St. John's Church Brownwood, TX

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March 2015

The Week of Weeks

“Easter is the greatest feast, the feast of feasts, and is celebrated not only for a day or an octave of days, but for seven times seven plus one.” That Easter in its fullness consists of fifty days is no… Continue Reading →

What does Hosanna Mean?

Hosanna is an ancient Hebrew exclamation which basically means, “save us!” The word Hosanna appears in psalm 118 verse 25, “Save us, we pray, O LORD! O LORD, we pray give us success!” This psalm was sung in Jerusalem during… Continue Reading →

Palm Sunday

The passion begins. Ironically, the journey toward the most intense suffering is launched at the moment of greatest accolade. This is always the insidious deception associated at times with human approval. It is often fickle, shallow and insincere. Perhaps the… Continue Reading →

April 2015 Schedule

Sunday School: The Adult & Children Sunday School classes meet each Sunday at 9:15 a.m. The adult class is currently studying the Pentateuch (the first five Books of the Bible). Choir Practice:   The choir practices every Sunday after the… Continue Reading →

Remember Pot Luck Sunday March 29!

We will be having a “Fifth Sunday Pot-Luck Lunch” this coming Sunday, March 29 immediately after the 10: 30 a.m. Eucharist. Please make plans to join us for this great time of fellowship and bring your favorite dish! (Remember that… Continue Reading →

Easter Season

“Renewal of worship has rediscovered the value and significance of the Easter Season. Easter is not just “Easter Day,” it is the fifty days from Easter Day until the Day of Pentecost. During this season, Sundays might be better named… Continue Reading →

Holy Week

Is it possible for the Christian today to contribute anything to the Holiness of Holy Week? No! The week is NOT holy because of anything we do, or don’t do. The week is Holy only because of the Sacred Events… Continue Reading →

Palms on Palm Sunday

In general, the palm is a symbol of victory and triumph. It is associated with the rejoicing that comes with victory. Thus saints, especially martyrs, are often depicted carrying the palm of victory – they have triumphed over sin and… Continue Reading →

Announcements

Easter Lilies: Easter flower envelopes are now on the table at the back of the nave and on the table in the parish hall. If you would like to have lilies placed in the church for Easter this year in… Continue Reading →

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