Poetry

Lectionary Poetry – 5th Sunday After Epiphany ( Year C )

Lectionary Poetry

We continue our weekly series of poetry that resonates with the lectionary readings for the week (Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary).

We offer here a broad selection of classic and contemporary poems from diverse poets that stir our imaginations with thoughts of how the biblical text speaks to us in the twenty-first century. We hope that these poems will be fruitful not only for preachers who will be preaching these texts on the coming Sunday, but also for church members in the pews, as way to prime our minds for encountering the biblical texts.

“Freedom, justice, peace, and abiding joy (emerge)
when the poet comes, when the poet speaks,
when the preacher comes as poet.”

Walter Brueggemann


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Lectionary Poetry
5th Sunday After Epiphany
Year C

<<<<< Last Week’s Poems

We offer two poems per reading:
one classic poem in the public domain,
that can be read freely on a livestreamed service, and
one contemporary poem that might be helpful in
preparation, but is subject to copyright restrictions.

 
 

Narrative Lectionary Reading:

 
 

John 4:46-54 [5:1-18] >>> Lectionary Poems

 
 

Revised Common Lectionary Readings:

 
 

Isaiah 6:1-8, (9-13) >>> Lectionary Poems

 
 

Psalm 138 >>> Lectionary Poems

 
 

1 Corinthians 15:1-11 >>> Lectionary Poems

 
 

Luke 5:1-11>>> Lectionary Poems

POEMS >>>>>>

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