See the new Sunday morning email for a reminder on how to connect as well as to download a printable version of the Sunday morning bulletin.
See the Tuesday morning email for a reminder on how to connect as well as to download a printable version of the Maundy Thursday bulletin.
Palm Sunday – April 5, 10:30 am
Celebrate the entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem and the start of Holy Week with songs of Hosanna and a virtual Parade of Palms.
Maundy Thursday – April 9, 7:00 pm
On Maundy Thursday, we remember Jesus’ last meal with his friends, the origin of the Lord’s Supper, or Holy Communion and through Scripture and the extinguishing of candles (‘tenebrae,’ the Service of Shadows), we recall Jesus’ anguished prayer and his arrest by Roman soldiers in the Garden of Gethsemane.
Prepare: a candle and matches, bread and juice or wine.
Click here to join the service.
Download a pdf of the bulletin here.
Good Friday Evening Prayer – April 10, 7:00 pm
Good Friday is most solemn of all Christian observances. We end this day with an Evening Prayer Service of Scripture and song as we remember the death of Jesus and pray for the world at the foot of the cross.
Easter Sunday – April 12, 10:30 am
Easter is the most joyful day of the Christian year as we celebrate the Good News of Christ’s resurrection. As we peer into the tomb and find it empty, we remember how God is always bringing new life from death. Click here to join the service.
Holy Week Opportunities for Children, Youth and Families
Palm Sunday – April 5, 9:45 to 10:15 am
Explore Palm Sunday and the events of Holy Week before joining the whole congregation for 10:30 am Worship.
Elementary Sunday School meet on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/787115649
Middle and High School Sunday School meet on Zoom https://zoom.us/j/655667928
Maundy Thursday – 6:15 to 6:45 pm
Worship for Children, Youth and Families before joining the whole congregation for a Worship Service of Communion, Candlelight and Shadows at 7 pm
Meet on Zoom https://zoom.us/j/453526110
Prepare for 6:15 pm: a bowl of water, hand soap, and a towel
Prepare for 7:00 pm: a candle and matches, bread and juice
Good Friday – 6:15 to 6:45 pm
Explore Good Friday and the symbol of the Cross before joining the whole congregation for a brief Service of Evening Prayer at 7pm.
Elementary Children meet on Zoom https://zoom.us/j/972706759
Middle and High School meet on Zoom https://zoom.us/j/177519544
Prepare for 6:15 pm: A candle & matches, a cross (anything from jewelry or two sticks tied together to form a cross or even a drawing of a cross)
Easter Sunday – 10:30 am
Join the whole congregation for a Service of Joy to celebrate Christ’s Resurrection. Click here to join the service.
A Road to Remember: Stations of the Cross Through Art
The Stations of the Cross are a devotional practice and pilgrimage recalling the journey of Jesus to the cross on his last day. Join Mark and Cindy Meyer and the Art Lectionary Class all week long as we explore this journey through the work of several artists.
Stations of the Cross: A Road to Remember – Part 1
To view at your leisure click here https://youtu.be/s_qyJjuuhh4
Learn about the Stations of the Cross tradition, its historical origins and influences, and examine one of the earliest Stations of the Cross sculptural interpretations from late medieval Europe. This 40-minute recorded Art Lectionary lecture by Mark Meyer will also address the sanctuary artwork of Trine Bumiller, “Via Dolorosa”, that surrounds the FCC sanctuary space for the 2020 Lent Season.
Stations of the Cross: A Road to Remember – Part 2
Originally live on Palm Sunday, to view at your leisure click here.
Following up on Part 1, join Mark Meyer to explore the work of three outstanding 20th century artists – representational, abstract and non-representational interpretations of the Stations of the Cross from David Cargill, Ellsworth Kelly, and Barnett Newman. Understanding post-modern treatments of the Stations of the Cross theme will further facilitate your access to the “Via Dolorosa” artwork of Trine Bumiller in the FCC sanctuary. Click here for the Zoom link.
Stations of the Cross: a Road to Remember – Part 3
Good Friday. 5 pm on Zoom https://zoom.us/j/653385614
Join Mark Meyer in tracing a uniquely American perspective to the Stations of the Cross facilitated with artwork from the American Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. curated by Victoria Jones. Walking through the Stations of the Cross through the eyes of the American experience will shed new light on our connection with the Via Dolorosa.
Road to Remember Part 4 Via Dolorosa Art Exhibit
A video reflection on the Via Dolorosa by Trine Bumiller and Isaiah 53 read by Cindy Meyer.
To view at your leisure click here https://youtu.be/qfcaSZ6zv_c