Mountain Grace
in the name of the king

in the name of the king

November 29, 2019

It's Christ the king, but does the reign of Christ look like what we think it might?

Readings: Jeremiah 23:1-6  Canticle 16 Colossians 1:11-20  Luke 23:33-43                                          




Wishing, Waiting, Hoping

Wishing, Waiting, Hoping

November 19, 2019

Following Jesus has no passive options

Readings: Isaiah 65:17-25   Canticle 9  2 Thessalonians 3:6-13  Luke 21:5-19                          




For All the Saints

For All the Saints

November 12, 2019

We are surrounded by the love of the saints, big and small, who have shaped our lives and our faith.

Readings: Daniel 7:1-3,15-18  Psalm 149  Ephesians 1:11-23  Luke 6:20-31                                  


Looking Busy

Looking Busy

November 12, 2019

Life is filled with tasks and Jesus invites us to turn our penchant for busy-ness into kingdom building to show the world the grace and love of God.

Readings: Haggai 1:15b-2:9  Psalm 98  2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17  Luke 20:27-38                    

 

To Know and Be Known

To Know and Be Known

October 28, 2019

What might Jesus' story of the Pharisee and Tax Collector at prayer offer for understanding our own faith lives?

Readings: Joel 2:23-32 Psalm 65 2 Timothy 4:6-8,16-18 Luke 18:9-14                                         


Never Be the Same

Never Be the Same

October 21, 2019

For St Luke's Day we celebrate vocations and the power of prayer

Readings: Sirach 38:1-4,6-10,12-14  Psalm 147 or 147:1-7  2 Timothy 4:5-13 Luke 4:14-21                           

 

 

 

 

Enduring in faith

Enduring in faith

October 21, 2019

Endurance brings the rewards of the race

Readings: Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7  Psalm 66:1-11  2 Timothy 2:8-15  Luke 17:11-19                           




Hoping and Praying

Hoping and Praying

October 7, 2019

Our hopes are powerful forces for positive change and the kernel of faith

Readings: Lamentations 1:1-6  Psalm 137  2 Timothy 1:1-14  Luke 17:5-10                                         

 

Can’t Buy Me Love

Can’t Buy Me Love

October 1, 2019

How does money fit into our pursuit of the "life that really is life?"

Readings: Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15  Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16  1 Timothy 6:6-19  Luke 16:19-31                            




Forgive Us Our Debt As We Forgive…

Forgive Us Our Debt As We Forgive…

September 24, 2019

God is not some moral accountant carefully tallying our sins; God, instead, generously  and abundantly offers us gifts of love and life heedless of whether we "deserve" it or not.

Readings: Jeremiah 8:18-9:1  Psalm 79:1-9  1 Timothy 2:1-7  Luke 16:1-13