Worship Opportunities - Lent 2015

February 22 – Lent 1

 

Theme: Forgiveness strengthens the bonds of relationship. (The Kin-dom of Heaven is a place of forgiveness)
Scripture: Matthew 18:21-35 (Psalm 32:1-2)
Sermon Title: “Forgiveness from the Heart”

 

March 1 – Lent 2
Theme: God’s grace is persistent and abundant. (The Kin-dom of Heaven is a place of grace)
Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16
Sermon Title: “Laboring in God’s Vineyard”
A Service of Holy Communion

 

March 8 – Lent 3
Theme: The kin-dom of heaven is a place of invitation and welcome.
Scripture: Matthew 22:1-14
Sermon Title: “Invited to the Banquet”

 

March 15 – Lent 4
Theme: The kin-dom of heaven will be fulfilled unexpectedly, so be prepared.
Scripture: Matthew 25:1-13 (Psalm 43)
Sermon Title: “Keep Your Lamps”

 

March 22 – Lent 5
Theme: The judgment of God
Scripture: Matthew 25:31-48 (Psalm 98:7-9)
Sermon Title: “When Did We See You?”

 

March 29 – Palm/Passion Sunday
Theme: Even as the crowds celebrated Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem the city was in turmoil, setting the stage for the crucifixion. Does the work of Jesus bring turmoil in our day?
Scripture: Matthew 21:1-11
Meditation Title: “A City in Turmoil: Celebration and Questions”
Scripture: Matthew 21:12-17
Meditation Title: “A City in Turmoil: at the Temple”