Weekly Update 3.14.19

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March 14th, 2019

Holy Words. During this season of Lent we are entering into a series exploring the Psalms of Lament. Most of us don’t have tools to worship and pray through the fullness of human life. The Psalms of Lament give us freedom and tools to live in all the complexity of human life. Like the Psalms of Lament, the season of Lent challenges our sentimentality by drawing us into the temptation, suffering, and death of Jesus––and in turn our own. And like the Psalms of Lament, the season of Lent shows that even the hard of our lives are Holy Words and that God, in Jesus, literally entered into it with us, to be present––body to body. Learn more here.

Child Dedication. On Mother’s Day, May 12, we will be holding child dedications at both the 9am and 11am services! This is an opportunity to declare your commitment to raise your children in the knowledge and love of Christ and in a faithful, christian community. If you would like to dedicate your child on that day, please sign up here by May 1st.

The Peoples Theology.  The latest episode with Leonce Crump, former New Orleans Saint, founding pastor of Renovation Atlanta, and author of the book Renovate. Leonce's story is encouraging and challenging and will force us to ask some good questions about the life and work of Jesus' people. Subscribe at iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. 

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