Southwest California Synod

News and information from our synod.

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Of fears and fault-lines

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

In Memoriam: The Rev. George McLeary

Friday, June 12, 2020

2020 SWCA Synod Assembly Cancelled

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Planning for Re-opening In-person Worship

Going forward, each of our congregations must make its own choices about what risks it will take; there are no absolute guarantees that following a particular program of sanitation will keep your congregation free of contagion. Each of our contexts and each group of members is different. I promise you to give you the best advice I can, and assure you that if I must, I will err in my advice on the side of your physical safety. Our spiritual welfare is in God, and nothing—not even the invisible threat of a virus—can stand between us and the God who loves us. But the virus is real, and our responses are shaped by the advice of medical authorities. We trust in God for our life in Christ; we trust in science for our public health. -Bishop R. Guy Erwin, May 25 2020 

Monday, May 4, 2020

#GivingTuesdayNow 2020

Upcoming Events:

Sunday, July 5
10:00am: Worship
Tuesday, July 7
11:00am: Bible study
Wednesday, July 8
9:00am: Food Pantry
Sunday, July 12
10:00am: Worship

Lectionary Texts:

July 5, 2020 Ordinary 14:
First Reading: Zechariah 9:9-12
Psalm: Psalm 145:8-14
Second Reading: Romans 7:15-25a
Gospel Reading: Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30
July 5, 2020 Ordinary 14 Semicontinuous:
First Reading: Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67
Psalm: Psalm 45:10-17 or Song of Solomon 2:8-13
July 12, 2020 Ordinary 15:
First Reading: Isaiah 55:10-13
Psalm: Psalm 65:1-13
Second Reading: Romans 8:1-11
Gospel Reading: Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
July 12, 2020 Ordinary 15 Semicontinuous:
First Reading: Genesis 25:19-34
Psalm: Psalm 119:105-112

RCL (C) 1992 The Consultation on Common Texts used by permission

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