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Easter Vigil

The Easter Vigil is one more dramatic way of telling the old, old story. The readings provided have that very idea in mind as they tell the story of salvation history.  The readings are tailored specifically for this moment and this night.  We gather together dramatically in the dark of the sanctuary, which is still […]

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Good Friday

Good Friday commemorates the day when our Lord gave his life to save us from our sins.  It is a very humbling service, as we contemplate the cost that Jesus paid for our redemption.  On this day the body of our Lord is broken on the cross.  Worship on April 19 at 12 pm and […]

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Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday takes its name from the Latin word for “commandment,” as we remember when Jesus told his disciples, “A new commandment I give to you: Love one another.”  We mark the official end of Lent by receiving individual absolution, or forgiveness.  We also remember the first Lord’s Supper and the washing of the disciples’ […]

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The Price of Spiritual Success

From the outside looking in, our walking together through the forty days of Lent does not seem nearly as exciting as the cheerfulness of Christmas or the elation of Easter, which we will experience in a couple short weeks.  Yet there is much joy to be found!  There’s a great reason to rejoice!  God blesses […]

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We All Need Reconciling

Yesterday is history.  Tomorrow is a mystery.  Today is a gift; that’s why we call it the present.”  This short statement speaks volumes about our new life in Christ.  Yesterday is history—in Christ, all our sins have been paid for, forgiven, and cast away as far as the east is from the west.  Tomorrow is […]

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