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Children's Activity

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Produce aisle -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Leah Thompson -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2011
SHARING THIS WEEK'S GOSPEL THEME
AT SUNDAY SCHOOL AND AT HOME

The cornerstone -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2008
SHARING THIS WEEK'S GOSPEL THEME AT SUNDAY SCHOOL AND AT HOME

Materials:
God's new people -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A
Materials
Fun foam
Pinking shears (decorative-edge scissors)
Craft paint
"Good tenants pay what is due" -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A
Teachers or Parents: Jesus told the parable of the wicked
Rejected -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A
Teachers or Parents: Rejection stings, but Jesus understands

Gospel Grams 2

Children's Activity Bulletin: Matthew 21:33-46 -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A

Gospel Grams 1

Children's Activity Bulletin: Matthew 21:33-46 -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A

Commentary

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Declarations -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Wayne Brouwer -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2017
The year was 1934.
We shall be as a city upon a hill -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Ron Love -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2014
Over fifty years ago on January 9, John Fitzgerald Kennedy gave his farewell speech to the Massachus
Law-abiding citizens -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- David Kalas -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2011
The Old Testament law may not be an object of daily meditation for most of our people but it ought t
Genuine imitation leather -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46, Psalm 19 -- David Kalas -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2008
From time to time we come across things that are meant to sound or look like something
God's top-ten list -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2002
One of the staples of The Late Show with David Letterman has long been its nightly top-ten list.
Managing what has been entrusted -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1999
In many congregations October is stewardship month.
Obedient love -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1996
As we move to Mount Sinai and the giving of the law we notice a change in Moses' role as leader.

Children's bulletin

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Children's Activity Bulletin: Matthew 21:33-46 -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A

Gospel Grams 1

Children's Activity Bulletin: Matthew 21:33-46 -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A

Children's Liturgy and Story

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Pippa Wants A Phone -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Janice B. Scott -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A
Call to Worship:

Children's sermon

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The Very Best Of All -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Arley K. Fadness -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2017
“The stone which the builders rejected as worthless turned out to be the most
God's Family -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Cynthia E. Cowen -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2014
The Point: As children of God we are to tell others about Jesus' love and salvation.
Produce aisle -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Leah Thompson -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2011
Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people that p
The cornerstone -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2008
The stone that builders rejected has become the cornerstone. (v. 42b)

God's new people -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A
Good morning! I need some help.
Good tenants pay what is due -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A
Good morning! What do I have here? (Show the apple and let
Rejected -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A
Nearly 500 years ago the famous sculptor named Michelangelo
A story of God and grapes -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A
Good morning, boys and girls. How many of you like to eat

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Wants And Needs -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Brett Blair, Tim Carpenter -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A
Exegetical Aim: Rejection of that which is essential.

Children's Story

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Praxis Plays A Prank -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Janice B. Scott -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A
Praxis the colourful pixie was up to mischief.

Devotional

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Proper 22 / Pentecost 20 / OT 27 -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Stephen P. McCutchan -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2007
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Illustration

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Sermon Illustrations for Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 (2017) -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Mark Ellingsen, Ron Love, Bob Ove, Bill Thomas, Bonnie Bates, Frank Ramirez -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2017
Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20
Sermon Illustrations for Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Mark Ellingsen, Ron Love, Bob Ove, Derl G. Keefer -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2014
Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20
On June 8, 1980, Martyn Lloyd-Jones... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Ron Love -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2014
Matthew 21:33-46
Jesus seems to favor the poor... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Mark Ellingsen -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2014
Jesus seems to favor the poor in this parable.
In our own time... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Richard A. Hasler -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2011
"Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people that pro
Sermon Illustrations for Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 (2011) -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2011
Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20
Impeachment is a process... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Craig Kelly -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2011
Impeachment is a process in which a government official is removed because of unlawful activity comm
Philip Yancey tells the story... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2008
Philip Yancey tells the story of early missionary to Burma, Adoniram Judson:

As you and I try... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2008
As you and I try to follow Jesus, as we try to live as our Lord's people, sometimes, or
Jody laughed out loud at... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2008
Jody laughed out loud at the mention of Sunday school. "I haven't been to Sunday school
A different angle on the... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2008
A different angle on the parable of the rebellious tenants: In London, England, Harry
Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20... -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2008
Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20
In Massachusetts during a youth... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2002
In Massachusetts during a youth hockey scrimmage, two fathers found themselves in a conflict.
Because of World War II... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2002
Because of World War II, there were innumerable government programs and procurements.
William Henry Seward was Secretary... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2002
William Henry Seward was Secretary of State under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.
Dale was a middle child... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2002
Dale was a middle child. Her oldest brother, Brian, had been sick since birth.
When the tenants killed the... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1999
When the tenants killed the son, hoping to get his inheritance, they thought that they would become
Some psychologists theorize that violence... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1999
Some psychologists theorize that violence is a learned response to pain.
This is an interesting parable... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1999
This is an interesting parable because it is an example of what you would expect any normal landowne
We know that the pews... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1996
We know that the pews in our churches are rarely filled to capacity.
As a child I was... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1996
As a child I was fascinated by the visitors who ate on our back porch.

