Notable Feast Days this Week:

February 17 - Finan, Lindisfarne, 661
February 18 - Leo the Great, Bishop of Rome, 461 (Eastern)
February 18 - Martin Luther, 1546 (Lutheran)
February 19 - Archippus (Col 4:17) & Philemon (Eastern)
February 20 - Eleutherius, Tournai, 532
February 21 - Peter Damian, 1072 (Roman Catholic)
February 22 - Baradates of Antioch, hermit, 460
February 23 - Polycarp of Smyrna, 156
February 23 - Feast of the Transfiguration

Revised Common Lectionary

Exodus 24:12-18
Psalm 2 or Psalm 99
2 Peter 1:16-21
Matthew 17:1-9

Daily Readings (RCL)
Abbreviated Daily Readings

Liturgical Color - White/Green

----- Transfiguration Sunday ----- February 23, 2020

The Illumination of Transfiguration

God has revealed to his people the paths of righteousness that lead to life (Exodus 24:12-18). God is holy and loves justice, delighting in those who follow his ways. He transcends the politics and postures of this world and is worthy of our worship and praise (Psalm 2 and Psalm 99). We pay close attention to Scripture and the words of Jesus (2 Peter 1:16-21), who is gloriously revealed as the beloved Son of God who takes away our fear (Matthew 17:1-9) and leads us into joy.

Scripture Readings
Psalm 2

I have installed my king on Zion, 
my holy mountain.

Psalm 99
Worship at his holy mountain.

Commentary on Psalm 99
SpurgeonJohn Paul II

Psalm 2Psalm 99, Exodus 24,
2 Peter 1Matthew 17

Spotify Playlist
Psalm 2 and Psalm 99

Exodus 24:12-18
Moses enters the cloud of God's glory

2 Peter 1:16-21
Shining with the glory of God

Matthew 17:1-9
Christ revealed as God's beloved Son
Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

Bible in a Year
Resources for The Feast of the Transfiguration

Art and Poetry Worship  Music and Video Articles Preparing for Lent
Lectionary Resources
"A voice from the cloud said, This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him. I am manifested through his preaching. I am glorified through his humility. So listen to him without hesitation. He is the truth and the life. He is my strength and wisdom. “Listen to him” whom the mysteries of the law foreshadowed, of whom the mouths of the prophets sang. “Listen to him” who by his blood redeemed the world, who binds the devil and seizes his vessels, who breaks the debt of sin and the bondage of iniquity. “Listen to him” who opens the way to heaven and by the pain of the cross prepares for you the steps of ascent into his kingdom." - Leo the Great
Collect for Transfiguration Sunday
O God, who before the passion of your only-begotten Son revealed his glory upon the holy mountain: Grant to us that we, beholding by faith the light of his countenance, may be strengthened to bear our cross, and be changed into his likeness from glory to glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.
-from The Book of Common Prayer
Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn Suggestions for the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany from 

Hymns related to Psalm 2  and Psalm 99 from

CCLI Contemporary Liturgy Song Select (Ordinary 7)

Dayspring (Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies) | Words: Charles Wesley / Music: Alex Mejias 

Holy, Holy, Holy | by Reginald Heber (1826), arranged by Bobby Krier and Citylife Church in Boston, MA | Leadsheet

Holy (Psalm 99) | by Matt Searles | Leadsheet

Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies | Charles Wesley / Luke Morton | Leadsheet 

Dayspring (Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies) | Charles Wesley / Music: Alex Mejias | Chord Chart | Lead Sheet | Piano Score

The Transfiguration By Sufjan Stevens| Leadsheet 

Transfiguration Song | Hillsong Music | SATB Piano | Chords

Phos Hilaron by Thomas Tallis, arranged by Church of the ApostlesChord Chart  

Lord Jesus Christ, Your Light Shine Within Us | by Taize Community | Leadsheet

Psalm 2 | Metrical Options 

Psalm 99 | Metrical Options
Music for Listening
Thematic Art 
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