November Lectionary Preview: Challenging the community to hold onto the faith

by Presbyterian Foundation
9/11/2018

By Dr. Kevin Park Columbia Theological Seminary November 18: Hebrews 10:11-14, (15-18), 19-25 How do you preach stewardship to a congregation that’s about to leave the church? In a nutshell, that’s what the writer of Hebrews is trying to do....

October Lectionary Preview: Stewardship through the lens of discipleship

by Presbyterian Foundation
8/23/2018

By Rev. Dr. Cynthia Campbell Pastor, Highland Presbyterian Church The month of October is often the height of Stewardship Season. For those following the lectionary, October offers a close reading of Mark 10 which invites us to think about stewardship...

September lectionary preview: the Book of James

by Presbyterian Foundation
7/25/2018

By Rev. Greg Allen-Pickett, Pastor First Presbyterian Church, Hastings, Nebraska The book of James is full of great material to reflect on stewardship, and it is conveniently placed in the lectionary this year during the month of September. While stewardship...

Bread of Life: A look at the Lectionary for August

by Presbyterian Foundation
7/5/2018

By Rev. Thia Reggio Editor’s note: Each month, we ask a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) pastor to write about upcoming opportunities in the lectionary for discussing stewardship. For August 2018, Rev. Thia Reggio, Pastor of Astoria First in Astoria, New York,...

Gratitude, Grace, Generosity: Practicing Stewardship

by Presbyterian Foundation
6/3/2018

By Roy Howard Editor’s note: Each month, we ask a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) pastor to write about upcoming opportunities in the lectionary for discussing stewardship. For July 2018, Rev. Roy Howard, Pastor of Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in North Bethesda,...

Mark 1: Reading for Liturgical, Literal and Vocational Epiphanies

by Lee Hinson-Hasty
1/25/2018

More often than we like to admit, there is a brilliance about the Revised Common Lectionary readings for the day or for the year developed by the Consultation on Common Texts. This year the focus on the Gospel of Mark is...