Poetry/Lectionary

 

Poems and Lectionary Texts (very slowly building . . .)

Epiphany 4C:  Jeremiah 1:4-10 (“Jeremiah, by Ranier Maria Rilke), 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 (“Let Love Come In” by Ann Kirsten)

Epiphany 5C:  Isaiah 6:1-13 (“Who Am I?” by Dietrich Bonhoeffer); Luke 5:1-11 (“Our Greatest Fear” by Marianne Williamson); 1 Corinthians 15: 1-11 (“Legacies” by Nikki Giovanni)

Transfiguration Sunday, Year C :  Exodus 34:29-35  (“They say she is veiled” by Judy Grahn);  Luke 9: 28-43 (“Tell All the Truth” by Emily Dickinson); 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2 (“Cartographies of Silence” by Adrienne Rich)

Lent, 3C: Isaiah 55:1-13 (“The Mad Farmer Liberation Front” by Wendell Berry); Luke 13:1-9  (“Let America Be America Again” by Langston Hughes); 1 Corinthians 10:1-17 (“Credo” by Dorotee Soelle)

Palm Sunday, Year C: Luke 19:28-40 (“Mulberry Fields” by Lucille Clifton and “The Poet Thinks About the Donkey” by Mary Oliver)

Passion Sunday, Year C: Luke 22:14-23:56 (“Descending Theology: The Garden” by Mary Karr)

Good Friday: John 18:1-19:42  (“The Fence (That Night)” by Leslea Newman)

Easter Sunday: “spring song” by Lucille Clifton

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