Easter 2014: The Great Three Days

Maundy Thursday

7:00 PM / Worship

The whole community gathering on “the night in which he was betrayed” remembering Jesus’ new command to love one another.  Music, sermon, handwashing, communion, stripping of the chancel.

Good Friday

4:00-4:45 / TGIGF! (Thank God It’s Good Friday!)

For families with young children.  We’ll make resurrection gardens to take home, sing and pray,  and remember why this bad day is a good day.

7:00 PM / Worship

Choirs, readings, prayers, extinguishing the candles, leaving in silence in awe of the love of God for us in Christ Jesus.

Easter Sunday

6:30 AM / Sunrise Easter Vigil

We gather in dark silence in the education entrance of our building.  The new paschal candle is lit as we move to the worship space, and from dark to light, from sadness to joy.  Baptism will be celebrated, and affirmation of our baptisms. No sermon or communion.  Bring a bell to ring as we uncover the A-word in our worship.

7:30-10:40 AM / Easter Breakfast

This delicious breakfast is worthy of bringing your family and guests.

9:00 AM / Traditional Festival Eucharist

Our choirs sing, brass and timpani, the organ returns, sermon and Eucharist.  The best of our liturgical tradition!

11:15 AM / crossCurrent Celebration

Festive songs, the full band, movement, sermon, communion... as we rejoice that the news that Christ his risen from the dead!

From Our Twitter Feed

"Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own." -- Jesus (Matt. 6:34)

"Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen." -- The Angel at Jesus' Tomb (Luke 24:5)

Easter on Sunday (4/20): 6:30AM Sunrise Vigil. Breakfast all morning. 9AM Traditional Festival Liturgy. 11:15AM Contemporary Celebration.

Good Friday worships (4/18): 4PM Worship & crafts for families with young children; & 7PM Contemplative worship leaving in dark silence...

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    We use the image of a pinwheel to organize the ministries of the congregation. By doing so, we hope that it’s easier to get involved at Lord of Life in a way that lets you use your spiritual gifts.

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    pinwheel experience The journey of discipleship always begins with an experience of God’s grace in Jesus Christ. God’s grace is everywhere, falling like rain upon all people. We are more or less conscious of this grace as we go through life. We gather in worship each week to offer God our praise, and to experience God anew through the Word and Sacraments, as well as the hospitality of the community.

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    pinwheel grow For our relationship with God to grow we must be intentional in the use of prayer, scripture and community. Nothing will help you grow closer to God, faster and deeper, than gathering regularly with others to pray, read scripture and talk about your spiritual journey. The mutual accountability that is found in LIFE Groups, ministry teams, care and discussion groups accelerate spiritual growth.

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    pinwheel connect There is no one else exactly like you! God uniquely gifted you to be a part of God's “Shalom.” As you discover your unique spiritual gifts, as well as how your unique gifts might be used to God’s glory, you will experience deeper contentment and be empowered to live fully as Jesus’ disciple.

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    pinwheel mission Everything has been leading you to the point of “taking up your cross and following Jesus” by offering your life for others as his witness. It’s done one act at a time, with words and deeds of kindness and love. Everything else is training, preparation.

    The world knows we are Jesus’ disciples by our love. Where are you serving God and others?

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  • Pinwheel +

    We think that all the "pinwheel" ministries are great ways to move toward becoming better disciples of Jesus. But we took a look around our congregation and came to the conclusion that more was needed in order to encourage and support each other, our lay ministry leaders, and the administrative operations of Lord of Life.

    Pastoral Care

    Equipping teams to facilitate pastoral care and prayer within the congregation.

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    Stewarding the resources God has given to Lord of Life as we cultivate an environment conducive to faithful ministry and spiritual growth.

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    Leadership Support

    Supporting and encouraging leaders for healthy ministry in and through this congregation.

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    ONEbody provides a safe and supportive environment for the teens of our congregation.

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Coming Up On Sunday

Council Election

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Contemplation Worship

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Traditional Blend Worship

10:00 am - 11:00 am

10:15 am - 11:15 am
Life Passages

10:15 am - 11:15 am
LIFE Classes

10:15 am - 11:15 am
Augsburg Bible Study

10:15 am - 11:15 am
7th & 8th Grade Affirmation

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