Keeping a Holy Lent
How do we as God's people approach Lent, practice Lent, and live Lent?
Seven Words to the Cross: What Would You have Said?
The Gospels record what are known as “the seven last words” of Jesus –phrases spoken from the cross by Christ in the final hours of his earthly life. Pastor J. Ellsworth Kalas pondered the other side: just what were the spoken responses to the cross?
This message series examines words spoken in the hearing of Jesus on the cross or directly to the fact of his death in the final instance. Included in our study will be:
“The Scornful Word"; “A Word Too Late”; “Words of Indifference”;“The Word of Faith”; “The Word of Insight”; “A Courageous Word”; and “A Futile Word.”
Along the way, we can imagine which words we ourselves might have spoken had we witnessed the dying Jesus. Don’t miss a “WORD” of our Lenten Messages!
Through these lessons, we can see ourselves and our need for Christ's mercy and discover God's deep love and compassion for all of us.
So let Lent be an opportunity for a new beginning in our life. You are invited to all the amazing mysterious traditions and experiences Lent has to offer. You are invited to turn back to God - who created you, who loves you beyond your imagination. You are invited to proclaim that Jesus is the way to life and to give your heart to him.
Wednesdays at 12 noon
March 13 through April 10
Light Lunch Included
Dr. Edward Moore, Organist & Music Director of East Liberty Presbyterian Church
Katya Janpoladyan, Cellist & Founder of Kassia Ensemble
Eric Kochanowski, Organist of First Presbyterian Church, Beaver
Robert E. Harper Men's Chorus, Coraopolis UMC
Lauren Emerich, Soprano