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2019 Summer Preaching Series: Misunderstood Stories of the Bible

Many people first learned biblical stories as children in Sunday School. We colored pages, soaked in the stories, and they settled somewhere deep inside us. Stories like Noah’s Ark, David and Goliath, and Jonah and the Whale are famous stories often relegated to childhood nostalgia. This summer, our preaching series will re-examine some of the most well-known stories of the Bible to discover what these well-heard, but not often well-understood, stories tell us about God. Join us, Sundays, June 23 through September 1 as we explore misunderstood stories of the Bible.

June 23, 2019: Adam & Eve
First Lesson: Genesis 3:1-23
Psalm: Psalm 32
Gospel: Matthew 4:1-11

June 30: Noah’s Ark
First Lesson: Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:6-18; 9:8-13
Psalm: Psalm 46
Gospel: Matthew 24:32-39

July 7: Joseph and His Coat of Many Colors
First Lesson: Genesis 37
Psalm: Psalm 105:1-6, 16-22, 45b
Gospel: Luke 6:27-36

July 14: The Deliverance at the Red Sea
First Lesson: Exodus 14:10-30a
Psalm: Canticle 8, The Song of Moses
Gospel: John 11:17, 38-44

July 21: David & Goliath
First Lesson: 1 Samuel 17:1a, 4-11, 19-23, 32-50
Psalm: Psalm 9:9-20
Gospel: Mark 4:35-41

July 28: Solomon’s Temple
First Lesson: 1 Kings 6:1, 11-14, 22, 29-30, 37-38
Psalm: Psalm 84
Gospel: John 2:13-21

August 4: Daniel & the Lion’s Den
First Lesson: Daniel 6
Psalm: Psalm 149
Gospel: Luke 6:20-26

August 11: Jonah & the Whale
First Lesson: Jonah 1:1-3:10
Psalm: 62
Gospel: Mark 1:14-20

August 18: The Lord’s Prayer
First Lesson: Genesis 18:20-32
Psalm: Psalm 138
Gospel: Luke 11:1-10

August 25: Saul’s Conversion
First Lesson: Acts 9:1-19
Psalm: Psalm 30
Gospel: John 21:1-19

September 1: The Revelation to John
First Lesson: Revelation 1:9-19, 21:1-7
Psalm: Psalm 93
Gospel: John 18:33-37

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Grace Episcopal Church
Grace Church Road, located off of Georgia Ave. in downtown Silver Spring, near the intersection of Georgia Ave. and 16th Street.

The church office will be open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. After hours you may leave a message on the answering machine, which will direct you to individual voice mail boxes for members of the church staff.

Telephone: Parish Office: 301.585.3515; Parish Fax: 301.585.4309

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1607 Grace Church Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-3515