Holy Week 2021 / March 28th – April 4th
Just a note to those that will be participating with us in the observance of Holy Week. Our nightly services Monday thru Friday will begin at 7:30 pm.
These services will last 35 minutes.
Via Dolorosa – The Way of Suffering
- Sunday – Palm Sunday Service – 10 AM
- Monday – Stations of the Cross / 1-6 (7:30 PM)
- Tuesday – Stations of the Cross / 7-12 (7:30 PM)
- Wednesday – The Stripping of the Altar (7:30 PM)
- Maundy Thursday – Mandate to Love / Foot Washing (7:30 PM)
- Good Friday – Noon until Three PM / Death Watch Services
- Good Friday – Communion Service (7:30 PM)
There will be the afternoon “Death Watch” services from 12 noon until 3 PM to fellowship together in the death of Christ on the cross. Pastor Kris Syvertsen will be a guest speaker for the first two services. Refreshments will be served in between each service.
- Sunrise Service 6:30 AM – At the Farm
- Resurrection Service -10 AM – Sanctuary
Sunday, April 4th will begin with Sunrise service at 6:30 AM on the farm. Pastor Mark and his wife Rose Marie will host this service on the property by their home (12133 La Plata Road, Waldorf MD). Our Resurrection service will commence at 10:00 AM at Open Gate (4028 Old Washington Road, Waldorf MD.)
He is risen, He is risen indeed!
If you are unable to attend these services please join us by Face Book LIVE stream and prayer.
Wednesdays Bible Study / Genesis / 7:30 PM
Genesis. This word means origin. We will undertake the study of this marvelous book in the Old Testament. How did it all begin? Who wrote this masterful account of our creation, our fall, and our future? Why are we still accepting this as the counsel of God? Does science make this book obsolete and unbelievable?
Make sure you make plans to join us for our study in the book of Genesis over the next few months. Your questions and insights will make this a study emphasis to remember. This would be a great time to invite friends and neighbors to join with us in fellowship in the word.
Remember you can give to Open Gate Ministries on line. The website is available for you to conveniently support the outreach and daily administrative efforts of Open Gate. You can dispense with the hassle of checks, envelopes, and the trips to the bank teller machine to bring cash. Our site is secure and the procedure is simple; user friendly. Take advantage to the ease in giving online. Thank you for supporting Open Gate Ministries. Blessings.
Book Club Meeting / April 11th / 5 PM
“The Invisible Hand” by R.C. Sproul. Sunday Evenings at 5PM on April 11th, May 16th, & June. 13th.
Seminar / Pneumatology / April 17th / 9 am – 2pm
Jesus in eternity, Jesus triumphing over evil, Jesus reigning forever; as believers our life is from Christ, and Christ is our life! His person and His work as the incarnate God-Man dwelling among us to reveal God in the flesh is the single most important study we can undertake as His disciples.
Our seminar will explore the riches of His grace and truth as the one and only Son of God. His life, teaching, and ultimately His death, resurrection, and ascension is the hope of every believer and the focus of our hope, our expectation of eternal life. “Let not your hearts be troubled you believe in God believe also in me. In my Fathers house are many rooms, if it were not so I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you that where I am there you may be also… I am the way the truth and the life.”
This seminar is free and student friendly. We will share, discuss, and fellowship in the biblical truth of our blessed redeemer. Mark your calendar and sign up for this time of teaching and discovery. A sign-up sheet will be on the table in the back of the sanctuary or you can email your intent to attend @ email@example.com
Class will begin at 9 AM and dismiss at 2 PM. Lunch will be provided. For further information you can email Pastor Mark firstname.lastname@example.org. Jesus is Lord!