Church Mission Statement

By the grace of God, the Good Shepherd, we are called to grow in faithful stewardship of God's gifts through teaching the Gospel, loving one another, and serving Christ joyfully within the Lakeway Community and the world.

Lectionary 17 / Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Sunday, July 27

First Reading: 1 Kings 3:5-12
Solomon's prayer for wisdom

First Reading (Semi-continuous): Genesis 29:15-28
Leah and Rachel become Jacob's wives

Psalm: Psalm 119:129-136
When your word goes forth, it gives light and understanding. (Ps. 119:130)

Psalm (Semi-continuous): Psalm 105:1-11, 45b
Make known the deeds of the LORD among the peoples. Hallelujah! (Ps. 105:1, 45)

Psalm (Alternate): Psalm 128 (Psalm 128 (Semi-continuous) NRSV)
Happy are they who follow in the ways of the LORD. (Ps. 128:1)

Second Reading: Romans 8:26-39
Nothing can separate us from God's love

Gospel: Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
Parables of the reign of heaven

Liturgical Color: Green
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