Messages on Resurrection

Messages on Resurrection

Easter 2020

Easter is normally a time of great celebration with family and friends. However, the restrictions placed by our response to the COVID-19 virus are causing us to celebrate Easter differently. Instead of huge crowds at church with family time to follow, we are worshiping online at home and using technology to visit family and friends. This Easter morning at McFarland UMC, we are celebrating Easter as best we can in a remote environment. We look forward to the day when…

An Unlikely Friendship

Easter 3C Scripture: Acts 9:1-20 Saul of Tarsus, a man sent to exterminate the followers of Jesus, encounters the risen Lord in a flash of blinding light. Ananias is sent by God to offer a healing touch and anoint him to become the greatest evangelist that the world has ever known. Have we known people who have changed our lives dramatically?

A Surprising Turnaround

Easter 2C Scripture: Acts 5:27-32. Mere weeks after the Crucifixion of Jesus, the same Peter who denied Jesus in order to save his own skin is now at the forefront of proclaiming him as the Son of God. How does our experience with the risen Christ turn our lives upside down?