Here we are in Ordinary Time or Weeks after the Epiphany. Being in the US, today was rather extraordinary as a new President and Vice President have been sworn in. I am filled with emotion. And sermons still need to be preached. Disciples are being called. What will your call be?
In the Narrative Lectionary we have the miraculous catch of fish, the calling of Simon Peter, James, and John, and fishing for people (discussion here). The Revised Common Lectionary offers Mark’s calling of Simon and Andrew, James and John. We also have Jonah, finding rest and hope in God in Psalm 62 and the present world passing away in Corinthians. (RCL discussion is linked here.)
Whether you are preaching Narrative Lectionary, Revised Common Lectionary, or something else altogether, we are here to help. What do you need? Sermon illustrations? Time with the Children? A way to wrap things up? People to help you untangle ideas or find commentary? Let us know; we will help as we can.
Photo Attribution: Duccio, di Buoninsegna, d. 1319. Christ Calling the Apostles Peter and Andrew, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=49261 [retrieved January 20, 2021]. Original source: http://www.yorckproject.de.
Wendy Lamb works as a commissioned pastor in a Presbyterian Church (USA) in Southern California and teaches college English classes at a local community college. She occasionally blogs at Bookgirl.
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