We covered the floor of the entrance with a mess of dying palm branches, left from palm sunday, and gave people the following words:
We leave the palm branches behind here, and with them we leave behind the images of a
saviour that we long for, and cling to, but which the events of this holy
our longing for a saviour who will rescue us.
our claim of a saviour who is ‘on our side’.
our belief in a gentle saviour, meek and mild.
our desire for a saviour who will rule to the popular vote.
our fear of a saviour who is unapproachable, disinterested
We move into this week with only one certainty:
we are in the company of God
who pursues us and saves us with relentless love.
Welcome to worship