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Lent/Holy Week 2021

Worship Schedule

Lent Resources 2021


Lent Resources for printing

Books:

Listening at Golgotha: Jesus’ Words from the Cross
By: Peter Storey
Featuring original charcoal illustrations by Jan Richardson, each of the seven chapters has a meditation, reflective guidance, and a prayer.

Were You There?
By: Luke A. Powery
Lenten reflections on the African American spirituals.

Pauses for Lent: 40 Words for 40 Days
By: Trevor Hudson
Quick devotions to refresh your spirit even in the midst of busy days.

Lent in Plain Sight: A Devotion Through 10 Objects
By: Jill Duffield
Each week of Lent, readers will encounter a new object to consider through scripture, prayer, and reflection.

Wondrous Encounters: Scripture for Lent
By: Richard Rohr
Meditations and daily readings for Lent.

Digital:

The Way to Shalom: A Lenten Journey to Peace and Wholeness
https://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/today/lent2021/ 
An online publication of the Presbyterian Office of Public Witness in Washington, D.C. Each week will have its own theme, covering one of the many definitions of shalom, the Hebrew word for peace.

The African American Lectionary
www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org 
A collaborative project of The African American Pulpit and American Baptist College of Nashville.

@blackliturgies on Instagram
Daily practices, meditations and prayers.

D365 Daily Devotionals
www.d365.org 
Online daily devotionals written and compiled by clergy and lay leaders of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, Presbyterian Church (USA) and The Episcopal Church.

Lift Every Voice: A Lenten Journey Toward Racial Justice
www.ignatiansolidarity.net/lent-2016 
A blog of the Ignatian Solidarity Network addressing America’s original sin of racism through the lens of Ignatian spirituality and the daily readings.

 

Wednesdays in the Kitchen with Macy @4pm 

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

Macy’s Back! And she is sharing new recipes.

February 24 - Hot Rolls & Facebook Live Session
February 17 - Spaghetti Squash & Facebook Live Session
February 10 - Pancake Casserole & Facebook Live Session
February 3 - Egg Roll & Sesame Chicken & Facebook Live Session
January 27 - Super Bowl Recipes & Facebook Live Session
January 20 - Tortellini Soup & Facebook Live Session
January 13 - Breakfast for Dinner Recipes & Facebook Live Session
January 6 - Pho Recipe & Facebook Live session.

Advent Devotional Resources

Members of our WMPC staff, along with leaders in Faith Formation, have compiled a list of Advent resources which we would recommend to you this season. Please note that in our ongoing efforts to listen more intentionally to non-white voices and to widen our circles from which we draw, we have listed several books and resources by writers and scholars of color.

Advent and Christmas preparation for adults:
Silence and Other Surprising Invitations of Advent by Enuma Okoro
Mary Had a Baby: An Advent Bible Study Based on African American Spirituals by Cheryl Kirk-Duggan and Marilyn E. Thornton
Rise Up, Shepherd!: Advent Reflections on the Spirituals by Luke A. Powery
A Child in Winter: Advent, Christmas and Epiphany by Thomas Hoffman
Preparing for Christmas: Daily Devotions for Advent by Richard Rohr

Intergenerational preparation:
Follow @antiracismcalendar on Instagram: Content is created by 16-year-old Tilly Krishna
D365.org: A daily Bible study website
A Sanctified Art: Various resources which can be downloaded and printed from visit sanctifiedart.org

Christmas books for children:
I Got the Christmas Spirit by Connie Schofield-Morrison and Frank Morrison
Silent Night by Lara Hawthorne
Christmas in Lagos by Sharon Abimbola Salu
A Piñata in a Pine Tree by Pat Mora and Magaly Morales

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

In Macy's final session this summer, she made White Memorial's famous lemon pound cake. Find the Facebook Live session here.

Lemon Pound Cake

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

This week Macy is making  classic chili and sweet cornbread. Find Macy's Facebook Live recording here. **important edit to cornbread recipe: calls for 3 1/2 tsp baking powder

Classic Chili
Sweet Cornbread

Adult Photo Quiz

Do you think you know our church? Here is a little quiz which will test your knowledge.

Adult Photo Quiz

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

This week Macy made Green Rice and Lombardy Chicken. Follow along as she makes these wonderful recipes. Find her August 12 Facebook Live video here.

Green Rice
Lombardy Chicken

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

Do you like deserts? You'll love Macy's peanut butter pie recipe! On Wednesday, August 5, Macy made a decadent Peanut Butter Pie. Find the Facebook Live video here.

Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

On Wednesday, July 29, Macy cooked Beef Stroganoff. Find her Facebook Live post below:
Part 1
Part 2

Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

On Wednesday, July 22, Macy cooked Chicken Piccata. Find the Facebook Live session here.

