The rich musical traditions for celebrating Holy Week and Easter are experienced in this recording. God's power and presence rains down on each of us. Like the flowers of springtime, we bloom and flower to maturity under the gentle impulse of the warmth of God's love. We look for signs of hope and new life in a world that often forces us to view evil and hatred. The powerful story of one man giving his life for the life of others gives authenticity to the promise of salvation offered to all people. Before Jesus offered his life on the cross, he had given his followers the food of life, his own Body and Blood in the unbloody sacrifice of a meal using bread and wine. Our songs of praise and glory enhance our gatherings to remember and celebrate Jesus' presence on our alter. Thanks to our musicians and choir members for gracing our time of prayer and worship.