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Fifth Sunday in Lent – March 21, 2021

We continue our forty-day Lenten journey with Jesus, focusing on repentance, renewal, reconciliation, and God’s relationship with us through Jesus Christ, in anticipation of the cross and empty tomb. God promises Jeremiah that a “new covenant” will be made in the future: a covenant that will allow all the people to know God by heart. […]

Fourth Sunday in Lent – March 14, 2021

We continue our forty-day Lenten journey with Jesus, focusing on repentance, renewal, reconciliation, and God’s relationship with us through Jesus Christ. In today’s reading from Numbers, the Israelites and Moses are in the wilderness. God makes a promise to Moses that those who look on the bronze serpent will live. In the reading from John, […]

Third Sunday in Lent – March 7, 2021

We continue our forty-day Lenten journey with Jesus, focusing on repentance, renewal, reconciliation, and God’s relationship with us through Jesus Christ. In today’s reading from 1 Corinthians, Paul’s focus and proclamation is on Christ crucified. Through Jesus Christ, the cross has been transformed and proclaims that God is mostly revealed in weakness, humiliation, and death. […]

Second Sunday in Lent – February 28, 2021

We continue our forty-day Lenten journey with Jesus, focusing on repentance, renewal, reconciliation, and God’s relationship with us through Jesus Christ. In the reading from Genesis, the second covenant in this year’s Lenten readings is the one made with Abraham and Sarah: God’s promise to make them the ancestors of many, with whom God will […]

First Sunday in Lent – February 21, 2021

We continue our forty-day Lenten journey with Jesus, focusing on repentance, renewal, reconciliation, and God’s relationship with us through Jesus Christ. On Ash Wednesday the church began its Lenten journey toward baptismal immersion in the death and resurrection of Christ. This year, the Sundays in Lent lead us to focus on five covenants God makes […]

Worship Service March 29, 2020

Sermon Summary: On the Fifth Sunday in Lent we encounter Jesus in John 11, where we recall Jesus’ love for Mary, Martha, and Lazarus; Jesus’ raising of Lazarus from the dead; and the proclamation that Jesus is the resurrection and life. What does this Jesus story from John 11 tell us about our relationship with […]