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Lent is the 40 days (not including Sundays) before Easter, a time of disciplined preparation for the proclamation of all that happened and what was done for us in Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection. Lent is a special time for us to diligently discipline ourselves and persistently pursue our relationship with Christ, especially this year with a pandemic and many other uncertainties in life. In our Lenten journey, what will we add, what will we set aside, and what will we do to deepen our faith and relationship with Jesus? This Lent may we experience even more spiritual blessings and be a blessing to others.
In our Lenten journey, what have we added, what have we set aside, and what have we been doing to deepen our faith and relationship with Jesus?
ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE
Ash Wednesday, March 2. Our Ash Wednesday worship service can be viewed HERE.
HOLY WEEK SERVICES
Palm/Passion Sunday, April 10. Contemporary worship at 9:00 a.m. and Traditional worship at 11:00 a.m. Both services will be livestreamed.
Message: “Jesus and the Uncertainty of Obedience” Jesus modeled obedience to God with his prayer, “Not my will, but Yours be done,” and as Paul wrote to the Philippians, “Jesus humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.” For us, obedience to God takes initiative, constant attention, spiritual discipline, learning to surrender and trust, and the gracious work of the Holy Spirit in us. In obedience, through Jesus we can embrace the uncertain and face unsteady times. Scriptures: Hebrews 5:7-9; Matthew 26:36-46
Maundy Thursday, April 14. A worship service will be held in the Sanctuary at 7:00 p.m. and will also be livestreamed. Communion will be celebrated.
The word Maundy comes from the Latin, mandatum, (mandate), which means commandment. At the Last Supper Jesus said, “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another.” Also, at the Last Supper Jesus instituted the sacrament of “The Lord’s Supper,” (Communion), by saying, “Do this in remembrance of me.”
Good Friday, April 15. A worship service will be held in the Sanctuary at 7:00 p.m. and will also be livestreamed.
Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion and death of Jesus. The word “good” is used to show how good it was that Jesus died to save us from our sin and separation from God. How good it is to have Jesus as our Savior.
Easter Morning, April 17. Contemporary worship at 9:00 a.m. and Traditional worship at 11:00 a.m. Both services will be livestreamed.
This day we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus from the dead in victory over sin, death, and Satan. The Resurrection is a core Christian belief about which we can be certain, and as Peter wrote, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.”
All of our Lenten/Easter services will be available on our Sermons Page.