Lent & Easter


Holy Week Worship

PALM SUNDAY – April 13/14
Sat. @ 5:00pm, Sun. @ 8:30 & 11:00am
Palms Procession • Holy Communion • Stirring
We mark Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem and transition into the Passion, or suffering, of Jesus. Childcare (birth-4) available on Sunday.


HOLY WEEK MORNINGS
April 15-19 @ 6:30am

Restorative • Sermon • Holy Communion
A 30-minute service guides our focus on Jesus’ journey through Holy Week.


MAUNDY THURSDAY – April 18
11:00am, Sr. Citizen
Community • Holy Communion • Compassion
All are invited, especially seniors, for a time of worship commemorating the Last Supper. Lunch to follow in the Great Room.

6:30pm
Compassion • Holy Communion
We focus on Jesus’ command at the Last Supper to love each other, concluding with the Stripping of the Altar. Childcare (birth-4) available.


GOOD FRIDAY – April 19
12:00-3:00pm, Tre Ore
Meditation • Message • Hymns
Meditate on the seven last words of Jesus. Come and go as you need. Tre Ore, Latin for “three hours”, refers to the three hours that Christ was on the cross on Good Friday. We will meditate on each of the seven last words of Christ with a homily, hymn and period of silence in 25 minute segments.

12:00-12:25pm – Father, forgive them,
12:25-12:50pm – Today…Paradise
12:50-1:15pm – Woman, here…
1:15-1:40pm – My God…
1:40-2:05pm – I thirst!
2:05-2:30pm – It is finished!
2:30-2:55pm – Father, into…
2:55-3:00pm – Departing

5:30pm, Family Service
Somber • Responsive Reading • Candles
This family-oriented service directs our attention to Jesus’ sacrifice. Childcare (birth-4) available.

7:30pm, Liturgy of Good Friday
Solemn • Prayer • Hymns
We gather to recall the death of Jesus and its incredible impact on our lives.

Easter Experience

April 13 // 9am-12pm // Entrance C
We have a lot of exciting and fun activities planned for this year! Bring your family, friends, and neighbors to join us for this FREE event! Learn more

 

Easter Sunday – April 21

6:30am, Sunrise
Joyful • Holy Communion • Festive
Beginning quietly outdoors, a new fire signals Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. Alleluias ring out as we move indoors to celebrate Easter.

8:00, 9:30am, & 11:15am
Procession • Holy Communion • Festive
He is risen! echoes through the church as we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. Brass, handbells, organ, and choir enhance worship at 8:00 and 9:30, while piano- and band-led music lend a contemporary feel to the 11:15 service. Child care (birth-4) available. Breakfast available 7:15 – 10:00am in the Great Room.