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September 19, 2013

By: Lifelong Formation

The Beatitudes count among the most recognizable of all Scripture (Matthew 5:3-12):

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.Blessed are those who...

January 14, 2005

Money makes the world go ‘round and puts food on the table. We talk about it, teach about it and complain about it silently or aloud. Money is one of the major ways we concretely assess and determine value. With little or no effort we use it or lose it, hoard it or squander it.

Jesus...

January 9, 2004

Scripture for the Journey World Mission Sunday 2004

Transformation is the theme of World Mission Sunday this year. Transformation is a key word in the vision of the Standing Commission on World Mission, presented to the General Convention last summer and published as Companions...

August 7, 2003

The Rev. Roger Ferlo thinks the idea of “reading scripture with all our senses” gives an additional dimension to understanding those words.

Using the five senses — hearing, smell, taste, touch and sight — Ferlo asked participants in his session during the Episcopal Church Women Triennial...

January 10, 2002

Date: February 10th

 

Lectionary Readings: Exodus 24:12(13-14)15-18; Psalm 99; Philippians 3:7-14; Matthew 17:1-9

Theme: "Companionship in Mission"

World Mission Interpretation and Networks is again happy...

January 10, 2002

Companionship. From the Latin word com meaning "together," the Latin word panis meaning "bread," and the Old English suffix scipe indicating a state, condition or quality of. For me, then, companionship is a condition and quality that brings more than one person or thing together to share a...

January 7, 2002

"Companionship in Mission"

The major lectionary theme of the last Sunday of the Epiphany season is the Christological mystery of the Transfiguration. While the connection to World Mission Sunday may not seem obvious, in fact the Standing Commission on World Mission deliberately chose...

January 8, 2001

From Transfiguration to Mission

The major lectionary theme of the last Sunday of the Epiphany season is the Christological mystery of the Transfiguration. While the connection to World Mission Sunday may not seem obvious, in fact the Standing Commission on...

July 1, 1998

Through daily Bible study as well as special plenary sessions at the beginning and end of the Lambeth Conference in England this summer, scripture, and especially II Corinthians, is expected to permeate the three-week gathering of Anglican bishops. A third plenary session will emphasize...