Church buildings throughout Lehigh Valley maintain Good Friday providers

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Good Friday is among the holiest days within the Christian faith. After two years of COVID, worshippers had been in a position to mark the day absolutely this yr.

The Holy Infancy Roman Catholic Church in Bethlehem was in a position to maintain all of their in-person occasions, together with the Stations of the Cross.

“Religion needs to be expressed if you specific it, it opens our hearts to obtain the blessings that God desires to provide to us,” stated Father Andrew Gehringer.

And at Residing Hope Presbyterian Church in Allentown, Pastor Anthony Phelps delivered a particular service to honor this sacred day.

“Good Friday is the day that He died for our sins and rose from the useless three days later, so the service is on 11 scripture readings to inform the story of Jesus’s ardour, his struggling, his crucifixion,” Phelps stated.

“Every single day of our lives we wish to keep targeted on what Christ has executed for us and dying for our sins to provide us new life so we are able to reside joyfully,” Phelps stated.

Pastor Phelps admits he himself was not raised in a Christian household, however discovering God and Christ modified his life.

“What Jesus did for me as a sinner is what reworked me to reside not for myself, however for Him out of gratitude for His grace,” Phelps stated.

Christians will rejoice Christ’s resurrection from the useless this Easter Sunday.

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