Pastor's Corner: After Easter - What now?
Last updated 4/9/2021 at 8:05am
Easter is an obvious high point in the church calendar. Where does that leave us now, in this week after Easter? After the crescendo of Easter celebrations, how could the week after not feel like a bit of a letdown, like we can't quite muster the same energy to sing alleluias as loudly as we did on Easter morning?
However, really every week for us is after Easter. Our whole lives exist in the aftermath of the first Easter morning some 2,000 years ago. The lectionary readings for this week give us a gift, then, by inviting us to consider Jesus' post-resurrection encounters with his disciple...