Christmas Eve & Day (Dec. 24 & 25) – Worship Services

During the holidays, there are special services available; please refer to schedule below:

CHRISTMAS EVE (Tuesday, December 24th) – TWO SERVICES
Family Service – 4:30 pm

The Christmas Eve “Family Service” is kid-focused featuring a crèche procession to the altar with the telling of the Christmas Story. A simple Eucharist or communion completes the service.

Cream puff reception with yummy refreshments will round out our time together. Mark your calendars and come explore the meaning of Christmas with us.

Solemn Mass – 9:30 pm

The second service begins the evening with traditional caroling and candlelight service followed by a hot spiced cider and cream puff reception in the Narthex area. It’s a time to share glad tidings and the joy of the season with parishioners, friends and family alike.

CHRISTMAS DAY (Wednesday, December 25th)

A simple service offering Holy Eucharist Rite II also known as communion will take place at 10:00 am.

Invite your friends and join us as we celebrate the centerpiece of the Christian faith.

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The Great Easter Vigil – Saturday, April 20th – Festivities begin @ 6 PM

HOLY SATURDAY

6:00 PM Lighting the New Fire, Campfire Songs and S’mores
Our Easter Vigil celebration begins with the warmth of the community gathering around a crackling campfire, singing songs together and enjoying the delicious flavors of ooey-gooey s’mores.

6:30 PM Story-Telling and Holy Eucharist
We move indoors to the sanctuary for Story-Telling from the Old Testament enlivened by participation from members of our congregation, foreshadowing the Resurrection of the Savior yet to come. A joyful Holy Eucharist follows as we celebrate Jesus’ transformative victory over death!

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Maundy Thursday Potluck Soup Supper, Foot Washing & More – April 18th

INVITATION

Come celebrate and observe Maundy Thursday with us at 7:00 pm on April 18th.

TRADITION

On Maundy Thursday, a meal is shared and feet are washed in the tradition of the Last Supper and Jesus’ message of servanthood.

This year we will be sharing a Potluck Soup Supper. There is a sign-up sheet available in the Narthex (entry corridor of the church) for those interested in bringing soup, bread or beverages to share. Short on time or resources, not to worry, there is always plenty for everybody! Just come on over – Soup’s on us!

NEED GUIDANCE?

If this is your first time joining us, follow the link for Directions and Campus Map to help you get around the campus.

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Campfire, S’Mores & The Great Easter Vigil – Saturday, Mar. 31st

HOLY SATURDAY

6:00 PM Campfire, S’mores and Song – Let’s get together for ooey-gooey s’mores, the warmth of a crackling campfire and a few songs – experience Holy Week family-style courtesy of Family Ministry!

6:30 PM The Great Easter Vigil
Story-Telling in the sanctuary foreshadows the Resurrection of the Savior yet to come. Join us as we partake in the Holy Eucharist and celebrate a Baptism. All offer a glimpse into the unfolding story of the Christian faith.

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Palm Sunday – April 9th

WHAT ARE WE DOING?

There will be No Sunday School classes on April 9th, as it’s a time we gather together as a faith community to begin our celebration of Holy Week. This begins with a procession from Washington Park to the church at 10:30 AM.

Please arrive a few minutes early to pick up a palm branch at the front of the sanctuary and walk across the street to Washington Park where we will congregate. Once we’ve begun, we will make a jubilant procession to the church in remembrance of Jesus triumphant entry into Jerusalem. The celebration continues inside the sanctuary with Family Eucharist.

Child Care this Sunday will be held in the back of the Church in the Narthex or outer gallery immediately to the left when enter through the big red doors.

NEED SOME DIRECTIONS?

See Directions and Campus Map.

READINGS – PALM / PASSION SUNDAY

The Readings for Palm Sunday are as follows: Liturgy of the Psalms 118:1-2, 19-29, Liturgy of Word – Psalm 31:9-16, The First Lesson is Isaiah 50:4-9a, The Second Lesson is Philippians 2:5-11 and the Gospel is Matthew 26:14-27:66.

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering, please Contact Sue.

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