Throughout the summer, you have been hearing sermons from the Gospel of Matthew.  The lessons present the gospel as a narrative whole.  The readings are also united thematically.  In September and October, “community”  and "conflict" are the themes that emerge.



September 10th - Correcting Others Matthew 18:15-20

September 17th - Forgiving Others Matthew 18:21-25

September 24th - Matthew 20:1-16


Conflict with Earthly Authority

October 1st - Parable of the Two Sons Matthew 21:23-32

October 8th - Parable of the Violent Tenants Matthew 21:33-46

October 15th - Parable of the Wedding Feast Matthew 22:1-14

October 22nd - Paying Taxes Matthew 22:15-22

October 29th - The Greatest Commandment Matthew 22:34-46

November 5th - Role Models Matthew 23:1-12


The End of History

November 12th - Parable of the Bridesmaids Matthew 25:1-13

November 19th - Parable of the Shrewd Servant Matthew 25:14-30

November 26th - Christ the King/The Day of Judgment Matthew 25:31-46


You may use this link to see the lessons for this week:  Sunday Lectionary