It’s almost here. Lent is behind us and we are entering this holy week. The journey takes us through a final meal, a conviction and sentence carried out, a death, and even a tomb. But for us it doesn’t stop there. It never stops there. It cannot stop there. It is resurrection that now stands before us. As author Tony Campolo used to say, “It’s Friday but Sunday’s coming!”
As much as today is Thursday, Easter Sunday coming. It is a day of hope, renewal, and yes, even resurrection. It’s also April Fool’s Day…go figure. It is a time to lift our spirits, get a bit foolish, and to go from darkness to, not just light, but rainbow like light. With the Praise Band at first service and the Chancel Choir at second, each will be offering selected pieces all related to the Easter themes. At the same time, this is also a time of creativity, and like the upbeat music at first service, the choral pieces will be spread the story of love and resurrection throughout the sanctuary and throughout the service. Once again, this service is something not to be missed. It will be a magnificent time of retelling the Easter stories.
So come, bring friends and family, spend the morning. And just a reminder that there will be the annual decorating of the Flower Cross at both services, so remember to bring some flowers, even enough to share. For the children there will be a special Kids Club during the first service and an Easter Egg Hunt at 10:15am. All are invited to watch or participate. What a great morning, a great weekend, a great time of being lifted up. It will be a time of celebrating the risen Christ.