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Good Friday

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Today is Good Friday.  It’s not Good Good Friday as in the beginning of the weekend (which I overheard being explained between friends at Barclay’s today at lunch).  Rather it’s Good because of the paradox of the death of Jesus (remembered today) as somehow being good – some sort of catharsis for the universe that undoes and begins to unravel the vicious cycle of death, destruction, violence and revenge.  At CAPC we’re celebrating by remembering the story tonight at 7pm, with the cross we annually place in the garden.  This year it’s crowned with a crown of our burdens – our naming of the brokeness in our world and social system – made at Ash Wednesday by our community, placed around the head of the cross.

If you’re interested in reading the story – or listening to it (like we did at noon) – you can do so online

John 18-19 [text] [audio] [resources and links]

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About capcoakland

We are a community of faith seeking to live God's will together: that space where the passions of our hearts and the needs of the world meet in our context of Berkeley, Oakland and Piedmont. Our perspective is based from a Christian center, open to the mystery of God's presence in our world. Our core values are celebration, community & prayer. This blog is our avenue for program updates and information.

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This entry was posted on March 30, 2013 by in Worship and tagged .

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