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Children's Activity

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A big change -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
SHARING THIS WEEK'S GOSPEL THEME AT SUNDAY SCHOOL AND AT HOME
A changing face -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Teachers: Sometimes when children are younger, the significance and possible explanation of a partic
A real superman -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Teachers or Parents: The transfiguration event shows us a very
"Listen up!" -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Teachers or Parents: This last Sunday before Lent is
A voice from a cloud -- Luke 9:28-36 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Teachers: The disciples hear the voice of God from a cloud

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Children's Activity Bulletin -- Ages 8-10 -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C

Gospel Grams 1

Children's Activity Bulletin -- Ages 5-8 -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C

Commentary

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Looking back, looking forward, resting where we are -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Cathy Venkatesh -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2016
Today’s story of the Transfiguration, heard each year on the Last Sunday of Epiphany, invites deep r
Glow-in-the-dark -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Wayne Brouwer -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2012
The story of Madame Curie is more fascinating than most fictional novels.
The picture Bible -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), Psalm 99 -- David Kalas -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
Big events in our culture are generally accompanied by much picture taking.

The unveiled glory of the gospel -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2001
Throughout the year there are special ceremonies in which certain people shine.
Christ's glory revealed -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1998
Transfiguration Sunday concludes the Epiphany season with a focus on the one biblical story that mor
The seeing and hearing of God -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1995
Some commentaries and many sermons treat the narrative of the transfiguration as a literal and fleet
Symbols and Communication -- Exodus 34:29-35, Luke 9:28-36 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C

History is filled with stories of conflict over symbols, icons, images, and other representati
Have you been to the mountaintop? -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
There are only two kinds of people in the world.
Transfiguration -- Psalm 99, Deuteronomy 34:1-12, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
There is a mighty difference between the self-made perfectionist who is certain that by his perfecti
Glory -- Exodus 34:29-35, Exodus 34:29-35 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
When I was young, I knew an old man, bedfast in his terminal illness, who would say to the pastor, "

Children's bulletin

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Children's Activity Bulletin -- Ages 8-10 -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C

Gospel Grams 1

Children's Activity Bulletin -- Ages 5-8 -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C

Children's Liturgy and Story

The Village Shepherd

John's Train Journey -- Luke 9:28-36 -- Janice B. Scott -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Call to worship:

Children's sermon

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Dazzling White -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Cynthia E. Cowen -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2016
The Point: Jesus makes us dazzling white
Holding On, Letting Go -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Anna Shirey -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2013
Transforming -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
And all of us, with unveiled faces, seeing the glory of the Lord as though
A big change -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes
A changing face -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C

Good morning, boys and girls. I brought some clay for you to see today.
A real superman -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Good morning! Does anyone recognize who this is? (Show the
Listen up! -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
There is a man's picture on this dollar bill. Who can tell
Let's stay forever! -- Luke 9:28-36 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Good morning, boys and girls. Have you ever had so much fun
Take off your veils -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Good morning, boys and girls.
Seeing clearly -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Good morning! Do all of you have good eyesight? Can you see
We're always changing -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Good morning! This morning I want to share some pictures
We don't wear blindfolds -- 2 Corinthians 3:12 - 4:2 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Good morning, boys and girls. How many of you have ever played pin the tail on the donkey?

The Immediate Word

Super-Sized Spectacles Of Faith -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, Robin Lostetter, George Reed -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2016
In this week’s gospel text, Jesus takes Peter, John, and James up on a mountain with him to pray.
The Bottom Of The Mountain -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Mary Austin, Leah Lonsbury, George Reed, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2013
This week's lectionary gospel text tells of the Transfiguration -- a spectacular experience for thre
The Transfiguration Of Jesus: A Prelude To The Passion -- Luke 9:28-30 (37-43) -- Carter Shelley -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Watching Mel Gibson being interviewed by Diane Sawyer on ABC TV on February 16, you could not help b
Just A Glimpse -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Scott Suskovic, Stephen P. McCutchan, Thom M. Shuman -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
"Moses did not know the skin of his face shone because he had been talking with God." "And while he

Children's Story

The Village Shepherd

The Holy Grail -- Luke 9:28-36 -- Janice B. Scott -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
This is a story about a boy who is tormented by bullies, but his life is transformed when he makes a

