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Worship Services & Scripture Readings 

March 2018


March 4, 2018  /  Holy Communion  /  Lent 3 B

Scripture: Exodus 20.1-17; John 2.13-25

Sermon Title: “10 Ways to Say Thank You”

Sermon Theme: How does a Christian express her/his gratitude to God for the many blessings we receive: one way is by allowing the 10 Commandments to shape our attitudes and actions.


March 7, 2018 (6:00 pm)  /  Midweek Lenten Service

Scripture: Mark 10.46-52

Meditation: “Jesus is the Son of David”

Special Music: Senior Choir


March 11, 2018  /  Lent 4 B

Scripture: Ephesians 2.4-10; John 3.14-21

Sermon Title: “Give Me Two Good Reasons”

Sermon Theme: In the best know passage in the Bible, Jesus gives us two reasons to embrace him as Lord: the first is the assurance that “we will not perish;” and the other is that we will receive the extraordinary gift of “life eternal.”


March 14, 2018 (6:00 pm)  /  Midweek Lenten Service

Scripture: Mark 1.21-28

Meditation Title: “Jesus is a Spiritual Warrior”

Special Music: Children’s Choir


March 18, 2018  /   Lent 5 B

Scripture: Hebrews 5.7-9; John 12.20-33

Sermon Title: “Lesson Learned”

Sermon Theme: Jesus taught us much about God and the Kingdom of Heaven.  Jesus also learned “obedience from what he suffered.”  What experience taught him became “the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him.”


March 21, 2018 (6:00 pm)  / Midweek Lenten Service

Scripture: Mark 8.23-9.1

Meditation Title: “Jesus is the Messiah”

Special Music: Fishhook

Note: This is the final Wednesday evening Lenten Service.


March 25, 2018  /  Confirmation Sunday  /  Palm Sunday

Scripture: Psalm 118.1-2,19-29; Mark 11.1-11

Sermon Title: “Important Conversations”

Sermon Theme: How to talk to a teenager about the importance of worship.

Note:  Three Confirmands are joining Salem: Evan May, Philicity Collignon and Rachel Borman. 


March 29, 2018 (7:00 pm)  /  “Holy Communion”  /  Maundy Thursday

Scripture: Hebrews 10:16-25

Sermon Title: “Law & Order: Jerusalem”


March 30, 2018 (7:00 pm)  /  Good Friday Community Service

Scripture: Isaiah 52.13-15; Isaiah 53.1-8; Luke 23.27-28; John 18.1-11; John 19.17-24

Service Theme: “The Way of the Cross”