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									                             Christian Passover Seder                                                                   Christian Passover Seder
                                 The Lord's Supper                                                                          The Lord's Supper
                           Optional Foot Washing Service                                                              Optional Foot Washing Service
                              As we gather together on Maundy Thursday – April 17,                                       As we gather together on Maundy Thursday – April 17,
6pm – we will share in a meal that has been celebrated for over 3000 years and one         6pm – we will share in a meal that has been celebrated for over 3000 years and one
that is similar to the Last Supper that Jesus shared with His disciples.                   that is similar to the Last Supper that Jesus shared with His disciples.

The word "seder" means order. The foods are eaten in an orderly way as a re-telling        The word "seder" means order. The foods are eaten in an orderly way as a re-telling
of the story of the Israelites redemption from bondage is shared. We will recall the       of the story of the Israelites redemption from bondage is shared. We will recall the
dramatic and miraculous events that led to the exodus of God's children from Egypt.        dramatic and miraculous events that led to the exodus of God's children from Egypt.

The evening will begin with an optional foot washing service at 5:30pm and                 The evening will begin with an optional foot washing service at 5:30pm and
conclude with a celebration of the Lord's Supper. As believers in Jesus Christ, we         conclude with a celebration of the Lord's Supper. As believers in Jesus Christ, we
celebrate our freedom from the bondage of sin and death every time we share the            celebrate our freedom from the bondage of sin and death every time we share the
bread and cup.                                                                             bread and cup.

In order to have enough of the special foods prepared, reservations are required for       In order to have enough of the special foods prepared, reservations are required for
this meal. The meal consists of symbolic Passover foods that are tasted and a light        this meal. The meal consists of symbolic Passover foods that are tasted and a light
supper of cheeses, fruits, and pita chicken salad sandwiches is included. The seder is     supper of cheeses, fruits, and pita chicken salad sandwiches is included. The seder is
appropriate for all ages – children usually find the story and the foods interesting and   appropriate for all ages – children usually find the story and the foods interesting and
adults are touched by God's mercy.                                                         adults are touched by God's mercy.

Please complete the reservation form below and place it in any offering container.         Please complete the reservation form below and place it in any offering container.
Reservation due date is Sunday, April 6*. Bring your family and hear again how             Reservation due date is Sunday, April 6*. Bring your family and hear again how
God provides for his children. God is good – all the time!                                 God provides for his children. God is good – all the time!

                                 Bread and Juice                                                                            Bread and Juice
       A special class for children (and their parents) that will explain the                     A special class for children (and their parents) that will explain the
       significance of the Lord's Supper and its meaning in their lives will                      significance of the Lord's Supper and its meaning in their lives will
       be held on Sunday, April 6, 9:45am (between the worship                                    be held on Sunday, April 6, 9:45am (between the worship
       services). We will explain what the bread and juice mean and how                           services). We will explain what the bread and juice mean and how
       parents can help determine when their child(ren) are ready to                              parents can help determine when their child(ren) are ready to
       receive the sacrament.      This class is being offered now since                          receive the sacrament.      This class is being offered now since
       children will be sharing in the Lord's Supper with their families at                       children will be sharing in the Lord's Supper with their families at
       the Christian Passover Seder.                                                              the Christian Passover Seder.


             Christian Passover Seder and the Lord's Supper – 6pm                                       Christian Passover Seder and the Lord's Supper – 6pm
         Optional Foot Washing Service at 5:30pm in the Worship Center                              Optional Foot Washing Service at 5:30pm in the Worship Center
                          Maundy Thursday April 17                                                                   Maundy Thursday April 17

Name _______________________________________________________                               Name _______________________________________________________

Telephone ___________________________________________________                              Telephone ___________________________________________________
Number Attending Seder Meal: _____________                                                 Number Attending Seder Meal: _____________
J I/We will participate in the optional foot washing service at 5:30pm.                    J I/We will participate in the optional foot washing service at 5:30pm.
             *This ministry has a seating capacity of 96 persons                                        *This ministry has a seating capacity of 96 persons
              and it quickly filled last year. Please sign up early                                      and it quickly filled last year. Please sign up early
                        in order not to be disappointed.                                                           in order not to be disappointed.
                    No reservations accepted after April 6.                                                    No reservations accepted after April 6.

								
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