This is the third Sunday in Lent, not of Lent. Although Lent has 40 days, the Sundays are not counted in the 40. In 325 CE, the Council of Nicea declared that fasting and acts of penitence would not be observed on Sundays. Even though we celebrate Christ’s resurrection every Sunday, on the Sundays in Lent, the shadow of […]
You may have noticed last week that the altar cloths, called paraments, are now purple. Purple is during Lent because it is associated with mourning and foreshadows Christ’s suffering. During ancient times, purple was also the most expensive dye color, so it is also associated with royalty which symbolizes Christ’s resurrection and sovereignty. On this second Sunday […]
Today is the first Sunday in Lent. In the early church, Lent was a season of prayer and fasting for those who would be baptized on Easter. Now, Lent is a penitential season preceding Easter. Let us use this season to draw closer to God.
This program features biblical, Christ-centered teaching that focuses on grief topics associated with the death of a loved one. The DVD seminar features nationally respected grief experts and real-life stories of people, followed by a small group discussion about what was viewed. Don’t allow fear of what others may think keep you from what could […]
This DVD – study examines Christ’s dying hours and His final words as seen and heard through the eyes and ears of those who stood near the cross. We will meet in Davis Hall beginning February 18 th for a video presentation and discussion during the Sunday school hour for 6 weeks (last class ends […]
I hope you and your spouse will join us for our first Couples Retreat this coming April 13th-15th! The theme of the event is “The Art of Marriage.” Marriage, the way God intended it to be, is a true art form. That’s why for more than 40 years, FamilyLife has been helping couples understand God’s […]