How are you doing this week?
For me, I admit that it’s been the full range of emotions. Exhaustion from watching the kids during the day and working at night. Grieving and mourning physical separation from people outside my family. Being inspired when I see people and leaders overcoming differences and coming together. Being heartwrenched seeing the suffering of vulnerable people. It’s emotionally exhausting, but in a way this is life fully alive.
Jesus said at the beginning of Mark: “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near.” (Mark 1:15) In many ways, the time is ripe for us to truly live; to turn away from routine lives of indifference and be more attuned to our hearts, to those around us, and to God’s will. Let us not let this opportunity slip away from us!
This is Holy Week, the most important week of the Christian calendar. How much more important it is for us to reflect on the life, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Even though we are physically separated, let us come together in Spirit and truth.
- Good Friday: we will have an online service at 12pm this Friday (April 10). It will be a meditative contemplation on the death of Jesus. Please join us online for this service. The link will be posted on the website (timothpc.com), and we will email you the link shortly before the service begins.
- Easter Sunday: Easter is the most important day for Christians. It is the whole reason our faith exists. We have a very special celebration service planned for Easter: a live service via Zoom! Please join us on Zoom at 11am. We will send out the link this weekend. We will celebrate a virtual communion together. Things may be tough, but we have hope because our Lord lives. Let us come together on Sunday!
We have been praying for you during this whole season of Lent. As Good Friday and Easter approaches, our prayer is that in the midst of any difficulties and challenges, you may find hope.
I hope to see you online this weekend!