United Church of Christ

Devotional Subject: Palm Sunday

Prayers were shared from many time zones April 5 during the first-ever online service for the whole United Church of Christ. Live music invited reflection during transitions. And dozens of written prayer requests poured in, carrying the emotional weight of a Palm/Passion Sunday in a season of COVID-19.


Somewhere along the way Palm Sunday became Palm/Passion Sunday.


There's a neat trick to folding the palm fronds in just the right way so that they become crosses. Let's turn our palms into crosses so we won't be tempted to use them as swords.