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The 2nd Sunday of Easter

  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church 7220 Southeast Cesar E Chavez Boulevard Portland, OR, 97202 United States (map)

In spite of all we have heard and all that we have seen, it is often hard to believe. Because it is hard to believe, we will invest ourselves in the Easter mystery for fifty days (a week of weeks). Because it is hard to believe, John the evangelist will provide sign after sign celebrating Jesus’ victory over death. Because it is hard to believe, the Lord Jesus will return to us again and again in the mystery of the holy communion, inviting us to touch and taste his presence, and offering us his peace.

Readings this week:


Acts 5:27-32

The God of our ancestors raised up Jesus

Psalm 118:14-29

You are my God, and I will exalt you. (Ps. 118:28)

Revelation 1:4-8

Jesus Christ, the firstborn of the dead, is coming

John 20:19-31

Beholding the wounds of the risen Christ

Serving this Week:

Communion: Betty B.

Reading: Penny F.

Usher: Tom F.

Communion Alter Care: Betty B.

Counter: Betty B.

Fellowship: Penny F.

Earlier Event: March 30
Neighborhood Walk
Later Event: April 6
Neighborhood Walk