Welcome to Week Three in the At the Crossroads series, in which Jesus chooses to show compassion to a wounded participant in his own arrest. We are called to show compassion, not anger, even to those in our midst whom we might consider our enemies. Let the readings from Scripture, children’s sermon, sermon dialog with the servant Malchus who was healed and hymns help us to come to the crossroads of compassion ready to love others as Christ loved us.

 

Many of those involved in the story of the Passion of Christ came to a crossroads and had to decide which way to go. Some chose well, some did not, and the stories of each of these experiences at various crossroads help us to know what to do and what not to do when we encounter similar crossroads in our own lives. In the end, each service in the series reveals in some way how Christ and his cross lead us to decide the path of God’s will for us

Pastor Dianne will enter into dialogues on Confession with King David, Betrayal with Judas, Judgment with Pilate, Compassion with Malchus, Declaration with Peter and Obedience with John.


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Sunday Worship
​Lent 3: Judgement
March 19
10amWorship Service
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​SERMON
“Compassion”
“A Dialog with Malchus”

   SCRIPTURE READING
Isaiah 61:1-3
Colossians 3:12-17
Luke 22:47-51