You really cannot miss the humanity of the disciples described in the various Gospel accounts of the resurrection of Jesus. The disciples were travelling a roller-coaster of emotions. Sometimes frightened. Sometimes doubting. Sometimes wondering. Sometimes inspired. Sometimes overjoyed.
Our world’s response to COVID-19 has finely tuned our ears to the messages of this Holy Week. Our ears are finely tuned to the experiences of our Lord Jesus … Our ears are also finely tuned to the “reason for the season” …
Bishop Paul shares the story of Martin Rinkart who served as a Lutheran pastor through an era of human history we call the “30 Years War” when over 1/3 of the German people died as a result of war and plague.
As we continue in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to serve the people in our care, the communities and agencies of the LCAQD will undertake the following responses to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) declared by the World Health Organisation to be a Pandemic.
In 1966, English composer John Gardner composed a joyful Christmas tune for his adaption of a medieval carol called “Tomorrow will be my dancing day.” In this carol, we are reminded that God is personally interested in each of us and that God dearly loves us.