September 8th, 2019 – 13th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year C

Text: Luke 14:25-33, Deuteronomy 30:15-20

Dollar Store Item: Bag of Marshmallows or Cookies, or something we can’t resist.

The Take Away: Called to put God first, but in the end, God always comes first.

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Genesis 2:4b-25

Dollar Store Item: Baby Shampoo, A story about when you were young.

The Take Away: God created us to be in community, and we tell that old old story, and also remember that God always forgives us.

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September 1st, 2019 – 12th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year C

Text: Luke 14:1, 7-14

Dollar Store Item: Party Invitations, Play Tea Set

The Take Away: We are all invited to the party, and invited to put the “other” first.

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: Acts 2:1-18; Matthew 28:17-20

Dollar Store Item: A gift you have been given that helps you complete a task.

The Take Away: The Spirit gives us gifts for the bettering of the world, as we are called to take part in sharing the Good News.

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And here is the link to John Furniss, The Blind Woodsman, on Facebook. His story is amazing:

https://www.facebook.com/John-Furniss-The-Blind-Woodsman-294841723977452/


August 25th, 2019 – 11th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year C

Text: Luke 13:10-17, Isaiah 58:9b-14

Dollar Store Item: Paperclips, Piece of paper with Jesus or God written on it.

The Take Away: We are connected to one another

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Narrative Lectionary

Text: John 1:1-18; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25

Dollar Store Item: Tissues, Band-Aids, Ointment.

The Take Away: Jesus is God, and God suffers for us, and with us.

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August 18th, 2019 – 10th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year C

Text: Hebrews 11:1-16 [12:1-2]

Dollar Store Item: Picture of loved ones, or former pastors, or an old church directory.

The Take Away: We have faith because our God is faithful. We have been taught the faith by those who have gone before us.

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Narrative Lectionary
Series on Creeds

Text: Genesis 1:1-5

Dollar Store Item: Candy or food that you think is “Tov!” (Good)

The Take Away: We believe that God created us good! (Creed/Statement of Belief) Jesus is Lord!

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August 11th, 2019 – 9th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year C

Text: Luke 12:32-40 and Genesis 15:1-6

Dollar Store Item: Recipe Card / String / Sand

The Take Away: God’s Promises are good, so we need not be afraid!

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Narrative Lectionary
Hebrews Series

Text: Hebrews 11:1-16 [12:1-2]

Dollar Store Item: Puzzle or Pictures

The Take Away: We have faith because our God is faithful. We have been taught the faith by those who have gone before us.

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August 4th, 2019 – 8th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year C

Text: Luke 12:13-21

Dollar Store Item: Piece of Paper with WE drawn on it in Sharpie.

The Take Away: In Christ, God changes ME to WE, changing the order of everything. It is all about community, life together.

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Narrative Lectionary
Hebrews Series

Text: Hebrews 9:1-14

Dollar Store Item: Foam Art Paper

The Take Away: We gain access to God through Jesus Christ.

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July 28th, 2019 – 7th Sunday after Pentecost

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Sunday: Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Revised Common Lectionary – Year C

Text: Luke 11:1-13

Dollar Store Item: Pair of socks, or interesting item that begs the question, “Where did you get that?”

The Take Away: The Lord’s Prayer and other parts of worship come from the Bible!

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Narrative Lectionary
Hebrews Series

Text: Hebrews 4:14–5:10; accompanying text Matthew 26:36-40

Dollar Store Item: Item with a Guarantee.

The Take Away: We can claim God’s love because of the promise.

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