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SERMONS & LITURGIES FOR YEAR C

Lectionary dates that appear below in Bold Face are the newest offerings, prepared week by week throughout the year and highlighted in our weekly mailing "Upcoming Sundays" along with current revisions to our previous offerings. May all that appears here help inspire you in your liturgical and preaching tasks.
The Year Begins From The Bottom of the Page

THE SEASON OF PENTECOST

Note that we use the Roman system of "Ordinary Time" for the Season of Pentecost. This means that each year the "ordinary" falls within the same range of dates. The RCL lists the ordinary designations as well as the "Sundays after Pentecost"

(Between November 20 and November 26 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Ordinary 34 - Year C
The Reign of Christ -- Christ The King
Colossians 1:9-20; Psalm 46; Luke 23:33-43
"If I Had Known"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 34 - Year C
The Reign of Christ -- Christ The King
Jeremiah 23:1-6; Luke 1:68-79; Colossians 1:9-20; Luke 23:33-43
"The Lord Our Righteousness"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 34 - Year C
Jeremiah 23:1-6; Luke 1:67-79; Colossians 1:11-20; Luke 23:33-43
alt - Psalm 46

In the USA see:
Thanksgiving Sunday Sermon Resources



(Between November 13 and November 19 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 33 - Year C
Malachi 3:13-4:6; Isaiah 12; Luke 21:5-19
"There Is A Point To All This"

Sermon and Prayers for Ordinary 33 - Year C
Isaiah 65:17-15; Isaiah 12; Luke 21:5-19
"When The World is Shaken"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 33 - Year C
Isaiah 65:17-25; Isaiah 12; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-19
alt - Malachi 4:1-2a; Psalm 98


(Between November 6 and November 12 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 32 - Year C
Remembrance / Armistice Sunday / Veterans Day
Zechariah 7:1-10; II Thessalonians 2:13-3:5; Luke 20:27-38
"What Shall We Do?"

Sermon and Prayers for Ordinary 32 - Year C
Haggai 2:1-9; Psalm 145; Luke 20:27-38
"To See or Not To See - The God of The Living"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 32 - Year C
Haggai 1:15b - 2:9; Psalm 145:1-4,17-21; 2 Thess 2:1-5,13-17; Luke 20:27-38
alt - Job 19:23-27a; Psalm 17:1-9

For Remembrance Day / Armistice Day Services
Seasonal Resources - Remembrance



(Between October 30 and November 5 Inclusive)

Sermon and Reflections For Ordinary 31 - Proper 26 - Year C
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Habakkuk 1:1-4,2:1-4; Psalm 119:137-144; 2 Thess 1:1-4,11-12, Luke 19:1-10
"The Gospel In Sycamore"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 31 - Year C
Habakkuk 1:1-4,2:1-4; Psalm 119:137-144; 2 Thess 1:1-4,11-12, Luke 19:1-10
Isaiah 1:10-18; Psalm 119:137-144

Sermon and Liturgy for All Saints - Year C
Ephesians 1:11-23; Psalm 149; Luke 6:20-36
"All Saints and Our Saints"

Introduction To The Scripture For All Saints - Year C
Daniel 7:1-3,15-18; Psalm 149; Ephesians 1:11-23; Luke 6:20-31


(Between October 23 and October 29 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Ordinary 30 - Proper 25 - Year C
Joel 2:23-32; Psalm 84; II Timothy 4:6-8,16-18; Luke 18:9-14
"Have Mercy On Me, A Sinner"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 30 - Year C
Joel 2:23-32; Psalm 84; II Timothy 4:6-8,16-18; Luke 18:9-14
"Pharisees, Tax Collectors, And Other Sinners"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 30 - Year C
Joel 2:23-32; Psalm 65; 2 Timothy 4:6-8,16-18; Luke 18:9-14
alt Jeremiah 14:7-10,19-22; Psalm 84:1-7


(Between October 16 and October 22 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Ordinary 29 - Proper 24 - Year C
II Timothy 3:14-4:5; Psalm 119:97-104; Luke 18:1-8
"Will He Find Faith on the Earth"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 29 - Year C
Habakkuk 1:1-3, 2:1-4; II Timothy 4:1-5; Luke 18:1-8
"Whether The Time is Favourable or Unfavourable"

