Wandering Heart: Here’s My Heart

This Lent and Easter (February 14-April 7), our worship and Church School curriculum follows A Sanctified Art’s Wandering Heart series, reflecting on the sometimes mercurial discipleship of Peter and the words of a favorite hymn, “Come, O Fount of Every Blessing.”

This Sunday wraps up our wandering journey alongside Peter as he experiences discipleship and beyond. We will be welcoming United Parish member Kate Baker-Carr as our guest preacher. Kate writes “Our text for Sunday brings us full circle. We began Lent with Jesus calling Peter, his brother Andrew, James, and John to leave their fishing nets, their livelihoods, and take up the call to discipleship. These many weeks later, we arrive at the Second Sunday in Easter with Peter jumping out of a fishing boat to greet the Risen Jesus who is cooking breakfast on the shoreline. Between the first and the last texts we encountered feasts, mysteries, healings, parables, unparalleled hope, utterly dashed dreams and miraculous new life. The beauty of a full circle is not only that it invites us to remember all that has been but also to contemplate what it all might mean in the many seasons that lie before us. As we enter more fully into the Easter season, let’s consider what the fullness of the circle means to Peter and to us.

We’ll also welcome guest liturgists Anna and Nathan Jeide-Detweiler, Mike McConnell, and Holly VandeWall to lead us in worship while Kent takes some well-deserved post-Lent vacation, and I teach confirmation class upstairs.

Join us for worship at 11am in our Sanctuary and online to pray, sing, learn, and wonder together.

In faith,


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