A Word From the Pastor
We are not really in the situation that I had planned for ending Lent and getting ready for Easter. Our usual place would be getting ready for all the visual and musical pieces that we would be working to incorporate into Holy Week worship. It was a quick turn over to learn how to transition ourselves into a completely remote church. Even though we are in this different place, our church is still together and active. We are learning new ways of interacting with one another, and new ways to create sacred spaces. No matter what happens, we will still be here together and worshiping as the church through services, prayer, connection, and being the church in our neighborhoods and communities.
We will be offering services so that we can join together and take time out to experience the journey to Easter. Here is the schedule for Holy Week:
Palm Sunday, Sunday, April 5- Facebook Live Service 10:00AM
Maundy Thursday, Thursday, April 9- Facebook Live Service 7:00PM
Good Friday, Friday, April 10- Facebook Live Service 7:00PM
Easter, Sunday, April 12- Facebook Live Service 10:00AM
You do not need a Facebook account to watch the services. Just got to the First United Methodist Church Facebook page. Services will also be uploaded to our YouTube page afterwards. (https://www.youtube.com/channel/ UCQ70zt3K4NL5BrZaZH9O5pg)
We also continue to believe in the power of prayer and the value of connection. Every Wednesday and Friday evening we will meet through Zoom for a time of prayer and connection. If you would like to join, please make sure the office has your most updated email. We are working on call-in accessibility, so please let the office know if it is something that you would like. If there are any other needs that you have, please let us know. We have a team of people who are working to contact and help where there are needs.
Let us continue to remember that wherever we are, the church is alive and at work. Hold and strengthen one another on this journey and let us share Christ's love will all around us!