Acts 4:5-12; Psalms 23; 1 John 3:16-24; John 10:11-18
April 25, 2021 – 4th Sunday in Easter We gather this morning on the fourth Sunday of Easter, which we, as United Methodists celebrate as Good Shepherd Sunday. We began our readings with the 23rd Psalm, “The Lord is my shepherd.”
We concluded with the passage from the 10th chapter of the Gospel of John where Jesus explains the difference between good shepherds and hired help.
The good shepherd has a relationship with the
Acts 3:12-19; Psalms 4; 1 John 3:1-7; Luke 24:36b-48
April 18, 2021 This morning, Jesus shows the disciples that he is real and that the resurrection is real. We read from Luke, so by this time of day, the women have gone to the tomb and found it empty. Men in white asked them why they were looking for the living among the dead. They come back and tell the disciples, but they are not believed. Then Cleopas and another disciple arrive to report having walked with Jesus on the
Acts 10:34-43; Psalms 118:1-2, 14-24; 1 Corinthians 15:3-10a; John 20:1-18
April 4, 2021 – Easter Sunday Our scriptures this morning give us as much hope as humans have ever enjoyed upon this planet. We are saved. We are free. Our lives have meaning. We are witnesses. We are called. We are the people of the Way. We carry the message of God…the one, true God…to mortals. This is our day. No one can take from us what we have seen…what we have done together. None of us could have