Glenn Memorial UMC
Monday, July 28, 2014
Loving God, Loving Neighbor

Lent, Holy Week, & Easter 

 
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Our Lenten observances & Easter celebrations includes the following events and services:


Ash Wednesday Services

6:30pm: Children's Service in the Little Chapel

A short, 15-minute service for children and families that introduces the season of Lent and Ash Wednesday traditions in a child-friendly service.  

7:00pm: Traditional Service in the Sanctuary

 

Lenten Small Groups

Small groups of roughly 6-12 people will meet at various times and locations throughout the week for the 40-day period of Lent to read, discuss, and pray together.

 

Egg-cellent Saturday

3:00-5:00pm

Community-wide Easter Egg Hunt, games, face painting, bouncies, food & more. FREE - just bring a box of cereal or canned goods for Intown Food Pantry!

 

Palm Sunday

Worship services at 8:30am in the Little Chapel, 11:00am in the Sanctuary, and 5:05pm in the Ward Fellowship Hall

Celebrate Jesus' triumphant entry into Jerusalem as we begin Holy Week.

 

Maundy Thursday Service

7:00pm in the Sanctuary

On Maundy Thursday we offer a special service of Holy Communion, remembering the Last Supper of Jesus.


Good Friday Service

 7:00pm in the Sanctuary

On Good Friday we offer a special service prayer, song, Scripture readings, and meditation. 

  

Easter Sunday

We invite all ages to bring a few buds of fresh flowers - whether from a blooming tree at home or a special Easter gift - to decorate the Easter Cross.

7:15am - Sunrise Service
Under the Oaks on the Front Lawn - Join with our Emory Wesley Fellowship students for a short service (about 30 minutes) that will "tell the old, old Story" through song, Scripture, meditation, and prayer as we greet the rising of the sun and our Savior Jesus the Christ.  Casual dress.

8:30am - Worship
In the Sanctuary - A traditional Easter service that ends with an invitation for members of the congregation to join the Chancel Choir in singing Handel’s magnificent “Hallelujah Chorus." Childcare provided.

9:30-10:30am - Easter Sunday Brunch 
All are invited to attend in the Fellowship Hall for a special time of fellowship and food.  Bring your favorite brunch treat to share (no nuts please).  Easter crafts will be available for children and nursery provided.

10:00am - Sing-a-long in the Amphitheater
Bring a blanket/beach towel to sit with your family!

10:30am – Special Music begins
A half hour of sacred pre-service music is provided by Dr. Timothy Albrecht, Glenn and Emory University Organist, trumpeters Christopher Martin, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Michael Martin, with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and timpanist Todd Mueller.  Childcare provided.

11:00am – Worship
In the Sanctuary - A traditional Easter service that ends with an invitation for members of the congregation to join the Chancel Choir in singing Handel’s magnificent “Hallelujah Chorus." Childcare provided.

5:05pm – The Gathering Worship
In the Judson C. Ward Fellowship Hall.  A creative, casual Easter service of word, prayers, & songs that ends with Holy Communion/Eucharist.

 

**Childcare provided at all services except the sunrise service.