Dear Northshore Family,
Can you believe it? Easter is only a few days away!
I'm looking forward to the Resurrection Celebration we have planned for you and the friends you'll bring with you this year. The message, "UNCOMPROMISED: Full of Grace and Truth" offers hope of living a better life in a culture of compromise.
Here are four specific things that you can do as we prepare to celebrate Easter this next weekend:
1. Invite your friends!
It's always amazed me that although I know many of my friends are LOOKING for a church to attend on Easter, I still feel nervous when inviting them. Maybe it's the fact that we all feel a bit nervous when talking about things that are important to us.
The truth is, when you invite a friend to join you for church on Easter they very often will come, and even if they cannot, they'll appreciate the fact that you thought of them.
Hopefully, you have a few of our invite business cards that we've given out at church the last few weeks that you can hand out or send to your friends. Also, you'll find an e-mail invitation that you can easily send out on our website.
2. Come to our 10am service on Sunday!
Please make plans to be at worship! Sure, schedule time with family and friends, but try to sure that you are a part of celebrating the full, life transformational story of Easter!
I know some will be traveling. Blessings to you! Please pray for us and still extend invites!
3. Help out in any way that you can.
If you see ANYTHING that needs to be done - a piece of paper that needs to be picked up, a person who needs a question answered, a restroom that needs to be cleaned - I encourage you to "just do it." We want people to know Northshore Family cares!
4. Personally celebrate the good news of Easter starting today.
Just think of it: because of Easter our past is forgiven, our life is worth living and we have a future in heaven!
Romans 3:22 says, "We are made right in God's sight when we trust in Jesus Christ to take away our sins. And we all can be saved in this same way, no matter who we are or what we have done." (NLT)
I'm looking forward to seeing you this weekend!