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SERMONS & SERMON - LECTIONARY RESOURCES
SERMONS & LITURGIES FOR YEAR A

Lectionary dates that appear below in Bold Face are the newest offerings, prepared week by week throughout the year and highlighted in our weekly mailing "Upcoming Sundays" along with current revisions to our previous offerings. May all that appears here help inspire you in your liturgical and preaching tasks.
The Year Begins From The Bottom of the Page

THE SEASON OF PENTECOST

Note that we use the Roman system of "Ordinary Time" for the Season of Pentecost. This means that each year the "ordinary" falls within the same range of dates. The RCL lists the ordinary designations as well as the "Sundays after Pentecost"

(Between November 20 and November 26 Inclusive)

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 34 - Proper 29 - Year A
(The Reign of Christ)
Ezekiel 34:11-17,20-24; Psalm 100; Matthew 25:31-46
"When, Lord, Did We See You?"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 34 - Proper 29 - Year A
(The Reign of Christ)
Ezekiel 34:11-17,20-24 and Matthew 25:31-46
"When, Lord, Did We See You?"

Sermon and Prayer for Ordinary 34 - Year A
(The Reign of Christ)
Ezekiel 34:11-17,20-24 and Matthew 25:31-46
"The Sheep and The Goats"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 34 - Proper 29 - Year A
(The Reign of Christ)
Ezekiel 34:11-16,20-24, Psalm 100, Ephesians 1:15-23, Matthew 25:31-46
Alt - Psalm 95:1-7a

In The USA See:
Thanksgiving Sunday Sermon Resources
There are a large number of Year A Sermon Resources on This Page


(Between November 13 and November 19 Inclusive)

Sermon and Select Prayers for Ordinary 33 - Proper 28 - Year A
Matthew 25:14-30
"A Story of Three Servants"

Sermon Variation for Ordinary 33 - Year A
Matthew 25:14-30
"Investing For God - Risking For God"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 33 - Year A
I Thessalonians 5:1-11 and Matthew 25:14-30
"Investing For God"

Sermon and Prayer for Ordinary 33 - Year A
I Thessalonians 5:1-11; Matthew 25:14-30
"Using What God Has Given"


(Between November 6 and November 12 Inclusive)

Sermon and Worship Resources For Ordinary 32 - Proper 27 - Year A
Joshua 24:1-3a,14-25; Psalm 78:1-7; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13
(with Remembrance Day Themes)
"Encouraging One Another" - by Rev. Kim Gilliland

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 32 - Proper 27 - Year A
Joshua 24:1-3a,14-25; I Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13
(with Remembrance Day observations)
"A Time of Remembrance, A Time of Decision"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 32 - Proper 27 - Year A
Joshua 24:1-3a,14-25; I Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13
(with Remembrance Day observations)
"Tending The Lamp - Keeping The Light Burning"

Creative Closings - Ordinary 32 - Year A

Homily For Ordinary 32 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 32 - Proper 27 - Year A
Joshua 24:1-3a,14-25; Psalm 78:1-7; I Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13
Alt – Wisdom of Solomon 6:12-16,17-20; Amos 5:18-24; Psalm 70


(Between October 30 and November 5 Inclusive)

Sermon and Worship Resources for Ordinary 31 - Proper 26 - Year A<
Joshua 3:7-17; Psalm 107:1-7,33-37; 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13; Matthew 23:1-12
"Entering Into The Promised Land" - Rev. Kim Gilliland

Sermon for Ordinary 31 - Proper 26 - Year A
Joshua 3:7-17; I Thessalonians 2:9-13; Matthew 23:1-12
"Crossing Into The Promised Land" (Version Two)

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 31 - Year A
Joshua 3:7-17; I Thessalonians 2:9-13; Matthew 23:1-12
(with All Saints Themes)
"Crossing Into The Promised Land"

Homily For Ordinary 31 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 31 - Proper 26 - Year A
Joshua 3:7-17; Psalm 107:1-7,33-37; 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13; Matthew 23:1-12
alt - Micah 3:5-12; Psalm 43


A Sermon on The Gospel For All Saints - Year A
Matthew 5:1-12
"Role Models" - by Rev. Foster Freed

Sermon and Liturgy for All Saints - Year A
Revelation 7:9-17; I John 3:1-3 and Matthew 5:1-12
"All Saints"

Introduction To The Scripture For All Saints Day - Year A
Revelation 7:9-17; Psalm 34:1-10,22; John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12


(Between October 23 and October 29 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 30 - Proper 25 - Year A
I Thessalonians 2:1-8; Matthew 22:34-46
"The Law and The Prophets"

Sermon On The First Reading For Ordinary 30 - Proper 25 - Year A
Deuteronomy 34:1-12
"The Obituary of A Hero" - by Rev. Dr. Mickey Anders

Narrative Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 30 - Proper 25 - Year A
Ruth 2:1-13; 4:13-22; Ezra 9:10-10:5, 10:15; and Matthew 22:34-46
"The Love That Was Wrong"

Sermon and Prayer For Ordinary 30 - Proper 25 - Year A
Matthew 22:34-46 and I Thessalonians 2:1-8
"Making A Difference: Loving God and One Another"

Homily For Ordinary 30 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 30 - Proper 25 - Year A
Deuteronomy 34:1-12; Psalm 90:1-6,13-17; 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8; Matthew 22:34-46
alt - Leviticus 19:1-2,15-18; Psalm 1


(Between October 16 and October 22 Inclusive)

