Why?

As a community of people who desire to discover together what it means to live as Christ followers – a life in the Kingdom of God, we have created a space in our community to allow the Scriptures shape us. As we read together, we will also question, discuss, discover and learn together. We believe that if given the space in our lives, the Word of God will shape us into the people we are created to be. As we read the scriptures, and allow the scriptures to read us…we are changed.

What is a Lectionary?A Lectionary is a book or listing that contains a collection of scripture readings for Christian worship.

The ancient Hebrews/Jews created pre-assigned lectionary-like scripture reading schedules for the Old Testament Torah, even before Jesus’ time. Pre-assigned/scheduled scripture readings are traceable back to parts of the early church during the first few centuries after Jesus’ earthly ministry. Not all of the Christian Church used lectionaries, but some parts did, including those that ultimately formed the Roman Catholic Church. The roots and history of the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) and the Roman Catholic Lectionary originated in the Roman Catholic Church, where it generally goes by the Latin name Ordo Lectionum Missae.

Throughout history, many varying lectionaries have been used in different parts of the Christian world. We think that following along with these readings unite the church universal in a way that transcends our geographical barriers. We like that when we read these passages of Scripture, we are reading along with Christians all over the world.

We take our readings from these two Lectionary sites:

The Lectionary : A collection of Lectionary resources for the Episcopal Church.
Updated every Sunday night.

and Lectionary Readings

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