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Is this the day the Lord has Made? – Easter Day – April 12, 2020

April 12, 2020 The Resurrection of Our Lord/Easter Day Emmanuel, Norwood, MA Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Pastor Amanda L. Warner Zoom Worship Matthew 28:1-10 Is this the Day that the Lord Has Made? My favorite movie when I was growing up was The Sound of Music. We never missed it when it was shown on TV…

Maundy Thursday

April 9, 2020 Maundy Thursday Emmanuel, Norwood, MA John 13:1–17, 31b–35 Pastor Amanda L. Warner Zoom Worship Tonight’s service is hard. Maundy Thursday worship, the way that we’ve always done it, does not translate well, in my mind, to a video format a zoom format. It does not translate well when we cannot be together…

Palm-Passion Communion Meditation – April 5, 2020

April 5, 2020 Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion Emmanuel, Norwood, MA Communion Reflection Pastor Amanda Warner Zoom Worship Like many people, I enjoy playing games on my phone. I find it to be a relaxing pass time. I play sudoku. I play word games. I play those block puzzles that remind me of Tetris, even…

Grieving – Lent 5 – March 29, 2020

March 29, 2020 The 5th Sunday in Lent Emmanuel, Norwood, MA Year A Pastor Amanda L. Warner Zoom Worship Service John 11:1-45 Morning Prayer Psalm 130 Grieving Every day for the past two weeks I have woken up in the morning to a Facebook feed full of messages of words of encouragement for a time…

Healed – Lent 4 – March 22, 2020

March 22, 2020 The Fourth Sunday in Lent Emmanuel, Norwood, MA Year A Pastor Amanda L. Warner Zoom Worship Service John 9:1-41 Morning Prayer Whose fault is it? There is a segment of the population, perhaps a personality type, that tends to response to a crisis situation, a situation of distress, a personal accident or…

Alone – Lent 3 2020 – March 15, 2020

March 15, 2020 The Third Sunday in Lent Emmanuel, Norwood, MA John 4:5-42 Pastor Amanda L. Warner Alone I have been a pastor for 17 and a half years. And this is a first. I have never cancelled the public gathering of my community of faith for worship on a Sunday before. I have never…