The Season after Pentecost: Proper 22, Year B

The Prayer Book Guide to Christian Education

The Sanctity of Human Relationships

  • Job 1:1, 2-1-10
  • Psalm 26
  • Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12
  • Mark 10:2-16

Discussions of what “marriage” means in today’s society in the United States has been a much debated topic in secular as well as sacred institutions in recent years. Episcopal churches are authorized to use a rite called “The Witnessing and Blessing of a Lifelong Covenant,” which is designed without reference to gender. (I Will Bless You, and You Will Be a Blessing)

Today’s gospel reading might offer an opportunity to offer further teaching and reflection on how we understand the role of the Church in marriage rites as well as the State. Many believe the Church should be the agent to “bless” while the State is the regulator of “license.” Also, what does it mean to be in a committed relationship, no matter what one’s sexual orientation? What does it mean to be united with…

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The Vetting —

A suspenseful near-future story about what happens during the vetting process of a researcher from the Middle East, who is trying to enter the US to continue his studies, and the immigration lawyer assigned to his case, who is dying of cancer. “Have you been here before?” The TSA officer, a tall African…

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Your Must-See News Headlines for Today, September 18 —

Your Internet connection could soon come from outer space. Read on for more on SpaceX’s plans to expand broadband access. Part-time workers at Whole Foods are losing their medical benefits, about two years after Amazon purchased the grocery chain. And several chains are offering deals today in honor of National Cheeseburger Day! Here’s what you…

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KaRa of The Pleiadians ~ Everything is a Part of The Great Plan ~ September 18, 2019 — Rose Rambles…

Channeled By: James McConnell ~~~~~~~~~ I am KaRa. It is wonderful to be able to be with you, to continue to be able to provide this service. This service of communication that we, the Galactics, we, the Pleiadians, are able to communicate with you in this way for this time period. It won’t always be this way, […]

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