Tag: Easter

March 21: True Easter People

March 21: True Easter People 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 10I do not want you to be unaware, brothers and sisters,* that our ancestors were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, 2and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, 3and all ate the same spiritual food, 4and all drank the same spiritual […]

I Can Only Imagine

I can only imagine, what it must have been like for those first disciples. Mary’s proclamation that she had seen the Lord, still ringing in their ears. They locked themselves in the house out of fear. Disturbing a grave was a serious offense, what would people say? Would they be accused? They locked the doors […]

Easter Dinner at Outback Steakhouse

As per my routine I read the Daily Bread, the Daily Prayer for Peace and recited the Mission Prayer. “God where will your Spirit lead today? Help me be fully awake and ready to respond. Grant me the courage to risk something new and become a blessing of your love and peace. Amen.” The online […]

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 […]

Mondays in Lent: March 8

Each Monday in Lent we are providing a Lenten Reading from the Lamoni Heartland Mission Center Diversity Team. This week’s reflection comes from Pastor Mark Benson of Ames Congregation, Community of Christ.  Journey To The Cross There are 40 days and 6 Sundays in Lent. The 7th Sunday being Easter. We are honoring the 3rd […]

Observing Lent in Lamoni Heartland USA Mission Center

Observing Lent in Lamoni Heartland USA Mission Center Lent is a time of spiritual preparation and spiritual formation that prepares us for the events of Holy Week in which we remember the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ as recorded in the gospels. Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent. On this day, millions hear the […]