Join Us for a Service of Worship
Sunday, March 28, 2021
Virtual Worship at 11:00 AM
Scriptures includes: Psalm 118:1-2,19-29 and Mark 11:1-11
Rev. Dr. Libby Grammer will preach a sermon entitled, “Jesus Christ, Superstar?”
The triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem a week before his death is a little confusing because we know what’s to come: crucifixion, death, and eventually resurrection. But somehow all these people are super excited about this roaming rabbi from Nazareth, shouting, “Hosanna in the highest heaven!” How do they go from adoration to execution in a few days? Jesus is a superstar hero one day, then no better than Barabbas and condemned to die a few days later. And what does it mean when reflect on our images of Jesus in our own lives? Is it the superficial image of Jesus the pilgrims in Jerusalem have, or is it something deeper, something that understands better what Jesus’s real message is?
Today is Palm Sunday, marking the beginning of Holy Week in the Christian calendar. These are some of the most significant days of the church year. The blessing and procession of palms reenacts the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. During Holy Week, we focus intensely on Jesus’ last days, his execution, his burial, and finally, with Easter Sunday, his resurrection.
Giving of our Resources
Please continue to give generously to the ministries of our church in 2021, even as we cannot meet in person each week. You can give online here or mail / drop off your tithes and offerings to the church office. Your gifts help us to continue to minister through virtual church services, Bible studies, ministry to the community, and more.
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