Intercession

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God Of The Whisper... -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Janice B. Scott -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A
Prayers usually include these concerns and may follow this sequence:

Preaching

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Proper 22 / Pentecost 20 / Ordinary Time 27 -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Carlos Wilton -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2010
Theme For The Day
Did You Hear What Jesus Said? -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Richard L. Sheffield -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2007
Did you hear what Jesus said?

Proper 22 -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- John R. Brokhoff -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2004
THE LESSONS

Lesson 1: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 (C)
Some Tenants Are Better Than Other Tenants -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Jerry L. Schmalenberger -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2001
Some tenants are a lot better than other tenants.
Proper 22, Pentecost 20, Ordinary Time 27 -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Jerry L. Schmalenberger -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2001
Seasonal Theme
The teaching and ministry of Jesus the Christ.
Proper 22 -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- E. Carver Mcgriff -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1998
COMMENTARY ON THE LESSONS

Lesson 1: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 (C)
Proper 22 -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1998
This week's text has important narrative connections in Matthew's story.
God's judgment on those who do not produce the fruits of righteousness -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Russell F. Anderson -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1995
BRIEF COMMENTARY ON THE LESSONS

Lesson 1: Exodus 20:1--4, 7--9, 12--20 (C)
Wicked Tenants -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- William E. Keeney -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1995
"Listen to another parable.

Sermon

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Kingdoms In Conflict -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Wayne Brouwer -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2007
When Vince Lombardi was hired as head coach of the Green Bay Packers in 1958, the team was in dismal
History: His Story -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Stan Purdum -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2004
There have been many who have sought to write a history of the world.
Why Doesn't God Do Something? -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Marilyn Saure Breckenridge -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2001
Introduction

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Why Doesn't God Do Something? -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Marilyn Saure Breckenridge -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2001
Introduction

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Why Doesn't God Wipe Out The Wicked? -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Janice B. Scott -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A
In my spare time I enjoy a thriller, either on the screen or in book form.

Stories

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Everyman Stands For Every Man -- Matthew 21:33-46, Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Psalm 19 -- Frank Ramirez -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2017
For the vineyard of the Lord of hosts is the house of Israel, and the people of Judah are his pl
Spilled Milk -- Matthew 21:33-46, Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Psalm 19 -- Frank Ramirez, John Fitzgerald -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2014
Contents
"Spilled Milk" by Frank Ramirez
Gentlemen's Game -- Matthew 21:33-46, Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 -- C. David Mckirachan, Larry Winebrenner, Sandra Herrmann -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2011
Contents
"Gentlemen's Game" by C. David McKirachan

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A Steward Of Her Garden -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Constance Berg -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2001
Grace loves to garden and she tends her garden carefully.
Missed Out -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Timothy J. Smith -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1998
Have you ever missed an opportunity that you were later sorry you neglected to act on?

Worship

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Proper 22/Pentecost 20/Ordinary Time 27 -- Matthew 21:33-46, Isaiah 5:1-7, Philippians 3:4b-14 -- Amy C. Schifrin, Martha Shonkwiler -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2007
Prayer Of Confession And Absolution
P: O holy one of Israel,
Proper 22 -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Thom M. Shuman -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2007
Call To Worship
One: All around us, the universe sings
Ten Words -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Frank Ramirez -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2004
Call To Worship (Psalm 19:7-10)
Proper 22 -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Psalm 19, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Beverly S. Bailey -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2004
Hymns
Cantemos al Senor (O Sing To The Lord) (UM149, CBH55, NCH39, PH472)
Proper 22 -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- H. Burnham Kirkland -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2001
Theme: Unfaithful Stewards

Call To Worship
The Parable of the Wicked Tenants -- Matthew 21:33-46 -- Wayne H. Keller -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1998
Alleluia! Alleluia!

Invitation to the Celebration
Proper 22 -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Dallas A. Brauninger -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1998
First Lesson: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20
Theme: Ten Commandments
PROPER 22 -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Psalm 19, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- B. David Hostetter -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 1992
CALL TO WORSHIP

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Proper 22 -- Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20, Psalm 19, Philippians 3:4b-14, Matthew 21:33-46 -- Beverly S. Bailey -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - A -- 2004
Hymns
Cantemos al Senor (O Sing To The Lord) (UM149, CBH55, NCH39, PH472)

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“...for power came out of him and healed all of them.” (v. 19b)

Good morning wonderful children,

Thanks for joining me. I am so happy to see you and to talk to you today. Are you ready for a special message I have just for you? (children respond)  Here we go.

Ever heard the word bless?  Like “you are blessed” or “you are my blessing?”(children respond) To be blessed is like goodness coming to you. To be blessed is like getting a gift that makes you happy.

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Luke 6:17-26

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Janice B. Scott
We tend to think of Saints as special holy people who are perhaps not quite real. But in this reading, Jesus makes it clear that those who are very ordinary because they are poor, or hungry, or sad, or otherwise disadvantaged in some way, are especially blessed. This is a story about Casper, who spoke in fun but found his words were taken rather seriously.

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"Louise, can you and Pastor Hal come to Thanksgiving dinner at our house this Friday? I have this really, really big turkey, and I don't want a ton of leftovers," Tracy implored her friend.

"Well, I'd love to, but we always invite a widower, Andy Vespa, each Thanksgiving. I don't want him to be by himself with his pork and beans. Of course, Steve and Vicki will be here, too," Louise replied. "Andy's always been a part of this family gathering."

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