He is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia!
Because of the pandemic, we couldn’t gather in sanctuaries to hear choirs sing on Easter, but thankfully we can hear them online. Visit our Adult page by clicking the link below to hear a favorite Easter hymn.
Today is Maundy Thursday. It’s the day we hear about Jesus washing the feet of the disciples and sharing Holy Communion with them. It’s the day Jesus commanded us to love one another. We’re sharing an example of service and love from our world today. Visit our Adult page by clicking the link below.
Desert Cross is gathering pictures showing Signs of Hope during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of those photographs will be used in our online Easter Worship Service. The photographs are due tomorrow. Please email them to Pastor Andrea at email@example.com and to Daniel Decker at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click the link below to visit our Adult page to see a Sign of Hope for today.
Signs of Hope
Holy Week starts this weekend with Palm Sunday. We’re away from each other, but we can still celebrate Holy Week together. Visit our Children’s page by using the link below for a great idea on how to walk through Holy Week. It’s an idea that works for all households whether or not you have kids in your home.
Today we have a fun way for you to connect with family and friends during this time of social distancing. Use the link below to visit our Adult page for the full story and then join in the fun!
Today we’re sharing some home study materials with you. We used videos from The Bible Project during Advent. Pastor Andrea found a new resource from them for us to use at home. You can check it out on our Adult page. Use the link below to explore the materials.
In all this I have given you an example that by such work we must support the weak, remembering the words of the Lord Jesus, for he himself said, “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” Acts 20:35
Dave Pasch, an Arizona and ESPN sports broadcaster, took this verse to heart and made his action public. We’re sharing his story with you today. Click the link below to visit our Adult page.
Prayers for peace and health for all.
Desert Cross isn’t gathering in person for worship or education because of the COVID-19 outbreak; however, we can be there for each other in new ways. Today we’re sharing some information with you on growing faith at home. Take a look and know that other families are gathering together and exploring these faith practices “with you” in their homes. Click the link below to visit our Children’s page.
Desert Cross sent out an email today with an announcement that we’re suspending worship services, programming, and meetings until further notice because of COVID-19. It’s a difficult decision to make, but decisions like this aren’t made out of fear. Decisions like this are made to protect each other. Protect each other out of concern. Protect each other out of love. That’s what we’re called to do for Desert Cross, for our families, for our neighbors, for the world.
Click the link below to visit our Adult page for some reassuring words from The Washington Post.
Last week we shared a Lent 101 article with you. It highlighted different faith practices for Lent. One of those is Service. Today’s post offers research on the power of serving others and its impact on teens. Use the link below to visit our Youth page to learn more about it.