Monthly Archives: March 2020

COVID19

God of mercy and compassion, We pray for the world as across the globe we face the challenges of COVID. We give you thanks for those who care for the sick,  for those who work on limiting the spread of the disease  and those … 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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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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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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COCU25A.HolyWeekMonday.6April2020

ReadingsIsaiah 42: 1-9Psalm 36: 5-11Hebrews 9: 11-15John 12: 1-11

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Daylight saving ends

(April 5, 2020)This was written in the North American context in 2019 but could easily be adapted to another place and time. I was given an hour yesterday from the time-dictators.and found myself wondering what to do with this wiggling … Continue reading

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