Morsels & Stories: We talked about the offertory plates and when they are blessed in the service.
Sermon: This was a hard week full of horrible news. How do we respond? How does God call us to respond?
The lessons can be found by clicking here (link). I preached with Hebrews 7:23-28 in the direct background.
Art by Heather Gerber, paper cutting
Morsels & Stories: I read from The Ethiopian Tattoo Shop by Edward Hays. It seemed appropriate for April Fool’s Day.
Sermon: Mary, Mary, and Salome went to do what their mother’s taught them.
I worked most closely with Mark 16:1-8 which you can find here (link).