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Bright Sunday, April 7


April 7, 2024
9:30am Worship

Scripture: Exodus 3:1–14, 2 Corinthians 5:14–20
Sermon: "The Gospel According to Green Eggs and Ham" by Rev. Karen Wright
Music: Music leadership by Grace Mountain (Bluegrass) Christopher Callender and Donna Goeckler, directors.

What is "Bright Sunday" or "Holy Humor Sunday"?  In the early church, the Sunday after Easter was observed by the faithful as a day of joy and laughter with parties and shenanigans to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. The custom of Bright Sunday, as it was called, came from the idea of some early church theologians that God played a joke on the devil by raising Jesus from the dead. Easter was God’s supreme joke played on death, hence the risus paschalis  – “the Easter laugh.”

Adult Christian Education

Please join us at 10:45am in (Room 3), or via Zoom.  Zoom link here!

We will have a Good Faith Network (GFN) presentation moderated by Tim Hayden and Mikki Walker, covering GFN’s many successes in 2023 and what’s in store going forward in 2024.

The Good Faith Network is an interfaith justice organization that builds a collective voice to solve our community's most pressing problems. They an interfaith organization building people power in nearly 30 congregations across Johnson County. 

Their active campaigns include:

  • Mental Health Crisis Care
  • Ending Homelessness
  • Lack of Affordable Housing

Some music is reprinted by permission CCLI #1154643 and #A-705105. Any videos are shown by permission of CVLI #50408750. Any Streaming or Podcasts of worship services (including music) in audio or video form are covered under CCLI #2684265.