Euless First Blog

Last February I invited each of the adult Sunday School classes to offer a representative to join a group to take on the renaming of our church– a recommendation of our relocation consultant. This group has met several times over the ensuing months and we have had a lot of really good conversation. This has […]

SO MANY of you have expressed delight at the groundbreaking ceremony last month! It was a very exciting and uplifting time! In a way, this was a final step of a long journey, yet in another way, it was the first real step toward a new building on new land. In actuality, like every step in our lives, it was a step in a long journey of faithfulness in the direction […]

Sunday, April 21              John 20:1-18     Rev. Beverly Springer Early in the morning of the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. 2 She ran to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus […]

Saturday, April 20    Psalm 31: 1-4, 15-16  Rev. Steve Heyduck I take refuge in you, Lord. Please never let me be put to shame. Rescue me by your righteousness! 2 Listen closely to me! Deliver me quickly; be a rock that protects me; be a strong fortress that saves me! 3 You are definitely my rock and my […]

Friday, April 19              John 19:16-38     Rev. Rachel Heyduck 16 Then Pilate handed Jesus over to be crucified. The soldiers took Jesus prisoner. 17 Carrying his cross by himself, he went out to a place called Skull Place (in Aramaic, Golgotha). 18 That’s where they crucified him—and two others with him, one on each side and Jesus in the middle. 19 Pilate had a […]

Thursday, April 18   John 13:1-17, 31b-35             Shane Mullin 1 Before the Festival of Passover, Jesus knew that his time had come to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them fully. 2 Jesus and his disciples were sharing the evening meal. The devil had already […]

Wednesday, April 17          Psalm 70            Rev. Steve Heyduck Hurry, God, to deliver me; hurry, Lord, to help me! 2 Let those who seek my life be ashamed and humiliated! Let them fall back and be disgraced— those people who delight in my downfall! 3 Let those who say, “Aha! Aha!” stop because of their shameful behavior. 4 But let […]

Tuesday, April 16           1 Cor 1:18-31      Rev. Rachel Heyduck 18 The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are being destroyed. But it is the power of God for those of us who are being saved. 19 It is written in scripture: I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and I will reject the intelligence of […]

Monday, April 15             John 12:1-11                    Shane Mullin 1 Six days before Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, home of Lazarus, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 Lazarus and his sisters hosted a dinner for him. Martha served and Lazarus was among those who joined him at the table. 3 Then Mary took an extraordinary amount, almost three-quarters of a […]

Sunday, April 14            Luke 19:28-40       Rev. Steve Heyduck 28 After Jesus said this, he continued on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 29 As Jesus came to Bethphage and Bethany on the Mount of Olives, he gave two disciples a task. 30 He said, “Go into the village over there. When you enter it, you will find tied up there a […]