St. Mary of Bethany Parish Podcast

Proper 21 - the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost  | Amos 6:1a, 4-7 | Psalm 146 | 1 Timothy 6:6-19 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 16:19-31 | September 26th, 2022 | Rev. Danny Byant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: The Grace that Shaped My Life - Nicholas Wolterstorff | Quote from David Bentley Hart from a podcast | The Prophetic Imagination - Walter Brueggemann | Jesus and the Disinherited - Howard Thurman | "They Laid Jesus Christ in His Grave" - Woody Guthrie | "Amos" block print - Rev. Lauren Plummer 

Direct download: Following_Jesus.m4a
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In this recording, listen to Fr. Danny talk about St. Mary's commitments: Catholic Hospitality, Eucharistic Community, Financial Reparations, Sabbath Wonder, and Downward Mobility. 

From our Annual Meeting on September 18th, 2022. 

Direct download: Annual_Meeting.m4a
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Proper 19 - the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost  | Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28 | Psalm 14 | 1 Timothy 1:12-17 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 15:1-10 | September 11th, 2022 | Rev. Danny Byant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: | Telling Secrets - Frederick Buechner | After Whiteness - Willie James Jennings 

Direct download: In_Christ_Together.m4a
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Proper 18 - the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost  | Jeremiah 18:1-11 | Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17 | Philemon 1:1-21 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 14:25-33 | September 4th, 2022 | Rev. Danny Byant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: | Theology of Failure - Marika Rose | The Crucified God - Jürgen Moltmann | True to Our Native Land and Stony the Road We Trod - Lloyd A. Lewis | Children of Divorce - Andrew Root | Acts: A Theological Commentary on the Bible - Willie James Jennings 

Direct download: Failure_Hope_and_Love.m4a
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Proper 17 - the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost | Taizé and Contemplation | Psalm 112 | Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 14:1, 7-14 | August 28th, 2022 | Pace Verner | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: Prayer of St. Aelred of Reivaulx | The Whole Language - The Power of Extravagant Tenderness - Gregory Boyle | "Everything" - Taylor Leonhardt | "Jesus as Shepherd Carrying Lamb on Shoulders Through Water" - painting by Melani Pyke | Blessing by Alistair Maclean (from Hebridean Altars

Direct download: Carrying.m4a
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Proper 16 - the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost | Jeremiah 1:4-10 | Psalm 71 | Hebrews 12:18-29 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 13:10-17 | August 14th, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: A Commentary on Jeremiah: Exile and Homecoming - Walter Brueggemann | Just Mercy - Bryan Stevenson | Tweet by Kristin Kobes Du Mez, author of Jesus and John Wayne | Faith After Doubt - Brian McLaren | A Burning in My Bones - Winn Collier | The God Who Gave You Birth - Cyprian Consiglio | "The Mad Farmer Flying the Flag of Rough Branch Seceded from the Union" - Wendell Berry 

Direct download: Sabbath_Rest_from_Manufactured_Desire.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:31am CDT

Proper 15 - the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost | Jeremiah 23:23-29 | Psalm 80:1-2, 8-19 | Hebrews 11:29-12:2(all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 12:49-56 | August 14th, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: 1 Corinthians 13 (First Nations Version) | A Swim in a Pond in the Rain - George Saunders | 
The Essential Writings of Bernard Cooke: A Narrative Theology of Church, Sacrament, and Ministry - Cooke and Morrill

Direct download: Gods_Word_Gods_Freedom_and_Our_Love.m4a
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Proper 14 - the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost | Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 | Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24 | Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 12:32-40 | August 7th, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: The Prophets - Abraham Joshua Heschel | Hearing the Call - Liturgy, Justice, and the World - Nicholas Wolterstorff | The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck | Disney's Robin Hood 

Direct download: There_Will_Be_Peace_Again_on_Earth._Youll_See..m4a
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Proper 13 - the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost | Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-23 | Psalm 49 | Colossians 3:1-11 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 12:13-21 | July 31st, 2022 | Kelley Doyle | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: Sharing the Word through the Liturgical Year - Gustavo Gutiérrez |  Love Heals - Becca Stevens 

