Category: Lectionary Reflections

June: The Holy Spirit among us

4 June Pentecost, Acts 2:1-21 This story of a group of peasants inexplicably enabled to tell forth the great works of God in all manner of languages is both remarkable...

May: Living the resurrection life

Fourth Sunday of Easter, 7 May John 10:1-10 In chapter nine, Jesus heals a blind man, and then the Pharisees hold a fierce interrogation to deny the event or to portray...

April: Journey to the Cross

As we journey to the cross through Lent the gospel writers articulate how Jesus helped people apply their faith to the world they lived in. This was in preparation for...

Taking up our cross in Lent

Ash Wednesday 1 March: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 or Isaiah 58:1-12, Psalm 51:1-17, 2 Corinthians 5:20b–6:10, Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 Lent has begun. Traditionally a time of...

What does it mean to be salt and light

5 February Fifth Sunday After Epiphany, Isaiah 58:1-9a (9b-12), Psalm 112:1-9 (10), 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 (13-16), Matthew 5:13-20 “You are the salt of the Earth. You...

January: Epiphany of the Lord

Rev. Karen Mitchell-Lambert is back in 2017 to help us challenge our faith through her creative Lectionary Doodles post. This month, to help you with your discipleship,...

December – Preparing the way of the Lord

This month we are preparing the way of the Lord in anticipation and we are being challenged to be creative as we as Rev. Karen Mitchell-Lambert shares her creativity via...

November: Do not be weary in doing what is right

As we head towards the annual, special celebration of Jesus Christ the King, the Bible reveals many powerful truths about the kingdom of God — and what it means to be...

October: How can we keep the faith?

Across the various Scripture passages each week during October, common themes emerge. Take time to consider each separate reading, and pray about how they will impact...

September: Faithful followers of Jesus

This month and last, the Lectionary Reflections are taken from the passages in Luke’s Gospel. They are all located within the long, extended journey towards...