Starting on Palm Sunday, we embark on what’s known as “Holy Week.”
The last week of Lent, Holy Week, remembers the last week of Christ’s earthly life, beginning with Palm Sunday’s commemoration of Jesus’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem (Matt 21:1-11).
So, put simply, Holy Week is […]
I love being an Anglican Christian. This Communion is my home, these are the people I’m called to serve with, and I’m thankful for the beauty of this tradition.
But during Holy Week, I’m not an Anglican. I’m not a Baptist either. Or a Presbyterian. Or a Roman Catholic.
On Maundy Thursday, my feet are being washed, and I’m washing feet. There […]
I don’t think there has ever been a child who didn’t think I was saying Monday Thursday during the Holy Week announcements. Growing up, I thought today was Monday Thursday until about age 14. And when I finally learned it was “Maundy,” no one could explain why it was called that!
But friends, I have trekked through the boring dictionaries of […]
Tonight is about humility. The humility of Jesus, the Master and Lord who was a servant.
By living among us as one of us. By allowing himself to be sacrificed for our sins. By washing feet.
And he says that humility is the “full extent of his love.”
Judas was probably embarrassed. Everyone was surprised.
Peter was shocked. As usual, he reacted immediately!
He tried to stop Jesus!