Maundy Thursday _ Last Day of Lent

And he said to them, “I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.  Luke 22:15 ESV Maundy Thursday is the somewhat overlooked day of Easter Week. But for Jesus this was the crucial time to prepare His disciples for His departure. At the Last Supper Jesus gave the New Covenant to…

Hope at the Table

And he took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me. Luke 22:19 This week millions of us will be remembering the Last Supper as one part of Holy Week. As Christians, some of us share communion…

What Really Matters?

As one part of remembering the Easter story some congregations hold a foot washing service. If you have never participated in a foot washing it is impossible to explain fully the emotional roller coaster experience of that moment. When I went on a short term missions trip to India several years ago we were surprised…