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The Rev. Reggie Weaver

Cleanliness or Godliness

Mark 7:1-8,14-15,21-23

14th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

September 02, 2012

The Rev. Reggie Weaver (PCUSA)

I've spent many summer days at my Aunt Briddie's house. Aunt Briddie is my father's oldest sister. She and her husband, Uncle Hubbert, enjoyed entertaining, so many summers when some of the extended family would come into town, we would gather at their house; and among other things, we would do a lot of eating.

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The Rev. Shannon Johnson Kershner

Slanted Truth

Romans 8:12-17

Trinity Sunday - Year B

June 11, 2006

The Rev. Shannon Johnson Kershner (PCUSA)

I am a lectionary preacher. Every week in my congregation, we center the service around the particular common-lectionary texts for that specific Sunday. Those selections follow the church year, and therefore, so do our worship services. Some preachers feel constricted by the lectionary. I, however, deeply appreciate it. It makes me preach and consider biblical passages I might not necessarily choose for myself. It forces me to preach on a wide variety of Scripture. With all of that said, however, I have struggled this week with the lectionary selections. Actually, I have struggled with these particular texts in their relationship to today's celebration of Trinity Sunday.

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I Will Not Leave You Orphaned

The Rev. Dr. Barbara K. Lundblad (ELCA)

The Rev. Barbara K. Lundblad is a professor of preaching at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, and formerly pastored an ELCA church in New York.