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09/11/2021

This week Judaism and many Christians observe Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, which is the holiest day of the Jewish religious calendar.

This week Judaism and many Christians observe Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, which is the holiest day of the Jewish religious calendar.

09/07/2021
09/04/2021

This Week Judaism enters the High Holy Days and the year 5782 with the Sound of the Shofar. The readings in the churches look to the coming Kingdom.

This Week Judaism enters the High Holy Days and the year 5782 with the Sound of the Shofar. The readings in the churches look to the coming Kingdom.

08/28/2021

Readings for the week of August 29- September 4, 2021 (Elul 21-18, 5781).

Readings for the week of August 29- September 4, 2021 (Elul 21-18, 5781).

08/21/2021

Join us in reading and meditating on the scriptures for this week. It is food for the soul.

Join us in reading and meditating on the scriptures for this week. It is food for the soul.

08/14/2021

This week's readings as Judaism moves through the month of Elul toward the High Holy Days and Christianity continues in Ordinary Time.

This week's readings as Judaism moves through the month of Elul toward the High Holy Days and Christianity continues in Ordinary Time.

08/07/2021

This week, Judaism enters the month of Elul. This month is used as a time of preparation for the coming High Holy Days of Rosh HaShannah and Yom Kippur. It is a time to return to God, remember His faithfulness to Israel and His mighty deeds. Jews are encouraged to reconcile relationships and engage in good deeds, especially the care of the poor.

This week, Judaism enters the month of Elul. This month is used as a time of preparation for the coming High Holy Days of Rosh HaShannah and Yom Kippur. It is a time to return to God, remember His faithfulness to Israel and His mighty deeds. Jews are encouraged to reconcile relationships and engage in good deeds, especially the care of the poor.

07/31/2021

The Readings for Judaism and Christianity for this week.

The Readings for Judaism and Christianity for this week.

07/17/2021

This week begins with Tisha B'AV, the 9th of Av which commemorates and Laments the loss of the Temples and other painful events in the history of the Jewish people. The Scroll (Megillah) of Lamentations is read. The week ends with Shabbat Nachamu (the Sabbath of Consolation and Comfort). The Western Churches continue ordinary time and the Eastern Churches commemorate the 4th Ecumenical Council.

This week begins with Tisha B'AV, the 9th of Av which commemorates and Laments the loss of the Temples and other painful events in the history of the Jewish people. The Scroll (Megillah) of Lamentations is read. The week ends with Shabbat Nachamu (the Sabbath of Consolation and Comfort). The Western Churches continue ordinary time and the Eastern Churches commemorate the 4th Ecumenical Council.

07/10/2021

This week the Eastern and Western Churches continue "Ordinary Time" as Judaism begins reading the Book of Deuteronomy. Shabbat this week ends at the Eve of the Ninth of Av (Erev Tisha B'Av).

This week the Eastern and Western Churches continue "Ordinary Time" as Judaism begins reading the Book of Deuteronomy. Shabbat this week ends at the Eve of the Ninth of Av (Erev Tisha B'Av).

Standing Against Surging Anti-Semitism — Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations 07/08/2021

Standing Against Surging Anti-Semitism — Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations

UMJC Statement on Rising Antisemitism

Standing Against Surging Anti-Semitism — Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations Anti-Jewish rhetoric has become fashionable across the left-right divide, infecting political discourse in North and South America, Europe, and across the globe. Lately, antisemites use current Israeli policies as a pretext to lash out at Jewish people and Jewish communities throughout the diaspora.

07/03/2021

This Week the American Church celebrates Religious Freedom and Judaism enters the Month of Av.

This Week the American Church celebrates Religious Freedom and Judaism enters the Month of Av.

Introducing Besorah: The Resurrection of Jerusalem and the Healing of a Fractured Gospel 07/02/2021

Introducing Besorah: The Resurrection of Jerusalem and the Healing of a Fractured Gospel

Introducing Besorah: The Resurrection of Jerusalem and the Healing of a Fractured Gospel Co-authors Mark Kinzer and Russ Resnik discuss their newly released book with Jen Rosner. Paperback & ebook: https://www.amazon.com/Besorah-Resurrection-Jeru...

06/26/2021

The Eastern Churches observes the Sunday of the Saints to remember those who died for the faith and those who died in the faith. Judaism reads about the zeal of Phinehas for the Lord.

The Eastern Churches observes the Sunday of the Saints to remember those who died for the faith and those who died in the faith. Judaism reads about the zeal of Phinehas for the Lord.

06/19/2021

This week the Western Churches continue in ordinary time as the Eastern Churches celebrate the Holy Pentecost and Judaism reads the account of Balaam.

This week the Western Churches continue in ordinary time as the Eastern Churches celebrate the Holy Pentecost and Judaism reads the account of Balaam.

06/12/2021

Readings for the Week of June 13-19, 2021 (Tammuz 3-9, 5781).

Readings for the Week of June 13-19, 2021 (Tammuz 3-9, 5781).

06/05/2021

This Week the Eastern Church celebrates the Ascension and Judaism enters the month of Tammuz.

This Week the Eastern Church celebrates the Ascension and Judaism enters the month of Tammuz.

05/29/2021

The Western Church celebrates Trinity Sunday as the Eastern Church continues toward Ascension and Pentecost. Judaism reads the account of the spies who search out the Promised Land.

The Western Church celebrates Trinity Sunday as the Eastern Church continues toward Ascension and Pentecost. Judaism reads the account of the spies who search out the Promised Land.

05/22/2021

The Western Churches celebrate Pentecost and the Eastern Churches continue the weeks toward Ascension. Judaism reads the selecting of the 70 elders to assist Moses.

