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2018 Topics

Epiphany: Big Questions

January 7 – Ephesians 3:1-12 – “The Mystery of the Ages”

January 14 – 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 – “What Is Best for Me?”

January 21 – 1 Corinthians 7:25-40 (RCL 7:29-31) – “A Question of Matrimony”

January 28 – 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 – “Are You Going to Eat That?”

February 4 – 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 – “Any Volunteers?”

February 11 – 2 Corinthians 4:1-6 (RCL 4:3-6) – “Have You Seen the Light?”

Lent: Keeping Faith

February 18 – Genesis 9:8-17 – “A Global Promise”

February 25 – Genesis 17:1-16 (RCL 17:1-7, 15-16) – “A Covenant Family”

March 4 – Exodus 20:1-17 – “A Covenant Nation”

March 11 – Numbers 21:4-9 – “Covenant Breaking”

March 18 – Psalm 51 (RCL 51:1-12) – “Covenant Renewal”

March 25 – Psalm 40:1-10 (RCL 40:5-10) – “Covenant Celebration”

Easter: Keeping Close

April 1 – (Easter) Mark 16:1-8 – “Too Good to Be True?”

April 8 – Psalm 133, Acts 4:32-35 – “Happy Together”

April 15 – Luke 24:13-49 (RCL 24:36b-48) – “The Road to Hope”

April 22 – John 10:11-21 (RCL 10:11-18) – “The Good Shepherd”

April 29 – John 15:1-8 – “The True Vine”

May 6 – John 15:9-17 – “Real Love”

May 13 – John 17:6-19 – “Questions of Belonging”

May 20 – (Pentecost) John 15:26-16:15 (RCL 15:26-27, 16:4b-15) – “Goodbye, and Hello”

Season After Pentecost: The Perils of Pauline … Thinking

May 27 – (Trinity Sunday) Romans 8:12-17 – “In the Flesh, of the Spirit”

June 3 – 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 (RCL 4:5-12) – “Treasure Sharing”

June 10 – 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:5 (RCL 4:13-5:1) – “We Don’t Lose Heart”

June 17 – 2 Corinthians 5:6-17 (RCL 5:6-10 [11-13], 14-17) – “By Faith, Not Sight”

June 24 – 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 – “Living Oxymorons”

July 1 – 2 Corinthians 8:1-15 (RCL 8:7-15) – “Motivating Generosity”

July 8 – 2 Corinthians 12:2-10 – “Heavenly Secrets and Earthly Thorns”

A Prophetic Interlude

July 15 – Amos 7:7-15 – “Walking the Line”

July 22 – Jeremiah 23:1-6 – “Bad Shepherds and Good”

Not Your Ordinary Rabbi

July 29 – John 6:1-21 – “He Did What?”

August 5 – John 6:22-35 (RCL 6:24-35) – “Straight Talk”

August 12 – John 6:35-51 (RCL 6:35, 41-51) – “Living Bread”

August 19 – John 6:51-58 – “Offensive Language”

August 26 – John 6:56-69 – “When It’s Hard to Believe”

Doing, and Being

September 2 – Deuteronomy 4:1-15 (RCL 4:1-2, 6-9) – “Following Through”

September 9 – Psalm 146 – “Trusting God”

September 16 – Isaiah 50:4-9 (RCL 50:4-9a) – “Standing Firm”

September 23 – Psalm 1 – “Living Wisely”

September 30 – Psalm 124 – “Offering Praise”

October 7 – Genesis 2:18-24 – “Being Equal”

October 14 – Psalm 90 (RCL 90:12-17) – “Gaining Perspective”

October 21 – Isaiah 53:4-12 – “Redeeming Love”

October 28 – Jeremiah 31:7-9 – “Saving Grace”

November 4 – Deuteronomy 6:1-9 – “Remembering Always”

November 11 – 1 Kings 17:8-16 – “Doing Faith”

November 18 – 1 Samuel 2:1-10 – “Singing Joy”

November 25 – Daniel 7:1-14 (RCL 7:9-10, 13-14) – “Dreaming Hope”

Advent: Someone’s Coming

December 2 – Luke 21:25-36 – “Coming to Reign”

December 9 – Malachi 3:1-4 – “Coming to Judge”

December 16 – Isaiah 12:1-6 (RCL 12:2-6) – “Coming to Save”

December 23 – Hebrews 10:1-10 (RCL 10:5-10) – “Coming to Sanctify”

Christmas

December 30 – Colossians 3:12-17 – “All in the Name of Jesus”

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