Hymn for Churches Responding Afghanistan Relief Efforts

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 29 - Year C
Jeremiah 31:27-34; Psalm 119:97-104; II Timothy 3:`4 - 4:5; Luke 18:1-8
alt - Genesis 32:22-31; Psalm 121


(Between October 9 and October 15 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 28 - Proper 23 - Year C
Jeremiah 29:1,4-7; Psalm 66; II Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19
"More Than Normal"

Sermon and Reflections For Ordinary 28 - Proper 23 - Year C
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Jeremiah 29:1,3-7; Psalm 66:1-12; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19
"Keeping The Faith in Babylon"

Narrative Sermon For Ordinary 28 - Year C
Luke 17:11-19
(can be used for Thanksgiving Year A)
"The Ten Lepers - A Narrative Sermon"

Another Narrative Sermon for Ordinary 28 - Year C
Luke 17:11-19
(can be used for Thanksgiving Year A)
"The Ten Lepers - A First Person Narrative Sermon"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 28 - Year C
Jeremiah 29:1,4-7; Psalm 66:1-12; 2 Timothy 8:15; Luke 17:11-19

In Canada See:
Thanksgiving Sunday Sermon Resources



(Between October 2 and October 8 Inclusive)

Sermon and Reflections For Ordinary 27 - Proper 22 - Year C
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Lamentations 1:1-6 (3:19-26); Psalm 137; 2 Timothy 1:1-14, Luke 17:5-10
"You Don't Has To!"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 27 - Year C
(World Communion Sunday)
II Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10
"A Little Is A Lot"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 27 - Year C
Lamentations 1:1-6; Psalm 137; 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10
alt - Habakkuk 1:1-4,2:1-4; Psalm 37


St. Francis - Blessing of Pets Liturgy - Year A,B,C
For October 4th - St. Francis Day


(Between September 25 and October 1 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Ordinary 26 - Proper 21 - Year C
I Timothy 6:6-19; Psalm 91; Luke 16:19-31
"True Riches and The Great Chasm"

Sermon for Ordinary 26 - Proper 21 - Year C
Jeremiah 32:1-15
"Expectant Waiting" - Rev. Foster Freed

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 26 - Year C
I Timothy 6:6-19; Psalm 91; Luke 16:16-31
"A Good Foundation For The Future"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 26 - Year C
Jeremiah 32:1-3,6-15; Psalm 91:1-6,14-16; I Timothy 6:6-19; Luke 16:19-31
alt - Amos 6:1a,4-7; Psalm 146


(Between September 18 and September 24 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Ordinary 25 - Proper 20 - Year C
I Timothy 2:1-7; Psalm 79; Luke 16:1-13
"Changing The Bottom Line"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 25 - Year C
I Timothy 2:1-7; Psalm 79; Luke 16:1-13
"Peaceful and Quiet Lives"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 25 - Year C
Jeremiah 8:18 - 9:1; Psalm 79:1-9; I Timothy 2:1-7; Luke 16:1-13
alt - Amos 8:4-7; Psalm 113



September 11 Anniversary Services and Resources


(Between September 11 and September 17 Inclusive)

Sermon and Reflections For Ordinary 24 - Proper 19 - Year C
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Jeremiah 4:11-12,22-28; Psalm 14; 1 Timothy 1:12-17, Luke 15:1-10
"And God Wore Red Gym Shoes"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 24 - Year C - Revised After Terrorist Attack
1 Timothy 1:12-17; Psalm 51, Luke 15:1-10
"What Person Among You..."

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Ordinary 24 - Year C
1 Timothy 1:12-17; Psalm 14, Luke 15:1-10
"Seeking The Lost"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 24 - Year C
Exodus 32:7-14, I Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10
"A Change of Mind"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 24 - Year C
Jeremiah 4:11-12,22-28; Psalm 14; I Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10
alt - Exodus 32:7-14; Psalm 51:1-10

A Liturgy For Covenanting With The Sunday School


(Between September 4 and September 10 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Ordinary 23 - Proper 18 - Year C
Jeremiah 18:1-11; Psalm 1; Luke 14:25-33
"Counting The Cost"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 23 - Year C
Jeremiah 18:1-11 Psalm 1; Luke 14:25-33
"The Potter and The Clay"

