This time of worship will show the link between the ancient Festival of Redemption and Christ as the Lamb of God — come join us for an evening you'll never forget! Scripture, as well as visual items, will be used to walk through a Jewish Passover Seder; weaving the story of the Exodus together with the life, death and resurrection of Christ. The words Jesus spoke in the upper room come alive as each Hebraic item is carefully explained.
We will be hosting this Model Seder, led by Heather Drake, on Tuesday, April 15th at 6:30pm. Come experience what the disciples experienced at the Passover, seeing, smelling, and tasting the elements involved at such a gathering. Open communion will be offered as part of this service. Please RSVP by phone, email, or Facebook.
Bluffton University’s Camerata Singers performed in concert at 7p.m., Monday, March 4, 2013 at Roanoke Mennonite Church.
The local appearance was part of the select choral group’s spring-break tour in Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas and Michigan. Its 25 members, which included Roanoke Mennonite's very own Aidan Kennell, represented a variety of academic disciplines across campus. The conductor, Dr. Mark J. Suderman, is a professor of music and director of choral activities at Bluffton.
"Promises of God’s Reign” was the concert theme. The music explored four promises: peace, comfort, hope and deliverance. Each section of the program used passages of Scripture to introduce the music connected with those promises.
The choral selections in the program came from a variety of textual and musical sources, including major works, spirituals, gospel music, hymn tunes and pieces from various historical periods.
Founded in 1899 in northwest Ohio, the university is part of the education mission of Mennonite Church USA. Its legacy is expressed today through the enduring values of discovery, community, respect and service that are woven into the academic program and campus life. Bluffton students go into the world prepared for life as well as for their chosen vocation.
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