A Costly Calling – Tom Mundahl reflects on the courage and action required to be prophetic for creation. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday July 3-9, Year B (2015, 2018, 2021, 2024, 2027) Ezekiel 2:1-5 Psalm 123 2 Corinthians 12:2-10 Mark 6:1-13 In 2015 the Twin Cities received the giftRead More →

Caring for the ‘Hood – Dennis Ormseth reflects on loving all that God loves. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday October 23-29, Year A (2011, 2014, 2017, 2020, 2023, 2026) Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 Psalm 1 I Thessalonians 2:1-8 Matthew 22:34-46 “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all yourRead More →

Things Fall Apart: One Center Holds – Paul Santmire reflects on a counter-cultural alternative to a consumer economy. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday September 25 – October 1, Year A (2014, 2017, 2020, 2023, 2026) Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 Psalm 25:1-9 Philippians 2:1-13 Matthew 21:23-32 Some of the mostRead More →

Offering Life for the World – Tom Mundahl reflects on Christ’s suffering and death. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Sunday of Passion, Year A (2017, 2020, 2023, 2026) Matthew 21:1-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14-27: 66 or Matthew 27:11-54 The Sunday of the Passion beginsRead More →

Living in the Presence of God – Dennis Ormseth reflects on the care of all God’s creation being within our reach when we abide in the domain of divine love. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary   Readings for Sunday July 10 – 16, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Deuteronomy 30:9-14 Psalm 25:1-10Read More →

Holding All Things Together – Tom Mundahl reflects on being a new wearer of clothes. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for First Sunday of Christmas, Year C (2021, 2024) 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26 Psalm 148 Colossians 3:12-17 Luke 2:41-52 Many of us received new clothes as Christmas gifts.  Some years ago,Read More →