Compelling Community. Growing Disciples. Reaching Our Neighbors.

Posts by Faith Covenant Church

What a difference a day makes

By Afton Rorvik and Marie Allison– What a difference a day made Twenty-four little hours Brought the sun and the flowers Where there used to be rain Are you hearing the melody? Men and women from every generation since 1934 have discovered this romantic blues song: “What a Difference a Day Makes.” The timeless tune…

What is a Tenebrae Service?

The word Tenebrae is Latin for “shadows” or “darkness.” It can also be translated as “night” or “death.” The Tenebrae service is an ancient tradition in Christian history that took place on one of the last three days of Holy Week: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, or Holy Saturday. The purpose of this service was to remember the…

Numbering our days

By Carolyn Berry Swofford– This week it was announced that the stay-at-home order has been extended to April 30th. My very first reaction to this news, “Another thirty days?! That will be a total of 42 days. How in the world am I going to make it?! These past twelve days have been challenging enough…