Sunrise Worship on the Mountain

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The Easter season is rapidly approaching and in some many, it can be just a busy as the Christmas season.  Lent, Passion week, Good Friday, Easter egg hunts, and of course Resurrection Sunday. However, there is another Easter holiday pastime we experimented with in 2019. We met on the Draper overlook for an Easter sunrise worship service…and it was awesome! …

Father/Daughter Dance 2020

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Join us for the 11th Annual Father/Daughter Dance on February 22 at Dublin Middle School! The Father/Daughter Dance is designed to foster the relationship between a daughter and her father. This is Dad’s chance to show his special date how she is loved and protected by the number one man in her life. Dad’s date with his daughter provides an …

Family Advent Devotions

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‘Tis the season for many things, but it is imperative we do not get so caught up in the festive busyness we forget to focus on the true reason we celebrate Christmas. For weekly advents devotions, come by our Connection Center on Sunday and pick up a Family Advent Devotion. This packet will walk your family through the true story …

Passion Week Devotion 4.21.19

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Joy Devotion by Saera Eanes John 20:11-18 11 But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb, and as she wept she stooped to look into the tomb. 12 And she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one at the head and one at the feet. 13 They said to her, “Woman, why are you …

Passion Week Devotion 4.20.19

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Anticipation Devotion by Amy Hall When I was a child, Easter was one of the most special times of the year. Spring had arrived and the coming of Easter meant that we could look forward to a visit from the Easter Bunny.  The anticipation was thick – you could almost touch it! Waiting for Easter morning to arrive was the …

Passion Week Devotion 4.19.19

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The Scourging of Jesus Devotion by Tim Sullivan Mark 15:15-20 15 And so Pilate, willing to content the people, released Barabbas unto them, and delivered Jesus, when he had scourged him, to be crucified. 16 And the soldiers led him away into the hall, called Praetorium; and they call together the whole band. 17 And they clothed him with purple, …

Passion Week Devotion 4.18.19

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Betraying Christ Devotion by Andrew Atkinson Imagine being at the last supper. Jesus has made all the arrangements and everything is set up. You are there with the closest of Jesus’ followers. Everything is going great, everyone is eating and Jesus says, “Truly, I say to you, one of you will betray me.” (Matthew 26:21 ESV) There would be so …

Passion Week Devotion 4.17.19

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The High Priestly Prayer Devotion by Tyler Snavely John 17 1 When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, 2 since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given …

Passion Week Devotion 4.16.19

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Questions are powerful. Devotion by our Blacksburg Associate Pastor Neal Nelson Questions reveal the intentions of our hearts like a seasoned detective obtaining a confession of a crime without the criminal even realizing it. And Jesus was a master detective of the human heart as revealed in the events of Tuesday during Passion Week. Jesus’ time in the temple on …

Passion Week Devotion 4.15.19

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Desperation Devotion by Annie-Kate Snavely Years ago, I heard somebody tell a story about how when she once invited someone to church, that person responded, “church is for desperate people.” At first, this friend of mine was insulted and felt like she needed to defend herself and say that she wasn’t desperate. But after she had time to reflect about …

Passion Week Devotion: 4.14.19

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Palm Sunday Devotion by Dave Farris It may be easy to remember Palm Sunday is when Jesus rode a donkey into the city of Jerusalem while the crowd tossed jackets and/or palm branches down on the path in front of him. But just as in most stories throughout the Bible, the deeper you dig, the more interesting the stories become. …

Community Good Friday Worship

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Good Friday is only good because of the reality we celebrate on Sunday.  If Jesus did not walk out of the tomb, conquering death, we would not have a reason to gather on Friday….but He did! And so we gather on Good Friday: We gather to reflectively worship the greatest act of love ever committed We gather to remember the …