Holy Week 2015
PALM SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2015 FESTIVAL SERVICES:
8:15 am – Worship service celebrates Jesus' triumphant entrance into Jerusalem
11:00 am – Worship service celebrates Jesus' triumphant entrance into Jerusalem
Filled with excitement, all the happy throng, spread cloaks and branches on the city streets.
In our annual tradition of re-enacting Jesus' entrance into Jerusalem, cries of Hosanna are shouted amidst the lively rhythms of flutes, brass, and percussion. Excitement soon gives way to sober quietness, calling us to devotion.
HOLY WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2015:
Morning Communion, 6:30 am, Sanctuary -- Join Pastor Amanda and Tom Baldridge for a time of prayer, devotion, and communion, with a light breakfast to follow.
Welcoming Wednesday Dinner 5:45 pm Dining Hall
This time of meditation and fellowship is open to all; donations towards meal costs welcome. Come join us!
MAUNDY THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015:
5:30 pm – Festive Seder Meal (child friendly) - DUMC Dining Hall
Eating symbolic foods that retell the Passover story of the Israelites leaving Egypt, we share the symbolic meal Jesus shared with his Disciples. A meal of soup, salad, and bread will be served as part of this celebration. Please call the church office by March 31st to make your reservation.
7:00 pm – Maundy Thursday Service of the Lord’s Supper, DUMC Sanctuary
Communion will be celebrated in the remembrance of the Last Supper, followed by ceremonial stripping of the sanctuary's adornments. Music will be shared by the Men & Boys Choir, under the direction of Curt Shiflett.
GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2015:
12:00 noon, Sanctuary -- Good Friday Service
7:00 pm, Sanctuary -- Good Friday Service
HOLY SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2015:
7:00 pm – The Great Confirmation Easter Vigil Service
As the second century Church welcomed new believers on Easter Eve, so we welcome our confirmands in this ancient tradition.
Child care will be available during the service.
EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 2015:
6:30 am – Early Easter Sunrise Service (led by 1st year Confirmation students), DUMC Cemetery, adjacent to the Thrift Shop
On this great day of celebration, voices, organ, and brass make music to uplift the resurrection and presence of our living Lord in the gathered company of believers.
8:00 am – Service of the Resurrection, Sanctuary
9:30 am – Service of the Resurrection, Sanctuary
11:00 am – Service of the Resurrection, Sanctuary
9:30 am – Children's Easter program and Easter Egg Hunt – Great Hall/ Dining Hall