Sermon (3) and Liturgy for Ordinary 29 - Proper 24 - Year A
I Thessalonians 1:1-10 and Matthew 22:15-22
"Unto Caesar and Unto God"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 29 - Proper 24 - Year A
I Thessalonians 1:1-10 and Matthew 22:15-22
"Giving To God"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 29 - Proper 24 - Year A
I Thessalonians 1:1-10 and Matthew 22:15-22
"A Godly Imitation and Reputation"

Sermon For Ordinary 29 - Proper 24 - Year A
Matthew 22:15-22
"Unto Caesar"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 29 - Year A

Homily For Ordinary 29 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 29 - Proper 24 - Year A
Exodus 33:12-23; Psalm 99; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10; Matthew 22:15-22
Alt - Isaiah 45:1-7; Psalm 96:2-9, 10-13


(Between October 9 and October 15 Inclusive)

A Sermon On The Epistle For Ordinary 28 - Proper 23 - Year A
Philippians 4:4-7
"...with Thanksgiving" - By Rev. Foster Freed

Sermon and Reflections - Ordinary 28 - Proper 23 - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Exodus 32:1-14, Psalm 106, Philippians 4:1-9, Matthew 22:1-14
"Ecclesiastical Bull"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 28 - Year A
Philippians 4:1-9 and Matthew 22:1-14
"The Man Without Wedding Clothes"

Homily For Ordinary 28 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 28 - Proper 23 - Year A
Exodus 32:1-14; Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23; Phillipians 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14
Alt - Isaiah 25:1-9; Psalm 23

IN CANADA SEE
Thanksgiving Sunday Sermon Resources
There are a large number of Year A Sermon Resources on This Page


St. Francis: Blessing of Pets Liturgies - Year A,B,C
Seasonal Resource Page Offerings For October 4th - St. Francis Day

World Wide Communion Sunday Year A B and C


(Between October 2 and October 8 Inclusive)

Sermon and Readings for Ordinary 27 - Proper 22 - Year A
World Wide Communion Sunday
Exodus 20:1-20; Psalm 19; Philippians 3:4(b)-14
"These Things We Share"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 27 - Proper 22 - Year A
World Wide Communion Sunday
Exodus 20:1-20; Psalm 19; Philippians 3:4(b)-14
"Take Two Tablets and Call Me"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 27 - Proper 22 - Year A
World Wide Communion Sunday
Exodus 20:1-20 and Matthew 21:33-46
"The Law and the Grace of God"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 27 - Year A

Homily For Ordinary 27 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 27 - Proper 22 - Year A
Exodus 20:1-4,7-9,12-20; Psalm 19; Philippians 3:4(b)-14; Matthew 21:33-46
Alt – Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:7-15


(Between September 25 and October 1 Inclusive)

Sermon and Reflections - Ordinary 26 - Proper 21 - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Exodus 17:1-7, Psalm 78:1-16, Philippians 2:1-13, Matthew 21:23-32
"Drying Up"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 26 - Proper 21 - Year A
Philippians 2:1-13; Psalm 78; Matthew 21:23-32
"It's Never Too Late - Today"

Sermon For Ordinary 26 - Proper 21 - Year A
Exodus 17:1-7; Philippians 2:1-13 and Matthew 21:23-32
"God Is Within Us to Will and Work"

Sermon and Liturgy on The First Reading for Ordinary 26 - Proper 21 - Year A
Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 95; Matthew 21:23-2
"Harden Not Your Hearts"

Homily For Ordinary 26 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 26 - Proper 21 - Year A
Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 78:1-4,12-16; Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:23-32
Alt - Ezekiel 18:1-4,25-32; Psalm 25:1-9


(Between September 18 and September 24 Inclusive)

Sermon (3) and Liturgy on The Gospel Reading for Ordinary 25 - Proper 20 - Year A
Exodus 16:2-15; Psalm 105; Philippians 1:21-30; Matthew 20:1-16
"Give us This Day Our Daily Bread..."

Sermon (2) and Liturgy on The Gospel for Ordinary 25 - Proper 20 - Year A
Jonah 3:10 - 4:11; Matthew 20:1-16
"The Sun To Shine and The Rain To Fall"

Sermon On The Gospel For Ordinary 25 - Proper 20 - Year A
Matthew 20:1-16
"The Generous Landlord"

Sermon On The First Reading For Ordinary 25 - Proper 20 - Year A
Exodus 16:2-15
"God Is With Us - Even When We Doubt"

Homily For Ordinary 25 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 25 - Proper 20 - Year A
Exodus 16:2-15; Psalm 105:1-6,37-45; Phillippians 1:21-30; Matthew 20:1-16
Alt – Jonah 3:10 - 4:11; Psalm 145:1-8


(Between September 11 and September 17 Inclusive)

Sermon (3) and Liturgy for Ordinary 24 - Proper 19 - Year A
Genesis 50:15-21; Psalm 103; Matthew 18:21-35
"As we Forgive Those who Trespass Against Us.."

