Proper 24A Ordinary 29A Pentecost 18

Proper 24A/Ordinary 29A/Pentecost +19
October 19, 2014
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Sunset

Image: Sunset, Egon Schiele, 1890-1918
Art in the Christian Tradition
Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN.

Click on Scripture Lessons below for study links
and resources for each individual pericope:

Exodus 33:12-23 or Isaiah 45:1-7
Roman Catholic reading: Isaiah 45:1, 4-6
United Methodist & ELCIC reading: Exodus 33:12-23

Psalm 99 or Psalm 96:1-9, (10-13)
Roman Catholic reading: Psalm 96:1-10

United Methodist & ELCIC reading: Psalm 99

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Roman Catholic reading: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5

Matthew 22:15-22
Roman Catholic reading: Matthew 22:15-21

Reading and Studying the Text This Week

OnLine Worship and Liturgy Resources

  • The Text This Week's Pentecost Resources Page contains resources and images.
  • Complete Liturgies and General Worship Planning Resources:
    • Worship Planning Helps (Pentecost +19): Worship & Preaching Notes, Hymn Suggestions and Worship Resources from the United Methodist Church General Board of Discipleship.
    • Gathering, from the United Church of Canada. Includes sermon seeds, liturgical ideas, "with children," hymn suggestions, choral suggestions etc, 2014. .rtf file at this link. (Terms of Use)
    • Mustard Seeds, "On Being the Message," Proper 24, 2011. A lectionary-based ideas resource for leaders of contemporary worship, Ann Scull, Gippsland, Australia.
    • The Worship Closet, Creative Worship Ideas, 2011.
    • Ministry Matters, October 19, 2014.
    • Worship Resources, October 16, 2011, Rev Mindi, Rev-o-lution.
    • Lectionary Blogging, John Petty, Progressive Involvement, 2011.
    • Liturgy for the Celebration of Life, Pentecost 18A. Liturgies from a Progressive/Post-Liberal Theology, Revd Rex A.E. Hunt, The Uniting Church of St James Curtin, ACT, 2011.
    • "Fair Taxes," Resources for Prophetic Worship, Speaking to North Carolina Justice Issues, North Carolina Council of Churches, 2008.
    • Lectionary Liturgies, Ordinary 29, Thom M. Shuman, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), 2011.
    • Worship and Liturgy Resources, Ordinary 29, by Rev David Beswick, Uniting Church in Australia.
    • Sermons and Liturgies for Year A, Richard J. Fairchild, United Church of Canada.
  • Prayers, Prefaces, Litanies, etc:
  • Graphics & Multimedia:
    • Art in the Christian Tradition, Jean and Alexander Heard, Vanderbilt Divinity Library. Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike 3.0 License.
    • HermanoLeón Clipart, Ordinary 29, Free clipart, backgrounds, slides, etc.
    • Clip Art, Ordinary 29, Fr. Richard Lonsdale, Resources for Catholic Educators.
    • Clip Art Images: Matthew 22:15-21, Misioneros Del Sagrado Corazón en el Perú.
    • Ordinary 29 at Cerezo Barredo's weekly gospel illustration. Follows Latin American Roman Catholic gospel reading, though most gospels texts/themes are found in the index. Liberation emphasis.
    • Bulletin Covers, www.scholia.net. Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Emmett, Idaho. Scroll down for Year A index.
    • Mustard Seeds, "On Being the Message," Proper 24, 2011. A lectionary-based ideas resource for leaders of contemporary worship, Ann Scull, Gippsland, Australia.
    • Miriam's Tambourine, Memphis Theological Seminary, 2011.
    • Agnus Day, Lectionary cartoon by James Wetzstein.
    • "Thank You Card," video, (scroll down) John Stevens, Dollar Store Children's Sermons, 2014.
    • A Man For All Seasons, a Best Picture Oscar winner, tells the story of a man who said “No” to a king who demanded what he in good conscience believed belonged only to God and the church. Ed McNulty, Visual Parables.
  • Hymns and Music:
    • Original Hymns, Settings, and Songs:
      • "O Jesus, You Were Born to Be," an original hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette celebrating the titles of Jesus and his teachings, including “O Master, may we learn from you, To love both God and neighbor, too.” Tune: TRURO (“Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates”) or TALLIS' CANON (“All Praise to Thee, My God, This Night”).
      • "You My Treasure! You My Likeness!" David Coleman, 87.87D, 2011.
      • "A Wealth of Words," Brenton Prigge, NewHymn.
    • Psalm Settings:
    • Hymn/Song/Choral Piece Lists:
      • Hymn and Song Suggestions, Proper 24A, 2011, annotated suggestions from Natalie Sims, Singing from the Lectionary.
      • You Call That Church Music? alternative music planning blog for church musicians following the RCL (with videos), Ann Strickland, 2014.
      • Lectionary Hymns, Pentecost +19, UMC GBOD.
      • Shepherd Sounds, Pentecost +18, Background information for hymns and choral music following the lectionary from the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Austin, Texas, by Eric Mellenbruch and David Zersen.
      • Hymn selections (United Methodist) and more from Hymnsite.com.
      • Hymn Suggestions for the Sunday Lectionary (with lyrics and sound files) from the Oremus Hymnal. (Click "Hymn Suggestions for the Sunday Lectionary.")
      • The Billabong, by Rev Jeff Shrowder, Uniting Church in Australia: Hymn suggestions and paraphrases of lectionary Psalms.
      • Worship Resource Manual, The Moravian Church, Southern Province. Worksheets for planning music in worship: hymns, anthems, solos, organ repertoire suggestions for RCL texts.
      • Liturgical Planning and Music Suggestions, CanticaNova Publications.
      • Starters for Sunday. Thoughts on Readings, Prayers & Hymn Suggestions. Office for Worship, Doctrine and Artistic Matters, Church of Scotland, 2014.
      • Gathering, from the United Church of Canada. Includes sermon seeds, liturgical ideas, "with children," hymn suggestions, choral suggestions etc, 2014. .rtf file at this link. (Terms of Use)
      • Prayers and Musical Ideas, 2014. Commentary, historical background, poems and readings. Center for Liturgy, St Louis University. (Español)
      • Together to Celebrate, David MacGregor, Uniting Church in Australia. Contemporary Christian Music resources.
  • Children's Bulletins (see also listings at individual scripture pages, linked in listings at top of page)
    • CatholicMom.com: Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, and Word Search based on weekly gospel text.
    • Coloring Pages/Puzzles. Charles Kirkpatrick, Object Lessons & Children's Sermons, Coloring Pages, Puzzles. Sermons4Kids.com. (Scroll to bottom of page.)
    • Lectionary Puzzles, Proper 24. Word search puzzles in RTF or plain text, by Reg McMillan, St.Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Peterborough, Ontario.
  • With Children (see also listings at individual scripture pages, linked in listings at top of page)
  • Drama (see listings at individual scripture pages, linked in listings at top of page)
    • Mustard Seeds, "On Being the Message," Proper 24, 2011. A lectionary-based ideas resource for leaders of contemporary worship, Ann Scull, Gippsland, Australia.
  • A list of links to other lectionary-based preaching and worship resources.