Messiah in the Passover will be conducted by missionary Darlene Line from Chosen People Ministries in New York. Chosen People Ministries is a more than 100-year-old mission that was founded in 1894 by Leopold Cohn, a Hungarian rabbi who came to believe that Jesus is the Messiah promised in the Hebrew Scriptures. From humble beginnings in Brooklyn, N.Y., chosen People Ministries has grown into a worldwide ministry to “the Jew first and to the Gentile.”
Messiah in the Passover begins with the traditional Passover Seder table – complete with all the articles of this important Jewish celebration. The speaker will explain the symbolic meanings of the various items of the Passover feast and highlight their relationship to the Last Supper that Messiah celebrated with the disciples, giving special emphasis on the redemptive significance of the crucifixion.
Messiah in the Passover gives the Christian community insight into Jewish traditions so that the Jewish roots of Christianity can be better understood. This program also helps the Jewish and Christian communities understand their common heritage.
This worship service is open to the public and First United Methodist Church would like to invite the community and surrounding area to attend. The church is located at 106 E. Cleveland St. across from the Beeville Fire Station. For more information, contact the church office at 358-3350. A love offering will be received.