The I AM/YOU ARE Journey

The I AM Experience continues with the I AM/YOU ARE Journey, as our scripture focus for the next 12 weeks incorporates the stations from our special Holy Week event.

  • April 23rd – Creation Care/MOPS – I AM the Beginning (Gen. 1.1-4a; John 1.1-5, 14)… YOU ARE a Beginning (Psalm 139.13-16) – *Creation Care/MOPS Sunday
  • April 30th – I AM the Light of the World (John 8.12)…YOU ARE the Light of the World (Matthew 5.13-16)
  • May 7th – Communion – I AM the Bread of Life (John 6.25-35)…YOU ARE the Bread of Provision (Mark 6.34-44)
  • May 14th – Mother’s Day – I AM the Vine…YOU ARE the Branches of Connection (John 15.1-14) – *Mother’s Day
  • May 21st – Graduate Sunday – I AM the Good Shepherd (Jn. 10.11-18)…YOU ARE a Good Shepherd of Creation (Gen. 1.26-31)
  • May 28th – I AM the Way, the Truth, the Life (Jn. 14.1-12)…YOU ARE a Way to Truth and Life (Jn. 8.31-36)
  • June 4th – Pentecost, Communion, Choir Sunday – I AM the Gateway (John 10.7-10)…YOU ARE a Gateway to Hope (Colossians 1.25-27)
  • June 11th – Volunteer Appreciation – I AM the Crucified (Mk. 15.33-39 w/ Luke 23.46)…WE Crucify Ourselves & Our World (Is. 24.4-6; Rom. 2.1)
  • June 18th – Father’s Day – I AM the Resurrection and the Life (Jn. 11.25-26; Mk. 16.1-8a)…YOU ARE a Perpetual Resurrection (I Cor. 15.20-22, 51-55)
  • June 25th – I AM the Body of the Cosmic Christ (Col. 1.15-20)…YOU ARE the Body of the Cosmic Christ (I Cor. 12.12-27)
  • July 2nd – I AM the Eternal Now (Rev. 21.3-6)…YOU ARE Here Now (Jn. 14.17-20)
  • July 9th – I AM WHO I AM (Exodus 3.1-15, John 8.52-58)…YOU ARE WHO YOU ARE (John 10.31-36)

Canned Food Labyrinth

Our canned food labyrinth is taking shape in the sanctuary!  You are invited to drop off canned food at the church office or bring it with you to the “I AM Experience” Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  All food will be donated to Mainspring, which serves the hungry and food insecure in Portland.

I AM Experience Hosting

We invite you to sign up here to help host one of the I AM experience events.

Canned Food Labyrinth For Mainspring

You are invited to bring non-perishable food, clothing, and personal hygiene items during the month of April for Mainspring Portland. Items may be dropped off in the Mainspring boxes or in the Narthex. We will be using  donated cans of food to build a labyrinth in the Sanctuary for the “I Am Experience” during Holy Week.

Holy Week @ Moreland Presbyterian Church

Palm Sunday, April 9 at 9:30 AM

A celebratory service commemorating Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem. Children are invited to

lead the procession of palms to begin the service.

 

Maundy Thursday, April 13 at 6 PM

A non-traditional, family oriented dinner & service in our Fellowship Hall.

 

Good Friday Taizé Service, April 14 at 6 PM

A reflective, candlelit meditation on Love crucified, centered on simple, contemplative prayers of

song, with readings and extended silence.

 

Easter Sunday, April 16 at 8:30 and 10:30 AM

Two celebrations of Love resurrected featuring chancel choir & guest musicians, w/ bells at 8:30 &

children’s choir at 10:30. Coffee/goodies at 9:30.

 

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