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Traditional Passover service re-created

Mar 08, 2013

Jesus’ last supper was actually a Jewish Passover. Sarah Ascher of Jews for Jesus will re-create the traditional Passover service and explain how it foreshadowed Jesus’ death and resurrection in a presentation called “Christ in the Passover” at the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Pleasant on Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m. Childcare will be provided.

Ascher will set a table with items traditionally used at the Passover meal and detail their spiritual significance. She will also explain the connection between the events of the first Passover in Egypt and the redemption that Jesus accomplished, as well as the deep bond between the ancient Passover feast and the Christian communion celebration today.

Jews for Jesus has presented “Christ in the Passover” at over 38,000 churches. It has been enthusiastically received by Christians who appreciate learning more about the Jewish backgrounds of their faith.

For more information, call First United Methodist Church at 319-385-1740.

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