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Gethsemane
April 5th, 2024
Gethsemane This poem by Mary Oliver considers how the sleeping disciples, like Judas at the Last Supper, are integral to the story of Christ.  After reading the poem (perhaps more than once), Consider...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Asleep
April 4th, 2024
Asleep Continuing in the book of Mark this week, the sermon on April 7 will focus on Mark 14:32-50 (NAS below).  In these verses, Jesus prayers in Gethsemane while his closest friends drift off to sle...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Still Walking Around
April 3rd, 2024
Still Walking Around You may have seen churches decorate crosses with purple, black, and white scarves during Easter.  The purple scarf is usually placed on Palm Sunday and represents the royalty of J...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Do Not Be Afraid
April 2nd, 2024
Do Not Be Afraid During our recent Evening Women's Bible Study, Julia Nell shared these words of Martin Luther regarding the angels at the empty tomb:...the angels come with two commands:  the first i...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Stillness
April 1st, 2024
He makes wars cease to the end of the earth;                  He breaks the bow and shatters the spear;                  He burns the chariots with fire.“Be still, and know that I am God.             ...  Read More
by Don Caulley
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Easter Sunday
March 31st, 2024
Easter Sunday Blessed Resurrection Day!  He is risen.  He is risen, indeed!Alleluia!  During the forty days of Lent, many church traditions refrain from singing "alleluia," "hallelujah" and/or "gloria...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Holy Saturday
March 30th, 2024
Holy Saturday Matthew 27: 62-66 (NKJV)On the next day, which followed the Day of Preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees gathered together to Pilate, saying, “Sir, we remember, while He was still...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Good Friday
March 29th, 2024
The Stations of the Cross From the earliest of days, followers of Jesus told the story of his passion, death and resurrection. Centuries ago, Christian pilgrims desired to visit the Holy Land and see ...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Maundy Thursday
March 28th, 2024
Maundy Thursday An odd sounding word - maundy - appears in an equally odd sounding day of Holy Week, Maundy Thursday.  When I was younger I wondered why we celebrated Monday Thursday, two days of the ...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Holy Wednesday
March 27th, 2024
Holy Wednesday "The Wednesday of Holy Week is known as both Holy Wednesday and Spy Wednesday, as this was the day that Judas made arrangements to betray Jesus. Some churches offer a Tenebrae service o...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Holy Tuesday
March 26th, 2024
Holy Tuesday Holy Tuesday is sometimes called Fig Tuesday because the disciples (and Jesus) come upon the fig tree that Jesus cursed on Monday afternoon.  It's also a day that leaders sought to discre...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Holy Monday - Judgement
March 26th, 2024
And they came to Jerusalem. And he entered the temple and began to drive out those who sold and those who bought in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of thos...  Read More
by Don Caulley
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