An Easter People
Moravians are Easter people which means celebrating Holy Week all week with Holy Week readings, a Maundy Thursday Eucharist, Good Friday, Great Sabbath (for some, others it’s optional), and usually at least two and often three services Easter morning.
The Lord is risen! The Lord is risen indeed!
Every year our church participates in the Moravian tradition of pulling watchwords. If you don’t know what a watchword is, it is a motto or slogan (in our case a Bible verse) that is supposed to lead you throughout the year. Sometimes, it seems to make no sense at all what you pull out of…
Oscar sports his pop of color with his lime green collar. He was dropped off in our church with a sign on his crate reading “please don’t take to a kill shelter”. He has a forever home with us instead.