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This Sunday

Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019


Disbelieving and Still Wondering in Joy


Luke 24:36-53


Holy Week

Worship Highlights

8:30 a.m., Worship in the Courtyard & 11:00 a.m., Worship in the Sanctuary, Rev. Phil Butin will be preaching


Sunday April 21
Easter Sunday, 8:30, Courtyard and 11:00 a.m., Sanctuary
Easter Brunch 9:30 a.m. and Egg Hunt, 10:00 a.m.

Monday, April 22
Boy Scouts of America, 7:00 a.m. Witherspoon

Tuesday, April 23
Covenant Group, 10:30 a.m., Upper Witherspoon
Stewardship Ministry Team, 5:45 p.m., The Commons
Yoga, 6:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall

Wednesday, April 24
Men’s Breakfast, 6:30 a.m., Village Inn
Parents’ Group, 11:00 a.m., Calvin 201
Butterfield Trail Village Intercessory Prayer, 3:45 p.m. (new time)
Chancel Bells, 6:00 p.m., Sanctuary
Chancel Choir, 7:00 p.m., Music Room
UPY Small Groups, 7:30 p.m., Lower Witherspoon
Worship Ensemble, 8:30 p.m., Sanctuary

Friday, April 26

Hooks and Needles, 10:00 a.m., Lower Witherspoon

Saturday, April 20
First School Rummage Sale, 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Fellowship Hall
Fellow"Shape" Zumba, 10:00 a.m., Upper Witherspoon

First United Presbyterian Church

Holy Week Worship

Easter is almost upon us and the church’s musicians have been preparing for Holy Week for several weeks.  From the high energy of rocks crying out on Palm Sunday, to the prayerful serenity of Maundy Thursday, to the tolling of bells on Good Friday, all these lead us to the resurrection of Jesus on Easter.  Join God’s people during these services to commemorate, to glorify, and to thank God for all we have been given.  We musicians look forward to celebrating Holy Week with those in the house of the Lord all around the world.

Maundy Thursday: April 18, 6:00 p.m.
Holy Communion around the Lord’s Table
The Cup of Suffering (Mark 14:32-42)

Good Friday: April 19, 6:00 p.m.
Scriptures, Songs, and Prayers
from the Gospel of Mark
Forsaken (Mark 14:43-15:47)

Easter services are THIS SUNDAY at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. If it’s warm (which we’re hoping), we’ll be able to be outside on the new Courtyard for the very first time for the early service. Otherwise, worship will be in the Sanctuary. The 11 o’clock service will contain a number of “alleluias” – R. Thompson’s Alleluia, G. Holst’s Psalm 148, W. Boyce’s Alleluia, and Handel’s Hallelujah.

EASTER BRUNCH takes place between services next Sunday in the Fellowship Hall. Plan to be here at 9:30 a.m. Please bring one of your favorite covered dishes to share with your church family.

The Easter Sunday EGG HUNT for the children is starting at 10:00 a.m. in the Library, and Easter games for the youth start at 10:00 a.m. in Calvin 201.

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Our FUPC mission: “Called to be a light on the hill, we boldly proclaim and serve Christ, the hope of our changing world.”

Our FUPC vision: “Reaching out as a visible expression of Gods’ grace, we will meet people where they are, inviting all into Christ’s family through engaging worship, fellowship, learning, and service.”

There’s a place for you in our extended family of faith here at First United Presbyterian Church! Come as you are. You will be loved. God will meet you here, as you explore a variety of exciting opportunities to place your gifts in God’s service.

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