Two Sermons for Ordinary 23 - Year C
Philemon 1-21; Luke 14:25-43
"Not Able To Finish" - by Ross Bartlett
"Real World, Real Faith" - by Dave Jagger

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 23 - Year C
Jeremiah 18:1-11; Psalm 139:1-6,13-18; Philemon 1-21; Luke 14:25-33
alt - Deuteronomy 30:14-20; Psalm 1


(Between August 28 and September 3 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Ordinary 22- Proper 17 - Year C
Hebrews 13:1-8; Psalm 81; Luke 14:1,7-14
"The Table of God"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 22 - Year C
Jeremiah 2:4-13 Psalm 81; Luke 14:1,7-14
"Broken Cisterns and Springs of Living Water"

Sermon for Ordinary 22 - Year C
Luke 14:1,7-14
"Manners of The Kingdom" - by Rev. Dr. Ross Bartlett

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 22 - Year C
Jeremiah 2:4-14; Psalm 81:1,10-16; Hebrews 13:1-8,15-16; Luke 14:1,7-14
alt - Sirach 10:12-18; Proverbs 25:6-7; Psalm 112


(Between August 21 and August 27 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Ordinary 21 - Year C
Hebrews 12:18-29; Psalm 71:1-6; Luke 13:10-17
"That To Which We Have Come"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 21 - Year C
Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71; Luke 13:10-17
"Set Free"

Sermon for Ordinary 21 - Year C
Luke 13:10-17
"Called Personally" - by Rev. David Jagger

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 21 - Year C
Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71:1-6; Hebrews 12:18-29; Luke 13:10-17
alt - Isaiah 58:9b-14; Psalm 103:1-8


(Between August 14 and August 20 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 20 - Year C
Hebrews 11:29-12:2, Psalm 80; Luke 12:49-56
"Fire Upon The Earth"

Sermon for Ordinary 20 - Year C
Hebrews 12:1-2,12-17
"Keep It Going" - by Rev. Dr. Ross Bartlett

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 20 - Year C
Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80; Hebrews 11:29 - 12:2; Luke 12:49-56
alt - Jeremiah 23:23-29; Psalm 82


(Between August 7 and August 13 Inclusive)

Sermon and Reflections For Ordinary 19 - Proper 14 - Year C
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Isaiah 1:1,10-20; Psalm 50:1-9,22-23; Hebrews 11:1-2,6-16; Luke 12::32-40
"A Confident Wandering"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 19 - Year C
Isaiah 1:1,10-20; Psalm 50; Luke 12:32-40
"Purses That Do Not Wear Out"

Sermon for Ordinary 19 - Year C
Hebrews 11:1-3,8-19
"Unlikely Saints" - by Rev. Dr. Ross Bartlett

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 19 - Year C
Isaiah 1:1,10-20; Psalm 50:1-8,22-23; Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16; Luke 12:32-40
alt - Genesis 15:1-6; Psalm 33:12-22


(Between July 31 and August 6 Inclusive)

Sermon and Reflections For Ordinary 18 - Proper 13 - Year C
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Hosea 11:1-11; Psalm 107:1-9,43; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21
"Mine!"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 18 - Year C
Malachi 3:7-12; Psalm 107; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21
"Your Money Or Your Life"

Sermon for Ordinary 18 - Year C
Luke 12:13-21
"Learning From a Fool" - by Rev. Dr. Ross Bartlett

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 18 - Year C
Hosea 11:1-11; Psalm 107:1-9,43; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21
alt - Ecclesiastes 1:2,12-14, 2:18-23; Psalm 49:1-12


(Between July 24 and July 30 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Ordinary 17 - Proper 12 - Year C
Hosea 1:2-10; Colossians 2:6-15; Psalm 85; Luke 11:1-13
"When It Comes To Prayer"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 17 - Year C
Colossians 2:6-15; Psalm 85; Luke 11:1-13
"The Way of Prayer"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 17 - Year C
Hosea 1:2-10; Psalm 85; Colossians 2:6-15 (16-19); Luke 11:1-13
alt - Genesis 18:20-32; Psalm 138


