An outline of this week’s services and opportunities
We’ve been making our way through the stories of Holy Week and today we have this final condemnation, in which the powers of the state, the powers of the religious community, and the truth told by one individual, all collide. In it we see this seemingly irrational and vehement opposition to Jesus. Something he did […]
recognized that in our global, postmodern culture, truth is not an easy concept for us. Rather it is a term that is elusive and complex, likely to generate doubt, confusion, and division. In a world of lies, spins, and half-truths, I had to confess to myself that thinking about “God as truth” was very difficult for me.
In the Christian tradition, Maundy Thursday (the Thursday before Easter) marks the ‘last supper’ of Jesus when he dined with friends, washed their feet and broke bread and drank wine with them. As we re- enact this meal, we highlight Jesus’ ‘new commandment’ of love. At ORUCC, we celebrate Maundy Thursday around the dinner table. […]