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- A Weekly Message -





Rev. Jim Burton



Dear Friends -

          Easter is such a special time for the Christian community. I have many fond memories over the years. Let me share one memory with you.

          I was visiting with a doctor friend when he asked me what I thought was my favorite Easter symbol? Before I could say a word, he said that we wanted to show me his favorite symbol and then I might answer. He cupped his hand and said look. I looked. There was nothing in his cupped hands.

          Without my saying a word, he kept on talking. He said that the best and his most favorite Easter symbol was the Empty Tomb.

          He didn’t stop talking. He went on to say that as a pastor I was going to have to be very careful not to put Jesus back into the tomb. I have tried to live up to my doctor friend’s hope for me as just a couple months later I was ordained in Georgia.

          Friends, don’t look for Jesus in the Tomb. He is not there! He is risen!

I thank God for you!

Pastor Jim




 While we do not read all of the Lectionary passages during Sunday Worship,

your experience can be enhanced by reading the suggested

scriptures in preparation for worship.


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