(Between July 17 and July 23 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Ordinary 16 - Proper 11 - Year C
Amos 8:1-12; Psalm 52; Colossian 1:15-28; Luke 10:38-42
"Just Don't Do Something, Stand There!"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 16 - Year C
Colossians 1:15-28; Psalm 52; Luke 10:38-42
"The Better Part"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 16 - Year C
Amos 8:1-12; Psalm 52; Colossians 1:15-28; Luke 10:38-42
alt - Genesis 18:1-10a; Psalm 15


(Between July 10 and July 16 Inclusive)

Sermon and Reflections For Ordinary 15 - Proper 10 - Year C
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Amos 7:7-17: Psalm 82: Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10:25-37
"Only Those Who Cry and Those Who Pass By"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 15 - Year C
Colossians 1:1-14; Psalm 25; Luke 10:25-37
"What Must I Do?"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 15 - Year C
Amos 7:7-17; Psalm 82; Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10:25-37
alt - Deuteronomy 30:9-14; Psalm 25


(Between July 3 and July 9 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Ordinary 14 - Proper 9 - Year C
II Kings 5:1-14; Psalm 30; Luke 10:1-11,16-20
"Small Matters"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 14 - Year C
I Kings 21:1-22; Psalm 30; Luke 10:1-12,17-20
"As A Lamb In The Midst of Wolves"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 14 - Year C
2 Kings 5:1-14; Psalm 30; Galatians 6:(1-6)7-16; Luke 10:1-11,16-20
alt - Isaiah 66:10-14; Psalm 66:1-9


(Between June 26 and July 2 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 13 - Proper 8 - Year C
II Kings 2:1-2,6-14; Psalm 77; Galatians 5:1,13-25; Luke 9:51-62
"The Fruit of The Spirit"

Two Sermons for Ordinary 13 - Year C
Luke 9:51-62
"The Costs of Discipleship" - by Rev. Dr. Ross Bartlett
"Bound and Determined" - by Rev. David Jagger

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 13 - Year C
2 Kings 2:1-2,6-14; Psalm 77:1-2,11-20; Galatians 5:1,13-25; Luke 9:51-62
alt - I Kings 19:15-16,19-21; Psalm 16


(Between June 19 and June 25 Inclusive)

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 12 - Proper 7 - Year C
I Kings 19:1-18; Psalms 42 and 43; Luke 8:26-39
"The Still Small Voice"

Sermon for Ordinary 12 - Year C
Galatians 3:23-29
"Now, One In Christ" - by Rev. David Jagger

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 12 - Year C
I Kings 19:1-15a; Psalm 42 and 43; Galatians 3:23-29; Luke 8:26-39
alt - Isaiah 65:1-9; Psalm 22:19-28


(Between June 12 and June 18 Inclusive)

Homily for Ordinary 11 - Proper 6 - Year C
Galatians 2:15-21
"Through Faith in Christ"

Sermon and Liturgy for Ordinary 11 -Proper 6 - Year C
II Samuel 11:26 - 12:15, Psalm 32; Galatians 2:11-21; Luke 7:36-50
"Applying The Word"

Applying The Word
- full version of sermon -

Introduction To The Scripture For Ordinary 11 - Year C
I Kings 21:1-21a; Psalm 5:1-8; Galatians 2:15-21; Luke 7:36 - 8:3
alt - 2 Samuel 11:26-12:10,13-15 and Psalm 32
Sermon and Reflections For Trinity Sunday - Year C
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Proverbs 8:1-36; Psalm 8; Romans 5:1-5; John 16:12-24
"Lured Into Life"

Sermon and Liturgy for Trinity Sunday - Year C
Proverbs 8:1-6,22-31 Romans 10:5-13
"Confessing and Believing"

Sermon for Trinity Sunday - Year C
John 16:12-15
"Into All Truth"
- Rev. Dr. Ross Bartlett -

Introduction To The Scripture For Trinity Sunday - Year C
Proverbs 8:1-4,22-31; Psalm 8; Romans 5:1-5; John 16:12-15

PENTECOST Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Pentecost Sunday Year C
I Corinthians 12:1-13; Acts 2:1-21
"A Celebration of God's Gift of The Spirit"

Sermon and Liturgy for Pentecost Sunday Year C
Genesis 11:1-9; Acts 2:1-21
"The Force Be With You"

Introduction To The Scripture For Pentecost - Year C
Acts 2:1-21; Genesis 11:1-9; Psalm 104:24-35; Romans 8:14-17; John 14:8-17

