Easter Week Services 2019

As we prepare to celebrate the events that lie at the heart of the Christian faith, we invite you, your family and friends, to join us for our Easter week services at Christ Reformed Church.

 Maundy Thursday, April 18 (7:30 p.m.)
“This Bread Is My Flesh”
Scriptures: Exodus 16:1-18; John 6:25-59

 Good Friday, April 19 (7:30 p.m.)
“I Will Remember No More”
Scriptures: Exodus 12:1-14; Hebrews 10:1-18

 Easter Sunday, April 21
“Because of His Great Love for Us”
Scriptures:  Isaiah 25:1-9; Ephesians 2:1-10

Lord's Day Worship: April 21, 2019 - Easter Sunday

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Sunday Morning: Dr. Riddlebarger will be preaching from Ephesians 2:1–10. The Easter Sermon is entitled: Because of His Great Love for Us.  Our worship service begins at 10:30 a.m.

Sunday Afternoon:  We are considering Lord's Day 17 in our study of the Heidelberg Catechism (Q & A 45); The Comfort of Christ’s Resurrection"  Our afternoon service begins at 1:15 p.m.

 

Author's Forum with Simonetta Carr: March 1, 2019

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Join us on Friday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. for our guest author, Simonetta Carr.  Simonetta will be discussing her book, Broken Pieces and the God Who Mends Them: Schizophrenia through a Mother's Eyes. This is a free lecture and open to all who wish to attend.

“When a son, sister, or grandchild begins to behave in unexpected and disturbing ways, family members hope it is simply a phase. For some, it is instead a lifetime illness—schizophrenia. 

The diagnosis of schizophrenia can bring shock, fear, and worry to everyone involved. But in the midst of the numerous challenges, hope doesn’t have to die. 

Simonetta chronicles her experience of caring for a son with schizophrenia, along with all the struggles, questions, and fervent prayer that went with it. But this isn’t one person’s story. She has provided information and wisdom from psychiatrists, pastors, parents, and people who successfully live with schizophrenia, uncovering the gospel in each situation and sharing hard-won insights on how to care and advocate for those we love.”

Simonetta Carr was born in Italy and has lived and worked in different cultures. She worked first as an elementary school teacher and then as a home-schooling mother for many years. The author of a number of books, including the award-winning series Christian Biographies for Young Readers, she writes a regular column, "Cloud of Witnesses," for the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, has contributed to newspapers and magazines around the world, and has translated the works of several authors from English into Italian and vice versa. She lives in San Diego with her family, where she is a member and Sunday school teacher at Christ United Reformed Church.

 P&R Publishing, 2019