Continue reading

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COCU11C.27January2019

ReadingsNehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10: Ezra reads the book of the law to the people. They respond in remorse, but Nehemiah encourages them to be joyful and to celebrate. Psalm 19: A celebration of God’s word, proclaimed and revealed in creation, … Continue reading

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COCU65C.10November2019

Readings Haggai 1:15b-2:9: God comforts the returning exiles as they grieve the loss of former glory, and face the reality of a new, simpler, less prosperous and glamorous life. God’s presence is assured, and a promise of future glory is … Continue reading

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COCU9C.Baptism of ChristC.13January2019

(See also Baptism on this site and COCU9B) Isaiah 43:1-7: God’s people have no reason to fear, for God has redeemed them, and they will not be harmed when passing through water or flame. God will bring the children of … Continue reading

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COCU10C.20January2019

Isaiah 62:1-5: Isaiah’s prayer for Jerusalem, and prophecy that God will restore her to be a place that people celebrate – even as bride and groom celebrate each other. Psalm 36:5-10: A song of celebration for God’s unfailing love and … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day, 1 December

World AIDS Day 2016 Prayer Service (WCC) Prayer for those living with AIDS Hear our prayer, O God of mercy and love, for all who live with HIV or AIDS. Grant them loving companions who will support them in the … Continue reading

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