Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Sheeba and Rocky

Sheeba  loves  to  play  with Rocky,  but  he 's  a  pup  and gets  overwhelmed  after  a  while. I  am so  glad  she  found  a friend  after  we   lost our  Jimmy  in  2007.

Its  getting   hotter now , today  I  started  my  small water  cooler, it  gives  some respite. Soon  I  will  get  my  window  water  cooler  fixed.
Preparations for  Passion week  services  are  on. We  have  a Passover evening  communion service, then a 3  hour Good  Friday  afternoon  service from  12pm to 3 pm in  which  the  7  last  words  of Jesus  are  expounded  upon. Its  rather  a  long  service  to  attend  in  the  heat. But  if  the  speakers  and  music is  good then time passes  quickly. The  Good  Friday   fast  is broken  with hot  cross  buns. The   British passed  on this  tradition to  us.

On Saturday  evening there  will  be  an Easter Procession with  floats depicting the  trial,  crucifixtion  and Resurrection  of Christ.It  will  pass  through  various  areas   of  our  city  and  culminate  on  our church  grounds. A  fellowship dinner  is being organised  across  the  river and  transport  will  be  provided  for  all  who  need  it.

We  have   Easter morning worship  at 9  am followed  by  a community  lunch, again across  the  river.
So  we have  an  exciting  week  ahead. Pray  that  the  Resurrection  Message  may  reach  as  many  people as  possible.

8 Fertilize my soul:

Terra said...

Your church members are celebrating in a creative way and I like the image of crossing the river. I hope many are reached for Christ when they see your love and enthusiasm.

Zim said...

I really enjoyed learning Indian Christian tradition at Easter time. My church doesn't have procession, but we also have service at Great Friday afternoon. In Poland weather in spring is really changeable - this year it is quite cool.
And I'm happy that Sheeba knew her new young friend! She will treat him as baby.

Lynda Olsen said...

I always enjoy reading about your traditions. Easter sounds like it will be very meaningful.
We will have an Easter play at our church on Easter morning and I also pray that many will come to know Christ then. Afterwards we will have a family meal.

Felisol said...

Dear Amrita,
I admire the way you are celebrating Easter, so wholeheartedly and vivid.
I pray that people may see your adoration and come to learn more.
You do indeed belong to a "burning" church. A role-model to all of us.

Hold my hand: a social worker's blog said...

Dear Amrita,
You reminded me of the processions that are traditional in my native country (Colombia) during this "Passion Week." I remember the reverence and hours of prayer and reflection, the 7-last-words-of-Jesus sermons.

Blessings to you, my sweet friend. And Thank you for stopping by my blog and for your kind comment.


Jada's Gigi said...

What a busy week of celebration you have ahead! Blessing on your Easter week....it is good to remember and to celebrate.

David C Brown said...

Pray that the Resurrection Message may reach as many people as possible! He is risen indeed!

(Not so keen on the performances though!)

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Khuteness in abundance!!!