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The Lord GOD has given me the tongue of a teacher, that I may know how to sustain the weary with a word. Morning by morning he wakens — wakens my ear to listen as those who are taught.

    References:

  • Isaiah 50:4-9a
  • Psalm 70 (UMH 793)
  • Hebrews 12:1-3
  • John 13:21-32

Holy Week: Through Death to Life Series

Holy Thursday, or Maundy Thursday, marks the last conversation Jesus has with his disciples, a conversation grounded in what he calls a new commandment (mandatum in Latin, hence our English word “Maundy”). He illustrates and underscores the new commandment by washing the disciples’ feet: “Love one another as I have loved you.” View the Holy Week: Through Death to Life series overview »

    References:

  • Exodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14
  • Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 (UMH 837)
  • 1 Corinthians 11:23-26
  • John 13:1-17, 31b-35

Holy Week: Through Death to Life Series

On Good Friday, or Holy Friday as it is known in nearly every non-English-speaking culture, we witness the execution of Jesus, recognize our ongoing complicity with the powers of death, and are called to enter the Great Silence of all creation in response to the death of its God and Maker. View the Holy Week: Through Death to Life series overview »

    References:

  • Isaiah 52:13-53:12
  • Psalm 22 (UMH 752)
  • Hebrews 10:16-25
  • John 18:1-19:42

Holy Week: Through Death to Life Series

Easter Sunrise is an early morning service built on the framework of the Great Vigil of Easter. It moves from contemplation to celebration.. View the Holy Week: Through Death to Life series overview »

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Taylor Burton-Edwards will offer a Holy Saturday service on Twitter at 10 AM ET. Learn more »

    References:

  • Job 14:1-14
  • Psalm 31:1-4, 15-16 (UMH 764)
  • 1 Peter 4:1-8
  • Matthew 27:57-66
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Holy Week: Through Death to Life Series

Easter Sunday is the principal Easter Sunday morning service of word and sacrament celebrating the resurrection of Jesus and kicking off the Easter Season of fifty days (through the Day of Pentecost).  View the Holy Week: Through Death to Life series overview »

    References:

  • Isaiah 52:13-53:12
  • Psalm 22 (UMH 752)
  • Hebrews 10:16-25
  • John 18:1-19:42