This Week at St. John’s UCC

Centering Words for April 21:   Risen Christ, rise in our hearts with faith.Raise our voices in praise, and lift our eyes to the hills of hope. Reveal t us your presence. Raise us up to new life, even as you were risen, that we may proclaim to the world:  “Christ is risen!  Christ is risen indeed!”

Sunday, April 21–Happy Easter!  Easter breakfast 9 to 10 a.m.; 

Worship 10:30 a.m. Pastor Carol’s meditation is titled “YES!” based on Scriptures: John 20:1-18 and Psalm 118:14-29. The choir will sing “Good Christians All, Rejoice and Sing!” and “Joy Dawned Again on Easter Day”.  The celebration of Holy Communion will take place as part of the Easter service.  Come and join us in praising the living God!

Tuesday, April 23–Ladies meet at Arby’s, 9 a.m.; TOPS, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, April 24–Men meet at Arby’s, 8:30 a.m.; Choir, 7 p.m.

Sunday, April 28–Consistory meets after worship; the last Sunday for the choir to sing; Spring Fling concert at Bluffton University, 2:30 p.m.

“If Easter says anything to us today, it says this:  You can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there. You can nail it to a cross, wrap it in winding sheets, and shut it up in a tomb, but it will rise!”  (Clarence W. Hall)

Christ Is Risen!  Hallelujah!





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