Direct download: July_31_service.mp3
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Proper 12 - the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost | Psalm 138 | Psalm 85 | Colossians 2:6-15 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 11:1-13 | July 24th, 2022 | Flo Paris Oakes | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: Spiritual Conversations with Children - Lacy Finn Borgo |  Anne of Green Gables - L.M. Montgomery | "Maybe There's A Loving God" - Sara Groves | "Wild Geese" - Mary Oliver

Direct download: Awake_to_Prayer.m4a
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Proper 11 - the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost | Amos 8:1-12 | Psalm 52 | Colossians 1:15-28 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 10:38-42 | July 24th, 2022 | Rev. Preston Sharpe | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: Colossians Remixed: Subverting the Empire - Brian J. Walsh and Syvia C. Keesmaat |  The Gospel of Luke - Amy Jill Levine | Renovation of the Heart: Putting On the Character of Christ - Dallas Willard

Direct download: All_the_Things.m4a
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Proper 9 - the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost | 2 Kings 5:1-14 | Psalm 30 | Galatians 6:1-16 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 | July 3rd, 2022 | Kelley Doyle | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: "Hospitality as the Ground for the Good" - Jayme R. Reaves |  "The Table" - Lauren Plummer (art)

Direct download: On_Packing_Light_and_Bringing_Trust.m4a
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Proper 8 - the Third Sunday after Pentecost | 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14 Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20 | Galatians 5:1, 13-25 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 9:51-62 | June 26th, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: Being Christian - Rowan Williams | "Building Community on God's Love - Thomas Merton

Direct download: Freed_to_Love.m4a
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Trinity Sunday | Proverbs 8:1-4,22-31 | Psalm 8 | Romans 5:1-5 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | John 16:12-15 | June 12th, 2022 | Flo Oakes and Kelley Doyle | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: A Crazy, Holy Grace: The Healing Power of Pain and Memory - Frederick Buechner | Symbol and Sacrament - Louis-Marie Chauvet | The Violence of Love - Óscar Romero | "Poured into our Hearts: A Blessing for Trinity Sunday" - Jan Richardson

Direct download: Trinity_Sunday_Homilies.m4a
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Pentecost | Genesis 11:1-9 | Psalm 104:24-34, 35b | Acts 2:1-21 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | John 14:8-17; 25-27 | June 5th, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings and Resources: Wild Dancing with Spring Flowers - Alma Thomas | "When You Open Your Mouth" - Taylor Leonhardt 

 

Direct download: Untamed_Grace.m4a
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The Sixth Sunday of Easter | Acts 16:9-15 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Psalm 67 | Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5 | John 5:1-9 | May 22, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings & Resources: Why We Live in Community - Eberhard Arnold

Direct download: Healed_for_Communion.m4a
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The Fifth Sunday of Easter | Acts 11:1-18 | Psalm 148 | Revelation 21:1-6 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | John 13:3135 | May 15, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings & Resources: Acts: A Theological Commentary on the Bible - Willie James Jennings | Israel: An Echo of Eternity - Abraham Joshua Heschel | The Fire Next Time - James Baldwin | "Via Chicago" - Wilco

Direct download: Detaching_from_Control.m4a
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The Fourth Sunday of Easter | Acts 9:36-43 | Psalm 23 | Revelation 7:9-17 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | John 10:22-30 | May 8, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings & Resources: Becoming Friends of Time: Disability, Timefullness, and Gentle Discipleship - John Swinton

Direct download: A_Healed_Imagination.m4a
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The Third Sunday of Easter | Acts 9:1-6 | Psalm 30 | Revelation 5:11-14 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | John 21:1-19 | May 1, 2022 | Kelley Doyle | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings & Resources: "The Great Catch" - John August Swanson | Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating - Norman Wirzba | "Don't Hesitate" - Mary Oliver | The Nashville Food Project - https://www.thenashvillefoodproject.org/ 

