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On Pentecost Sunday, Christians around the world celebrate this holy day with symbols of flames, a dove and wind to signify the power and hope of the Holy Spirit throughout the Church. Pentecost comes 10 days after the Ascension of Christ, and it occurs 50 days after Easter. The English word “Pentecost” is translated from the Greek work...
When Christ’s work becomes our work By Kevin Scott Fleming | Presbyterians Today Reprinted from the April/May 2018 issue of Presbyterians Today The Ascension of the Lord has never been an important event on the Presbyterian church calendar. But perhaps it should be, as there are things we can learn from it. The story of Jesus ascending into...
Unlike other festivals in the church’s liturgical calendar, Trinity Sunday centers on a doctrine of the church, rather than an event. It celebrates the unfathomable mystery of God’s being as Holy Trinity. It is a day of adoration and praise of the one, eternal, incomprehensible God. Trinity Sunday, in a sense, synthesizes all we...
Chancel Bouquets are donated in Loving Memory of Mary Rzonca and Leonida Radosavljevic, from Pat and George Radosavljevic Resurrection Sunday Lilies Donated In Celebration of Easter From Neena Ishu From Richard and Doris Nadder From Sheryl Quinlan From Marlem Ramirez Resurrection Sunday Lilies Donated In Honor of Friends and Relatives, from...
Maundy Thursday begins the Three Days (or Triduum), remembering the new commandment that Christ gave us in word and deed as he taught us how to love one another, washing our feet as a servant. We also celebrate the Lord’s Supper, remembering the meal Christ shared with his disciples before his death. Historically, this was the traditional day in...