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Lent

Join us for Lent! Click here to download the worship schedule.

2014 FIRST CHURCH LENTEN DEVOTIONAL A devotional has been written for each day of Lent, by a member or friend of First Church, beginning with Ash Wednesday, March 5.  Use the daily devotionals for a time of personal prayer and reflection as we journey together toward Easter. You may pick up a devotional in the north lobby, at any entrance to the sanctuary, or  online. Click here to view the 2014 Lenten Devotional.

PALM SUNDAY SERVICES and BRUNCH
  • Sunday, April 13 at 9:15 and 11:00 am
  • “Becoming Passionate People So that...”
  • Rev. Letisha Bowman
  • Child care provided
  • The youth will be waking up early to serve you brunch. There will be pancakes, sausage, eggs, and fruit. All are invited following both services in Wesley Hall. Suggested donation: $5/person or $20/family. The brunch are a fundraiser for our summer workcamp.
  • PALM SUNDAY PROCESSIONAL We will celebrate this special Sunday with a palm procession at the 9:15 am service!  
    • 9:05 am —    3 yr olds - grade 6
      • Children should gather in the west hallway outside Wesley Hall at 9:05 am 
      • Children’s Holy Week Devotional Booklets (complete with “props”!) will be available on Palm Sunday! Please pick one up for your elementary aged child in the back of the sanctuary or at the receptionist’s desk this morning.
MAUNDY THURSDAY COMMUNION SERVICE
  • Thursday, April 17
  • “A Family Meal”
  • Dr. Bob Hundley
  • Location:  Wesley Hall
  • 6:15 pm – soup and bread meal
  • 7:00 pm – worship/communion
  • Child care provided, beginning at 6:30 pm
  • We would like to know how many people to prepare for, so please sign up online if you plan to attend the service. 
GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE
  • Friday, April 18 at 7:00 pm
  • “Music and Readings on the Passion of Christ”
  • Location: Sanctuary
  • Child care provided
EASTER SUNDAY SERVICES will be held in the celebration of Easter Sunday, April 20 at 9:15 and 11:00 am. Join us for a continental breakfast in Wesley Hall from 10:00 - 11:00 am.
  • Sunday, April 20 at 9:15 and 11:00 am
  • “An End is a Beginning”
  • Dr. Bob Hundley
  • Child care provided
  • On EASTER SUNDAY, April 20, children are encouraged to worship with their families.  9:30 Faith Travelers, Youth, and Adult Classes will NOT be held on Easter Sunday. Children’s Nurseries and Classes Available on Easter are as follows:
    • 9:15 am
      • Childcare for Infants and Toddlers
      • Children & Worship Class for Older 3’s-PreK
      • No Faith Travelers this morning; elementary aged students are invited to worship with their families 
    • 11:00 am
      • Childcare for Infants and Toddlers
      • One Room Schoolhouse for 4 Yrs – Grade 2 (Children will be dismissed from worship)