Direct download: Called_and_Loved_Wanted_and_Fed.m4a
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The Second Sunday of Easter | Acts 5:27-32 | Psalm 150 | Revelation 1:4-8 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | John 20:19-31 | April 24, 2022 | Bishop Ed Gungor | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Direct download: The_Empty_Tomb.m4a
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Easter Sunday | Isaiah 65:17-25 | Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24| Acts 10:34-43 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 24:1-12| April 17, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Direct download: Listening_for_Promised_Rest.m4a
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The Liturgy of the Palms and the Liturgy of the Passion | Isaiah 50:4-9a | Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 | Philippians 2:5-11 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 23:1-49 | April 10, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings & Resources: "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" - Martin Luther King, Jr. | Sacred Fire - Ronald Rolheiser | Lecture at Georgetown College (Feb 19, 2013) - Wendell Berry | Another Country - James Baldwin | Jesus and the Disinherited - Howard Thurman

Direct download: Mobs_Scapegoats_and_the_Lie_1.m4a
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The Fifth Sunday in Lent | Isaiah 43:16-21 | Psalm 126 | Philippians 3:4b-14 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | John 12:1-8 | April 3, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings & Resources: "The Resurrection of Lazarus" - Henry Ossawa Tanner | Jesus Christ for Today's World - Jürgen Moltmann | "War on War" - Wilco

Direct download: Freedom_Communion_and_Facing_an_End.m4a
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The Fourth Sunday in Lent | Joshua 5:9-12 | Psalm 32 | 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 | March 27, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings & Resources: Let Your Life Speak - Parker Palmer | The Spirit of Life - Jurgen Moltmann | Crisis Contemplation - Barbara Holmes | The Body Keeps the Score - Dr. Bassel van der Kolk

Direct download: Mercy_and_Creative_Righteousness.m4a
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The Third Sunday in Lent | Isaiah 66:1-9 | Psalm 63:1-8 | 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 13:1-9 | March 20, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings & Resources: Addiction and Grace - Gerald May | The Divine Milieu - Teilhard de Chardin | The Essential Writings of Bernard Cooke - Bernard Cooke & Bruce Morrill 

Direct download: Made_and_Remade_by_Love.m4a
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The Second Sunday in Lent | Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 | Psalm 27 | Philippians 3:17-4:1 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 13:31-35 | March 13, 2022 | Rev. Preston Sharpe | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Direct download: The_Mothering_Heart_of_Jesus.m4a
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The First Sunday in Lent | Deuteronomy 26:1-11 | Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16, 39-40 | Romans 10:8b-13 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 4:1-13 | March 6, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings & Resources: The Collected Sermons of Walter Brueggemann, Volume 2  - Walter Brueggemann | "...From Patriarchy and Purity Culture: The Problem of Patriarchy w/ Willie James Jennings " - the Reclaiming My Theology podcast | A Hidden Wholeness - Parker Palmer | Being Christian - Rowan Williams | Now and Then - Fredrick Buechner 

Direct download: Merciful_Together.m4a
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Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany | Genesis 45:3-11, 15 | Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40 | 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 6:27-38 | February 20, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Readings & Resources: The Great Divorce - C.S. Lewis | "Address at the Conclusion of the Selma to Montgomery March" - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. | How to Be an Anti-Racist - Ibram X. Kendi | "Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front" - Wendell Berry | After Whiteness - Willie James Jennings 

Direct download: The_Power_Limit_and_Imagination_of_Seeds.m4a
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Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany | Jeremiah 17:5-10 | Psalm 1 | 1 Corinthians 15:12-20 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 6:17-26 | February 13, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Direct download: Life_and_Death_Together.m4a
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Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany | Isaiah 6:1-13 | Psalm 138 | 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 5:1-11 | February 6, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Direct download: The_Threshold_of_Solidarity.m4a
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Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany | Jeremiah 1:4-10 | Psalm 71:1-6 | 1 Cor. 13:1-13 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 4:21-30 | January 30, 2022 | Kelley Doyle | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Direct download: Stories_on_the_Road_of_Love.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:10pm CDT

Third Sunday after the Epiphany | Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 | Psalm 19 | 1 Cor. 13:12-31a (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 4:14-21 | January 23, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 
Direct download: Crowd_Body_and_Table.m4a
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First Sunday after the Epiphany | The Baptism of Our Lord | Isaiah 43:1-7 | Psalm 29 | Acts 8:14-17 (all NT readings from First Nations Version) | Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 | January 9, 2022 | Rev. Danny Bryant | St. Mary of Bethany Parish (Nashville, TN) 

Direct download: Baptism_and_Gods_Desire.m4a
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