Second Sunday after Pentecost
June 18, 2017
Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
July 2, 2017

Third Sunday after Pentecost

 

{comments on children’s sermon} … The lectionary for today continues the theme from last week of being a terrible advertisement for the church. I think that they try to get these texts out of the way during the summer while people are on vacation. You are of more value than many sparrows. That is supposed to be a compliment, I suppose. I wish that I were of more value than all the sparrows. But maybe that’s unfair to the sparrows.  Jesus is preparing his disciples for the difficulties and  the commitments that discipleship is going to involve. [To hear more, click on the link above.]