Archive for April, 2014

Fifty Days of Glory Continues Wednesday Night

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

This Wednesday, April 30th, Church of the Messiah’s Easter Bible study continues.  We are studying Fifty Days of Glory by Canon Mark Pearson, a CEC priest from New Hampshire.  The first week was very powerful and the second week promised to be even more impressive!  We will be discussing chapters 2 & 3 which cover “The Road […]

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Loads of Love This Sunday May 4th

Monday, April 28th, 2014

This Sunday, May 4th, we will be bringing in a very special offering to support Emergency Pregnancy Services.  Sunday will be our annual “Loads of Love” offering where we will bring in a laundry basket, a pre-rolled roll of quarters, and a bottle of Dreft laundry detergent.  Dreft is a baby-safe brand of detergent; please […]

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Pray for Fr. Lon & Dru Pardee

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Fr. Lon and Dru Pardee are each leading a Kairos Weekend right now and need the prayers support of their church family and friends.  Kairos is a three-day spriritual retreat along the lines of Cursillo or Tres Arroyos and custom tailored for those who are imprisoned.  Fr. Lon and Dru are both serving as rector […]

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Fifty Days of Glory Bible Study Begins Wednesday Night

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

The first Wednesday in Easter, April 23rd, Church of the Messiah will begin our Easter Bible Study Series on Fifty Days of Glory, the newly released book by the CEC’s own Canon Mark Pearson.  This book is incredibly insightful and will be sure to change the way you think about the days between Easter and […]

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Good Friday Service Begins Today at Noon

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Today at noon we begin one the most eagerly anticipated services of the year.  Every year on Good Friday Service from noon until 3 o’clock, Church of the Messiah commemorates the three hours Our Lord Jesus Christ spent on His cross suffering for our sins.  This special service includes a reading of the Passion Gospel […]

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Church of the Messiah and Prince of Peace Leading Holy Saturday Vigils

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Church of the Messiah and Prince of Peace, our sister parish on the west-side Jacksonville, have been asked by the organizers or the 40 Days for Life campaign to lead three consecutive Liturgies for the Pre-Born on Holy Saturday morning in front of A Woman’s Choice abortion clinic (click HERE for a map).  This is especially […]

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Tonight is Maundy Thursday!

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Tonight, beginning at 7 o’clock, we commemorate one of the holiest nights of the Church year, Maundy Thursday.  Every Sunday we celebrate that “the Lord Jesus on the same night in which He was betrayed took bread; and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, “Take, eat; this is My body which is broken for you; do this in remembrance […]

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No Services This Wednesday Night at Church of the Messiah

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

This Wednesday Night, April 16, we will not have our usual Wednesday Night mid-week service.  Instead we will have services throughout the rest of the week!  Be sure to join us Thursday night at 7 o’clock for our Maundy Thursday Service and Friday from noon to 3 o’clock for our Good Friday Vigil.  Just Tuesday we finalized […]

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Order Fifty Days of Glory by Wednesday

Monday, April 14th, 2014

As we announced Palm Sunday, Our Easter Bible Study will be based on Fifty Days of Glory by Canon Mark Pearson.  In order to get the special rate, you need to contact Janice Paysinger at 904-721-4199 by Wednesday!  The cost of each book is $16.99.   Ordering as a group allows us to get a group rate […]

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Holy Week Schedule at Church of the Messiah

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Holy Week begins this Sunday, April 13!  Don’t miss any of these amazing worship services! Begin Holy Week with Palm Sunday!  Celebrate Our Lord’s Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem with the waiving of palms before the crowd turns on Jesus and we hear the Passion Gospel.  Be sure to get to Church on time this Sunday […]

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