By Heather Walker Peterson Before my family’s fast begins in Lent, we follow the Anglican tradition of feasting on pancakes on Shrove Tuesday. But why pancakes? Unless my husband is making his rich Swedish pancakes, really crepes with spoons of sugar added, pancakes don’t seem like the kind of food many would refrain from. I […]
By Haley Scharf If you are unfamiliar with the Advent tradition of O Antiphons prayers, you’re in for a treat. They are an ancient monastic tradition (dating to at least the 8th century A.D.) that I knew nothing about a few years ago. But once I learned about them, they quickly became one of my […]
By Haley Scharf Advent is a time to remember that we are a people of hope because we have a God who keeps his promises! Long ago he promised a Messiah, and his word was fulfilled when Jesus came the first time. Now we have a promise that Jesus will come back again to fully […]
Wednesdays in Lent, Feb. 21–March 21, join us for a meal at 6:00 p.m. followed by teaching, worship and prayer in the liturgy of Evening Prayer. Our teaching will focus on five covenants and the role of times in the wilderness in the fulfillment of God’s promises. Feb. 21 – Noah Feb. 28 – Abraham […]
On Maundy Thursday, we reflect upon the events of the night before Jesus’s crucifixion. We remember how Jesus broke bread for his disciples, saying: “Take; this is my body”, and offered them a cup of wine saying: “This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many” Mk. 14:22-24. In our worship […]
Good Friday is a commemoration of the crucifixion and death of our Savior Jesus Christ. Through prayers, songs, and other expressions of worship, we will offer thanksgiving for Jesus’s sacrifice on our behalf. This worship service will last approximately one hour.