The 4th Sunday after Epiphany: February 2, 2020

Focus Verse:

Blessed are the merciful,
​for they will receive mercy.
(Matthew 5:7 NRSV)

Image credit: “Blessed” by wherezjeff on flickr.com

Dive Deeper Weekly Devotions

For Kids: https://familygodtime.wordpress.com/2020/01/29/daily-devos-blessings-of-god/

For Families: https://familygodtime.wordpress.com/2020/01/29/love-of-god-party-large-group-sunday-school-february-2020/

For Youth: https://cmlfaithformation.weebly.com/first-light/january-27-2020-i-plead-no-contest

For Adults: https://www.saltproject.org/progressive-christian-blog/2020/1/28/blessing-first-salts-lectionary-commentary-for-epiphany-4

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The 3rd Sunday after Epiphany: January 26, 2020

Focus Verse:

[Jesus] said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fish for people.”
​(Matthew 4:19 NRSV)

Dig Deeper Weekly Devotions

For Kids: https://familygodtime.wordpress.com/2020/01/23/daily-devos-jesus-calls-the-fishermen/

For Families: https://www.daniellesplace.com/html/bible-crafts-fishers-of-men.html

For Youth: https://cmlfaithformation.weebly.com/first-light/january-23-2020-in-the-beginning

For Adults: https://www.saltproject.org/progressive-christian-blog/2020/1/18/the-reign-of-heaven-salts-lectionary-commentary-for-epiphany-3

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Baptism of Our Lord: January 19, 2020

Focus Verse:

And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, the Beloved, with whom I am well pleased.” (Matthew 3:17 NRSV)

Dig Deeper Weekly Devotions

For Kids: https://familygodtime.wordpress.com/2020/01/16/baptism-exploration-large-group-sunday-school-october-2019/

For Families: https://blog.cph.org/serve/how-to-celebrate-baptism-birthdays

For Youth: https://cmlfaithformation.weebly.com/first-light/january-9-2020-follow-the-recipe

For Adults: https://www.saltproject.org/progressive-christian-blog/2020/1/8/the-way-of-love-salts-lectionary-commentary-on-jesus-baptism

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The 1st Sunday after Epiphany: January 12, 2020

Focus Verse:

Then Joseph got up, took the child and his mother by night, and went to Egypt. (Matthew 2:14 NRSV)

Jesus’ Birth A to Z Daily Devotions

Herod: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2020/01/09/epiphany-1-king-herod/

Wise Men: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2020/01/04/epiphany-of-our-lord-the-wise-men/

Entire Season: https://tri-saintsworship.weebly.com/uploads/4/1/3/9/41394397/jesus_birth_a_to_z_devotion_books_2019_pdf.pdf

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Epiphany of Our Lord: January 5, 2020

Focus Verse

Then, opening their treasure chests, the wise men offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
(Matthew 2:11 NRSV)

Jesus’ Birth A to Z Daily Devotions

Wise Men: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2020/01/04/epiphany-of-our-lord-the-wise-men/

Entire Season: https://tri-saintsworship.weebly.com/uploads/4/1/3/9/41394397/jesus_birth_a_to_z_devotion_books_2019_pdf.pdf

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The Christmas Season: December 24 & 29, 2019

Focus Verse:

“To you is born this day in the city od David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord.”  (Luke 2:11 NRSV)

Jesus’ Birth A to Z Daily Devotions

Simeon & Anna: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/12/23/christmas-1-simeon-anna/

Shepherds & Angels: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/12/23/christmas-eve-day-shepherds-angels/

Joseph: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/12/19/advent-4-joseph/

Elizabeth: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/12/12/advent-3-elizabeth/

Mary: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/12/05/advent-2-mary/

Zechariah: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/11/26/advent-1-zechariah/

The Whole Thing: https://tri-saintsworship.weebly.com/uploads/4/1/3/9/41394397/jesus_birth_a_to_z_devotion_books_2019_pdf.pdf

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The Fourth Sunday in Advent: December 22, 2019

Focus Verse:

But just when he had resolved to do this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife, for the child conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. (Matthew 1:20 NRSV)

Jesus’ Birth A to Z Daily Devotions

Joseph: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/12/19/advent-4-joseph/

Elizabeth: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/12/12/advent-3-elizabeth/

Mary: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/12/05/advent-2-mary/

Zechariah: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/11/26/advent-1-zechariah/

The Whole Thing: https://tri-saintsworship.weebly.com/uploads/4/1/3/9/41394397/jesus_birth_a_to_z_devotion_books_2019_pdf.pdf

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The Third Sunday in Advent: December 15, 2019

Focus Verse:

[Elizabeth said to Mary,] “For as soon as I heard the sound of your greeting, the child in my womb leaped for joy.” ​(Luke 1:44 NRSV)

Jesus’ Birth A to Z Daily Devotions

Elizabeth: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/12/12/advent-3-elizabeth/

Mary: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/12/05/advent-2-mary/

Zechariah: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/11/26/advent-1-zechariah/

Entire Season: https://tri-saintsworship.weebly.com/uploads/4/1/3/9/41394397/jesus_birth_a_to_z_devotion_books_2019_pdf.pdf

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The Second Sunday in Advent: December 8, 2019

Focus Verse:

Mary said, “Here am I, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word.” (Luke 1:38 NRSV)

Jesus’ Birth A to Z Daily Devotions

Mary: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/12/05/advent-2-mary/

Zechariah: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/11/26/advent-1-zechariah/

Entire Season: https://tri-saintsworship.weebly.com/uploads/4/1/3/9/41394397/jesus_birth_a_to_z_devotion_books_2019_pdf.pdf

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The First Sunday in Advent: December 1, 2019

Focus Verse

But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will name him John.
​(Luke 1:13 NRSV)

Jesus’ Birth A to Z Daily Devotions

Zechariah: https://pbsipes.wordpress.com/2019/11/26/advent-1-zechariah/

The Whole Season: https://tri-saintsworship.weebly.com/uploads/4/1/3/9/41394397/jesus_birth_a_to_z_devotion_books_2019_pdf.pdf

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