Grace To You, And Peace
Christ The King (Proper 29)
from the book
Sermons on the Second Readings
Series II, Cycle B
Lee Ann Dunlap
The weeklong pastor's training event was about halfway through its course and the pastor coordinating the event was enjoying her break with a leisurely stroll across the grounds. But what began as a beautiful leisurely spring day soon turned somewhat anxious when she returned to her room and found a message taped to her door, "Call the bishop's assistant as soon as possible." She spent part of the afternoon playing phone tag between class sessions. "Whatever could it be?" she pondered.
The week was flowing smoothly and the participants seemed pleased with the whole event. All had been well with her congregation when she had left the previous Sunday. She could not think of a single reason the assistant to the bishop would be urgently trying to reach her. She reviewed the previous weeks in her memory. "What have I done now?" she thought and "Who is upset about it?"
When connections were finally made, her worst fears were banished and ...
This Christ The King (Proper 29) sermon, Grace To You, And Peace, is based on Revelation 1:4b-8 and relates to Christ The King (Proper 29) of Cycle B of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Sermons on the Second Readings. SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...