Posts tagged with ‘Easter’

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Sermon for Easter Day, 2015

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And the angel said to the women, “He has been raised; he is not here. He is going ahead of you to Galilee. There you will see him, just as he told you.” After this stunning proclamation, Mark tells us that the women fled in fear, and told no one. At one time, this account […]

Free Ukrainian Easter Egg Classes

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  New and returning egg-makers are welcome, and no special artistic skill is necessary.  The free classes will be offered on Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 21, 9:00 a.m. to noon. To register, contact Andrea Matters at 624-3090 or andreamatters@gmail.com.

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, May 11, 2014

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As some of you know, many years ago I attended All Saints’ Missionary School in Enugu, Nigeria. In our travels during the six-year stay in West Africa, my family and I occasionally saw a herdsman or herds-boys. Invariably they carried one or more sticks to help them tend and protect the animals. Today is commonly […]

Sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter, May 4, 2014

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(A lector reads the Gospel story from Luke 24:13-35 at the ambo) On the first day of the week, two of Jesus’ followers were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and talking with each other about all these things that had happened.  That seven-mile walk must have felt endless to […]

Sermon for Easter Day, April 20, 2014

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The disciples huddled fearfully in a locked room. Terrible images of the crucified Jesus drove away their sleep. Overwhelmed by waves of abandonment, they hid from their enemies. Equally grief-stricken, but free to come and go, the women walked to the cave early in the morning with heavy hearts. Abandoned. Abandoned. At the tomb, instead […]

Holy Week and Easter at All Saints’

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Holy Week: Preparing for Easter The powerful liturgies of Holy Week invite us to make a spiritual journey. Day by day, we follow Jesus’ footsteps: his triumphal entry into Jerusalem; his washing of the disciples’ feet at the Last Supper; his vigil in the Garden of Gethsemane; and his arrest, trial, and crucifixion. The Sunday […]

The Great Vigil of Easter

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The Great Vigil of Easter will begin at 8:00 p.m. this Saturday, March 30. Don’t forget to bring a bell to ring! The Easter Feast will follow in Seccombe Hall; you’re invited to bring bread, cheese, fruit, vegetables, or your most decadent Lent-busting dessert to share.

Pysanky: Ukrainian Easter Egg Decorating

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Lent is the time for All Saints’ annual Easter egg classes, where you can learn to make brightly patterned Ukrainian-style pysanky. New and returning egg-makers are welcome, and no special artistic skill is necessary.  Classes will be offered on Thursday, March 14 (9:00 a.m.–noon); Friday, March 15 (6:00–9:00 p.m.); and Saturday, March 16 (9:00 a.m.–noon). […]

The Easter Feast: April 7

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Join our joyful Easter feast following the Great Vigil of Easter. As we gladly end our Lenten fast, members of All Saints’ are invited to bring bread, cheese, fruit, vegetables, or a favorite dessert to share. Our visitors will be our guests, and beverages will be provided.