Jesus is Risen!

Resurrection of the Lord Sunday, April 17 Jesus is Risen! Matthew 28:1-10   Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid; go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see me.”  Matthew 28:10 NRSV It’s not hearsay, you heard it from Jesus. Now go and tell...

God is My Strength and Might

Holy Saturday Saturday, April 16 God is My Strength and Might Psalm 118:14-17, 19-29 I shall not die, but I shall live, and recount the deeds of the LORD. Psalm 118:17 NRSV Do your best to tell the story of Christ and Christ’s love.  Share your first-hand experience...

Why Have You Forsaken Me?

Good Friday Friday, April 15 Why Have You Forsaken Me? Psalm 22:1-9, 14-19 All who see me mock at me; they make mouths at me, they shake their heads; “Commit your cause to the LORD; let him deliver — let him rescue the one in whom he delights!” Psalm 22:7-8 NRSV The...

Thursday, April 14    

Maundy Thursday Thursday, April 14                  Jesus is Crucified Matthew 27:35-43, 45-50 Then Jesus cried with a loud voice and breathed his last. Matthew 27:50 NRSV Jesus’ last earthly breath wasn’t the end but rather a transition into a greater revival for...

Jesus is Arrested

Wednesday, April 13  Connectional Day of Prayer Jesus is Arrested Matthew 26:47-56 Jesus said to him, “Friend, do what you are here to do.” Then they came and laid hands on Jesus and arrested him. Matthew 26:50 NRSV Is it okay to weep for Judas who unfairly fed Christ...

Jesus Prays in Gethsemane

Tuesday, April 12 Jesus Prays in Gethsemane Matthew 26:36-46 Then he said to them, “I am deeply grieved, even to death; remain here, and stay awake with me.” And going a little farther, he threw himself on the ground and prayed. Matthew 26:38-39a NRSV Prayer...