Worship During Holy Week
Palm Sunday, April 9
8:30 a.m. Early Worship Palm Sunday Celebration
11:00 a.m. “Worship for the Way of the Cross”
We begin the journey through Holy Week with dramatic reading, liturgical dance, and music.
Maundy Thursday, April 13
6:00 p.m. Seder Dinner
This traditional Jewish meal remembers the events of the Passover told in the book of Exodus. There will be a pot luck meal as part of the Seder so please bring a dish to pass. Sign up for the Seder in the Gathering Area or by calling the church office (392-7947).
7:45 p.m. Tenebrae Service (Service of Shadows)
The service follows the path of Jesus’ passion through the Last Supper and crucifixion and includes communion, prayer, scripture & music.
Bus Ministry: On Thursday, April 13 for the Seder Dinner and Tenebrae Service, there will be a bus pick up at 5:30 pm at Appledorn, 5:40 pm at Freedom Village, and 5:45 pm at Warm Friend, with a return trip after the Tenebrae Service.
Good Friday, April 14
12:10 p.m. Community Good Friday Service
Hosted at Third Reformed Church and co-sponsored by the Washington School and Westcore Neighborhood Churches (Hope Church, First United Methodist Church, Third Reformed Church, New Community Fourth Reformed, and Maple Avenue Ministries).
Easter Sunday, April 16
8:30 a.m. Early Worship Service
9:40 a.m. Easter Brunch ~ please bring a breakfast item to share!
11:00 a.m. Worship Service
Celebrate the Risen Lord! Pastor Gordon Wiersma, preaching, and Pastor Jill Russell, liturgist; with choirs and brass under the direction of Brian Carder. Church School will not be held.