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 24 - Year A
(With a Sunday School Convenanting Service)
Romans 14:1-12 and Matthew 18:21-35
"Seventy Times Seven"

A Narrative Sermon For Ordinary 24 - Proper 19 - Year A
Matthew 18:21-35
"The Unforgiving Servant"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 24 - Year A

Sermon and Reflections - Ordinary 24 - Proper 19 - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Exodus 14:5-31; Psalm 114; Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35
"Between The Devil and The Deep Blue Sea"

Homily For Ordinary 24 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 24 - Proper 19 - Year A
Exodus 14:19-31); Psalm 114; Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35
Alt – Exodus 15:1b-11,20-21 (for Psalm 114) Genesis 50:15-21; Psalm 103

A Liturgy For Covenanting With The Sunday School



September 11 Anniversary Services and Resources


(Between September 4 and September 10 Inclusive)

Sermon (3) and Liturgy for Ordinary 23 - Proper 18 - Year A
Ezekiel 33:7-11; Psalm 95; Romans 13:8-14; Matthew 18:15-20
"Our Continuing Debt"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 23 - Proper 18 - Year A
Romans 13:8-14 and Matthew 18:15-20
"Living In The Light"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 23 - Proper 18 - Year A
Romans 13:8-14; Psalm 149; Matthew 18:15-20
"Mending Bridges"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 23 - Year A

Homily For Ordinary 23 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 23 - Proper 18 - Year A
Exodus 12:1-14; Psalm 149; Romans 13:8-14; Matthew 18:15-20
alt - Ezekiel 33:7-11; Psalm 119:33-40


(Between August 28 and September 3 Inclusive)

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 22 - Proper 17 - Year A
Exodus 3:1-15; Psalm 63; Matthew 16:21-27
Cross Talk

Sermon On The First Reading For Ordinary 22 - Proper 17 - YearA
Exodus 3:1-15; 4:1-5
"Is God Calling You?" - By Rev. Stephen Portner

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 22 - Proper 17 - Year A
Romans 12:9-21 and Matthew 16:21-28
"In The Way or On The Way"

Sermon for Ordinary 22 - Proper 17 - Year A
Matthew 16:19-31
"By Changing Your Minds"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 22 - Year A

Homily For Ordinary 22 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 22 - Proper 17 - Year A
Exodus 3:1-15; Psalm 105:1-6,23-26,45c; Romans 12:9-21; Matthew 16:21-28
Alt – Jeremiah 15:15-21; Psalm 26:1-8


(Between August 21 and August 27 Inclusive)

A Sermon and Liturgy on The Epistle for Ordinary 21 - Proper 16 - Year A
Isaiah 51:1-6; Psalm 124; Romans 12:1-8
"As Living Sacrifices"

A Sermon On The Gospel For Ordinary 21 - Proper 16 - Year A
Matthew 16:13-20
"Keys" - By Rev. Foster Freed

Sermon and Reflections - Ordinary 21 - Proper 16 - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Exodus 1:1-2:10; Psalm 124; Romans 12:1-8; Matthew 16:13-20
"Saving Moses"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 21 - Year A

Homily For Ordinary 21 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 21 - Proper 16 - Year A
Exodus 1:8 – 2:10; Psalm 124; Romans 12:1-8; Matthew 16:13-20
Alt - Isaiah 51:1-6; Psalm 138


(Between August 14 and August 20 Inclusive)

A Homily On The First Reading For Ordinary 20 - Proper 15 - Year A
Genesis 45:1-15
"For Good or For Evil, Blessing or Curse?"

A Narrative Sermon on The Gospel and Liturgy for Ordinary 20 - Proper 15 - Year A
Isaiah 56:1-8; Matthew 15:21-28
"Crumbs From The Table"

A Sermon on The Gospel for Ordinary 20 - Proper 15 - Year A
Matthew 15:21-28
"Overcoming Barriers"

A Hymn For Ordinary 20 - Year A
"She Came To Jesus"
Matthew 15:21-28
By Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

Creative Closing - Ordinary 20 - Year A

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 20 - Proper 15 - Year A
Genesis 45:1-15; Psalm 133; Romans 11:1-2a,29-32; Matthew 15:(10-20),21-28
Alt – Isaiah 56:1,6-8; Psalm 67


Homily for Feast Of The Assumption - August 15
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D


(Between August 7 and August 13 Inclusive)

Sermon On The Epistle For Ordinary 19 - Proper 14 - Year A
Romans 10:5-15
"Good News" - By Rev. Foster Freed

A Sermon On The Gospel for Ordinary 19 - Proper 14 - Year A
Matthew 14:22-33
"Storms Will Come" - by Rev. David A. Tietz

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 19 - Year A
Romans 10:5-15 and Matthew 14:22-33
"Stepping Out - Taking The Risk"

Children's Story for Ordinary 19 - Proper 14 - Year A
Matthew 14:22-33
"Don't Let Go"

Homily For Ordinary 19 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 19 - Proper 14 - Year A
Genesis 37:1-4,12-28; Psalm 105:1-6,16-22,45b; Rom 10:5-15; Matt 14:22-33
Alt – 1 Kings 19:9-18; Psalm 85:8-13


(Between July 31 and August 6 Inclusive)

Sermon on the Gospel for Ordinary 18 - Proper 13 - Year A Matthew 14:13-21
"Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes" - by Fr. Jerry Fuller

Sermon and Reflections - Ordinary 18 - Proper 13 - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Genesis 32:1-32, 33:1-11; Psalm 17:1-7,15; Romans 9:1-5; Matthew 14:13-21
"Jake and Easy"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 18 - Proper 13 - Year A
Genesis 32:22-32; Psalm 17; and Matthew 14:13-21
"Struggling With Angels"

Homily For Ordinary 18 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 18 - Proper 13 - Year A
Genesis 32:22-31; Psalm 17:17,15; Romans 9:1-5; Matthew 14:13-21
Alt – Isaiah 55:1-5; Psalm 145:8-9,14-21


(Between July 24 and July 30 Inclusive)

A Sermon on The Epistle for Ordinary 17 - Proper 12 - Year A
Romans 8:28
"For Those Who Love God"
By Rev. David A. Tietz

A Sermon on The Gospel for Ordinary 17 - Proper 12 - Year A
Matthew 13:44-52
"What Come First In Your Life?"
By Rev. John Maynard

