Category: Eastertide

April 18, 2021 Peace Moment

For April 18, 2021 Prayer for Peace and Peace Moment with introduction Introduction Each week we hear a Peace Moment in addition to the prayer for peace. Hopefully all will be blessed with these devotional thoughts. This week’s Peace Moment is by Steve Bolie. PEACE MOMENT When I was in junior high the appointee seventy […]

Easter Friday: A Moment of Resurrection

A Moment of Resurrection Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything they owned was held in common. With great power the apostles gave their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon […]

Easter Thursday: God Is Creator

God is Creator From the very first verse of the Bible, Genesis 1:1, God is affirmed as Creator: “In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth…” The creation story is classified in literature as an “origin myth.” But the deeper spiritual truth in the story is profoundly important in Judeo-Christian theology of the […]

On Easter Wednesday, How Does Community Conquer Death?

On Easter Wednesday, How Does Community Conquer Death? As we continue our journey of Eastertide in celebration of the resurrected Christ, I am focused on the question today of what it means to be the community of Christ? “Being truly human and living in community are inseparable. This wisdom is beautifully captured in an African […]

On Easter Tuesday, Where Is Your Microcosm of Awe and Hope?

On Easter Tuesday, Where Is Your Microcosm of Awe and Hope? One of the benefits of my assignment as Pastor to the Niagara Falls-Lewiston Congregation, was the opportunity to spend time at Niagara Falls itself, in awe. The mist is always there. The mist rises like an aria of hope. It reassures us that even […]

On Easter Monday, Are We True Easter People?

On Easter Monday, Are We True Easter People? Easter has come and gone. We prepared the Easter eggs, decorated the house, attended the in-person or online services, heard the sermon, ate the bread and drank the wine. But are we changed? Are we, to use hymnist Shirley Erena Murray’s phrase, “true Easter people?” That depends […]