Shawnee Presbyterian Church




“Intentionally Loving Lent...
AND Each Other ”

I believe the children of our church are on to something. As Advent and Christmas drew to a close it was decided that Baby Jesus from the Nativity Scene would not be put away, but instead remain present on the table in front of the Bible throughout the year. I must admit that the Baby Jesus has caught me off guard more than once since the Christmas decorations were put away. Something is different, out of order, and out of place. That is when I realize it is the Baby Jesus looking up at me that surprised me and makes for the best surprise and reminder anyone could find.

Now that we are in Lent and preparing for the Passion Week and Easter morning having Jesus look up at me is especially meaningful. Lent is a special time when we focus on what Jesus did for us as we practice together a Lenten Discipline to help us prepare for the celebration of Easter. There is nothing magic about Lent, but knowing that we are remembered always by the Son of God helps us live each day for Him. Lent then is a set time of intensive faithful living following our Lord and Savior.

I hope and pray that each of us has identified a fast or Lenten Discipline to practice every day during this Lenten season. If you have not started a Lenten Discipline today is not too late to start. One great way to get started is to join in the journey of “Intentionally Loving Lent”. In this discipline you do a daily random act of kindness for a family/loved one and one for a stranger. What better way to remember Jesus’ love for you as you remember those around you.

I am beginning to hear some of the stories about these loving acts done and how they are changing people on a daily basis. Join in this discipline and journey to the cross and ultimately the empty tomb on Easter morning.

In Ministry Together,
Pastor Craig

9:00 a.m. Adult Sunday School
10:00 a.m. Fellowship
10:30 a.m. Worship Service

Children's Sunday School will meet in the Red Room after the Time with Young Disciples portion of Worship, through the end of each service. 

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this week...

  • Noisy Offering
    Sunday, March 25th
    Can you drop a few extra coins in the ‘noisy offering’ this Sunday? The money will be added to the ‘Love Funds’ SPC established at SMNW High School and Hocker Grove Middle School.
    To learn more click here.
  • Annual Easter Egg Hunt
    Sunday, March 25th, 11:30 a.m.
    Grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews and nieces, all are welcome!!
    Please sign the children up on the sign-up sheet on the Cry Room Window so we prepare enough eggs per child participating.
  • Maundy Thursday Worship Service
    Thursday, March 29th, 6:30pm

coming soon...

  • Easter Sunday Worship
    Sunday, April 1st
  • Food When We’re Fed
    Sunday, April 1st
    Food When We’re Fed is a time to remind ourselves to bring food for others every time we gather for communion, which is the first Sunday of each month.  Let’s take this opportunity to make a difference in the world around us. 
    For details click here.
  • 5th Sunday Giving Program
    Sunday, April 29th
    The upcoming collection will be for Cross-Lines Laundry and Shower Program, Hope Totes Program, and Diaper Program. 
    Click here for more information.