This Sunday we celebrate the Holy Trinity. The word "Trinity" is not in the Bible, but the concept certainly is. Time and time again we read of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit working in concert to create, redeem, and sustain.
This Sunday’s epistle (Romans 5:1-5) speaks of the peace we have with God through Jesus and of God’s loved poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit.
Jesus tell us in Sunday’s gospel reading (John 16:12-15) that the Spirit will guide us into truth, glorifying Jesus, who has been graced by the Father.
We can’t get our minds fully around the Trinity (3-in-1, yet fully One), nor should we. God isn’t an equation to solve. God is mysterious-near and far, above us and in us, unified and distinct. What we celebrate is the example of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit working in concert to bring grace and peace to us and to this world.
Learning from God as Trinity, we realize our calling to be unified as the Body of Christ.
Join us Sunday as we celebrate together the Holy Trinity. Central’s Pastor Emeritus, Rev. Tom Pietila, will preach in The Well and Rev. Blackwelder will preach in the sanctuary.