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Holy Week 2020

Welcome to the week that the church has set aside to remember the mystery of Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection. It gives me great strength and wonder to know that even as our world faces global crisis–pandemic exacerbated by pre-existing injustice–Christians around the world this week will open their Bibles, gather around their computer screens, sing across alleyways, and recite from memory the story that has always been the sure foundation of our faith…

The Three Days: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, the Easter Vigil

The story of these three days is our story. Reborn in the waters of baptism, we are sent into the world for lives of costly service, but we are not sent alone. So we gather on these nights with those who are preparing to receive the gift of baptism to remember a supper spent with friends, testimony offered the face of empire, and the God of salvation whose story is as old as creation.