Easter Means Grace and Peace! Welcome the Spirit’s Gift of The JOY of Grace that gives identity as God’s child A WORD FROM THE LORD On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” John 20:19 A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT The disciples stumbled and fell during Holy Week, denying, hiding, forsaking the Lord, yet His word to them on Easter evening was “Peace,” for all was forgiven. That peace would forever define them as the redeemed of the Lord. WE’RE PRAYING FOR YOU “When my feelings and doubts tell me otherwise, gracious God, remind me of the forgiveness freely given, and bring me peace. Amen.” RENEWAL MOMENT Take a deep breath. Exhale Slowly. “Lord, have mercy.” Thanksgiving for The Joy of Grace that has made me a new creation. MARKER OF WELLBEING: Baptismal As I grow in God’s grace of Baptismal LOVE, I am finding joy in my IDENTITY as His new creation in Christ.