From Palm Sunday to Holy Saturday
Throughout this week (March 28th to April 3rd), there will be opportunities for worship and reflection.
Rev. Bruce Chalmers provides the following information about worship that will be available on the Parish’s YouTube channel.
- Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion: The BC Synod of the ELCIC has kindly provided a service for tomorrow (Sunday, March 28th). A lovely gift to all of us in the Synod.
- Daily Reflections: I will be posting a brief reflection each day, Monday through Thursday. Each of these reflections will pick up on the themes of covenant and baptism that I spoke to through the course of Lent and will suggest a practical focus for each day.
- Good Friday: Our video offering will not be the full Good Friday service that we might have experienced had we been able to gather in-person. We simply don’t have the technical facility for this. Rather, the offering will have the character of an extended reflection as we hear the Story, supplemented with music, prayer and poetry.
The Revised Common Lectionary provides scripture readings for each day of Holy Week. There are two fairly easy ways to access them.
Go to the Calendar page of our Parish’s website. For each day, you will see a “title” for the day. If you click on it, a pop-up window will appear that looks like this:
If you then click on “more details”, a new tab or window should appear that provides the link to the Vanderbilt Lectionary site. When you click on it, you will be taken to the texts of the readings for that day. You could also copy and paste the link (starts https:// and continues to a second line ending in a number) that appears in the description part of the pop-up window into your browser.
That’s how it works on one computer system. Your system may function slightly differently, but you should still be able to get to the readings.
Use this link https://lectionary.library.vanderbilt.edu//lections.php?year=B&season=Holy%20Week to go the the Vanderbilt Library’s list of lectionary readings for Holy Week. You can then either click on the day you want in the list on the left or click on the day within the grid that provides the readings. Either way, you will be taken to the text of the readings for that day.