Celebrating Pentecost
- Ideas For Celebrating The Outpouring of The Spirit -

THE SEASON OF EASTER Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Easter 7 - Year C
Acts 16:16-34 Psalm 97; John 17:20-26
"That All Of Them May Be One"

Sermon and Liturgy for Easter 7 - Year C
Revelation 22:12-21; Psalm 97; John 17:20-26
"So The World May Believe"

Introduction To The Scripture For Easter 7 - Year C
Acts 16:16-34; Psalm 97; Revelation 22:12-21, John 17:20-26

- - -

Sermon For Ascension Sunday - Year A B C
Acts 1:1-11; Isaiah 40:28-31
"Living In The Time Between"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ascension Day - Year A B C
Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47 or 93; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53


Sermon and Liturgy (3) for The Sixth Sunday of Easter - Year C
Acts 16:9-15; Psalm 67; John 14:23-29
"If Anyone Loves Me"

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for Easter 6 - Year C
Revelation 21:10,22-22:5; Psalm 67; John 14:23-29
"Peace I Give You"

Sermon and Liturgy for Easter 6 - Year C
Revelation 21:10,22-22:5; Psalm 67;John 14:23-29
"Not As The World Gives"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Sixth Sunday of Easter- Year C
Acts 16:9-15; Psalm 67; Revelation 21:10,22 -22:5; John 15:23-29


Sermon and Liturgy (3) for The Fifth Sunday of Easter - Year C
Mother's Day / Christian Family Sunday
Acts 11:1-18; Psalm 148; John 13:31-35
"As I Have Loved You"

Sermon and Liturgy (2) for The Fifth Sunday of Easter - Year C
Mother's Day / Christian Family Sunday
Revelation 21:1-6; Psalm 148; John 13:31-35
"What I Want For You"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Fifth Sunday of Easter - Year C
Mother's Day / Christian Family Sunday
Ephesians 5:25-33; Psalm 148; John 13:31-35
"By This They Will Know"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Fifth Sunday of Easter- Year C
Acts 11:1-8; Psalm 148; Revelation 21:1-6; John 13:31-35


Sermon and Liturgy (2) for The Fourth Sunday of Easter - Year C
Revelation 7:9-17; Psalm 23; John 10:22-30
"Through The Valley of The Shadow of Death"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Fourth Sunday of Easter - Year C
Revelation 7:9-17; Psalm 23; John 10:22-30
"They Listen and They Follow"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Fourth Sunday of Easter- Year C
Acts 9:36-43; Psalm 23; Revelation 7:9-17; John 10:22-30


Sermon and Liturgy (2) for The Third Sunday of Easter - Year C
Acts 9:1-20; Psalm 30; John 21:1-19
"An Ordinary Experience"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Third Sunday of Easter - Year C
Acts 9:1-20; Psalm 30; John 21:1-19
"Waiting in Galilee"

Sermon for The Third Sunday of Easter - Year C
John 21:1-19
"The Sacrament of The Ordinary"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Third Sunday of Easter- Year C
Acts 9:1-6; Psalm 30; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19


Sermon and Liturgy (2) for The Second Sunday of Easter - Year C
Acts 5:17-32, Psalm 150; John 20:19-31
"Where Are You"

Sermon and Liturgy For The Second Sunday of Easter - Year C
Acts 5:17-32, Psalm 150; John 20:19-31
"That You May Believe"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Second Sunday of Easter- Year C
Acts 5:27-32; Psalm 150; Revelation 1:4-8; John 20:19-31

In certain Traditions this Sunday is celebrated as
Holy Humour Sunday or Laughter Sunday



Sermon & Liturgy (2) for Easter Sunday - Year C
Psalm 118:14-24; Acts 10:34-43; John 20:1-18
"Why Do You Weep?"

