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Lectionary Readings Lent through Eastertide

March 13 – 5th Sunday in Lent
Isaiah 43:16–21 Psalm 126
Philippians 3:4b–14 John 12:1–8

March 20 - Passion / Palm Sunday
Intergenerational Drama
Isaiah 50:4–9a Psalm 31:9–16
Philippians 2:5–11
Luke 22:14—23:56 or Luke 23:1–49

March 24 – Taize Maundy Thursday
The Washing of the Hands 
First Communion - 7:30 p.m.
Bring a candle as an offering of your light
Exodus 12:1–4 [5–10] 11–14 Psalm 116:1–2, 12–19;
1 Corinthians 11:23–26 John 13:1–17, 31b–35

March 25 - Good Friday Tenebrae,
Jesus, The Seven Last Words -7:30 p.m.
Isaiah 52:13—53:12 Psalm 22
Hebrews 10:16–25 or Hebrews 4:14–16; 5:7–9
John 18:1—19:42

March 27 - Resurrection of the Lord
Easter Sunday
Sunrise -6:15 a.m. Jones Beach, Lot 6;
Traditional Service -10 a.m.
Sacrament of Holy Communion at both services
Acts 10:34–43 or Isaiah 65:17–25 Psalm 118:1–2, 14–24 1 Corinthians 15:19–26 or Acts 10:34–43
John 20:1–18 or Luke 24:1–12

April 3 - 2nd Sunday of Easter – The Lord’s Supper
Acts 5:27–32 Psalm 118:14–29 or Psalm 150
Revelation 1:4–8 John 20:19–31

April 10 – 3rd Sunday of Easter
Acts 9:1–6 [7–20] Psalm 30
Revelation 5:11–14 John 21:1–19

April 17 – 4th Sunday of Easter-
The Lord’s Supper- Family & Children’s Day
Acts 9:36–43 Psalm 23
Revelation 7:9–17 John 10:22–30

April 24 – 5th Sunday of Easter
Acts 11:1–18 Psalm 148
Revelation 21:1–6 John 13:31–35

May 1 – 6th Sunday of Easter
The Lord’s Supper - Acts 16:9–15
Psalm 67 Revelation 21:10, 22—22:5
John 14:23–29 or John 5:1-9

May 8 – 7th Sunday of Easter—
Mother’s Day, Family & Children’s Day -
Acts 16:16–34 Psalm 97
Revelation 22:12–14, 16–17, 20–21
John 17:20–26

May 15 - Day of Pentecost
The Lord’s Supper -
Pentecost Special Offering, Children at Risk
Acts 2:1–21 or Genesis 11:1–9 Psalm 104:24–34, 35b
Romans 8:14–17 or Acts 2:1–21 John 14:8–17 [25–27]

May 22 - Trinity Sunday
Proverbs 8:1–4, 22–31 Psalm 8
Romans 5:1–5 John 16:12–15

May 29 – 2nd Sunday after Pentecost—
1 Kings 18:20–21 [22–29] 30–39  
Psalm 96 Psalm 96:1–9Galatians 1:1–12
Galatians 1:1–12  Luke 7:1–10 Luke 7:1–10

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Lenten Study - Bread & Soup Fellowship

Final Words from the Cross

February 11- March 17

 Throughout the six sessions we will examine Christ's dying hours and his final words as seen and heard through the eyes and ears of those who stood near the cross. This small-group study DVD contains six teaching sessions featuring Rev. Adam Hamilton, United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas. An extra bonus is a seventh session, which moves us people of the resurrection beyond the cross to Jesus' words to the disciples on the road to Emmaus. Save the Date, starting the day after Ash Wednesday, from Thursday, February 11-March 17; 7:00 -8:30 p.m. Hosted at members’ homes.  Limited seating to 12 so please, sign up early on the Pastor’s Bulletin Board.

Session 1: Thursday 11 –“Father Forgive Them.” At – The Jusino’s (The Manse)

Session 2: Thursday 18 – “Today You Will Be With Me in Paradise.” At - Christyne Anderson

Session 3: Thursday 25 –“Behold Your Son. Behold Your Mother.” At - Gail Masters

Session 4: Thursday, March 3 – “My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?” At - Nelvie Howard

Session 5 & 6: Thursday 10 –“I Thirst.” At - The Jusino's

Session 7 Thursday 17 – “It is Finished & On the Road to Emmaus.” At - Georgia Grant