HOLY WEEK & EASTER 2022

HOLY WEEK OPPORTUNITIES

Palm Sunday, April 10

First Light Chapel Communion – 8:15  am

Sanctuary – 8:55 and 11:00 am*
Participants will be waving palm branches as they enter the service.

The Bridge – 8:55 am

Easter Egg Hunt 4:00 pm
4:00 pm – Toddlers – 3-year-olds hunt eggs in Walton Garden
4:20 pm – 4P-1st graders hunt eggs on the playground
4:40 pm – 2nd-4th graders will hunt eggs on the lawn between the
Fellowship Hall and the Chapel.

Food and Fellowship  –  4:45-5:15 p.m.
 Hamburgers and hotdogs will be served in the Fellowship Hall parking area.
Donations will go to the UMCOR Ukrainian outreach.
(Please bring folding chairs and blankets.)      

Cross Raising with Promise 5:00 pm
A cross will be raised on the front lawn, and our praise band Promise will provide worship music.
(Please bring folding chairs and blankets.) 

Holy Week Luncheon, April 13

With Dr. William Robbins Sims, Fellowship Hall – 12:00 pm
Menu: Methodist Chicken with Gravy, Rice, Green Beans, Roll, Dessert, Beverage—$10 per person (scroll down to register below)

Maundy Thursday, April 14

“Come and Go” Worship 6:00 pm*

Please “come and go” anytime between 6 – 7 pm and begin with Communion at the Lord’s Table, then end with prayer in the Garden.
All ages encouraged to partake together.

Good Friday Tenebrae, April 15

Good Friday Tenebrae Service 7:00 pm*

“Tenebrae” which means darkness, is an ancient Christian service that makes use of diminishing light and the extinguishing of candles.

Stations of the Cross Following Service (led by FUMC Youth)

Easter Sunday, April 17

First Light Chapel Communion – 8:15 am

Sanctuary – 8:55 and 11:00 am*

The Bridge – 8:55 am*

*Nursery provided during these services.

Order Lilies for Easter Sunday, April 17

Easter is a special day in the liturgical year of the Christian Church. We decorate the sanctuary and fellowship hall each year with beautiful lilies for our Easter Sunday worship services. Donations can be made to the church to purchase Easter lilies in honor or in memory of someone. A list of donors will be published in the bulletin and in the newsletter for all contributions made by April 10. 

Holy Week Luncheon, April 13 - Registration

Deadline to register is April 8! $10 per person.
Our special guest speaker is Dr. William Robbins Sims
Menu: Methodist Chicken, ice, green beans, roll, dessert and a beverage.

 

Palm Sunday Easter Egg Hunt - April 10

Children will need to bring their own baskets to the hunt.  After each egg hunt, parents and children will report to the front of the children’s building to receive a goody bag from the church and they will return the eggs.  For a treat after the hunt, the Tikiz – Shaved Ice & Ice Cream truck will be parked at the rose garden by the church office.  

4:00 p.m.

Toddlers – 3-year-olds
Hunt eggs in Walton Gardens

4:20 p.m.

4P-1st graders 
Hunt eggs on the playground

4:40 p.m.

2nd-4th graders
Will hunt eggs on the lawn between
the Fellowship Hall and the Chapel.

 

Cross Raising with Promise, April 10

5:00 PM – A cross will be raised on the front lawn, and our praise band Promise will provide worship music. Please join us!