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Easter Sunday — Upper Room

As we celebrate Easter Sunday with a look at the miracle of the Empty Tomb, we must ask ourselves, why did God choose THIS miracle – the resurrection – to occur?  In fact, it is the one miracle that affects each one of us.  Jesus comes back, and he meets each of us where we are.  […]

Maundy Thursday – Upper Room

Maundy Thursday is the Thursday that falls before Easter, believed to be the day when Jesus celebrated his final Passover with His disciples. It was before this meal that Jesus also washed the feet of His disciples in an extraordinary display of humility and grace.  In a like manner, we celebrate this milestone of Holy Week by washing the hands […]

The Miracles of Jesus: Jesus Walks on Water – Upper Room

As we approach Holy Week, our miracle for this Sunday is ‘Jesus Walks on the Water,’ titled ‘Beyond a Super Hero.’  Rev. Cochran compared Jesus’ teaching through miracles to the spectacular heroism of super heroes.  Jesus used his miracles in those days to show the disciples, and today to us, that he was the son of […]

The Parables of Jesus: The Mustard Seed and the Yeast — Upper Room

This Sunday’s parables have to do with a small thing making a big difference – in the parables, this is a mustard seed and yeast.  In relation to the 2017-18 Confirmation Class, who led the Upper Room service as the conclusion to their winter retreat at the Howell Nature Center, it was the small things that […]