Masks are not required, although some people continue to wear them to services–you’re welcome at the Nativity, whatever decision you make for yourself!
You can join the service, live or later, via YouTube. The live-stream begins at about 9:45 am, and the service begins at 10 am. You will also be able to watch or re-watch the stream on YouTube at this link at any later time.
The order of service is available here. It includes the readings, responses, and the words to the hymns–helping you to join in as fully as possible via the live-stream.
Today is the fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Sundays and Seasons offers this reflection on today’s readings:
When Peter doesn’t grasp Jesus’ words about suffering, Jesus tells the disciples they will find their lives in losing them. Such sacrificial love is described by Paul when he urges us to associate with the lowly and not repay evil with evil. In worship we gather as a community that we might offer ourselves for the sake of our suffering world.
Our cover image is a detail of a manuscript illumination. Walters MS W.805, fol. 37c detail. From the holdings of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD. This image is in the public domain.