Second Sunday in Lent
Watchword for the week — God says, “I will establish my covenant between me and you, and your offspring after you throughout their generations.” Genesis 17:7
Sunday, February 28 — Genesis 17:1-7,15-16; Psalm 22:23-31
Romans 4:13-25; Mark 8:31-38
Do not fear, for I am with you. Isaiah 43:5
We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed. 2 Corinthians 4:8-9
O great Comforter, our lives have been overshadowed by economic calamity, social conflict, and the threat of a global pandemic. In faith, we turn to you as you carry us in your heart through troubled waters. Amen.