Monday, March 25, 2013

an illusion of freedom

Barabbas seeking rebellion
to overthrow the Romans
an illusion of freedom
when Pilate set him free
Christ was the true freedom
his life to atone for us
squaring the ledgers
God’s judgment on us

March 25, 2013
Fourth Sunday in Lent
Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 (CEB)
Joshua 5:10-12 (CEB)
Worship Theme – “The Voice of God . . . Barabbas”
Call to Worship (Psalm 117 Common English Bible)
Unison Prayer
Prayer of Dedication (GBOD 2013)

This Lenten Season, we are doing something a little different. We are doing Lenten Dramas from: It is called "The Voice of God". We are hearing conversations between God and some of the characters that took part in Passion Week. It has been a "moving experience" for all. . . 
February 13 2013 Ash Wednesday – James  (portrayed by Diane Mitchell)
February 17, 2013 – Judas  (portrayal by Ray Foss)
February 24, 2013 – Peter  (portrayal by Marshall Burns)
March 3, 2013 – Pilate  (portrayed by Richard Fleury)
March 10, 2013 – Barabbas  (portrayed by Mark Cioffi)
March 17, 2013 - Dysmas (Thief on the cross)  (portrayed by Ray Foss)
March 24, 2013 Palm Sunday
March 28, 2013 Maundy Thursday – The Centurion  (portrayed by Mark Cioffi)
March 29, 2013 Good Friday - Mary Mother of Jesus (portrayed by Kathy Akerman)
March 31, 2013 Easter Sunday! - The Gardner (portrayed by Mary Ann Cioffi)
and Lenten Drama:
(a conversation with Pilate and God after the crucifixion)
by Pastor Ruth Foss
A Handmaiden of the Lord

Suncook United Methodist Church

Suncook, NH
March 10, 2013
Fourth Sunday in Lent

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