Children's Story for Ordinary 17 - Proper 12 - Year A
Matthew 13:31-33
"Yeast and Mustard Seed"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 17 - Proper 12 - Year A
Romans 8:22-39 and Matthew 13:31-33,44-52
"Seed, Yeast, and Treasures Old and New"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 17 - Year A

Homily For Ordinary 17 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 17 - Proper 12 - Year A
Genesis 29:15-28; Psa 105:1-11,45b; Romans 8:26-39; Matthew 13:31-33,44-52
Alt – Psalm 128; I Kings 3:5-12


(Between July 17 and July 23 Inclusive)

Sermon and Reflections - Ordinary 16 - Proper 11 - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Genesis 28:10-19; Psalm 139:1-12,23-24; Romans 8:12-25; Matthew 13:24-30,36-43
"Grace"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 16 - Proper 11 - Year A
Genesis 28:10-19a, Psalm 139; Matthew 13:24-30,36-43a
"And I Did Not Know It"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 16 - Proper 11 - Year A
Romans 8:12-25; Psalm 139; Matthew 13:24-30,36-43
"A Farmers's Parable: The Wheat and The Weeds"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 16 - Year A

Homily For Ordinary 16 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 16 - Proper 11 - Year A
Genesis 28:10-19a; Ps. 139:1-12;23-24; Romans 8:12-25; Matt. 13:24-30,36-43


(Between July 10 and July 16 Inclusive)

Sermon (3) and Liturgy for Ordinary 15 - Proper 10 - Year A
Isaiah 55:10-13; Psalm 65; Matthew 13:1-9,18-23
"The Sower and The Seed"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 15 - Proper 10 - Year A
Romans 8:1-11, Psalm 119:105-112, Matthew 13:1-9 18-23
"A Farmers's Parable: The Sower and The Seed"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 15 - Year A

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 15 - Year A
I Corinthians 2:1-16 and Matthew 13:1-9
"Precious Seed" - by Charlene Elizabeth Fairchild

Sermon and Reflections - Ordinary 15 - Proper 10 - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Genesis 25:19-34; Psalm 119:105-112; Romans 8.1-11; Matthew 13:1-23
"Get A Grip"

Homily For Ordinary 15 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 15 - Proper 10 - Year A
Genesis 25:19-34; Psalm 119:105-112; Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 13:1-9,18-23


(Between July 3 and July 9 Inclusive)

Sermon and Reflections - Ordinary 14 - Proper 9 - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Genesis 24:1-67, Psalm 45:10-17, Romans 7:15-25, Matthew 11:16-19,25-30
"Wishful Thinking"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 14 - Proper 9 - Year A
Romans 7:15-25a; Psalm 145; Matthew 11:16-19,25-30
"Come Unto Me - For My Burden Is Easy"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 14 - Year A
Romans 7:15-25a; Psalm 45; Matthew 11:25-30
"Who Will Rescue Me"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 14 - Year A

Homily For Ordinary 14 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 14 - Proper 9 - Year A
Gen. 24:34-38,42-49,58-67; Psalm 45:10-17; Rom. 7:15-25a; Mat. 11:16-19,25-30
Alt – Song of Solomon 2:8-13; Zechariah 9:9-12; Psalm 145:8-14


(Between June 26 and July 2 Inclusive)

Sermon On The Gospel For Ordinary 13 - Proper 8 - Year A
Matthew 10:40-42
"The Host" - By Rev. Foster Freed

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 13 - Proper 8 - Year A
Romans 6:12-23 and Matthew 10:40-42
"Welcome In Christ's Name"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 13 - Proper 8 - Year A
Genesis 22:1-14 and John 3:13-17
"God Has Provided"

Homily For Ordinary 13 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 13 - Proper 8 - Year A
Genesis 22:1-14; Psalm 13; Romans 6:12-23; Matthew 10:40-42


(Between June 19 and June 25 Inclusive)

A Sermon On The First Reading For Ordinary 12 - Proper 7 - Year A
Genesis 21:8-21
"What About The Losers?" - by Robert U. Ferguson Jr. -

Call To Worship and Sermon for Ordinary 12 - Year A
Genesis 21:8-21, Romans 6:1-11
"Getting Past The Past"

Homily For Ordinary 12 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 12 - Proper 7 - Year A
Genesis 21:8-21; Psalm 86:1-10,16-17; Romans 6:1(b)-11; Matthew 10:24-39
Alt – Psalm 69; Jeremiah 20:7-13


Sermon and Liturgy for Father's Day - Year A
Hosea 11:1-4 and Ephesians 6:1-4, 10-12
"A Father's Love"


(Between June 12 and June 18 Inclusive)

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 11 - Proper 6 - Year A
Exodus 19:2-8a; Matthew 9:35 - 10:8
"A Compassionate Love"

Sermon and Reflections - Ordinary 11 - Proper 6 - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Genesis 18:1-15 (21:1-7); Psalm 116; Romans 5:1-8, Matthew 9:35-10:23
"Something Too Wonderful"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 11 - Year A
Exodus 19:2-6; Romans 5:1-6; and Matthew 9:35 - 10:8
"Received Without Payment"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 11 - Year A

Homily For Ordinary 11 - Year A
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 11 - Proper 6 - Year A
Genesis 18:1-15; Psalm 116:1-2,12-19; Romans 5:1-8; Matthew 9:35 – 10:8
Alt – Exodus 19:2-8a; Psalm 100


Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 10 - Proper 5 - Year A
Genesis 12:1-9; Psalm 33; Romans 4:13-25; Matthew 9:9-13,18-26
"Insiders, Outsiders, and Blessings"

