Saturday, April 15, 2017

Holy Saturday Today is a day of somber reflection. Despite the hunting of Easter eggs and the preparation of the Easter Lilies all happening at the church, we are reminded that while we look for what is to come, we’re not there yet. Jesus’ body was buried last night, before...

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Good Friday By: Dan Benedict The source of our term for the Friday before Easter, “Good Friday,” is not clear. It may be a corruption of the English phrase “God’s Friday,” according to Professor Laurence Hull Stookey in Calendar: Christ’s Time for the Church (p. 96). It is the common...

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Holy Thursday Maundy Thursday is an alternate name for Holy Thursday, the first of the three days of solemn remembrance of the events leading up to and immediately following the crucifixion of Jesus. The English word “Maundy” comes from the Latin mandatum, which means “commandment.” As recorded in John’s gospel,...

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Be still and know that I am God. – Psalm 46:10 As we journey through Holy Week, take an unstructured moment to allow God to speak to you. With a pen or pencil, slowly trace the prayer labyrinth, beginning on the outside and moving in. As you journey towards the...

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

By: Paul Harper Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 NRSV I grew up as a pastor’s kid and was expected to attend church every Sunday. As a young adult, I didn’t attend church and didn’t see the...

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Monday, April 10, 2017

By: Sydney Marie Fontenot (Fifth Grade) I feel like I have encountered the living Christ when I went to I.H.N. with my dad to eat dinner with the families staying at the church. I met an 11-year old girl named Jasmine. She played and looked like a normal girl, but...

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Saturday, April 8, 2017

By: Emily Vasquez I have always believed that our Father God sends us guardian angels to protect us. My prayers are with the drivers who I see on cell phones texting, to keep them alert and safe; for those in front, behind, and next to them. This has always been...

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Friday, April 7, 2017

The Face of Christ By: Jeannine & Don Inbody For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after...

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Jesus, it is 2017 – Where are you? By: David McMillan Do you feel, as I do, that in today’s world, the risen Christ seems to either be ignored by us or He has taken a long vacation? I do not have enough time or paper to list the issues...

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