Ash Wednesday Service
February 26 there will be an abbreviated service at 12:15 pm in the Robison Chapel and one at 6:00 pm in the Robison Chapel. Following the 6:00 pm service there will be a soup & bread dinner.
Lent & Easter Activities Worship Opportunities
Friday, March 6 Bach Lenten Organ Series Rev. Dr. Jacob Miller will provide a short organ program at noon in the sanctuary followed by a brown bag lunch in the atrium.
Thursday, April 9 Maundy Thursday Seder service in the atrium at 6 pm. A Christian adaptation of the Passover Seder like that Jesus and his disciples would have experienced.
Friday, April 10 Good Friday Journey to the Cross 12 pm-7 pm An interactive, self-paced prayer experience tracing the journey of Jesus from the Last Supper to the cross. Place yourself in the center of the events of Jesus’ final hours.
Sunday, April 12 Easter Sunday Sunrise service at 7 am on the front lawn with breakfast following. Easter worship at 10 am, featuring our choir and a brass quintet in the sanctuary. Immediately following worship-Easter Egg Hunt for children on the front lawn.
Sermon Series! Starting March 1—Easter Sunday. Wilderness by Rev. Brett Coe Lent is a journey in the wilderness. We rarely enter the wilderness willingly, but hopefully through our wandering we remember who we are and whose we are. There is no wilderness space too harsh or threatening for God’s love. This Lent, we welcome you to the journey.
BEGINNING THIS WEEK ~ Every Thursday at 12:10 (brown bag lunch) in the atrium, starting February 27. The Isaiahic Prophesies of Christ, led by Rev. Jacob Miller, an in-depth look at the prophesies of Jesus and the correlating Gospel texts.
February In-Gathering ~ Faith City Mission
Clean used coats (men/women) and gallon cans of food. Towels, shampoo, bibles and twin vinyl mattress covers for Women’s Discipleship Programs. You can drop your donations off in the narthex or the church office. Thank you for your support.
2020 Easter Lilies
You have the opportunity to glorify Christ and honor or memorialize a loved one by placing an Easter Lily in the sanctuary on April 12, 2020. Lilies may be ordered by filling out the form below and attaching a payment of $15.00 for each lily ordered ($25.00 for two). The lilies you purchase may be taken home after the worship service. Lilies remaining in the sanctuary will be donated. Acknowledgments will be made in the Easter order of worship. The cutoff date for ordering lilies is Monday, March 17. Payment is due when order is placed. Contact Kelley in the church office if you need any information or to turn in your order forms. You are welcome to turn your order form in the offering plate on Sunday mornings, as well. Order forms are available in the narthex or the church office or you can call the church office to place an order.
There has been a scholarship set up at Brite Divinity School in the name of our very own Dr. John Bridwell. Several of our members wanted to see this happen so they have furnished the seed money to secure the effort. If you would like to participate you can do so by making your check to First Christian Church and marking it the “Bridwell Scholarship.” The President of Brite, Dr. Newell Williams, will be here and in worship with us on Sunday, March 15. Following worship there will be a meal in Snodgrass Hall honoring Dr. Bridwell and also gathering the of the flocks. We are gathering funds until March 8. If you need more info. call Ralph Maxfield, 806-435-0908.
Do you by chance have any church keys that you no longer need or use? If so, please return them to Kelley in the church office.