Weekly Announcements for the Beacon Family!
Greetings,
We prepare to celebrate!

We will all be together on Sunday in ONE United service online. You can join us through Zoom or your can just watch on Facebook and Instagram. We will send new links on Saturday.


We will still be using the YouVersion App to post our Sunday service outline
Please do not hesitate to email or call/text Ric or Andy.
email: ric@thebeacon.church or andy@thebeacon.church
Ric's cell: (714) 356-2093
PASSION WEEK...
PALM SUNDAY
Hallelujah, the King has come...
  • Hang some Resurrection colorings pages, (by your children or yourself) in your front window or on your front door. 
  •   Make palm branches and wave on Palm Sunday, shouting, "Hosanna, blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna!"
MAUNDY THURSDAY
the King Who is a Servant...
  • Share in a home foot-washing with those with whom you are sheltering in place to replicate Jesus asking his disciples to serve each other.
Beginning tonight we will join with other prayer warriors around our city, nation and world.
GOOD FRIDAY
The King is Crucified, Died and Buried ...
  • 3pm Devotional Join us for the Devotional reading on Friday on Facebook or Instagram.
  • Share in prayers at home and blow out a candle to symbolize the crucifixion.
  • Watch an Stations of the Cross
  • Watch a live Passover Seder
ONLINE STATIONS OF THE CROSS
Busted Halo: https://bustedhalo.com/video/virtual-stations-of-the-cross (Videos for each station with music. Participants read the reflections to themselves)

Virtual Pilgrimage in Jerusalem: http://www.jerusalemviacrucis.org/ (Virtual tour in Jerusalem with sites that have traditionally been associated with each of the fourteen stations. The site brings visitors to a numbered map through Jerusalem. At each numbered station on the map, the site offers an introduction to what viewers will find there and a slide slow of the buildings and the markers that designate the site as one of the traditional locations for each station. Downside is the slide show moves slowly. After the slide show, viewers are shown an image of the altar associated with each station and invited to pray. Each virtual prayer station includes background music and textual prayers.)

St. Bonaventure: https://www.stbonaventure.org/virtual-stations-of-the-cross (Gallery of Stations of the Cross artwork. Could not get the virtual tour to work.)

Loyola Press: https://media.loyolapress.com/assets/lent/stations-eng/stations-eng.html (Slides to pray for. This one says it’s adapted for children, but I didn’t really see how it was adapted)

Right Now Media:
Good Friday & Easter
Watch a live Passover Seder @
5pm
Pastor Roy Schwarcz of Chosen People Ministries will walk us through the traditional Jewish ceremony and teach us how Passover points to Christ’s sacrifice as the ultimate Lamb.
RESURRECTION SUNDAY
the Grave Could Not Hold the King...
  • Write in chalk on your driveway or sidewalk the words, “Christ is risen!”
  • Go bang pots and pans at noon.
  • Pray outside with the persons with whom you are sheltering in thanksgiving.
WATCH THE SUNRISE SERVICE 6:00 am
FAIRHAVEN MEMORIAL PARK WILL LIVESTREAM  their traditional Sunrise Service at 6:00am on Facebook  @FairhavenMemoria
RESURRECTION CELEBRATION
10:00 am

Join us for a UNITED service online
You will receive a Resurrection Celebration Package at the end of the week. Keep in handy for Sunday morning!
STATIONS OF CELEBRATION
2:00-4:00 pm
Community Parade.  We are putting together an social distancing way of celebrating city wide. More details to come.
ONLINE OPEN HOUSE
5:00 pm
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Download the Coloring Page for the art from Lent.
We GATHER on Sundays...(after COVID)
We GIVE of our time, talent and resources...
We GO with our GO>> Community
We GROW in a D.N.A. group
Prayer
I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone.
 (1 Timothy 2:1) 

Prayer is a vital part of our faith-walk, a great privilege, and an active support of God's work in our personal lives, our ministries locally and throughout the world.  
  • Our E-Catalyst (PrayerNet) comes to your e-mail Inbox on Tuesdays. Be part of God's answers! Sign up below.
  • Or submit a prayer request of your own by clicking here.  
  • 5ive @ 5 -Take 5 minutes and join others across the city praying for our community at 5pm daily.

To Join our prayer bulletin...