Lent & Holy Week
A 40-day journey to the cross.
Worship, prayer, nourishment, and service guide us along the road to Easter.
Saturday, April 8 – 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 9 – 8, 9:20, 11:45 a.m.
With festive palm branches waving, the mood turns somber as we realize that Jesus goes on to die. Pastor Sara Olson-Smith preaches at 5:30/8:00, Pastor Peter W. Marty preaches at 9:20/11:45 a.m. Please consider worshiping at the 5:30/8/11:45 services, to avoid crowding that’s possible at 9:20.
Thursday, April 13 – 12 noon & 7 p.m.
In scripture, liturgy, and song, we mark Jesus’ last meal with his disciples. Our fourth-graders culminate a period of preparation with their First Communion at the evening service. Childcare will be provided for the evening service.
Friday, April 14 – 12 noon, 4:30, & 8 p.m.
The church gathers to remember the suffering and death of Jesus. A mid-day meditation will be at noon with Amy diller preaching. A late-afternoon Family Service will feature a children’s message and the children’s choirs. The Tenebrae Service in the late hours of darkness will feature the Chorale singing and Peter W. Marty preaching. All are invited to help make and eat cross-shaped pretzels at 3:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.
Sunday, April 16 – 6, 8, 9:45, & 11:45 a.m. No Saturday worship.
With shouts of alleluia, rumbling timpani, and triumphant trumpets, we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord. Childcare available from 7:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
6 a.m. sunrise: Begin outside in the Memorial Garden. Ryan Bailey preaching.
8:00 & 9:45 a.m. festive services: Choirs. Brass. Organ fanfare. Peter W. Marty preaching.
11:45 a.m. contemporary: The Open Spirit ensemble leads. Peter W. Marty preaching.
Holy Communion is included in all services. Childcare from 7:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Please consider worshiping at the 6 and 11:45 a.m. services to avoid crowding that’s possible at 8 and 9:45 a.m.