Holy Week 2018 Reminders and Events

We’re providing you with a few reminders and links for volunteers and donations to consider as we enter Holy Week and prepare for Easter.

Listed below is our schedule of worship services for the coming week and a few important notes.

 

Palm Sunday Worship: March 25

8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Easter Egg Hunt: 9:30 a.m.

(NO Wednesday evening worship or Lutheran Essentials)

 

Maundy Thursday Worship with Holy Communion: March 29 at 7:00 p.m.

Good Friday Worship: March 30

Prayer Vigil: 12 Noon – 3:00 p.m. (a new lesson begins every half hour)

Tenebrae: 7:00 p.m.

Easter Vigil with Holy Communion: Saturday, March 31 at 5:00 p.m.

Easter Celebration with Holy Communion: April 1

8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Easter Breakfast: 9:30 a.m.

Palm Sunday Easter Egg Hunt

On Sunday, between Palm Sunday worship services, help the Bunny with our annual Easter Egg Hunt! Go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0849aaae2ea7fd0-easter1 to volunteer or, given that time is short, contact Joy Harms at budewig@gmail.com to find out about any pressing needs.

Easter Sunday Brunch

Perhaps the most anticipated culinary event of the church year, the sign-up sheet is now open for our annual Easter brunch! Go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040b4caaa828a20-easter now to let us know what gustatory delight you’ll whip up or which task you can help with to make the morning effortless.

Your Support is Needed for Bethesda Lutheran Communities

The church office receives requests for financial support from some of our Lutheran missions and, given the lengthy links to sites, the best way to provide some of them is to email the link. Bethesda Lutheran Communities is one of those.

Bethesda’s mission is “to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through services that share the good news of Jesus Christ.” (click on this link to learn more: bethesdalutherancommunities) Bethesda is in the middle of an Easter challenge grant—a donor will provide up to a $50,000 matching gift during the Easter Season. In addition, the donor made a special request that for every donation received a special Easter card be sent to someone supported by Bethesda (they’ll take care of that for you). Please learn more about Bethesda and consider this request—as of this morning, the challenge had raised only about $4,500—long way to go.

Lutheran Church Charities Comfort Dogs

The Comfort Dogs got some national exposure when they appeared on the Hallmark Channel this past Tuesday. Good friends of FLC, some of them will be joining us for Boston Marathon weekend. Look for more information about the weekend, to follow. In the meantime, take a look at the television appearance by going to this link:

https://www.facebook.com/k9comfort/videos/10156425781613010/

Thanks for considering all of the above, including the many upcoming worship opportunities and, while you’re at it, thank God for Friday.

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