Sermon and Reflections - Ordinary 10 - Proper 5 - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Hosea 5:15-6:6; Psalm 50:7-15; Roman 4:13-25; Matthew 9:9-13,18-26
"Keeping Bad Company"

Sermon for Ordinary 10 - Proper 5 - Year A
Genesis 12:1-9 and Romans 4:13-25
"The Call of Abraham and Sarah"

Sermon Outline and Liturgy for Ordinary 10 - Proper 5 - Year A
Genesis 12:1-9 and Romans 4:13-25
"The Call of Abraham and Sarah"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 10 - Proper 5 - Year A
Genesis 12:1-9; Psalm 33:1-12; Romans 4:13-25; Matthew 9:9-13, 18-26
alt: Hosea 5:15 – 6:6; Psalm 50:7-15


Sermon (2)and Reflections - Ordinary 9 - Proper 4 - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Genesis 6:9-22; 7:24; 8:14-19; Psalm 46; Romans 1:16-17, 3:22-28; Matthew 7:21-29
"Another Way To Build"

Sermon and Reflections - Ordinary 9 - Proper 4 - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Genesis 6, 7, 8; Psalm 46; Romans 1:16-17, 3:22-28; Matthew 7:21-29
"The Godward Side of Judgement"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 9 - Proper 4 - Year A
Genesis 6:9-22; 7:24; 8:14-19; Psalm 46; Romans 1:16-17,26-28; Matthew 7:21-29
alt - Deuteronomy 11:18-21, 26-28; Psalm 31:1-5, 19-24

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Trinity Sunday - Year A
Genesis 1:1 - 2:4; Psalm 8; Romans 1:16-23; Matthew 28:16-20
"In The Name Of The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit"

Sermon and Reflections - Trinity Sunday - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Genesis 1:1-2:4a; Psalm 8; II Corinthians 13:11-13, Matthew 28:16-20
"Over the Bent World Broods"

A Revised Sermon for Trinity Sunday - Year A
Genesis 1:1 - 2:4; Romans 1:16-23; Matthew 28:16-20
"God Is One, Yet God is Three (Revised)"

Sermon and Liturgy for Trinity Sunday - Year A
Genesis 1:1 - 2:4; Romans 1:16-23; Matthew 28:16-20
"God Is One, Yet God is Three"

Homily For Trinity Sunday
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Introduction To The Scripture For Trinity Sunday - Year A
Genesis 1:1 - 2:4a; Psalm 8; II Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20

PENTECOST Sermon and Reflections For Pentecost Sunday - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Acts 2:1-21, Psalm 104:24-34,35b, 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13, John 7:37-39
"Public Speaking"

A Sermon and Prayer for Pentecost Sunday - Year A
Acts 2:1-21 and I Corinthians 12:1-13
"Pentecost: The Power and Presence of Christ"

Sermon and Liturgy for Pentecost Sunday - Year A
Acts 2:1-21 and I Corinthians 12:1-13
"God's Birthday Gift"

Creative Closing - Pentecost - Year A

Homily For Pentecost Sunday
Friar Sydney Mascarenhas. O.F.M., Ph.D

Celebrating Pentecost
- Ideas For Celebrating The Outpouring of The Spirit -

THE SEASON OF EASTER Sermon and Liturgy for the Seventh Sunday of Easter - Year A
Ascension Sunday
Acts 1:6-14; Psalm 68; 1 Peter 4:12-14,5:6-11; John 17:1-11
"The Last Words of Jesus"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Seventh Sunday of Easter - Year A
Ascension Sunday
Acts 1:1-14 and John 17:1-11
"In The Time Between"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Seventh Sunday of Easter - Year A
Acts 1:6-14; Psalm 68:1-10, 32-25; I Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11; John 17:1-11

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Seasonal Resources - Ascension Sunday A B C
- Includes two Introductions to The Scripture by John Shearman -


Sermon for The Sixth Sunday of Easter - Year A
Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:8-20; I Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21
"Make Christ Lord"

Sermon and Reflections For The Sixth Sunday of Easter - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:8-20; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-24
"Home"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Sixth Sunday of Easter - Year A
(Mothers Day in 1999)
I Peter 3:13-22 and John 14:15-21
"I Will Not Leave You..."

Creative Closing For The Six Sunday of Easter - Year A

Introduction To The Scripture For The Sixth Sunday of Easter- Year A
Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:8-20; I Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21


Sermon (2) and Liturgy for The Fifth Sunday of Easter - Year A
Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14
"The People of The Way"

Sermon and Reflections For The Fifth Sunday of Easter - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5,15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14
"Mr. One Way"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Fifth Sunday of Easter - Year A
I Peter 2:1-10 and John 14:1-14
"Our Desire and Our Growth"

Creative Closing For The Fifth Sunday of Easter - Year A

Introduction To The Scripture For The Fifth Sunday of Easter- Year A
Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5,15-16; I Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14


Sermon (2) and Liturgy for The Fourth Sunday of Easter - Year A
Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:19-25; John 10:1-10
"The Shepherd's Voice"

Sermon and Reflections For The Fourth Sunday of Easter - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:19-25; John 10:1-10
"Ecclesia"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Fourth Sunday of Easter - Year A
Acts 2:41-47; I Peter 2:19-25 and John 10:1-10
"Coals and Cucumbers, Faith and Fellowship"

Creative Closing For The Fourth Sunday of Easter - Year A

Introduction To The Scripture For The Fourth Sunday of Easter- Year A<
Acts 3:42-47; Psalm 23; I Peter 2:10-25; John 10:1-10


