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Engaging the Word: Readings for 4/19/15 (Third Sunday of Easter)

By Barbara Klugh Acts 3:12-19; Psalm 4; 1 John 3:1-7; Luke 24:36b-48. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Peter explains that healing comes from God to glorify his Son Jesus, John tells us about repenting of sin as we are being made new in the image …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 4/12/15 (Second Sunday of Easter)

By Barbara Klugh Acts 4:32-35; Psalm 133; 1 John 1:1-2:2; John 20:19-31. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, we have the response of the early Christians to the Resurrection, John tells us how we should live as people of the light, and Thomas declares Jesus to …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 4/5/15 (Easter Day)

By Barbara Klugh Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24;  1 Corinthians 15:1-11; Mark 16:1-8. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text.  Happy Easter! In this week’s readings we have an abundance of Good News. Peter realizes that the Gospel is for everyone, not just the Jews; Paul explains the significance of the …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/29/15 (Palm Sunday)

By Barbara Klugh  The Liturgy of the Palms: Mark 11:1-11; Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29  The Liturgy of the Word: Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Mark 13:22-37. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. The Liturgy of the Palms Mark 11:1-11: Our first Gospel reading this week is Mark’s account of Jesus …

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Ken & Glenda Andrews receive Sara Hardy Award

By Donna Olendorf “We receive so much more back than we give,” Glenda Andrews told a standing room only crowd at the Traverse City Government Center on Monday night, as she and her husband Ken were honored with the Sara Hardy Award for humanitarian service. Dozens of Jubilee House volunteers and patrons, as well as …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/22/15 (Fifth Sunday in Lent)

By Barbara Klugh  Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 51:1-13; Hebrews 5:5-10; John 12:20-33. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. Extraordinary readings this week: Jeremiah offers God’s people the hope of a new covenant, David prays for God’s forgiveness and mercy, the author of Hebrews teaches us that Jesus is our Great High …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/15/15 (Fourth Sunday in Lent)

By Barbara Klugh Numbers 21:4-9; Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. Numbers 21:4-9: The fourth book of the Bible, Numbers covers almost 40 years of the Israelites’ desert wanderings following their Exodus from Egypt. The book’s name comes from the two censuses that …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/8/15 (Third Sunday in Lent)

By Barbara Klugh Exodus 20:1-17; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. We have powerful readings this week—God speaks the Ten Commandments to the Israelites, Paul explains the message of the cross, and Jesus cleanses the temple. Exodus 20:1-17: The Book of Exodus tells …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/1/15 (Second Sunday in Lent)

By Barbara Klugh Genesis 17:1-7,15-16 Psalm 22:22-30; Romans 4:13-25; Mark 8:31-38. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings we learn about God’s covenant with Abraham, Paul encourages us to emulate Abraham’s faith, and Jesus tells us what following him entails. Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16: Last week we read …

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Voice of the vestry: Who we are, what we do

By Donna Olendorf When I told my daughter that I had been selected to serve as Sr. Warden at Grace, she said “Congratulations!” Long pause. “What’s a Sr. Warden?” I suspect she’s not the only one who’s unsure about the role that a vestry warden plays, and in fact, I’ve been reading up on the …

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Ministry of the Week – Service Participants

By Joel Wegman This week we publish a few words about the Service Participant Ministry, which is not one, but really a collection of several different ministries for people to serve in different roles in conducting our three weekly worship services. Together with The Rev. Daniel and/or The Rev. Katherine, Lectors read from scripture, Intercessors …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 2/22/15 (First Sunday in Lent)

By Barbara Klugh  Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 2:1-9; 2 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. Lent: Ash Wednesday—this year on February 18—is the first day of the season of Lent.It is the time when Christians symbolically go into the wilderness with Jesus for forty days to prepare …

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