April 14th PALM SUNDAY/EASTER CANTATA – LIFT UP THE CROSS will be performed in one service at 10:30 am preceded by a Hymn Sing at 10:20 am. There will be NO potluck but light refreshments will be served following the service. Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Jesus’ final entrance into Jerusalem.
April 18th – MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE – at 7:00 pm service we will offer voluntary ‘foot washing’ and ‘Holy Communion’ as we contemplate our denial, betrayal and desertion of Jesus.
April 19th – GOOD FRIDAY – Lentil Soup Dinner at 5:30 pm in Settle Hall followed by a Service of Darkness (Tenebrae) with readings and candles extinguished one by one to complete darkness as we move to Jesus’ death and burial. At the end of the service, the altar is stripped of everything portraying the totality of grief death brings to us.
April 20th – EASTER EGG HUNT – at 10:00 am on our front lawn for children 1 to 10. Donations of candy and prizes for the children are welcome. You may bring them on Sundays to the church. We will need help before the event to hide the eggs and welcome our guests. Any questions, please contact Joan Martin.
April 21st – EASTER SUNDAY SERVICES – He is risen! We will celebrate that truth with a 7:00 am Sunrise Service and breakfast at Village United Methodist Church at 1001 SW 71st Ave, North Lauderdale, FL 33068, and 9:30 and 11:00 services at Cokesbury. Bring your Lent coin banks.