Ministry during COVID-19: A window into Holy Week
April 2020

When COVID-19 restrictions hit the remote Northern Canadian village where he serves, Daniel Buehler got creative. 

“As they closed the church because of coronavirus, I thought about how I would be able to send the message of Jesus’ resurrection out into the village,” he said. 

Though the village prohibits meetings, people do take walks. When they strolled past Daniel’s house during Holy Week, his window told a beautiful story, ingeniously crafted out of repurposed items from around his home. 

Palm Sunday picture

“The Palm Sunday picture is a coloring page I had drawn last year for the kids in church.”  

Cross with thorns art in window

"The thorn crown comes out of a 'star project' a few years ago, the cross from a picture framing project for my room." 

Easter window artwork

"The Easter picture is a modified version of a picture I did many years ago. With the two figures I want to show the awe of this event of the empty tomb and the joy and worship of Jesus.”  

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