Sermon and Reflections - The Third Sunday of Easter - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Acts 2:14a,36-41, Psalm 116:1-4,12-19, 1 Peter 1:17-23, Luke 24:13-35
"An Easter Heart To Heart"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Third Sunday of Easter - Year A
Acts 2:14a, 36-41 and Luke 24:13-35
"Encountering The Risen Christ"

Creative Closing For the Third Sunday of Easter - Year A<

Introduction To The Scripture For The Third Sunday of Easter- Year A
Acts 2:14a,36-41; Psalm 116:1-4,12-19; I Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35


Sermon and Reflections - The Second Sunday of Easter - Year A<
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Acts 2:14a,22-32; Psalm 16; I Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31
"The Insinuating Power of God"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for The Second Sunday of Easter - Year A
Acts 2:14a,22-32; Psalm 16; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31
"Unlocking The Doors"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Second Sunday of Easter - Year A
I Peter 1:3-9 and John 20:19-31
"Peace Be With You"

Creative Closing For The Second Sunday of Easter - Year A

Introduction To The Scripture For The Second Sunday of Easter- Year A
Acts 2:14a,22-32; Psalm 16; I Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31

In certain Traditions this Sunday is celebrated as
Holy Humour Sunday or Laughter Sunday



Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Easter Sunday - Year A
The Celebration of the Resurrection
Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1-2,14-24; Colossians 3:1-4; Matthew 28:1-10
"Raised With Christ"

Sermon and Liturgy for Easter Sunday - Year A
The Celebration of the Resurrection
Acts 10:34-43, Matthew 28:1-10
"Looking Into The Tomb"

Service and Homily for Easter Sunrise - Year A
John 20:1-18 and Isaiah 65:17-25
"This Morning"

Creative Closing - Easter Sunrise - Year A

Introduction To The Scripture For Easter Sunday - Year A
Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1-2,14-24; Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-18

GOOD FRIDAY Worship Service For Good Friday - Year A
"The Seven Last Words - A Tennebrae Service"

Worship Service For Good Friday - Year A
"The Christian Passover - A Good Friday Haggadah"

Introduction To The Scripture For Good Friday - Year A
Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12; Psalm 22; Hebrews 10:16-25; John 18:1 - 19:42
alt - Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9

Maundy Thursday Liturgy for Maundy Thursday
An Informal Liturgy Following A Church Pot Luck Supper
With the Consecration of Holy Oil

PALM - PASSION SUNDAY Sermon (3) and Liturgy for The Sixth Sunday in Lent - Year A
Matthew 21:1-10; Matthew 27:1-2,11-50; Isaiah 53:4-12
"From The Beginning of Time"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for The Sixth Sunday in Lent - Year A
Palm / Passion Sunday
Matthew 21:1-11; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Matthew 27:1-2,11-50
"The Crowd and The Cross"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Sixth Sunday in Lent - Year A
Palm / Passion Sunday
Matthew 21:1-11; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Matthew 26:45-54 and 27:11-54
"Reconciliation Day"

Creative Closing - Lent 6 - Year A

A Dramatic Reading Of The Passion Story
A Kir-Shalom offering by and from Rev. Rick Nelson
Fayette City - Concord United Methodist Charge

Introduction To The Scripture For The Sixth Sunday in Lent - Year A
Liturgy of the Palms
Psalm 118:1-2,19-29; Matthew 21:1-22
Liturgy of the Passion
Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Matthew 26:14-27:66

SEASON OF LENT

To work ahead for Holy Week and Easter (including our very special Good Friday Services), see our Seasonal Resources page.

Homily and Prayer for The Fifth Sunday in Lent - Year A
Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45
"Jesus Wept"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for The Fifth Sunday in Lent - Year A
Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45
"The Raising of Lazarus"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Fifth Sunday in Lent - Year A
Ezekiel 37:1-14 and John 11:1-45
"Unbind Him and Let Him Go"

Creative Closing - Lent 5 - Year A

Introduction To The Scripture For The Fifth Sunday in Lent - Year A
Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45


Sermon (2) and Liturgy for The Fourth Sunday in Lent - Year A
-- Laughter Sunday --
Ephesians 5:8-14; Psalm 23; John 9:1-41
"None So Blind.... (As They Will Not See)"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Fourth Sunday in Lent - Year A
I Samuel 16:1-13 and John 9:1-41
"The Man Born Blind"

Creative Closing - Lent 4 - Year A

Sermon and Liturgy for Laughter Sunday - Year A
- Fourth Sunday in Lent - Non Lectionary -
Genesis 18:1-15; 21:1-6, Ecclesiastes 3:1-4, Proverbs 17:22
"Laughter Sunday"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Fourth Sunday in Lent - Year A
I Samuel 16:1-13; Psalm 23; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41

In certain Traditions this Sunday is celebrated as
Holy Humour Sunday or Laughter Sunday



Sermon and Reflections For The Third Sunday in Lent - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 95; Romans 5:1-11l John 4:5-42
"Anything Can Happen At A Well"

A Dramatic Gospel Presentation and Liturgy for The Third Sunday in Lent - Year A
Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 95 and John 4:5-42
"The Woman of Samaria"

Woman of Samaria
John 4:5-42
- by Charlene Fairchild -

Sermon and Liturgy for The Third Sunday in Lent - Year A
Exodus 17:1-7 and John 4:5-42
"The Woman At The Well"

Creative Closing - Lent 3 - Year A

The Woman At The Well - Bible Study Pt. I
The Woman At The Well - Bible Study Pt. II
- by Charlene Fairchild -

Introduction To The Scripture For The Third Sunday in Lent - Year A
Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 95; Romans 5:1-11; John 4:5-42


