Fifth Sunday in Lent

March 21, 2021 Bulletin & Hymns: Before we enter Holy Week next Sunday, we continue our Lenten series of looking at what it means to be a disciple of Jesus in the gospel of Mark. Our passage today is one of the clearest descriptions of exactly what it will mean to follow Jesus: Mark 8:31-38Continue reading “Fifth Sunday in Lent”

Fourth Sunday in Lent

March 14, 2021 Bulletin & Hymns: We continue our Lenten series of looking at what it means to be a disciple of Jesus in the gospel of Mark. Today we have two scenes which give us some indication about how Christ’s message will (or won’t) always be welcome. May God bless our reading of theContinue reading “Fourth Sunday in Lent”

Third Sunday in Lent

March 7, 2021 Bulletin & Hymns: We continue our Lenten series of looking at what it means to be a disciple in the gospel of Mark. Last week, we heard Christ call a group of fishermen on the shore, and now we’re going to join this same group out on the water. May God blessContinue reading “Third Sunday in Lent”

Second Sunday in Lent

February 28, 2021 Live-Stream Worship: Bulletin & Hymns: All through the Lenten season, we’re looking at scenes in Mark’s gospel that speak to what it means to be disciples following Jesus. We begin this week where we left off last Sunday, Jesus has come out of the desert and returned to Galilee to begin hisContinue reading “Second Sunday in Lent”

First Sunday of Lent

February 21, 2021 Our Worship Live-Stream can be found: Bulletin: As we begin the season of Lent, our gospel lesson is the familiar story of Christ’s 40 days in the desert (the picture above is the Negev near the Dead Sea). May the Spirit bless our study of the Word: Mark 1:9-15 In these shortContinue reading “First Sunday of Lent”

Transfiguration Sunday

February 14, 2021 You can find this week’s live-streamed service here: Bulletin and Hymns: The last Sunday of the Epiphany season, we celebrate the Transfiguration of the Lord. As we encounter this familiar story, we pray the Spirit blesses our reading of the Word: Mark 9:2-10 How is Mark’s telling of the Transfiguration different fromContinue reading “Transfiguration Sunday”

Third Sunday of Epiphany

January 24, 2021 We had a little trouble with the live-stream this week, but you can still catch most of the service: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmF3RTIufBw&t=440s The bulletin and hymns can be found: For the next few weeks we’re going to be taking a look at one of the great narratives of the Old Testament, the book ofContinue reading “Third Sunday of Epiphany”

Baptism of the Lord

January 10, 2021 You can find this week’s worship service here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abE2ANLxirs&t=20s Follow along with the bulletin and hymns: On first Sunday after Epiphany each year, we celebrate the Feast of the Baptism of our Lord. May the Spirit bless our reading of the Word: Mark 1:4-11 Where Matthew has magi and Luke has shepherds,Continue reading “Baptism of the Lord”

Epiphany Sunday

January 3, 2021 Our live-streamed worship service can be found: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5eiBCTDS00&t=1424s Follow along with the bulletin & hymn sheet: This first Sunday of the New Year, we are celebrating the end of Christmastide and the beginning of Epiphany. Our Gospel lesson is a well-known and theologically rich passage that speaks to the theme of darknessContinue reading “Epiphany Sunday”