The Fifth Sunday of Lent


Examine Your Hearts – The Fourth Sunday of Lent

“Now the Passover, the feast of the Jews, was at hand. 5 Lifting up his eyes, then, and seeing that a large crowd was coming toward him, Jesus said to Philip, “Where are we to buy bread, so that these people may eat?” 6 He said this to test him, for he himself knew what he would do. 7 Philip answered him, “Two hundred denarii[a] worth of bread would not be enough for… Read More

The Third Sunday of Lent – Guest Preacher, The Reverend Terry Shanahan


Sacrifice – The Second Sunday of Lent

JESUS BEGAN to teach his disciples that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes and be killed, and after three days rise again. And he said this plainly. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. But turning and seeing his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said, “Get… Read More

A Holy Lent – Ash Wednesday

“‘Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you,… Read More

The First Sunday of Lent

  IN THOSE DAYS Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. And when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.” The Spirit immediately… Read More



  What is Ash Wednesday?  The simple answer is that it marks a time of fasting and prayer for Christians. It is the beginning of the forty days of the Lenten season in preparation for Easter. The challenge with this holiday we are celebrating today is like all other Christian holidays, they evolved over time. Lent, short for Lenten, is drawn from the Old… Read More