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Easter

A welcoming Church for Easter

Obeying the Third Commandment and its call to keep the Sabbath is an important part of our identity.  Yet we also know that, in our increasingly secularized world, the numbers of those who attend religious services regularly is declining.…

Why is Easter 50 days long?

“Michael,” I shouted, “your time’s up! Come out of there!” My frustration was building as I stood in front of the inflated carnival castle filled with small children jumping and bouncing to their hearts’ delight. My 3-year-old son, Michael,…