On this special Maundy Thursday episode of the Shepherdcast, we will be taking a look at Jeremiah 31:31-34, Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19, 1 Corinthians 11:23-26, and the Gospel of John 13:1-17, 31b-35, our choir will be performing “The Garden of Gethsemane” as composed by J. Paul Williams and Vicki Tucker Courtney, and the Reverend Scott J. Anderson will be delivering his Maundy Thursday sermon. Today’s episode came from our worship service on Thursday, April 18, 2019. This episode of the Shepherdcast takes place on what is the beginning of The Three Days (also called Triduum), which is one continuous liturgy beginning on Maundy Thursday, continuing Good Friday, and concluding on Easter Sunday. In case you are reading along with a Bible and our readings don’t necessarily match up with yours, we use the NRSV translation of the Holy Bible. Special music heard in this episode of the Shepherdcast includes: “The Garden of Gethsemane” words by J. Paul Williams and music by Vicki Tucker Courtney © 2009 Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, IL 60188. Used with permission. CCLI License # 11421954 CCLI Streaming License # CSPL153044 Our sermon is delivered by the Reverend Scott J. Anderson. Our lay reader this Maundy Thursday was Fred Drotleff. Our church choir consists of Pastor Scott Anderson, Bill Bowman, Karen Broadwater, Jennifer Crone, Fred Drotleff, Janine Garber, Jim Hunter, Dan Mason, Marilyn Mason, Terri Wanner, and Michelle Ward, and is under the direction of Susan Kaschak. Our sound room technician for Maundy Thursday was Jacob Schandel. This podcast was hosted and produced by Jacob H. Schandel for Shepherd of the Valley Evangelical Lutheran Church. To learn more about our church, please visit www.sotvchurch.com, or follow us on social media @sotvsandyville. Our church is a member congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. You can learn more about the ELCA at www.elca.org, and you can learn about our local Northeastern Ohio Synod at www.neos-elca.org.