Sermon For The Second Sunday of Lent - Year A
Genesis 12:1-4; Romans 4:1-5,13-17
"A Kingdom People" - by Rev. Debra Bowman

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for The Second Sunday in Lent - Year A
Genesis 12:1-4; Psalm 121; Romans 4:1-5,13-17; John 3:1-17
"A Journey of Faith"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Second Sunday - Year A
Genesis 12:1-4; Romans 4::1-5,14-17 and John 3:1-17
"Born Again"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Second Sunday in Lent - Year A
Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; Romans 4:1-5,13-17; John 3:1-17

-- For Transfiguration Sunday materials see below Ash Wednesday --


Sermon (2) and Liturgy for The First Sunday in Lent - Year A
Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7; Psalm 32; Romans 5:12-19 and Matthew 4:1-11
"The Long Way Around"

Sermon and Reflections For The First Sunday in Lent - Year A
Keeping The Faith in Babylon - Barry Robinson
Genesis 2.15-17; 3.1-20, Psalm 32, Romans 5.12-19, Matthew 4.1-11
"The Shady Side of Wisdom"

Sermon and Liturgy for The First Sunday in Lent - Year A
Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7; Romans 5:12-19 and Matthew 4:1-11
"Sin and Despair, Salvation and Hope"

Creative Closing - Lent 1 - Year A

Introduction To The Scripture For The First Sunday in Lent - Year A
Genesis 2:15-17,3:1-7; Psalm 32; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11


Sermon and Liturgy for Ash Wednesday - Year A
Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 and Matthew 6:1-6,16-21

Introduction To The Scripture For Ash Wednesday - Years A, B, and C
Joel 2:1-2,12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; II Corinthians 5:20(b)- 6:10, Matthew 6:1-6,16-21
alt - Isaiah 58:1-12

SEASON OF EPIPHANY Sermon for Transfiguration Sunday - Year A
Exodus 24:12-18; Psalm 99; II Peter 1:16-21; Matthew 17:1-9
"On The Mountain of Transfiguration"

Sermon and Liturgy for Transfiguration Sunday - Year A
Exodus 24:12-18; Psalm 99; II Peter 1:16-21; Matthew 17:1-9
"Spiritual Realities"

Creative Closing - Transfiguration - Year A

Introduction To The Scripture For Transfiguration Sunday - Year A
Exodus 24:12-18; Psalm 2; II Peter 1:16-21; Matthew 17:1-9


Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 06 - Year A
St. Valentine's Day -- Installation of Board
Deuteronomy 30:15-20 and Matthew 5:21-37
"Of Law and Love"

Creative Closing - Installation of Board Members


Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 05 - Year A
Isaiah 58:1-12; I Corinthians 2:1-16; and Matthew 5:13-20
"Bowls and Stands, Thermometers and Thermostats"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 05 - Year A

Introduction To The Scripture For The Fifth Sunday After Epiphany - Year A
Isaiah 58:1-9a; Psalm 112:1-9; I Corinthians 2:1-12; Matthew 5:13-20


Sermon (3) and Liturgy for Ordinary 04 - Year A
Micah 6:1-8; I Corinthians 1:18-31; Psalm 15; Matthew 5:1-12
"That Which God Has Chosen"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 04 - Year A
I Corinthians 1:18-31; Psalm 15; Matthew 5:1-12
"That Which God Has Chosen"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 04 - Year A
I Corinthians 1:18-31 and Matthew 5:1-12
"Where We Meet God and Where God Meets Us"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 04 - Year A

Introduction To The Scripture For The Fourth Sunday After Epiphany - Year A
Micah 6:1-8; Psalm 15; I Corinthians 1:18-31; Matthew 5:1-12


Sermon (3) and Children's Story for Ordinary 03 - Year A
Isaiah 9:1-4, Psalm 27; I Corinthians 1:10-18; Matthew 4:12-23
"Called To Follow, Born To Fish"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 03 - Year A
Isaiah 9:1-4, Psalm 27; I Corinthians 1:10-18; Matthew 4:12-23
"Belonging, Following, Sharing"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 03 - Year A
I Corinthians 1:10-18 and Matthew 4:12-23
"Them Is Us"

Creative Closing - Ordinary 03 - Year A

Introduction To The Scripture For The Third Sunday After Epiphany - Year A
Isaiah 9:1-4; Psalm 27:1,4-9; I Corinthians 1:10-18; Matthew 4:12-23


Sermon (3) and Liturgy for Ordinary 02 - Year A
Isaiah 49:1-7, Psalm 40; I Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42
"Look, The Lamb of God"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Ordinary 02 - Year A
Isaiah 49:1-7, Psalm 40; John 1:29-42
"God Believes in You"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 02 - Year A
Isaiah 49:1-7 and John 1:29-42
"They Shared What They Knew"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Second Sunday After Epiphany - Year A
Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 40:1-11; I Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42
Sermon (3) and Liturgy For Ordinary 01 - Year A
The Baptism of The Lord
Isaiah 42:1-9, Psalm 29; Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 3:13-17
""To Establish Justice and Fulfill All Righteousness""

Sermon (2) and Liturgy For Ordinary 01 - Year A
- The Baptism of The Lord -
Isaiah 42:1-9 and Matthew 3:13-17
"To Fulfil All Righteousness"

Sermon and Liturgy For Ordinary 01 - Year A
- The Baptism of The Lord -
Isaiah 42:1-9, Psalm 29; Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 3:13-17
"God's Time of Affirmation"

Introduction To The Scripture For The First Sunday After Epiphany - Year A
- The Baptism of The Lord -
Isaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 29; Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 3:13-17

