Poetry

Lectionary Poetry – Trinity Sunday (Year A)

Lectionary Poetry Trinity Sunday

With the dawn of a new church year, we have launched a new feature on our website, a weekly post of poetry that resonates with the lectionary readings for that week (Revised Common 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
Trinity Sunday
 Year A

<<<<< Last Week’s Poems

 Starting this week, 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. 

Lectionary Readings:

Gen 1:1-2:4a >>> Lectionary Poems 

Psalm 8  >>>  Lectionary Poems 

2 Corinthians 13:11-13 >>>  Lectionary Poems 

Matthew 28:16-20 >>> Lectionary Poems 

POEMS >>>>>>

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