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Rosa Parks sat on the... -- Luke 4:14-21 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
Rosa Parks sat on the only available seat when she entered the bus.
The declaration of Jesus that... -- Luke 4:14-21 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
The declaration of Jesus that he had come to set the prisoners free would be welcome news to most of
Garry Wills developed a study... -- Luke 4:14-21 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
Garry Wills developed a study of the colorful and influential Kennedy family titled The Kennedy Impr
The prophet has a positive... -- Isaiah 61:1-6 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
The prophet has a positive message for negative times for the nation of Israel.
The changes in South Africa... -- Isaiah 61:1-6 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
The changes in South Africa in the past four years have been nothing short of revolutionary.
A husband is seen at... -- Isaiah 61:1-6 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
A husband is seen at the gift counter of a department store, buying a ballpoint pen.
Popular among young ministries and... -- 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
Popular among young ministries and outdoor ministries as well as in corporate and educational settin
At Camp Ahus in Sweden... -- Corinthians 12:12-31a -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
At Camp Ahus in Sweden, a group of physically challenged, confirmation-age young people are mentored
The great Peter Marshall's Keeper... -- 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
The great Peter Marshall's Keeper of the Springs tells the story of a small town that decided it no
Sitting at the edge of... -- 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
Sitting at the edge of the rickety porch haphazardly attached to Mr.
The lumber truck backed into... -- Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
The lumber truck backed into the doorway. Then the driver came to the door.
Most people are familiar with... -- Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
Most people are familiar with the tale of the British ship, Bounty, and of its mutineers, Fletcher C
The mother began to straighten... -- Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
The mother began to straighten her daughter's bedroom.
When I was a boy... -- Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
When I was a boy in the 1950s, most of the calendars in our home had holidays printed in red, causin
Each of us have known... -- Isaiah 61:1-6 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C -- 1995
Each of us have known them in our past and know them in our present, those we might call oaks of rig
Can you identify with the... -- Nehemiah 8:1-4a, 5-6, 8-10 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C
Can you identify with the people who began to cry when they heard what the law required?
Today's high school is a... -- 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C
Today's high school is a fascinating entity.
The new policy manual had... -- Nehemiah 8:1-4a, 5-6, 8-10 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C
The new policy manual had just been distributed to all the employees one week earlier.
The people of Israel were... -- Nehemiah 8:1-4a, 5-6, 8-10 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C
The people of Israel were hearing the Word of God for what seemed like the first time.
Can you imagine? The entire... -- Nehemiah 8:1-4a, 5-6, 8-10 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C
Can you imagine?
I write these words as... -- Nehemiah 8:1-4a, 5-6, 8-10 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C
I write these words as the heat of the Presidential race is rapidly increasing.
My friend Clyde is a... -- Nehemiah 8:1-4a, 5-6, 8-10 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C
My friend Clyde is a weeper. He weeps at weddings and at funerals.
Ezra opened the book in... -- Nehemiah 8:1-4a, 5-6, 8-10 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C
"Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people." (8:5)
Paul employs the image of... -- 1 Corinthians 12:12-30 -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C
Paul employs the image of the human body in order to stir loyalty and cooperation.

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Interconnected And Interdependent For Good Or Ill -- Luke 4:14-21, 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a, Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10, Psalm 19 -- Carter Shelley -- Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 - C
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For May 31, 2020:
  • We Are The 120 by Ron Love — Let us never forget that we are the 120; the unseen members of the Body of Christ.
  • Second Thoughts: Masked Prophets by Bethany Peerbolte — Being a prophet is not about knowing exactly what will happen in the future. Being a prophet is about seeing the present world clearly and knowing God enough to sense a disconnect.

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Acts 2:1-21 is the obvious choice for your Pentecost lectionary text and perhaps you have used it on many occasions. However, the lectionary includes several options and I explore them in this Charting the Course to try to show there is more than one way to experience God’s Spirit.

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Acts 2:1-21
Charles Spurgeon once said, “Without the Spirit of God, we can do nothing. We are as ships without the wind, branches without sap, and like coals without fire, we are useless.” The Day of Pentecost is the day we celebrate the birth of the church and the Holy Spirit coming on the apostles and they began to speak in other languages (Acts 2:4).

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C. David Mckirachan
Frank Ramirez
Contents
“You. Yes, You.” by C. David McKirachan
“Dream, Pray, Plan” by Frank Ramirez


You. Yes, You.
by C. David McKirachan
Acts 2:1-21

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Bethany Peerbolte
These verses follow the metaphor of living water flowing from our hearts into the world. The opening activity will work off of that image to show how water works. Water fills in all the empty places it can find. Even when we think there is no room, water can find the emptiness and fill it up.

What you will need:
A transparent jar or bowl
A couple of large rocks (or other large objects that will fit in your container)
Sand
Water

In your lesson say something like:

The Village Shepherd

Janice B. Scott
Call to Worship:
Jesus promised his friends that great power would be available to them when he had finally disappeared from this earth. That power came on the Day of Pentecost. In our worship today let us explore what sort of power this was and whether it is still available to us.


Invitation to Confession:
Jesus, sometimes I have difficulty connecting with things that happened 2,000 years ago.
Lord, have mercy.
Jesus, sometimes I assume that all your power was in the past, belonging to a by-gone age.

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Kristin Borsgard Wee
All of you have heard stories of miracles. Some of you have experienced a miracle. The one which tops my list comes from several years ago. A woman I knew had been doctoring for stomach problems. Nothing seemed to be working. Her local doctor sent her to Rochester. The Mayo doctors ran her through a battery of tests and discovered cancer. They did surgery immediately. They took one look and closed her up. There was cancer everywhere. She came home to die. But she didn't get sick and weaker as we expected. We saw her in church every Sunday. Several months later, she was back at Mayo.

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