We’ll be celebrating Pentecost at Desert Cross this weekend. You’ll see a lot of the color red in our sanctuaries, but what is Pentecost? Click the link below to visit our Adult page and learn more about the “birthday” of the Church.
The theme for our Playlists this month is Love. Connected to our theme, we’re sharing information for all ages on our Children’s page about God’s Love. Use the link below to read more about it. When you’re finished there, use the other links below to check out this month’s Playlists for Children, Youth, and Adults.
Music is a key element of any worship service. We’ve missed hearing each other’s voices sing the old hymns and the praise songs. Well, wait no longer! Starting Sunday we’ll be singing (with masks on) at in-person worship services at Desert Cross. To get your vocal chords warmed up, click the link below to visit our Worship&Music page.
No, we’re not talking about the R.E.M. song. We’re sharing an article published in Worship Leader. The role of religion and churches in our society has been changing over recent years. Click the link below to visit our Youth page to read more about it.
The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel Truth. The title of Beth Allison Barr’s new book is quite a mouthful! Click the link below to visit our Adult page and to learn more about her work.
The focus of our Playlists this month is Peace. Part of today’s post is about Prayers for Peace, but there’s much more. There’s a podcast about bringing peace home, there’s a website about teaching tolerance, and there’s a TED Talk about a peace project. Click the link below to visit our Children’s page. You’ll something there for all ages.
Today is Good Friday. Christians around the world will gather for in-person and online worship to remember the sacrifice of Christ. Visit our Adult page by clicking the link below for a Good Friday blessing.
It’s Holy Week, and today is Maundy Thursday. Maundy comes from the Latin word for commandment. Jesus commands us to love one another. Click the link below to visit our Adult page for a Maundy Thursday message from Lutheran World Relief.