First Presbyterian Church 2014
Lent & Easter 2014
SAVE THE DATE!!!
March 4: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Community Supper, 5-7 pm, Dodds Hall
Ash Wednesday Services
March 5: 12:00 p.m. (Narthex) &
Lenten Sermon Series:
The Seven Last Words of Christ
March 9: 1st Week of Lent
Sermon: “Forgiveness” - Rev. Alice Tewell
“Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing" (Luke 23:34)
Handbells: “Chorale” & “Sheep May Safely Graze”
March 16: 2nd Week of Lent
Sermon: “Paradise” – Rev. Jim Hicks
"Truly, I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise" (Luke 23:43)
March 23: 3rd Week of Lent
Sermon: “Family” - Rev. Alice Tewell
" … he said to his mother, 'Woman, here is your son.' Then he said to the disciple, Here is your mother.’”(John 19:26-27)
March 30: 4th Week of Lent (Music Sunday)
Directed by Dr. Ian Woods
April 6: 5th Week of Lent (Communion)
Sermon: “Forsaken” – Rev. Alice Tewell
"My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" (Matthew 27:46, Mark 15:34)
Youth Choir: Arrangement of Praise Music
April 13: 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Thirst” – Rev. Jim Hicks
"I am thirsty" (John 19:28)
Choir: “The Turtle Dove”
Special Music: IC Jazz Combo
Maundy Thursday (Tenebrae/Communion)
April 17: 7:00 p.m. – Sanctuary
“Finished” – Cathy Foerster & Rev. Jim Hicks
“It is finished” (John 19:30)
Choir: “Ave verum corpus” & “Oh Sacred Head Now Wounded”
April 18: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
“Surrender” – Rev. Joanne Bartel & John Yao (piano)
"Father, into your hands I commend my spirit” (Luke 23:46)
Easter - Resurrection of the Lord
April 20: Sunrise Prayer Service - 5:30 a.m.
(Cass Park, see bulletins during lent for directions)
Rev. Alice Tewell & Cindy Weaver
Traditional Easter Service, 10:00 a.m.
Sermon: “Seeing and Believing”
“I have seen the Lord…” (John 20:18)
Choir: “Hallelujah! Sing to the Lord a New Song”
Trombone Troupe, IC + Trumpets, Kim & Jane Dunnick
Congregation joins in “Hallelujah Chorus” by Handel
Our annual children’s Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 11:45 a.m., gathering in Dodds Hall.
*Throughout Lent, we collect new and lightly used books for the Family Reading Partnership. Please place your donations on the red cart in the narthex. Thank you!