From ashes to celebration
Feb. 14, 2018 – March 25, 2018

Beginning with Ash Wednesday, Lent is a season of reflection, repentance, and preparation before the holy celebration of Easter. We will be shaped by the words of scripture as we travel this road together.

Message line-up:

Ash Wednesday at SWM

We join our neighbors at the South Wedge Mission for an inter-congregational Ash Wednesday observance. 7:30 p.m. at 125 Caroline St.

Water and Sky
Pastor Scott Austin
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An ark. A baptism. A dove. A rainbow. These intertwining images from the Jewish and Christian scriptures point us to a beautiful truth about our lives and our hope.

Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15
The Promise Rests on Grace
Pastor Scott Austin
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It is difficult for modern Christians to understand what it means to be “descendants” of Abraham, because we long for a transactional salvation: do X/Y/Z, and be saved. But the work of salvation is faith: simply to trust the promise.

Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Psalm 22:23-31; Romans 4:13-25; Mark 8:31-38
Justice That Restores
Rev. Dominique Gilliard
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A special Lenten message from Dominique Dubois Gilliard, author of Rethinking Incarceration.

Exodus 20:1-17; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22
Raised Up to Rise Up
Pastor Scott Austin

A bronze serpent raised up in the wilderness. A radical teacher raised up on a cross. And the astonishing promise that we have been raised up with him. Will we rise to the call?

Numbers 21:4-9; Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21
Planting Seeds, Giving Water
James Harrington
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We are joined by James Harrington, founder and director of the Ugandan Water Project, for a timely and inspiring message about one way we can stay connected to our foundational value of justice.

Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 51:1-12; Psalm 119:9-16; Hebrews 5:5-10; John 12:20-33
Palm Sunday
Pastor Scott Austin
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One of our favorite new traditions at Artisan: a very special kid-centric Palm Sunday celebration!

Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Mark 11:1-11; John 12:12-16

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