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Proper 6 & Ordinary 11, 2013 – Psalm 5:3

O LORD, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I plead my case to you, and watch.

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Picture for Proper 5/Ordinary 10 – Year C – 1 Kings 17:11

As she was going to bring it, he called to her and said, “Bring me a morsel of bread in your hand.”

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Picture for Pentecost, 2013 – Acts 2:3

Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue rested on each of them.

From the Memphis Botanic Garden

Picture for Sixth Sunday of Easter, 2013

From the Memphis Botanic Garden

Picture for Easter Sunday, 2013 – Luke 24:5b

…but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen.”

I found this cicada last year outside my office right after it had left its shell.

Easter and Church Health Reader (

In preparation for Easter this coming Sunday, the editors of the Center’s Church Health Reader have created a slideshow that features images that celebrate the season of resurrection. Each image focuses on a passage from this Easter Sunday’s Lectionary Readings. Click here to see the images:

You can use these images in many ways:

Print them out to post around your home or office
Select one to put in your church bulletin or on your Web site
Make one the background of your computer desktop
Download our Hi-Res PowerPoint to show before or during your worship service (look for it on the right side)

If you missed this wonderful piece on Holy Monday, please check it out here: Knee Deep in Ashes by Ashley-Anne Masters.

Christian Community Health Fellowship Conference 2011

If you are attending the Christian Community Health Fellowship Conference in Nashville this week, I hope you will stop by the Church Health Center booth and say hello. The CCHF is a wonderful organization based in Memphis, Tennesseee that supports Christian clinics across this country and encourages people of faith to ‘live out the gospel through healthcare among the poor.’ Visit their website at

Setting a New Table this Holiday Season

Church Health Reader is an online and print publication that provides resources for you and your church. Church Health Reader is a part of our outreach efforts at the Church Health Center in Memphis, Tenn. To learn more about Church Health Reader or to subscribe visit

Seasoning Lent – A New Lenten Devotional

from Church Health Reader

Lillies of the Field – Matthew 6:28

And why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lillies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin…

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Picture for Epiphany 7 – Leviticus 19:10a

You shall not strip your vineyard bare, or gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard…

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Washington in 1963

Public Domain. Additional source and credit info from the National Archives: Creator: U.S. Information Agency. Press and Publications Service. (ca. 1953 – ca. 1978) ( Most Recent)

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