As we approach Good Friday and Easter, these thoughts from Johann Ernst von Holst give a wonderful perspective on the mission of Jesus:
"The Passover was a festival in memory of Israel’s liberation from slavery in Egypt, but at the same time it was a prophecy of the freeing of the whole of humankind from the heavy yoke of sin and condemnation through the atoning death of the perfect Paschal Lamb. Jesus longed to fulfill this 1500-year-old prophecy and at long last to redeem the lost world through his sacrificial death, to close in this way the old covenant and set up the new one. But he saw still further beyond this deed of redemption. He looked into that sunny distance beyond time where his whole work would be brought to perfection, where he would celebrate the meal of joy on the transfigured earth with a redeemed humankind and drink with them the new fruit of the vine."
Pastor Ward Parkinson
Worship Service at 10:50am (10:30am during summer)
Adult & Kids Sunday School at 9:45am (pauses during summer)
REMC Office Hours
Tuesday to Friday: 9am-12pm; 1pm-5pm
*subject to change, call to confirm.
Mailing address: Box 153, Rosenort, MB, R0G 1W0
509 River Rd. S.
"I have loved you with an everlasting love." Jeremiah 31:3