Holy Week & Easter

Palm Sunday:
Sunday, April 10, 9am and 11am
In person or online on our YouTube Channel
A joyous and celebratory season that rounds out the season of Lent and ushers in the beginning of Holy Week, join your faith family in welcoming in the Spirit of the Living Christ as we remember the Savior’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Each service will feature special music as well as palms and an uplifting message, making meaning of biblical events for our every day lives.

Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 14, 6pm
In person only
Join First Church members and friends for a service in Fellwoship Hall in the style of dinner church as we gather around tables in small groups, sharing a meal and Communion together with relaxed music and space for conversation. This intergenerational service focuses on Jesus’ New Commandment accompanied by a reenactment of foot washign that attendees can observe or participate in, as they choose.

Good Friday
Friday, April 15, Various Times
9AM-NOON, IN PERSON: The Chapel will be open for personal prayer and meditation.
NOON, IN PERSON: Scripture reading and organ music in the Chapel.
7:30PM, IN PERSON & ONLINE: Traditional tenebrae worship in the Meetinghouse. A service that involves the succesive dimming of the lights as we contemplate the meaning and power of Jesus death.

Easter Sunrise Service
Sunday, April 17, 6:30am
In person
Join us on the front lawn of the church for a brief outdoors service to welcome in the dawn of hope, weather permitting, as we begin the day’s celebration. Please dress warmly and bring a lawn chair along.

Easter Sunday: A New Creation
Sunday, April 17, 9am and 11am
In person or online on our YouTube Channel
Join us for our joyous Easter celebrations – New Creation. At 9am for our Celebrate Service and at 11am for our Festival Service. All featuring special music, readings, poetry and an uplifting message! Each service will be followed by an Easter Egg Hunt on the front lawn for our youngest members and friends.