Sunday, March 31st – Fourth Sunday of Lent, Music Sunday & Pretzel Sunday!
• 9:30 a.m. – Rev. Dr. Bau Dang’s sermon will be “New Mind” using the Scripture 2 Corinthians 5:16-21. The Vietnamese Choir will sing “Thoa Long (Contentment)” by Truong Van Xe, the Samoan Choir will sing “O God Almighty” #72 from the Samoan Hymnal, and the Chancel Choir will sing “Libera Me” from “Requiem” by Gabriel Fauré.
2 Corinthians 5:16-21 English Standard Version (ESV)
16 From now on, therefore, we regard no one according to the flesh. Even though we once regarded Christ according to the flesh, we regard him thus no longer.17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation.[a] The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. 18 All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation; 19 that is, in Christ God was reconciling[b] the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation. 20 Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. 21 For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.