Sermon & Liturgy for Easter Sunday - Year C
Psalm 118:14-24; I Corinthians 15:12-20; Luke 24:1-12
"The Empty Tomb"

Introduction To The Scripture For Easter Sunday - Year C
Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1-2,14-24; I Corinthians 15:19-26; John 20:1-18
Alternate Readings
Isaiah 65:17-25; Luke 24:1-12

GOOD FRIDAY Worship Service For Good Friday - Year C
"The Way of The Cross - V.2."
A Dramatic Service Based On The Stations of The Cross

Worship Service For Good Friday - Year C
"Were You There"
A Dramatic Service From Kir-Shalom To You

Introduction To The Scripture For Good Friday - Year C
Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12; Psalm 22; Hebrews 10:16-25 or Hebrews 4:14-16,5:7-9; John 18:1-19:42

Maundy Thursday Liturgy for Maundy Thursday
An Informal Liturgy Following A Church Pot Luck Supper
With the Consecration of Holy Oil

Introduction To The Scripture For Maundy Thursday - Year C
Exodus 12:1-4,11-14; Psalm 116:1-2,12-19; I Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-17;31(b)-35

PALM - PASSION SUNDAY Sermon & Liturgy for Palm / Passion Sunday Year C
Matthew 21:1-11; Isaiah 50:4-8; Psalm 31; Philippians 2:5-11; Luke 23:1-49
"Nothing Deserving Death"

Sermon & Liturgy for Palm / Passion Sunday Year C
Various Readings from The Gospel of Luke
"From Palm Sunday To Good Friday"

A Dramatic Reading Of The Passion Narrative According To St. Luke
A Kir-Shalom offering from Greta Jensen

Introduction To The Scripture For Palm - Passion Sunday - Year C
Palm Liturgy
Psalm 118:1-2,19-29; Luke 19:28-40
Passion Liturgy
Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Luke 22:14-23:56

SEASON OF LENT

To work ahead for Holy Week and Easter (including our very special Good Friday Services), see our Seasonal Resources page.

Sermon and Reflections For The Fifth Sunday in Lent - Year C
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Isaiah 43:16-21, Psalm 126, Philippians 3:4b-14, John 12:1-8
"And Love Is Its Name"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Fifth Sunday in Lent - Year C
Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126; Philippians 3:4(b)-14; John 12:1-8
"The Main Thing"

Sermon and Story for The Fifth Sunday in Lent - Year C
John 12:1-8
"An Extravagant Love"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Fifth Sunday in Lent - Year C
Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126; Philippians 3:4(b)-14; John 12:1-8


Sermon and Liturgy (2) For the Fourth Sunday of Lent - Year C
A Holy Humour Sunday Service
II Corinthians 5:16-21; Luke 15:1-3,11-24
"Young Goats and Fatted Calves"

Sermon and Liturgy (1) For the Fourth Sunday of Lent - Year C
A Holy Humour Sunday Service
II Corinthians 5:16-21, Psalm 32; Luke 15:1-3,11-32
"Stuff Sunday"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Fourth Sunday in Lent - Year C
Joshua 5:9-12; II Corinthians 5:16-21, Psalm 32; Luke 15:1-3,11-32
"The Eldest Brother"

Sermon for The Fourth Sunday in Lent - Year C
Luke 15:1-3,11-32
"The Third Son"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Fourth Sunday in Lent - Year C
Joshua 5:9-12; Psalm 32; II Corinthians 5:16-21; Luke 15:11-32

In certain Traditions this Sunday is celebrated as
Holy Humour Sunday or Laughter Sunday



Sermon and Reflections For The Third Sunday in Lent - Year C
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Isaiah 55:1-9; Psalm 63:1-8; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9
"...Had We Loved In Time"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Third Sunday in Lent - Year C
Isaiah 55:1-9; Psalm 63; I Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9
"One More Year"

Sermon for Third Sunday In Lent 3 - Year C
I Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9
"The Sense of The Senseless"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Third Sunday in Lent - Year C
Isaiah 55:1-9; Psalm 63:1-8; I Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9


Sermon and Reflections For The Second Sunday in Lent - Year C
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Genesis 15:1-18; Psalm 27; Philippians 3:17-4.1; Luke 13:31-35
"With Eyes Wide Open"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Second Sunday in Lent - Year C
Genesis 15:1-12,17-18; Psalm 27; Philippians 3:17-4:1; Luke 13:20-35
"A Question of Focus"

Sermon for The Second Sunday in Lent - Year C
Psalm 27; Phillipians 3:17-4:1; Luke 13:31-35
"Of Chicks and Hens"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Second Sunday in Lent - Year C
Genesis 15:1-12,17-18; Psalm 27; Philippians 3:17-4:1; Luke 13:21-35


