McKendree is a family of people coming together. People of all races sing in harmony. The homeless hold hands with the affluent. We celebrate that we are all God’s children, worshiping and serving together.


Sunday, March 18
11 AM — Easter Egg Hunt
Rooftop Garden, Christian Life Center

12 PM — Church Fellowship Potluck Dinner.
McKendree Church will provide the meat

Please bring side dishes and desserts to share!

Everyone is welcome!  Contact Ruth Baggett in the church office if you need more information (615-271-2600 or mckendreeinfo@gmail.com.


Palm Sunday through Easter

The Stations of the Cross is a series of fourteen stations that travel through Jesus’ final steps to the cross.  They begin at his condemnation by Pilate and go through to his crucifixion and burial.  Our version of the SOTC is a self-guided tour with a devotion, prayer, and activity at each station.  It will be open from Palm Sunday through Easter in the narthex by the office during church hours.


March 29, 6:30pm – Maundy Thursday Service
March 30, 12 Noon and 6:30pm – Good Friday Services
April 1, 6:30am – Sunrise Service, CLC Rooftop
April 1, 9am and 11am – Easter Worship Services


Lenten Bible Study, 2018
Gospel of Mark

This year for Lent we are encouraging everyone to read through the Gospel of Mark.  Each week we will have reading suggestions and questions for you to think about.  No quizzes, no tests — you won’t be graded or asked to write an essay!  This is for your personal devotional time and spiritual growth.

However, since everyone in our congregation is receiving these study guide questions, you are welcome to share your thoughts with someone in your Life Group, Bible Class or the person in the next pew on Sunday morning.  Or share the Lenten Bible study with a friend, neighbor or family member!

Thanks to Stephen Handy, Robert Johnson and Rick Quinn for our study questions!

Week 5, March 18-24 — Mark 12-14

What does it mean for us to discern the times today and to retain hope in the face of so much violence and discouragement?  In the midst of the troubles of our world, where is God calling you to deeper prayer, new or renewed action, or to particular changes?

Check out the link below to see the Lenten study reading assignments and questions for Weeks 1-4.



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