Notable Feast Days this Week:

October 23 - St. James of Jerusalem, Apostle / Brother of Jesus (Anglican, Easter, and Lutheran Calendars)
October 23 - Ignatius, Bishop of Constantinople, 877
October 24 - Elesbaan of Ethiopia, 6th century
October 25 - Dorcas, Lydia, and Phoebe (Lutheran)
October 26 - Cedd, Bishop of the East Saxons, 664
October 27 - Frumentius, Apostle of the Ethiopians, 380
October 28 - Simon and Jude, Apostles (Western)
October 29 - Anastasia the Roman, c. 257

Revised Common Lectionary

Deuteronomy 34:1-12
Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17
Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18
Psalm 1
1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
Matthew 22:34-46

Daily Readings
Liturgical Color - Green

Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost October 29, 2017 (Year A)

Live and Love in Light of the Gospel

"God is eternal, while our time on earth is fleeting (Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17). Because of this, we seek to share the gospel as Paul did (1 Thessalonians 2:1-8), loving the Lord and loving our neighbor as ourselves (Matthew 22:34-46) and living holy lives, as much as possible (Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18)." -Thomas Oden 

Psalms of the Week
Scripture Readings

Their delight is in the law of the Lord

Psalm 90

Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations

Commentary on Psalm 1

Commentary on Psalm 90
John Paul II, Spurgeon

Matthew 22Deuteronomy 34,
Leviticus 19, 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
Psalm 1Psalm 90

Video Commentary - The Bible Project 
Matthew 14-281 Thessalonians, 

Deuteronomy 34:1-12
The death of Moses

Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18
Acts of justice

1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
The apostle's concern

Matthew 22:34-46

Loving God and neighbor

Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

The Entire Bible in One Year
Lesser Feast Day (Saturday, October 28th)St. Simon and St. Jude, Apostles
Scripture Readings: Jeremiah 26:1-16, Psalm 11, 1 John 4:1-6, John 14:21-27
Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain what you promise, make us love what you command; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.  - The Book of Common Prayer
Contemplative Prayer (Click to View)
Morning Prayer (Click to View)
Further Resources:

Morning and Evening Prayer (Church of England-Protestant)
Liturgy of the Hours and Sung Breviary (Roman Catholic)
Sung Morning Prayer by Calvin Peters (Eastern Orthodox)
Audio Prayer Meditation (Pray as You Go)
Spotify Playlist
Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn Suggestions for the Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost from 

A New Commandment | Leadsheet 

How Firm a Foundation | From Rippon's Selection of Hymns, 1787, Traditional American Melody 
| Leadsheet

Beauty for Brokenness (God of the Poor) | by Graham Kendrick | Leadsheet

Psalm 90 | Bifrost Arts | Leadsheet

Establish the Work of Our Hands (Psalm 90) | by Philip Majorins | Leadsheet | Score with Vocal Parts

Psalm 1 (May I Delight)| by Sarah Majorins | Leadsheet 

Psalm 1 (Night and Day) | by Jody Killingsworth | Leadsheets 

Blessed is the Man (Psalm 1) | by Benjamin Brainerd | Leadsheet 

We Delight in Your Word (Psalm 1) | by Benjamin Brainerd | Leadsheet

Psalm 1 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Psalm 90 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Psalm 1 and 90 Anglican Chant Anglican Chant Psalter

Psalm 1 Metrical Options 

Psalm 90 Metrical Options 
Commentary on Matthew 22:34-46
"Worthy is he, confirmed in all his gifts, who exults in the wisdom of God, having a heart full of the love of God, and a soul completely enlightened by the lamp of knowledge and a mind filled with the word of God. It follows then that all such gifts truly come from God. He would understand that all the law and the prophets are in some way a part of the wisdom and knowledge of God. He would understand that all the law and the prophets depend upon and adhere to the principle of the love of the Lord God and of neighbor and that the perfection of piety consists in love.​" -Origen
Music for Listening
Thematic Art 
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