Sermon and Liturgy (2) for The First Sunday in Lent - Year C
Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Psalm 91; Romans 10:8(b)-13; Luke 4:1-13
"Pushing Against The Rock"

Sermon and Liturgy for The First Sunday in Lent - Year C
Deuteronomy 26:1-11 and Luke 4:1-13
"The Easy Way and Christ's Way"

Sermon for The First Sunday in Lent - Year C
Luke 4:1-13
"Faith and The Importance of Temptation"

Introduction To The Scripture For The First Sunday in Lent - Year C
Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Psalm 91; Romans 10:8(b)-13; Luke 4:1-13


Ash Wednesday
A Traditional Liturgy For Any Year
"Rend Your Hearts"

Introduction To The Scripture For Ash Wednesday - Year C
Joel 2:1-2,12-17; (alt - Isaiah 58:1-12) Psalm 51:1-17;
2 Corinthians 5:20(b) - 6:10; Matthew 6:1-6,16-21

Introduction To The Scripture For Ash Wednesday - Years A, B, and C
Joel 2:1-2,12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; II Corinthians 5:20(b)- 6:10, Matthew 6:1-6,16-21
alt - Isaiah 58:1-12

SEASON OF EPIPHANY Sermon and Liturgy for Transfiguration Sunday - Year C
Exodus 34:29-35; Psalm 99; II Corinthians 3:12 - 4:2 and Luke 9:28-36
"Look and Listen"

Sermon and Prayer for Transfiguration Sunday - Year C
Exodus 34:29-35; II Corinthians 3:12 - 4:2 and Luke 9:28-36
"Glimpses of Glory"

Introduction To The Scripture For Transfiguration Sunday - Year C
Exodus 34:29-35; Psalm 99; II Corinthians 3:12-4:2; Luke 9:29-43


Sermon and Liturgy for The Seventh Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Genesis 45:3-11,15; Psalm 37; I Corinthians 15:35-38,42-50; Luke 6:27-38
"Love Is A Choice"


Sermon and Liturgy (2) for The Sixth Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Jeremiah 17:5-10, Psalm 1; Luke 6:17-26
"The Blessed and The Blessed Way"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Sixth Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Jeremiah 17:5-10, Psalm 1; Luke 6:17-26
"Blessed Are The Cheese Makers"

Sermon for The Sixth Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Jeremiah 17:5-10; Luke 6:17-26
"The First Step"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Sixth Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Jeremiah 17:5-10; Psalm 1; I Corinthians 15:12-20; Luke 6:17-26


Sermon and Reflections For The Fifth Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Isaiah 6:1-8,(9-13), Psalm 138, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Luke 5:1-11
"Being Taken Alive"

Sermon amd Liturgy for The Fifth Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Isaiah 6:1-8, Psalm 138; I Corinthians 15:1-11; Luke 5:1-11
"Into The Deep Water"

Sermon for The Fifth Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Isaiah 6:1-8 and Luke 5:1-11
"Going Fishing"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Fifth Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Isaiah 6:1-13; Psalm 138; I Corinthians 15:1-11; Luke 5:1-11


Sermon amd Liturgy for The Fourth Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71; I Corinthians 13:1-13; Luke 4:21-30
"The Love Test"

Sermon and Prayer for The Fourth Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Jeremiah 1:4-10; I Corinthians 13:1-13; Luke 4:21-30
"Chosen To Love and Be Loved"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Fourth Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71:1-6; I Corinthians 13:1-13; Luke 4:21-30


Week of Prayer For Christian Unity 2004
(A PDF File For Those Observing The Week of Prayer For Christian Unity)


Sermon and Liturgy (2) for The Second Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Nehemiah 8:1-3,5-6,8-10; Psalm 19; Luke 4:14-21
"On The Sabbath Day He Went Into The Synagogue"

Sermon amd Liturgy for The Third Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Nehemiah 8:1-3,5-6,8-10; Psalm 19; I Corinthians 12:12-31; Luke 4:14-21
"Rejoicing In The Word of God"

Sermon for The Third Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Nehemiah 8:1-10 and Luke 4:14-21
"Hearing With Joy, Doing In Peace"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Third Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Nehemiah 8:1-10; Psalm 19: I Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21


