500 Years of Evangelical Reformation 1517-2017
This year is the 500 th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his 95 These , challenging the teachings of the Catholic Church, on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. Stay tuned for more information on our church’s activities commemorating this event.
During the summer we will be having a hymn of the month –singing music that is less familiar, singing global music to connect our community to those around the globe.
We are entering the very long season of Time after Pentecost. ”This season the Holy Trinity (First Sunday after Pentecost) and end concludes with the festival of Christ the King (Last Sunday after Pentecost. During these weeks the church concentrates on Christ’s public ministry – his sermons, parables, and miracles. It is a time of growth in faith, hope, and love- and thus green paraments are used as a symbol of this growth.
~ Taken from Alter Guild and Sacristy Handbook.
Jesus gives the disciples the Great Commission – to make disciple of all nations. The first half of the summer, Jesus is teaching us what it means to be disciples. The second half of the summer is devoted primarily to Jesus’ teaching crowds of people with parables.
New Era of Hope Parish
3455 New Era Road
Muscatine, Iowa 52761