Chicken Piccata

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

On Wednesday, July 15, Macy baked: oatmeal muffins that are great at any meal and pineapple upside down biscuits, perfect for breakfast, brunch, or as dessert! Find the Facebook Live session here.

Oatmeal Muffins
Pineapple Upside Down Biscuits

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

On Monday, Christopher Edmonston offered our congregation an opportunity for growth, exploration, and greater understanding called, “The 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge.”

Find the email here.
Find the "21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge" here.

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

On Wednesday, June 24, Macy made summer treats. Find her Facebook Live session here.

Watergate Salad
Summer Secrets
Party Cheese Dip

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

On Wednesday, June 17, Macy made a family recipe of Mexican Meatballs. Find her Facebook Live session here.

Mexican Meatballs

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

On Wednesday, June 10, Macy made a WMPC classic: Pork Chops with Peachy Mustard and Chili Cheese Grits. View the Facebook Live video here.

Pork with Peachy Mustard recipe
Chili Cheese Grits recipe

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

This Wednesday, June 3, Macy showed us how to make one of her favorite dishes, pad thai! Find the Facebook Live video here.

Pad Thai recipe

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

This Wednesday, be ready for breakfast in the afternoon! Macy will be showing off two dishes which you might use for graduation breakfast: almond apricot bars and her breakfast frittata. Find the Facebook Live video here and Macy's finish to the session here.

Breakfast frittata recipe
Almond apricot bar recipe

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

This Wednesday, you're in for a treat! Join her on May 20 for double the recipes and double the fun, as she shows you her Memorial Day inspired macaroni salad and avocado chicken salad. View the Facebook Live video here.

Macaroni salad recipe
Avocado chicken salad recipe

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

Macy is back in the kitchen again this Wednesday, and this week, she is showing us how to make a delicious chicken pot pie. Find the Facebook Live here.

Find the recipe here.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

Would you like to find out the recipe for our perfectly delicious spaghetti sauce? Find the Facebook Live video here.

Find the recipe here.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Breaking Bread

Here’s a quick and easy recipe WMPC member Nan Hannah follows to prepare Eucharistic Bread each month. As we partake in communion on Sunday, May 3, we invite you and your family to make this recipe beforehand. Makes two small loaves. 

For the recipe click here.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live

Cinco de Mayo is getting close! Wednesday, April 29 at 4:00 p.m. Macy Aguirre in made a Mexican dinner for Cinco de Mayo. Find the Facebook Live video here.

For the recipes click here.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Wednesday’s in the Kitchen with Macy @ 4 p.m.
Facebook Live
Who wants Macy cake? Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner and Macy will share her cake decorating tips and techniques for making a cactus cake. Plus, one lucky local viewer will be the recipient of the cake. Find the Facebook Live session here.

Easter Cross Photos 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Grier's Favorite Things - Part 4
Feel like you’ve cycled through all that Netflix has to offer already? Well, Grier has a few suggestions she bets you haven’t checked out yet! (Many are appropriate for the whole family, but some are not, so be sure to read-up before watching.) Also listed are some exciting FREE media events you may want to check out and put on the family calendar!
Find Grier’s list of media suggestions here

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Join Macy Aguirre, Director of Food Services as she shares a classic WMPC recipe and helpful tips in the kitchen. Bon Appetit! See her Facebook Live cooking session here.

For the recipe click here.

Palm Sunday Photos of Your Palms

 

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Grier's Favorite Things - Part 3
Ok, we’ve all got a little more time on our hands than we ever imagined possible, right? Last week Grier offered a list of podcasts to check out, and this week, it’s all about the books! You will find a list of 18 titles which are sure to both challenge you, and provide comfort during this time of “social distancing” and continuing to grow in faith together.
Find Grier’s list of book suggestions here

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Grier's Favorite Things- Part 2
Feeling stir-crazy from being at home? Grier Booker Richards, Associate Pastor for Discipleship, has some activities to keep you busy in a new series she is calling "Grier's Favorite Things". #togetherathome
Resources
YouTube channel : Mariah Morris
Find Grier’s list of podcast suggestions here

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Grier's Favorite Things- Part 1
Feeling stir-crazy from being at home? Grier Booker Richards, Associate Pastor for Discipleship, has some activities to keep you busy in a new series she is calling "Grier's Favorite Things".
#togetherathome
Museums with Virtual Tours: 
https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours 
Metropolitan Opera Stream:
 https://www.metopera.org/?fbclid=IwAR3AvbhILsdiIkBj0ThKLpycG-VOzneV3Bni8MJRfoLl7UdM-NOLcSlUgLI