Sermon and Liturgy (2) for The Second Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36; John 2:1-11
"The First Sign"

Sermon and Liturgy for The Second Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Exodus 35:20-29, Psalm 36, and I Corinthians 12:1-11
"To Each - Different Gifts - For the Common Good"

Sermon for The Second Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
I Corinthians 12:1-11
"Goose Sense"

Introduction To The Scripture For The Second Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10; I Corinthians 12:1-11; John 2:1-11
Sermon and Liturgy (2) For The First Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Baptism of The Lord
Isaiah 43:1-7; Psalm 29; Luke 3:15-17,21-22
"Because I Love You"

Sermon and Liturgy For The First Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Baptism of The Lord
Isaiah 43:1-7; Acts 8:14-17; Psalm 29; Luke 3:15-17,21-22
"Something More From Someone Greater"

Sermon & Prayers For The First Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Baptism of The Lord
Acts 8:14-24
"Passing On The Flame"

Introduction To The Scripture For The First Sunday After Epiphany - Year C
Isaiah 43:1-7; Psalm 29; Acts 8:14-17; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

SEASON OF CHRISTMAS Sermon for Epiphany - Year C
Isaiah 60:1-6 and Matthew 2:1-12
"Towards The Light - By The Word"

Introduction To The Scripture For Epiphany - Year C
Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-7,10-14; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12


Introduction To The Scripture For The Second Sunday After Christmas - Year C
Jeremiah 31:7-14; Psalm 147:12-20; Ephesians 1:3-14; John 1:10-18


Sermon & Liturgy For The First Sunday After Christmas - Year C
Luke 2:15-40
"Not A Bad Way To Begin"

Introduction To The Scripture For The First Sunday After Christmas - Year C
I Samuel 2:18-20,26; Psalm 148; Colossians 3:12-17; Luke 2:41-52



Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion
A traditional service of Carols, Anthems and Readings

THE SUNDAYS OF ADVENT

For Blue Christmas, Hanging of the Greens, Advent Poems, etc., see our Seasonal Resources page.

Sermon & Liturgy (2) For Advent 04 - Year C
Micah 5:2-5a; Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-45,47-55
"Celebrating God's Love"

Sermon and Liturgy For Advent 04 - Year C
Micah 5:2-5a; Luke 1:39-55
"Bearing The Gifts of God"

Introduction To The Scripture For Advent 4 - Year C
Micah 5:2-5a; Luke 1:47-55; Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-45


Sermon and Liturgy For Advent 03 - Year C
Zephaniah 3:14-17; Isaiah 12:1a-6; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:7-18
- White Gift Sunday -
"The Wolf of Gubbio"

Sermon and Reflections For Advent 03 - Year C
Keeping The Faith In Babylon - Barry Robinson
Zephaniah 3:14-20, Philippians 4:4-7, Luke 3:7-18
"In A Rapture of Distress"

Introduction To The Scripture For Advent 3 - Year C
Zephaniah 3:13-20; Isaiah 12:2-6; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:7-18


Sermon and Liturgy For Advent 02 - Year C
Malachi 3:1-4; Luke 1:68-79; Luke 3:1-6
"A Matter of Direction"

Sermon For Advent 02 - Year C
Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6
"This Is My Prayer"

A White Gift Service and Play For Advent 02 - Year C
UCC Play and A Liturgy For Advent 2C
Rev. Gayle MacDonald

Introduction To The Scripture For Advent 2 - Year C
Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; I Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36


Sermon and Liturgy For Advent 01 - Year C
Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25; Luke 21:25-36
"Looking Forward In Hope"

Sermon For Advent 01 - Year C
Jeremiah 33:14-16; Salvator Mundi; Luke 21:25-36
"Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"

Introduction To The Scripture For Advent 1 - Year C
Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; I Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36


Golden's Living Nativity
Script and staging for Golden's December Re-enactment
Nativity in the Canadian Rockies

The Jesse Tree Tradition

O Antiphons
The traditional Antiphons of Advent for those who
may want to use them and know more about them.


ADVENT CANDLE LIGHTING
Year C Advent Candle Lighting
For Each Sunday of Advent and Christmas Eve

LISTING OF YEAR A SERMONS
LISTING OF YEAR B SERMONS
LISTING OF YEAR C SERMONS

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