|No my peonies are not blooming, but they are budded up |
and the tulips and daffs have pushed their way out of the ground. Spring is coming!!
Yes, contemporary service means rockin' songs with a praise band and a nod to the young folks in our church. Lots of energy and spirit. You should have been there to sing Christ the Lord is Risen Today with a rock n roll beat and the alleleuia with a kick. LOL. I loved it and love the modern songs that speak to the people of today.
Things change. There's no way the message of God's love and forgiveness would be understood if we were still singing Gregorian chants at church! I appreciate the old hymns too and enjoy singing the oldies, but the oldies just don't capture the interest or make sense to the new generation.
Do you remember Easters when you were a kid? Women wore their hats--Easter bonnets--and white gloves and black patent leather shoes. Men wore their suits and ties. Colorful corsages adorned the dresses or coats of the ladies. No longer. Although things change, Easter remains a celebration of the resurrection of Christ, never losing the power of mystery and the awe-inspiring vastness of God's love.
Tuesday, April 22--Earth Day--Be mindful of taking care of our environment.
Thursday, April 23--Author Conda Douglas visits with her story of inspiration for her writing. And Conda is giving away a copy of her mystery, Starke Naked Dead. I"ll see ya' then!
Do you notice changes from generation to generation? Has anything stayed the same for you?