Good Friday and Easter at First UMC of San Fernando

Posted By on Mar 30, 2018 | 0 comments


Greetings, Church family.

This week is Holy Week, the last week in Lent, culminating in the ancient celebration of our Lord Jesus’s resurrection. On Palm Sunday, we learned how Jesus’s march into Jerusalem showed different kind of Kingdom, a heavenly kingdom on earth of Peace, Love, and Courage. This Sunday, Easter Sunday, we’ll celebrate Love Rising, Love conquering death– but first, we have to remember the crucifixion. Please join us for all our Holy Week events, listed below.

Remember always, God loves you! That is the ultimate reason for Jesus’s incarnation, crucifixion, and resurrection– to reunite us with God’s love.

In Christ’s love,
Pastor Sandie

GOOD FRIDAY:

Scripture Reading on Good Friday
March 30 9am-5pm in the Sanctuary
Sign up for 30 minute spots to read aloud from the New Testament. A surprisingly moving and meaningful event. To sign up, click here
Tenebrae: The Good Friday Service of Darkness
March 30 2018 7pm in the Chapel.
Tenebrae means ‘darkness’. This ancient Good Friday traditional service alternates readings with the extinguishing of candles, reminding us of Christ’s journey into darkness for our sakes.

 

RESURRECTION SUNDAY, April 1, 2018

7am ‘Sonrise’ Service in the Garden (next to the chapel). Kris Taduran preaching.

10:30am Resurrection Celebration in the Sanctuary

11:30am Easter Egg Hunt for the kids

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