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HOLY WEEK – the week prior to Easter Sunday

HOLY WEEK – the week prior to Easter Sunday – is when the Church, in its worship, recalls the events that occurred, and which Jesus endured, during the final week of His life … events which secured the forgiveness of sins and eternal salvation for those who acknowledge that their “good works” – no matter… Read more

Lent begins Wednesday, March 1 Lent, the 40-day (excluding Sundays) liturgical season preceding Easter is the time when the Church focuses more intently on Christ’s journey to, and self-giving sacrifice upon, the cross. It is also traditionally a time for individuals to enter into more intense reflection and to renew helpful spiritual disciplines such as… Read more

WELCOME App State & Lees-McRae STUDENTS!

WELCOME App State & Lees-McRae STUDENTS! While Mountainside is a bit of a distance from you (especially App State), we would be glad to have you worship with us when you are able. Other information about Mountainside can be found elsewhere on this web page, but if you still have questions, do not hesitate to… Read more

What’s so special about Sunday?

(The following is from Rev. Bart Day, Executive Director, LCMS Office of National Mission, in a 04/21/15 email to LCMS congregations.) Sunday is not a Christian Sabbath nor is it an attempt to historicize the past. Rather, Sunday is the day symbolic of the continued presence of the risen Christ who remains active in our… Read more