#COTW Kosciusko First United Methodist Church


ABOUT THE PASTOR

NAME: Rev. Dr. D. Scott Wright

CHURCH: Kosciusko First United Methodist Church 

CHURCH ADDRESS/TOWN: 110 E Washington Ave., Kosciusko Continue reading

#HOLYWEEK2017 – His Last Days: The Passion Play


The 32nd annual Passion Play, His Last Days, will be presented by Kosciusko First United Methodist Church, Kosciusko, Miss., the three nights prior to Easter: April 13, 14, and 15,  at 8 p.m., on the grounds of the church.

The live outdoor drama which portrays Jesus’ betrayal, trial, crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension begins in front of the church on Washington Street and progresses onto North Natchez Street where the last scene, the ascension, takes place.

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‘His Last Days’ is an impactful experience


FB_20150326_19_07_27_Saved_PictureRev. Matt Tucker said portraying Jesus in the play, “His Last Days” at Kosciusko First United Methodist Church for the past several years, has been impactful.

“Try carrying a cross, literally, while some high school kids whip you,” Tucker said. “It will make you realize this was nothing compared to what he actually went through for loving us. He is compassion, which means ‘that which you will suffer for,’ because studying about the crucifixion, I realized there I no more painful of a way to die than that and Jesus endured as an obedient servant of God’s will for our lives. That is awesome!”

For Tucker, it has been difficult as an actor thinking about Jesus’ reactions to different situations in the play, such as his facial expression when Judas betrays him, or when Peter denies him three times, or how to portray his suffering on the cross. Continue reading