Bible readings for Sunday April 19, 2020

The First Reading, Acts 5:29-42, is increasingly relevant to our world today – the Gospel of Jesus is increasingly being resisted by many in our world, and we are put in the position of who we will obey, God or … Continue reading

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Announcements for the week of March 15, 2020

THANK YOU! Thank you to all who surrounded us with your support, love, help, cards, food, help with the meal, and all your acts of kindness as we grieve the loss of Jeff. You are truly a blessing. – Lisa … Continue reading

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Bible readings for May 24, 2020

With this Sunday we come to the end of the Easter season, often called a Week of Weeks, because it lasts 7 weeks, a complete number in the Bible.  And the Easter season is always a celebration of Jesus’ resurrection. … Continue reading

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Bible readings for May, 17, 2020

Today’s First Reading, Acts 17:16-31, shows the place of Christianity in relationship to the other religions of the world. Paul is in Athens, a very religious city, and Paul takes the opportunity to proclaim Jesus’ resurrection even though his hearers … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, May 10, 2020

The First Reading, Acts 6:1-9; 7:2a, 51-60, shows us that all of us have a place of service in the Church/the Body of Christ. We see that the ministry of the apostles was to devote themselves to prayer and the … Continue reading

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Bible readings for Sunday, May 3, 2020

Today’s First Reading, Acts 2:42-47, immediately follows the giving of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost, and the addition of about 3,000 new believers in Jesus.  Notice how they lived: they devoted themselves to four things: the apostles’ … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, April 26, 2020

During the Sundays of Easter, the First Readings are typically from the New Testament instead of the Old Testament.  Today’s reading is from Acts 2:14a, 36-41.  It includes part of the first Christian sermon delivered right after the giving of … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, April 12, 2020

Christ is Risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! In today’s First Reading, Acts 10:34-43 (during the seven Sundays of Easter the First Readings are from the book of Acts), we read the apostle Peter’s proclamation to Cornelius (a Roman military … Continue reading

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