Grace Church in Lima, Peru held its Easter retreat on April 21, celebrating Jesus' resurrection joyfully after a period of diligent preparation. The retreat included lectures, a play and worship through songs and dance.
Messages emphasized the love of God in sending His Son, Jesus Christ, who paid the high price of death on the cross like the Passover Lamb but who rose to life again. Biblical passages covered during included John 3:16, 1 Corinthians 5:7-8, John 19:17-30 and Luke 24:1-2.
Grace Church reports that members prepared diligently and with attention to detail for various aspects of the retreat, revealing with gratitude their love and passion for God.
A play emphasized to congregants to live a life that is pleasing to God by accepting the sacrifice of Jesus to gain salvation and eternal life. Artistic presentations included singing and choreographed dances. One family testified how God touched their lives and prayed that God could be at the center of their lives.