Letter: The best/worst Good Friday service - Ahwatukee Foothills News: Letters To The Editor

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Letter: The best/worst Good Friday service

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Saturday, April 26, 2014 6:15 am

Being a work day and living in Ahwatukee Foothills I didn’t have time to make it to City Square Church in downtown Phoenix, so I attended the nearby Mountain View Lutheran Church Good Friday service during lunch. Half way through the meditation sermons all seemed ordinary until Senior Pastor Glenn Zorb exhibited stroke like symptoms. From that point on the service was anything but normal for me, it became impactful!

As the pastor preached about the human suffering that Jesus endured, the message became real seeing our own fragile human condition up close and personal. During this episode, Associate Pastor Leland Armbright graciously and seamlessly skipped through the balance of the meditation sermons and lead the congregation to the scheduled songs that followed each sermon.

A local firefighter member checked on Pastor Zorb as the congregation rolled along with the punch. Unknown to me, this is a recurring condition. How do you transform an average Good Friday service into a memorable event? Make a connection of being human while talking about God! I get it!

Richard Birkhold

More about

More about

More about

  • Discuss

Facebook

ahwatukee.com on Facebook

Twitter

ahwatukee.com on Twitter

RSS

Subscribe to ahwatukee.com via RSS

RSS Feeds

Spacer4px

Creature Feature — Arabian Oryx

Did you know the Phoenix Zoo helped save the Arabian Oryx from extinction? Operation Oryx star...

2016 World Championship Hoop Dance Contest

By Coleton Berry, Special to GetOut On Feb. 13-14, at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, dancers from v...

2016 Arizona state wrestling parade of champions

2016 Arizona state wrestling parade of champions

Online poll

Loading…
prev next