Category Archives: Easter/Holy Week

What Makes Easter Special?

Carolyn’s Online Magazine (#COMe) WHAT MAKES EASTER SPECIAL? Guest writer the Rev. Monte W. Holland Psalm 118:22 The stone that the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone. 23 This is the Lord’s doing; it is marvelous in our eyes. … Continue reading

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A Devotion for Ash Wednesday: Ashes to Ashes

Carolyn’s Online Magazine (COMe) AN  ASH WEDNESDAY DEVOTION: ASHES TO ASHES SCRIPTURE: Matthew 6, selected verses: “Beware of practicing your piety before men in order to be seen by them; for then you will have no reward from your Father … Continue reading

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An Easter “April Fool’s” Caper

Carolyn’s Online Magazine   (COMe) AN EASTER “APRIL FOOL’S” CAPER Easter morning rose with sun, blue sky, spring flowers in bloom. Our bleary-eyed family, my husband, Monte; my son and daughter-in-law Nolan and Tammy; and their two sons, Vince and Marcus, 8, … Continue reading

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Rethink Church Lenten Photos: Week 7

Carolyn’s Online Magazine (COMe) RETHINK CHURCH LENTEN PHOTOS:  Week 7 During 2015 Lent Rethink Church*, a ministry of the United Methodist (Church) Communications, is sponsoring a photo-a-day challenge based on reflections and perceptions of their word for the day. Each … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday: A Disciple’s Point of View

Carolyn’s Online Magazine (COMe) PALM SUNDAY: A DISCIPLE’S POINT OF VIEW The Rev. Monte W. Holland, guest writer Palm Sunday occurs exactly one week before Easter. Thus, it is subject to the same change of date each year as is … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday Traditions in Lithuania

Carolyn’s Online Magazine PALM SUNDAY TRADITIONS IN LITHUANIA   Lithuanian church liturgy surrounding Easter week rites, including Palm Sunday, are comparable to those in other parts of the world. However, many Easter traditions outside that church liturgy are uniquely Lithuanian. … Continue reading

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