Devotional

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The Transfiguration Of Our Lord (Last Sunday After Epiphany) -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Stephen P. McCutchan -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2009
...
The Transfiguration Of Our Lord (Last Sunday After Epiphany) -- Psalm 99 -- Stephen P. McCutchan -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2009
The Lord is king; let the peoples tremble!
-- Psalm 99:1

The Transfiguration Of Our Lord (Last Sunday After Epiphany) -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Stephen P. McCutchan -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2009
... where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.
-- 2 Corinthians 3:17
The Transfiguration Of Our Lord (Last Sunday After Epiphany) -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Stephen P. McCutchan -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2009
And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed....
-- Luke 9:29

Drama

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Transfiguration: Trickery, Technology, Or Truth? -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36, Psalm 99 -- John A. Tenbrook -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2003
Thespian Theological Thoughts
Transfiguration -- Luke 9:28-36 -- Robert F. Crowley -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1997
Theme

Illustration

Emphasis Preaching Journal

Sermon illustrations for Transfiguration Sunday, Cycle C (2016) -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Bob Ove, Mark Ellingsen, Ron Love, Bonnie Bates, Bill Thomas, R. Robert Cueni, Frank Ramirez -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2016
Exodus 34:29-35
Sermon illustrations for Transfiguration Sunday, Cycle C (2013) -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Bob Ove, Mark J. Molldrem, Mark Ellingsen, Ron Love -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2012
Exodus 34:29-35
NULL -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Bob Ove -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2012
When we come home from church, is there a radiance in our face that others can see?
NULL -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Mark J. Molldrem -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2012
Bob finally had his opportunity to corner Jane after the presentation.
NULL -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Ron Love -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2012
Jesus was transparent when he declared himself to be the Son of Man, by substituting this title for
NULL -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Mark Ellingsen -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2012
Our text deals with both the glory of Christ (3:18) and the freedom He brings (3:17).
NULL -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Mark J. Molldrem -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2012
Imagine having Oscar Robertson (Cincinnati Royals in the 1960s), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles La
NULL -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Bob Ove -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2012
Did you notice two interesting things about this passage that can make you wonder?
Alan described himself as a... -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
Alan described himself as a "fair to middlin'" church member. His family always attended
Entering the hospital room of... -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
Entering the hospital room of a dearly beloved parishioner who was dying, I knew it
Early in the spring, I... -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
Early in the spring, I planted some bean seeds. Being in a small "cold frame" they
This text reminds us that... -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
This text reminds us that to encounter the living God is a momentous experience. Exodus
W. S. Gilbert, one-half... -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
W. S. Gilbert, one-half of the famous "Gilbert and Sullivan" opera-writing team, was
Francis took a block of... -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
Francis took a block of wood, sat down at the picnic table, took out some carving tools,
Pastor Dennis arrived at ground... -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
Pastor Dennis arrived at ground zero in the days following the September 11, 2001,
For better or for worse... -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
For better or for worse. For how long should those promises be kept? Honeymoons
Al, Fred, Carl, and Dan... -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
Al, Fred, Carl, and Dan were fraternity brothers. They were a "family" within the
I have always loved the... -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
I have always loved the Fourth of July fireworks. I enjoy two views when watching them
A wealthy businessman had many... -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
A wealthy businessman had many employees that kept up his large estate, garden, and
The great preacher, Phillips Brooks... -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
The great preacher, Phillips Brooks, titled his sermon on this text, "Vision and Task." We
Herman Melville wrote what many... -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2001
Herman Melville wrote what many consider to be the Great American Novel, Moby Dick.
Athletes prepare for the contest... -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2001
Athletes prepare for the contest ahead with a mental process called imagery.
John Calvin, the founder of... -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2001
John Calvin, the founder of the Presbyterian movement in the 1500s, once said: "To walk rightly in t

The Immediate Word

Super-Sized Spectacles Of Faith -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, Robin Lostetter, George Reed -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2016
In this week’s gospel text, Jesus takes Peter, John, and James up on a mountain with him to pray.
The Bottom Of The Mountain -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Mary Austin, Leah Lonsbury, George Reed, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2013
This week's lectionary gospel text tells of the Transfiguration -- a spectacular experience for thre

Prayer

SermonStudio

Silliness and silence at the Christ's glory -- Luke 9:28-36 -- Dennis Koch -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1994
Gospel Theme:

Silliness and silence at the Christ's glory

Gospel Note:
TRANSFIGURATION -- Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99, Luke 9:28-36 -- B. David Hostetter -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1985
CALL TO WORSHIP

Preaching

The Immediate Word

Super-Sized Spectacles Of Faith -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, Robin Lostetter, George Reed -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2016
In this week’s gospel text, Jesus takes Peter, John, and James up on a mountain with him to pray.
The Bottom Of The Mountain -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Mary Austin, Leah Lonsbury, George Reed, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2013
This week's lectionary gospel text tells of the Transfiguration -- a spectacular experience for thre
The Transfiguration Of Jesus: A Prelude To The Passion -- Luke 9:28-30 (37-43) -- Carter Shelley -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Watching Mel Gibson being interviewed by Diane Sawyer on ABC TV on February 16, you could not help b
Just A Glimpse -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Scott Suskovic, Stephen P. McCutchan, Thom M. Shuman -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
"Moses did not know the skin of his face shone because he had been talking with God." "And while he

SermonStudio

The Transfiguration Of Our Lord -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Carlos Wilton -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
Theme For The Day
Those who have encountered God are a beacon to others.
The Transfiguration Of Our Lord/Last Sunday After The Epiphany -- Psalm 99 -- James Evans, Stan Purdum, Carlos Wilton -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
(See The Transfiguration Of Our Lord/Last Sunday After The Epiphany, Cycle A, for an alternative
Transfiguration Sunday -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Elizabeth Achtemeier -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2003
Perhaps some of you have seen Michelangelo's great marble statue of Moses.
The Transfiguration Of Our Lord -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Jerry L. Schmalenberger -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2003
Seasonal Theme
The Transfiguration Of Our Lord -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- E. Carver Mcgriff -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2000
COMMENTARY ON THE LESSONS
Jesus Transfigured -- Luke 9:28-36, Matthew 17:1-8 -- Dallas A. Brauninger -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1997
1. Text
The Transfiguration -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 -- George M. Bass -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Experience Miracle -- Luke 9:28-36, Matthew 17:1-8 -- John R. Brokhoff -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1991
Now about eight days after these sayings he took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on t
The Transfiguration of Our Lord -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 -- Perry H. Biddle, Jr. -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1988
Comments on the Lessons
The Transfiguration of Our Lord -- Deuteronomy 34:1-12, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 -- John R. Brokhoff -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1985
The Lessons

Exodus 34:29-35 (C)

Sermon

The Immediate Word

Super-Sized Spectacles Of Faith -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, Robin Lostetter, George Reed -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2016
In this week’s gospel text, Jesus takes Peter, John, and James up on a mountain with him to pray.
The Bottom Of The Mountain -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Mary Austin, Leah Lonsbury, George Reed, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2013
This week's lectionary gospel text tells of the Transfiguration -- a spectacular experience for thre
The Transfiguration Of Jesus: A Prelude To The Passion -- Luke 9:28-30 (37-43) -- Carter Shelley -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Watching Mel Gibson being interviewed by Diane Sawyer on ABC TV on February 16, you could not help b
Just A Glimpse -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Scott Suskovic, Stephen P. McCutchan, Thom M. Shuman -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
"Moses did not know the skin of his face shone because he had been talking with God." "And while he

