Lent 6 – Palm Sunday & Holy Week

Called to deep hope | John 12:12-16 & Mark 14:32-15:47 | (It’s a 2-sermonette week.) In the first reflection, we remember Palm Sunday as a protest against domination. Jesus the king is not the glitzy governor; his methods contrast with the Roman machine. And in the second sermonette, we reflect on the price of protesting: Jesus’ arrest, taken into custody, …

Lent 4 – Deep Calls to Deep

Called to Deep Healing | Numbers 21:4-9 & Ephesians 2:1-10 | Pastoral Intern Shadrack Miyekelo asks, “how do we experience healing in times like these when we have sustained many damages?” His encouragement: “Through the Holy Spirit, Jesus reaches through any circumstances with his deep mercy.” Find the entire worship service here on the JSMC YouTube Channel!

Deep Calls to Deep – Lent 3

Called to Deep Wisdom | Exodus 20:1-17 | Former pastor Betsy Hedrick McCrea preaches new life into ancient words/commandments. How do these ancient commandments call you to a new way of living? How do these “sweet words” deepen your commitment to living as God’s people in the world? View the entire worship service on our JSMC YouTube Channel.

Deep Calls to Deep – Lent 2

Called to deep commitment | Genesis 12:1-4 | We examine God’s call to step out into the unknown like Abraham and Sarah and “get lost in the woods” to find the blessings God is calling us to share. Find the livestream recording from our James Street Mennonite Church YouTube Channel here.