Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost – October 30th – Year C

Luke 19:1-10
19:1 He entered Jericho and was passing through it.

19:2 A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was rich.

19:3 He was trying to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he was short in stature.

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Second Sunday in Lent – March 13th – Year C

Luke 13:31-35
13:31 At that very hour some Pharisees came and said to him, “Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you.”

13:32 He said to them, “Go and tell that fox for me, ‘Listen, I am casting out demons and performing cures today and tomorrow, and on the third day I finish my work.

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First Sunday in Lent – March 6th – Year C

Luke 4:1-13
Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness,

4:2 where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at all during those days, and when they were over, he was famished.

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4th Sunday after Epiphany – January 30th – Year C

Luke 4:21-30
Then he began to say to them, “Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.”

4:22 All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his mouth. They said, “Is not this Joseph’s son?”

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Issue 004

I am not a doom and gloom futurist, but it seems clear to me that either we learn to journey together across differences, or our differences will consume us. 

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4th Sunday of Advent – December 19th – Year C

Luke 1:39-45, (46-55)
In those days Mary set out and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country,

1:40 where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth.

1:41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit

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21st Sunday After Pentecost – October 17th – Year B

Mark 10:35-45
James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came forward to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.”

10:36 And he said to them, “What is it you want me to do for you?”

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20th Sunday After Pentecost – October 10th – Year B

Mark 10:17-31
As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

10:18 Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone.

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Easter Sunday

He has risen!
May the presence of the Crucified-Risen One slip behind walls of our well-defended lives today and surprise us with love’s confounding joy.

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Gender Equity

The Story Our missional question came as a response to a significant watershed moment at the 2017 Street Psalms Institute in Grand Rapids. It became painfully obvious that while Street…

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Preaching Peace

The Story In 2013, a young pastor in Tacoma who was newly appointed to her aging church met with the director of Street Psalms and the Tacoma training hub. Towards…

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The Street Psalms Office

A Brief Introduction This month we are featuring Kristy Humphreys, the Operations Manager for Street Psalms. Kristy has a unique vantage on our work of developing incarnational leaders. She handles…

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Nairobi, Kenya Moses has an incarnational message – a way of seeing that transforms. Moses is part of a network in Nairobi nurtured by the Center for Transforming Mission –…

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Pretoria, South Africa Wilna has an incarnational manner—a way of being that transforms. She leads a grassroots organization in Pretoria, South Africa called the Tshwane Leadership Foundation – a training…

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Guatemala City, Guatemala William has an incarnational method – a way of doing that transforms. William is part of a citywide network in Guatemala City nurtured by the Center for…

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Sigo Vivo (I Remain Alive)

Shrouded by a cloud of fear and disgust, Taty made her way toward the group of youth with an act of penance in hand. As she gingerly handed a cup…

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