SermonStudio

The Radiant Life -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Derl G. Keefer -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2009
We are not citizens of this world trying to make our way to heaven; we are citizens of heaven try
Transformed To Christ -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Richard E. Gribble, CSC -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2009
One magnificent, moonlit night, a fisherman climbed the wall of a private estate to partake in the b
Go, Climb A Mountain! -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Cynthia E. Cowen -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2009
The plane from Amsterdam to Africa was crowded.
Shine, Moses, Shine -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Mary S. Lautensleger -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
Have you ever had a "mountaintop" experience?
We're On Our Way, Baby -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:3 -- John T. Ball -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
Today is the Sunday when we celebrate the Transfiguration of Jesus, a moment in his ministry when up
Back To The Future -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Gary L. Carver -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
The experience in the ninth chapter of Luke is called "The Transfiguration Experience of our Lord Je
Going To The Mountaintop -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Steven E. Albertin -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2003
Have you ever been to the mountains?
Awake To Glory -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- J. Ellsworth Kalas, David Kalas -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2003
Today we celebrate one of the most neglected passages in the Bible.
The Glory That Shines Within -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Robert S. Crilley -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2003
Several years ago, in an attempt to provide some shade for the house, my wife and I planted two tree
Keeping The Glow On -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Harry N. Huxhold -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2000
Frank Peretti created a stir with the publication of two books, This Present Darkness and Piercing t
Beyond Our Sight, Within Our Hearing -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- William G. Carter -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2000
I wonder what they were thinking as they started up the mountain.
Exposed! -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2000
Today is the end of the season of Epiphany, which began the first Sunday in January.
A Voice Out Of The Cloud -- Luke 9:28-36 -- James T. Garrett -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1991
Today we celebrate the Transfiguration Of Our Lord. We will soon begin the Lenten Journey.
Transformed For The Great Awakening -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Ron Lavin -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1991
Moses experienced the presence of the living God. Therein he was transformed. His face shone.
Awake to Glory -- Luke 9:28-36 -- J. Ellsworth Kalas -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1988
Today we celebrate one of the most neglected passages in the Bible.
The World of Light -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Robert G. Tuttle -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1988
In our lectionary, this is the Sunday just before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent.
How to Get a Glow on Your Face -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- James H. Bailey -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1985
Last week I read a book on tne religious life of William James, the author of The Varieties of Relig
Transfiguration Mountain -- Luke 9:28-36 -- Roy C. Nichols -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1985
Eight days after Jesus had told his disciples that some of them would live to see the fulfillment of

The Village Shepherd

The Transience Of Transfiguration -- Luke 9:28-36 -- Janice B. Scott -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
When Bishop Peter visited our parish on his pilgrimage around the diocese in the winter of 1996, h
The Transforming Effect Of Jesus -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Janice B. Scott -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
When I conduct weddings, I'm always quite surprised when the bride wears a veil.
Has God Been Tamed? -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Janice B. Scott -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Years ago in the physiotherapy department of most hospitals, artificial sunlight was used in the tre

Stories

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The Shining -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Psalm 99 -- Keith Hewitt, John E. Sumwalt -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2016
Contents
"The Shining" by Keith Hewitt
The Bishop's Shining Face -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Psalm 99 -- John E. Sumwalt, Keith Hewitt -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2013
Contents
"The Bishop's Shining Face" by John Sumwalt
God Stories -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43a), 2 Corinthians 3:12 - 4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- John E. Sumwalt And Jo Perry-sumwalt -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Contents
A Story To Live By: "The Rope."
Comfortable Clothes -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- John S. Smylie, Frank R. Fisher, Ron Lavin -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Contents
What's Up This Week
"Transforming Light" by John Smylie

SermonStudio

Life In The Valley -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- David E. Leininger -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2009
The story of the transfiguration is one of those passages that have given the phrase "mountaintop ex
Changing The World -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Gregory L. Tolle -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
Now about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went u
Deep Listening -- Luke 9:28-36 -- Timothy F. Merrill -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2003
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who often endured long receiving lines at the White House, frequently com
A Vision Of Light -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 -- John E. Sumwalt, Mary Downing -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2003
It was a summer evening in the year 2000 when four of us, friends through church for more than twent
The Dead Tree -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Constance Berg -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2000
That tree seemed out of place.
The Glory And The Pain -- Richard A. Jensen -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1994
His given name was Leslie Leonard but everyone just called him "Pete." Pete was the son of very devo
Transfiguration Sunday -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- John Steward -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
A young man was visiting with his pastor one afternoon.

Worship

The Immediate Word

Super-Sized Spectacles Of Faith -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, Robin Lostetter, George Reed -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2016
In this week’s gospel text, Jesus takes Peter, John, and James up on a mountain with him to pray.
The Bottom Of The Mountain -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Mary Austin, Leah Lonsbury, George Reed, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2013
This week's lectionary gospel text tells of the Transfiguration -- a spectacular experience for thre
The Transfiguration Of Jesus: A Prelude To The Passion -- Luke 9:28-30 (37-43) -- Carter Shelley -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
Watching Mel Gibson being interviewed by Diane Sawyer on ABC TV on February 16, you could not help b
Just A Glimpse -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Exodus 34:29-35, Psalm 99 -- Scott Suskovic, Stephen P. McCutchan, Thom M. Shuman -- Transfiguration Sunday - C
"Moses did not know the skin of his face shone because he had been talking with God." "And while he

