Sermons on Easter and Lent

Sermons on Easter and Lent

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Service

During Lent, Christians worldwide fast, pray and turn our attention back to God. Ashes are an ancient Biblical signal of repentance and confession. Small packets will be distributed for home use as part of our Ash Wednesday service at 7pm by Zoom. But for those who desire an in-person service, the church will be open from 10am-noon and 2pm-6pm. At each hour and half-hour, the pastors will lead a short ceremony of confession, prayer and the imposition of ashes. No…

Easter Sunday – April 12, 2020

Bulletin  Click here for Easter Sunday worship bulletin. A special thank you to Brad Stewart for his video recording and editing work which made this special presentation possible.  Virtual Easter Coffee Hour (Zoom, 11:30am) After service, tune in to be strengthened by fellowship and conversation with one another. Kids could show off Easter Baskets! Ladies could wear their Easter bonnet! We can’t wait to see and/or hear you! “Zoom” with us! click https://zoom.us/j/732534989 or call from any phone: (646) 876-9923  and enter Meeting ID…

Good Friday 2020

April 10, 2020 Click here for the Bulletin   Liturgical material © 2017 Augsburg Fortress; used by permission of Augsburg Fortress, #SAS009239. Copyright Acknowledgments (CCLI License # 2800659 and One License # 710443-A) for print and broadcast.

Maundy Thursday 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 Communion Service Pray along as we recall the Last Supper, consider what it means to love and serve the world. Click here for the Maundy Thursday worship bulletin.   Liturgical material © 2017 Augsburg Fortress; used by permission of Augsburg Fortress, #SAS009239. Copyright Acknowledgments (CCLI License # 2800659 and One License # 710443-A) for print and broadcast.

Of Eggs and a Whispered Name and Passing on the Story

The Great Vigil of Easter, Year C; April 20, 2019 Vigil lessons and John 20:1-18 Mary of Magdala is special. She was a wealthy supporter who traveled with Jesus, sharing in the good news that the Kingdom of Heaven was coming near.  She was there, following him to the cross and at his feet when he died.  And, as we just heard, she was the first person to see him after he was raised.  (Granted, she mistook him for the…