SEASON OF CHRISTMAS Sermon (2) and Liturgy For Epiphany Sunday - Year A
Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12 (13-23)
"The Rest of The Story"

Sermon and Liturgy For Epiphany Sunday - Year A
Ephesians 3:1-12 and Matthew 2:1-12
"The Wisdom of The Magi"

Material and Liturgy For Epiphany Sunday - Year A
Isaiah 60:1-6; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12
"The God Memorandum"


Sermon and Reflections For The Second Sunday After Christmas - Year A
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Jeremiah 31:7-14; Psalm 147:12-20; Ephesians 1:3-14; John 1:1-18
"That Advancing Light of Love"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Second Sunday of Christmas - Year A
Jeremiah 31:7-14; Psalm 147:12-20; Ephesians 1:3-14; John 1:91-9)10-18
alt - Sirach 24:1-12; Wisdom 10:15-21


Sermon and Reflections For The First Sunday After Christmas - Year A
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Isaiah 63:7-9; Psalm 148; Hebrews 2:10-18; Matthew 2:13-23
"Rachel's Children"

Service of Carols and Readings For Christmas One - Year A
Various Christmas Texts
Various Narrations and a Meditation

Story and Liturgy For The First Sunday After Christmas - Year A
Various Christmas Readings
"Why The Bells Chimed" by Raymond Macdonald Alden

The Candle
From Bass Mitchell's site, a story by the Rev. Jane Fry of Chatswood South Uniting Church
appropriate for use in dealing with Matthew 2:13-23 (as well as being highly appropriate
as a story for a blue Christmas/longest nite service.(Dec 03)

Introduction To The Scripture For The First Sunday After Christmas - Year A
Isaiah 63:7-9; Psalm 148; Hebrews 2:10-18; Matthew 2:13-23


Christmas Eve Candelight Carol Service - Year A
A traditional service of Carols, Anthems, and Readings

Christmas Eve Candelight Communion - Year A
A traditional service of Carols, Anthems and Readings with Communion.


THE SUNDAYS OF ADVENT

For Blue Christmas, Hanging of the Greens, Advent Poems, etc., see our Seasonal Resources page.

Sermon (2) And Liturgy for Advent 4 - Year A
The Sunday of Love
Isaiah 7:10-16; Psalm 80:1-7,18-19; Matthew 1:18-25
"Christmas Love"

Sermon And Liturgy for Advent 4 - Year A
Isaiah 7:10-16; Matthew 1:18-25 and Luke 1:26-38,46-55
"Being Prepared: Saying Yes To God's Love"

A Narrative Sermon for Advent 4 - Year A
Isaiah 7:10-16; Luke 1:26-38; and Matthew 1:18-25
"A Rough Ride For The Righteous" - by Rev. Dr. Ross Bartlett

Introduction To The Scripture For Advent 4 - Year A
Isaiah 7:10-16; Psalm 80:1-7,17-19; Romans 1:1-7; Matthew 1:18-25


Sermon (3) For Advent 3 - Year A
The Sunday of Joy
Isaiah 35:1-10; James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11
"The Blind See" - by Fr. Jerry Fuller

Homily and Liturgy (2) for Advent 3 - Year A
Isaiah 35:1-10; Matthew 11:2-11
"Being Prepared: Giving and Receiving The Gift of Joy"

Homily and Liturgy for Advent 3 - Year A
Isaiah 35:1-10; Matthew 11:2-11
"Sharing - An Incarnate Love"

Introduction To The Scripture For Advent 3 - Year A
Isaiah 35:1-10; Psalm 146:5-10; James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11
alt - Luke 1:47-55


Sermon (3) and Liturgy for Advent 2 - Year A
The Sunday of Peace
Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72; Matthew 3:1-12
"Preparing For and Receiving Peace"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for Advent 2 - Year A
Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72; Romans 15:-13; Matthew 3:1-12
"Preparing The Way - Making The Path Straight"

Sermon and Liturgy for Advent 2 - Year A
Isaiah 11:1-10; Romans 15:-13; and Matthew 3:1-12
"Being Prepared: Seeking The Peace of God"

Introduction To The Scripture For Advent 2 - Year A
Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 27:1-7,18-19; Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 3:1-12


Sermon (3) and Liturgy for The First Sunday of Advent - Year A
The Sunday of Hope
Isaiah 2:1-5; Psalm 122; Romans 12:11-14; Matthew 24:36-44
"Walking In The Light and Waiting For Jesus"

Sermon (2) and Liturgy for The First Sunday of Advent - Year A
Isaiah 2:1-5, Psalm 122, Romans 13:11-14, Matthew 24:36-44
"Hope - True Light In A Time of Darkness"

Sermon and Liturgy for The First Sunday of Advent - Year A
Isaiah 2:15; Romans 13-11-14; Matthew 24:36-44
"Being Prepared: Keeping The Vision Alive"

Introduction To The Scripture For Advent 1 - Year A
Isaiah 2:1-5; Psalm 122; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:36-44


Golden's Living Nativity
Script and staging for Golden's December Re-enactment
Nativity in the Canadian Rockies

The Jesse Tree Tradition

O Antiphons
The traditional Antiphons of Advent for those who
may want to use them and know more about them.


ADVENT CANDLE LIGHTING
YEAR A ADVENT CANDLE LIGHTING
A Kir-Shalom Litany for Candle Lighting for each Sunday of Advent

LISTING OF YEAR A SERMONS
LISTING OF YEAR B SERMONS
LISTING OF YEAR C SERMONS

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use only with proper acknowledgement


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