2nd Sunday in Lent – February 25, 2018

•Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16
•Psalm 22:23-31 (UMH 752)
•Romans 4:13-25
•Mark 8:31-38


With a theme like this, it may be tempting to move into heavy-handed “holier than thou, hyper-righteousness” mode. Instead, gentleness, transparency, and humility are needed. Prepare yourselves to model these things in the ways you as worship leaders lead today. There’s no shame in admitting we need help. We do. And thanks be to God, God is ready to offer help to one and all, through prayer, through sacrament, and through our interactions with others in our daily lives.