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For daily devotions and Bible readings, check Lutheran Hour Ministry Daily Devotions

Check the Mark Your Calendar page or click on the link(s) below for more information.        

 

          March 20      Lenten Meal (5:30 p.m.)

                                 Worship Service (7:00 p.m.) 

  • The Cross in the Psalms: Trial before the Jews
  • Matthew 26:57-68 / Psalm 22:6-8

             April   1     Monday Evening Bible Study (6:00 p.m.)

  • He Chose the Nails, by Max Lucado

             April 10     Senior Saturday:  Senior Planning Checklist (11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

  • Presented by a local attorney
  • Topics include:
    • Basic estate planning
    • How to qualify for Medicaid
    • Types of Powers of Attorney

             Holy Week Worship Services:

  • April 14 - Palm Sunday                      (8:00 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.) 
  • April 18 - Maundy Thursday              (7:00 p.m.) 
  • April 19 - Good Friday                        (7:00 p.m.)
  • April 21 - Easter Sunday                    (8:00 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.) 

 

Saint Patrick depicted in a stained-glass window at Saint Benin's Church, Ireland (Wikipedia)

 

Sunday Services
8:00 and 10:45 a.m

Sunday School and Bible Class 9:30 a.m.

March 17 - The Second Sunday in Lent

Jesus Rescues Us from Death and Brings Us into Heaven

The prophet Jeremiah faithfully preached “all that the Lord had commanded him to speak to all the people” (Jer. 26:8). He called the people to repentance, lest the Lord’s judgment come upon them. The violence that Jeremiah suffered for this preaching foreshadowed the cross and Passion of Christ Jesus, who suffered the judgment of God for the redemption of all people.

For Jesus “comes in the name of the Lord” (Luke 13:35) in order to lay down His life for the sins of the world. Earthly Jerusalem was blind to His gracious visitation, and it put Him to death like the prophets before Him. Yet, His sacrifice upon the cross became the cornerstone of the new Jerusalem, His Church.

He visits us today in mercy with His preaching of forgiveness, to gather us to Himself within that holy city, “as a hen gathers her brood under her wings” (Luke 13:34), for “our citizenship is in heaven” (Phil. 3:20).

 

Contact us:

Phone 816.358.1919
Email info@ascensionlckc.org
Address 4900 Blue Ridge Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64133

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