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Remembering the Past, Building the Future
World Communion Sunday
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Meet Dr. Philemon and Shalini Pawar of Ashwood Memorial Hospital, Daund, Maharashtra, India, over a shared lunch following 9:30 am Worship and Communion on Sunday, May 1st.
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The Good Friday service at Wembley Downs featured meditations on two crosses – the one on which Jesus died and the one that he calls us to carry daily : ” ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me .. .” (NRSV Luke 9:23).
Both are intrinsic to the story of human redemption.
While the former is well contemplated on such a day as this, the latter is less understood, but immediately recognised in each pilgrim’s journey.
Using Alexander Shaia’s Quadratos approach, seen at length in Heart and Mind: The Four-Gospel Journey for Radical Transformation, today’s congregation symbolically engaged the four phases of disciple cross-bearing …
Each member of the congregation had opportunities to engage at a deeply personal level, not only with the meaning of the surrendered life of Jesus at Calvary, but the integration of that life into the daily business of engaging change, pain, union and service in Christ’s name.