This year’s Lenten theme: AMAZING grace

In honor of the 250th anniversary of the writing of “Amazing Grace,” this worship series for Lent by theologian Michael Hoy ties the words of the beloved song to our lives today as Christ’s disciples. Those in the Bible who experienced the amazing grace of God help us each week to realize that though weContinue reading “This year’s Lenten theme: AMAZING grace”

In View of God’s Mercy: A Series of Services for Holy Week and Easter

Holy Week is a special time in Lent when we take an even deeper look at our lives.  This year, we are doing so in view of God’s mercy toward the whole world in the sacrifice of his Son, Jesus, on the cross.  We, in turn, are called by God, especially during these holy days,Continue reading “In View of God’s Mercy: A Series of Services for Holy Week and Easter”

About Lent and Ash Wednesday

The Advent-Christmas-Epiphany cycle came to an end yesterday, Sunday, February 27, with the celebration of the Transfiguration of Our Lord. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 2. Traditionally, Lent is the 40-day period (excluding Sundays) starting on Ash Wednesday and ending on Holy Saturday, the day before Easter, which this year is April 17. TheContinue reading “About Lent and Ash Wednesday”