SermonStudio

The Transfiguration Of Our Lord (Last Sunday After Epiphany) -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 (37-43), Psalm 99 -- Julia Ross Strope -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2009
A single song is being inflected through all the colorations of the human choir.
The Transfiguration Of Our Lord -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Frank Ramirez -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
First Lesson: Exodus 34:29-35

Theme: Too Bright

Call To Worship
The Transfiguration Of Our Lord -- 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2 -- Frank Ramirez -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
Second Lesson: 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2

Theme: Ready?
The Transfiguration Of Our Lord -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Frank Ramirez -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2006
Gospel Lesson: Luke 9:28-36 (37-43)

Theme: Is That Really You?
Transfiguration Of Our Lord -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- H. Burnham Kirkland -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2003
Theme: Moses Speaks With The Lord

Call To Worship
Mask -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- Dallas A. Brauninger -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2000
Call To Worship
The Transfiguration Of The Lord -- Luke 9:28-36 (37-43) -- Wayne H. Keller -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 2000
Liturgical Color: White

Gospel: Luke 9:28-36 (37-43)
God's presence among us -- Exodus 34:29-35 -- James R. Wilson -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1997
Call To Worship
Last Sunday After Epiphany -- Psalm 99 -- Hugh H. Drennan -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1991
The Lord is king; let the peoples tremble!
Transfiguration of the Lord -- Deuteronomy 34:1-12, 2 Corinthians 4:3-6, Luke 9:28-36 -- Heth H. Corl -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1976
First Lesson: Deuteronomy 34:1-12
Theme: God's self-revelation through Moses' death

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The Immediate Word

Mary Austin
Bethany Peerbolte
Dean Feldmeyer
George Reed
Ron Love
Thomas Willadsen
Christopher Keating
For November 18, 2018:
  • Big Stones, Big Change by Mary Austin -- Like the disciples, we expect our biggest realities to last forever. And like the disciples, we are often surprised. This recent mid-term election overturned some unexpected foundation stones.

Emphasis Preaching Journal

Bonnie Bates
Bill Thomas
Mark Ellingsen
Bob Ove
Frank Ramirez
1 Samuel 1:4-20 and 1 Samuel 2:1-10
David Coffin
Another cold, autumn Wednesday evening as the sun sets early and the church council gathers into the cool, musty church basement. As they sit on the plastic chairs surrounding two rectangle tables placed together, the pastor leads in prayer and maybe a Bible passage. The council president dutifully distributes the council agenda in front of all of the attendees. An older lady member was nice enough to bake some cookies and brew some decaffeinated coffee (so people are not kept awake at night) for those present.

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C. David Mckirachan
Frank Ramirez
Contents
“Mom” by C. David McKirachan
“Not One Stone” by Frank Ramirez


Mom
by C. David McKirachan
1 Samuel 1:4-20, 1 Samuel 2:1-10

My mother told me that if I’d been a girl, I’d have been named Hannah. It was always an incidental detail. Then my nephew and his wife gave their daughter the name and I realized it ran in the family. So I got interested. The Bible keeps surprising me. This time when I read the familiar story, I ran into something new.

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Arley K. Fadness
“...do not be alarmed...” (v. 7a)

Good morning boys and girls,

I have a question for you today. The question is this: Were you scared at anything this past Halloween? Did anything frighten you like at a Halloween party or when you were out trick or treating? (children respond) Maybe with your weird masks and silly costumes you frightened someone else yourself. That's so much fun!

Well, there's fun-fear like at Halloween. And there's also not-fun-fear.

The Village Shepherd

Janice B. Scott
I had the privilege to be with my father when he died. I'd never seen anyone die before, and although I'm sure it must be a different experience for different people, I was amazed at what a struggle it seemed to be for him.

He wasn't in any pain, but he struggled to take off his pyjama jacket, and he struggled to have the window open, and he struggled to breathe, and it seemed as though it was a struggle to die. And although he was given various drugs which relaxed and calmed him, I still felt that underneath that surface calm, perhaps the struggle was continuing.

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Russell F. Anderson
Theme For The Day: Knowing the signs of the Lord's return.


BRIEF COMMENTARY ON THE LESSONS

Lesson 1: 1 Samuel 1:4-20 (C)

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