Palm Sunday

Sunday March 28

March 28. Join us tomorrow for our Palm/Passion Sunday service as we conclude our Lenten journey and look toward Holy Week with our worship series Again & Again: A Lenten Refrain. This Sunday we are reminded that Again & again, We Draw on Courage. Readings for this service will include a passage from the Gospel of John, as well as poetic readings from Rev. Sarah Are and Mary Oliver. Music under the direction of Peter Amidon includes the anthems “Ride On King Jesus” an African American spiritual, arranged by Peter Amidon with Stefan Amidon on percussion and “Venez Mon Dieu” traditional from Haiti, arranged by Andy Davis with Connie Green, flute, Dwayne Johnson, trumpet, Andy Davis, accordion, and Patty Meyer, piano. Our hymns for this Sunday will be “Two Processions” by Colorado based composer Amanda Udis-Kessler and sung by Ellen Crockett, Cathy Hess and Patrice Murray, “Merchant’s Carol,” a traditional English melody sung by Tony Barrand, with Andy Davis accordion, Fred Breunig fiddle and “Deep Calls to Deep” by Mary Alice Amidon. The children’s story for our service is “When You Are Brave” by Pat Zietlow-Miller, illustrated by Eliza Wheeler.  Background music: “Begin” by Matthew LeBarge. Come journey toward Jerusalem and Holy Week with us! Everyone is welcome.

Guilford Community Church, an Open and Affirming/ Just Peace congregation of the United Church of Christ (UCC), continues tomorrow with worship online at 10am and on BCTV at 8am and again on Weds morning at 6:30am. The link to the livestream can be found on the church homepage at or on the church’s Facebook page at