The Western Churches celebrate Pentecost and the Eastern Churches continue the weeks toward Ascension. Judaism reads the selecting of the 70 elders to assist Moses.

05/22/2021

The Western Churches celebrate Pentecost and the Eastern Churches continue the weeks toward Ascension. Judaism reads the selecting of the 70 elders to assist Moses.

The Western Churches celebrate Pentecost and the Eastern Churches continue the weeks toward Ascension. Judaism reads the selecting of the 70 elders to assist Moses.

05/15/2021

This Week Judaism completes the Counting of the Omer and celebrates Shavuot. Eastern Christianity continues the season of Resurrection and the Western Church completes the seventh Sabbath prior to Pentecost.

This Week Judaism completes the Counting of the Omer and celebrates Shavuot. Eastern Christianity continues the season of Resurrection and the Western Church completes the seventh Sabbath prior to Pentecost.

05/08/2021

This Week the Eastern Churches continue the celebration of the Resurrection and the Western Churches observe Ascension Day. Judaism enter the Month of Sivan and begins the reading of the Book of Numbers.

This Week the Eastern Churches continue the celebration of the Resurrection and the Western Churches observe Ascension Day. Judaism enter the Month of Sivan and begins the reading of the Book of Numbers.

05/01/2021

This week the Eastern Church celebrates the Resurrection as the Great and Holy Pascha (Passover). The Western Church celebrates the 5th Sunday after Resurrection and Judaism continues the counting of the Omer to Shavuot.

This week the Eastern Church celebrates the Resurrection as the Great and Holy Pascha (Passover). The Western Church celebrates the 5th Sunday after Resurrection and Judaism continues the counting of the Omer to Shavuot.

04/24/2021

The Western Church celebrates the Fourth Sunday of Resurrection, the Eastern Churches enter Holy Week with Palm Sunday and Judaism will reach Lag B Omer in the Counting of the Omer to Shavuot.

The Western Church celebrates the Fourth Sunday of Resurrection, the Eastern Churches enter Holy Week with Palm Sunday and Judaism will reach Lag B Omer in the Counting of the Omer to Shavuot.

04/17/2021

Biblical readings for this week.

Biblical readings for this week.

04/11/2021

The Eastern Church continues the Great Lent as the Western Churches continue celebrating the Resurrection and Judaism counts the Omer while entering the month of Iyyar.

The Eastern Church continues the Great Lent as the Western Churches continue celebrating the Resurrection and Judaism counts the Omer while entering the month of Iyyar.

04/03/2021

Judaism has begun counting the Omer from Pesach to Shavuot. The Eastern Church is in the middle of the Great Lent and the Western Churches celebrate the Resurrection.

Judaism has begun counting the Omer from Pesach to Shavuot. The Eastern Church is in the middle of the Great Lent and the Western Churches celebrate the Resurrection.

03/27/2021

This week Judaism celebrates Passover and Western Christianity observes Holy Week. The Themes of Deliverance and Salvation connect.

This week Judaism celebrates Passover and Western Christianity observes Holy Week. The Themes of Deliverance and Salvation connect.

03/20/2021

The Biblical readings for this week as Christianity continues in Lent toward Holy Week and Judaism reaches The Great Sabbath before Passover.

The Biblical readings for this week as Christianity continues in Lent toward Holy Week and Judaism reaches The Great Sabbath before Passover.

03/13/2021

The Western Churches continue in Lent. The Eastern Churches enter the Great Lent on Clean Monday and Judaism begins the month of Nisan and starts reading Leviticus (Vayikra).

The Western Churches continue in Lent. The Eastern Churches enter the Great Lent on Clean Monday and Judaism begins the month of Nisan and starts reading Leviticus (Vayikra).

03/06/2021

The Western Churches continue Lent. The Eastern Church observes Meatfare Sunday in anticipation of The Great Lent which begins March 15th. Judaism completes the month of Adar and completes the Book of Exodus (Names).

The Western Churches continue Lent. The Eastern Church observes Meatfare Sunday in anticipation of The Great Lent which begins March 15th. Judaism completes the month of Adar and completes the Book of Exodus (Names).

02/27/2021

The Western Churches continue observing Lent and Israel is given the Sabbath and told it is a sign between them and God forever. Ex. 31:12-18.

The Western Churches continue observing Lent and Israel is given the Sabbath and told it is a sign between them and God forever. Ex. 31:12-18.

02/20/2021

Christianity has entered Lent and Judaism celebrates Purim this week.

Christianity has entered Lent and Judaism celebrates Purim this week.

02/13/2021

This week many Christians enter Lent, a time of return to God through prayer and fasting and acts of Charity. This parallels the period prior to Yom Kippur in Judaism. For Christianity, the Passion, Resurrection and Ascension manifest Jesus' (Yeshua's) ministry as our Great High Priest.

This week many Christians enter Lent, a time of return to God through prayer and fasting and acts of Charity. This parallels the period prior to Yom Kippur in Judaism. For Christianity, the Passion, Resurrection and Ascension manifest Jesus' (Yeshua's) ministry as our Great High Priest.

02/06/2021

As the Churches approach Lent, Judaism enters the month of Adar.

As the Churches approach Lent, Judaism enters the month of Adar.

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The Union of Messianic Believers provides a channel of support and participation in the life of the UMJC, and connects individuals, congregations, and ministries with the Messianic Jewish community worldwide. Whether you are part of a Messianic congregation, or a local church that supports Israel and the Jewish people, here is your opportunity to help build this movement for the next generation! The Union of Messianic Believers is the individual membership arm of the Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations (UMJC) and is directly affiliated with the International Messianic Jewish Alliance (IMJA).