Surprised by Joy

April 12, 2020 Speaker: Steve Garcia

Topic: Easter Sunday Passage: Mark 5:21–5:41

Facebook Live video:
https://www.facebook.com/thepartychurch/videos/687028408718870/

Video clip of Greek tradition shown in service:
https://youtu.be/TZrUtrtULaA?t=109
https://www.ripleys.com/weird-news/corfu-greeces-odd-easter-tradition/

Question: 36% of us have been doing this, more than we normally do, the last few weeks. What is it?
Answer: Calling loved ones!

Okay, that's awesome, right? How many of you have reached out to a friend in this sheltering season? How many have been on the receiving end of a phone call or text or otherwise? 

It's really nice to be in touch in times like these. And we're glad you're here with us. If you haven't already, please say hi in the chat box. Let us know how you are, who you're watching with, or any comments along the way. Steve, Wes, and our team will be reading and responding later so please do say hi!  

With so much on our minds in this difficult time, it's so good to know that our Savior walked where we walk, felt what we feel, and sympathizes with our struggles. Even more, He died for our sins and rose from the dead! Because He lives, we live as well. Steve's message today is called "Suprised by Joy."