Wherever you happen to be, we want to invite you to spend Holy Week with us. With multiple services, our hope is that you would connect with us, celebrate with us and have a great experience with your family and friends! Holy week is filled with sacred prayer and worship in anticipation of the celebration of our Savior's resurrection on Easter Sunday.
March 25, 2018 at 10 am
No Sunday School
Our annual Palm Sunday festival is March 25, at 10 am with our procession around North Boulevard. A jam-packed combined worship service occurs after the procession.
Egg hunts, pony rides, facepainting, a balloon artist and a fajita bar and quesadillas for the children will follow worship. You'll want to dress casual for Palm Sunday. Save your fancy attire for Easter. Lunch is $5 per person or $20 max per family.
Egg Hunt Details.
Children’s Ministry will continue to provide the Easter eggs. Please bring an Easter basket for each child. The Easter Egg hunt will take place in our terraced garden and is for children up to 3rd Grade. Our Quest Kids (4th and 5th grade) get to help hide eggs during service! Please contact Jaime Carnaggio
if your 4th or 5th grader would like to help hide eggs.
Can't make it in person? We have you covered! First Presbyterian will be streaming live.
March 29, 2018 at 7 pm
We observe the Thursday before Easter, March 29, as a sacred day, remembering that Jesus initiated the sacrament of communion on that night, and washed his disciples’ feet, giving them the commandment to treat each other the same way. (That’s why it’s called Maundy Thursday from the Latin word for mandate, or command). Our service includes a very quiet communion, the dramatic retelling of the passion narrative and a visit in silence to the garden where the entombment of the body of Jesus will be reenacted. As the stone is rolled across the tomb, we sing “Were You There?” It’s a very moving moment. This also sets up the particular joy of meeting in the same place at sunrise on Easter. This service is suitable for children elementary school aged. Childcare is available for ages 5 and younger.
April 1, 2018
Services: 6.30, 9 and 11 am
Sunday School classes will meet as usual.
We gather around the stone rolled away in the garden at 6.30 am for a brief service followed by breakfast. Then we have two festival worship services in the Sanctuary at 9 and 11.
If rain, the sunrise service will meet in Dunham Chapel.
We look forward eagerly to the sweet joy of keeping Holy Week and Easter with you!
Can't make it in person? We have you covered! First Presbyterian will be streaming live the 9 am and 11 am services.