August 27th, 2017 – 12th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Matthew 16:13-20 or Romans 12:1-8

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Dollar Store Item: Puzzle (or Legos)

The Take Away: We make up the big picture together, as one body in Christ

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Psalm 65; 1 Cor 11:17-34

Dollar Store Item: Welcome Mat

The Take Away: We are all welcome, because God makes us so!

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August 20th, 2017 – 11th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Matthew 15:[10-20] 21-28 or Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32

Dollar Store Item: Bell or Whistle

The Take Away: Disagreeing in love can be a good thing. God is OK when we question. Gifts of God cannot be taken away!

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Psalm 84; Romans 6:1-11

Dollar Store Item: Something that brings you joy.

The Take Away: At the Table of the Lord, we find our happy place, where everyone is welcome.

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August 13th, 2017 – 10th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Matthew 14:22-33

Dollar Store Item: Carabiner/Water Floating Toy

The Take Away: Jesus Christ has us!

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Psalm 46; Acts 2:37-42

Dollar Store Item: Gift Tag with To: From: or Gift Box with places to write To and From

The Take Away: God’s promise is gifted to you and me from God.

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August 6th, 2017 – 9th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Matthew 14:13-21

Dollar Store Item: Food Container for Left Overs/Doggy Bag

The Take Away: Blessings over flow… enough to share!

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Narrative Lectionary – Preaching Series on Ephesians

Text: Ephesians 6:10-20

Dollar Store Item: Superhero Cape/Blanket

The Take Away: We need each other! We all together make up the armor of God!

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July 30th, 2017 – 8th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Eight Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Romans 8:26-39

Dollar Store Item: Paper Cups and String

The Take Away: God, through the Spirit, listens to us always!

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Narrative Lectionary – Preaching Series on Ephesians

Text: Ephesians 4:1-16

Dollar Store Item: Items with one on them

The Take Away: We are all one in Christ Jesus.

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July 23rd, 2017 – 7th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Romans 8:12-25

Dollar Store Item: None / M&M’s

The Take Away: Kids matter to God and to us!

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Narrative Lectionary – Preaching Series on Ephesians

Text: Ephesians 2:11-22

Dollar Store Item: None

The Take Away: Kids matter to us and to God!

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July 16th, 2017 – 6th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year A

Text: Psalm 65:[1-8] 9-13 (With the other texts supporting)

Dollar Store Item: Watering Can / Watering Item

The Take Away: God claims us in the waters of Baptism.

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Narrative Lectionary – Preaching Series on Ephesians

Text: Ephesians 1:1-14

Dollar Store Item: Item that was given to you from a relative or friend – Birthday Candle labeled “Zero”

The Take Away: God’s Forgiveness and Grace is a free gift because of who God is and who God makes us to be! God has been at work from before we were born and loving us!

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