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March 25, 2021
Keeping you connected to the life and ministry of 

Concord Presbyterian Church!


Palm/Passion Sunday
March 28
Pastor Steve Clark preaching

     For this Sunday, READ Luke 19:28-48 and REFLECT: As you read Luke's description of Jesus entering Jerusalem, and his actions in the temple, are there details you haven't noticed before? Are there details you expected to see that are missing? Given that each of the Gospel writers (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) had reasons for telling the story in their own way, including some details and leaving others out, what do you hear Luke wanting us to learn from these verses? What would it mean for you to take to heart Luke's message in your life?
    TO JOIN US in worship this Sunday, March 28, CLICK ON THE PICTURE above to go to our Concord website. Near the bottom of the home page, click on the same picture to connect with the worship video. The worship video will be accessible after 9:00am each Sunday morning. 



Palm Sunday Activities for Concord Families


We hope you'll join us for one or more of the following this Sunday ~

  • 6:00-6:40pm Assemble and set up luminaries on the paths outside Concord Church: Families/individuals scoop sand into bags, add candle, and place on walks in front of church. We are making 120 luminaries!*
  • 7:00-7:20pm Outdoor worship at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd (entrance to Chatham off of Foulk Rd.)
  • 7:30-7:45pm Light the luminaries at Concord Church... as Holy Week begins!

PLEASE RSVP  to Christina by Saturday 😊
Luminary activity will happen as long as it is not actively raining!

* Youth Group will gather for socially-distanced yoga from 6:40-7:30pm. Contact Christina for more information.



Blankets Offering
And don't forget to do good and share with those in need. ~ Hebrews 13:16

     Christina asked our younger members to demonstrate how they use blankets at home. (See photos below for a few excellent examples.)
     Church World Service provides blankets to those around the world suffering in the wake of disasters, both natural and manmade. CWS blankets bring warmth, shelter, and security to children and families in need. Each $10 gift purchases one blanket, a tangible expression of God's love. It's not too late to make your donation before the end of March.  

Checks can be made payable to Concord, memo: Blankets.
Donations can also be made online through Concord's website.


Tyler uses his blanket as a cape to summon his super powers. (Bet a few of those NCAA teams wish they had worn their capes!)


Conrad uses his blanket for a cozy fort and a good night's sleep!



Our weekly MUG & MUFFIN study meets again next Wed., March 31 from 10:00-11:00am, led by Pastor Steve Clark. To join the Zoom gathering, follow the instructions below.


To join ONLINE, click on this link.


To join by CALLING IN:
(1) dial 646-558-8656
(2) If asked, enter the meeting number 879-780-5150 (no dashes)
(3) When asked for participant ID, just press the # sign
(4) When asked for meeting password, enter 489133, followed by the # sign



Adult Christian Education Series
Last class - Tuesday, March 30, 2021
7:00pm via Zoom

     Much of the racial turmoil in our country today can be traced directly to elements of our history, even before the founding of the United States. Many of the racial stereotypes we hear - or hold - are a direct consequence of intentional economic and public policy and beliefs that have no grounding in genetics. Understanding this history gives us a foundation for action to address the profound inequities that exist in our society today.

     Each session includes a presentation by Sue Linderman, followed by times for Q&A and discussion. No preparation is needed. (Sessions have been recorded and previous classes are available on Concord's website.)

For online registration form, please visit the homepage of Concord’s website (
After you register, we will send you a link.
[Please note: This is not the same link as Mug & Muffin, so you must register to attend.]



Concord Preschool Spring Book Fair
Online March 22-April 4

Our Book Fair is online once again. Visit Concord Preschool's Scholastic home page and start shopping anytime. Your purchases help our students discover new books, favorite characters, and more! Every purchase earns Concord Preschool rewards for much needed resources. Plus, shipping is free on book-only purchases over $25.

Give the Easter Bunny (and our Preschool) a hand!
Books make wonderful Easter gifts!








When we all do a little, it adds up to a lot! The OGHS Offering will be received Easter Sunday and throughout April. 
Checks payable to Concord, memo: OGHS.



Prayers of condolence for the family of Ryan Smith (friends of Kathie Pownall). Ryan died of a cancer recurrence at age 21.
Prayers of condolence also for the family of Brian Healy, a friend of Gerry Crock, who died suddenly at age 27.
Prayers of sympathy for family & friends of former DuPont executive, Lt. Governor, and resident of Country House Dale Wolf, who passed away recently at age 96. (obit)
Prayers for Gail Greene, undergoing a medical procedure on Friday at St. Francis.
Prayers of strength & healing for Cynthia Miller's friend Colleen (employed by Water Is Life Kenya) - health issues & move to VA.
Prayers of celebration for Phil Lind's 74th birthday this week.
Prayers of thanks that Jan Moore's friend Alan is home from the hospital after surgery & doing well.

.Prayers for the victims & families affected by the shootings in Atlanta, GA and Boulder, CO. 
A Diaspora Prayer Group prays on Mondays at 9:00am for those on the church prayer list (of which this is just a part). If you would like to add names/needs to this list and this ministry of prayer, click here:




For information about where and how to register, visit the Delaware COVID response website.


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