Posts from April 2019

Posts from April 2019

Holy Week

  I suspect if you polled the folks in our congregation who are here for most services, they would not hesitate to say the Maundy Thursday cantata, TAPESTRY, is the most meaningful worship experience they have all year.   Yesterday was an energetic, fun, celebratory Palm Sunday, since it was also our SECOND SUNDAY and the children were in the service the whole…

Palm/Passion Sunday

This Sunday is our regular “Second Sunday” Intergenerational Worship Service, and it is also Palm Sunday. It is a festive day of worship with the children processing in with palm branches, but do you know why Palm Sunday is celebrated in the church? Palm Sunday is a moveable feast that always occurs on the Sunday before Easter. It commemorates Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem…

Lenten Lessons

I have mentioned before how grateful I am to be in a faith tradition that recognizes the “seasons” of faith. I love that our worship and our fellowship events have a connection with the ebb and flow of the church calendar. Every year during Lent, I try to be intentional about Lenten disciplines, taking on some new mission or special ministry or giving up some minor thing,…