~ Any updates/additions/changes to the Lent 2015 Schedule will be posted via e-news and/or printed publication!~
“Lent is an occasion for us to journey with Christ … into tomorrow.
For you never walk with Christ long but what the dawn breaks, the sun shines and hope breaks through.”
-C. Neil Straight (as published in The Newsletter Newsletter, February 2013)
The Chapel Choir from First UMC of Downers Grove, Illinois will be at St. Luke on Wednesday, April 1st at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary.
We are privileged to have this youth choir visit us as part of their spring choir tour to present “We Believe”! (see attached)
Mark your calendars and plan to support this group of young people.
A special thanks to all our host home families for helping to house these youth!
We invite you to join us during Holy Week for a special lunch Thursday, April 2, at 12 Noon in the Fellowship Hall.
-Rev. Fred Funches will be our guest speaker and share a special Lenten message with us.
-A light meal will be provided.
Mark your calendars and plan to share this special lunch time with us!
7:00 p.m. – Maundy Thursday Service in the Sanctuary.
“Lord, what was this night like for you and your disciples? Help us grasp the depth of love out of which you willingly suffered for us.” (The NEWSLETTER Newsletter)
12:00 Noon – 3:00 p.m.
(Sanctuary will be open for personal prayer time)
7:00 p.m. – Good Friday Worship Service
“A Service of Tenebrae” – Sanctuary
(This service is a very moving reminder of Christ’s Crucifixion.)
We will celebrate the Resurrection with the release of 200 Painted Lady Butterflies on Easter Sunday, April 8th. We will begin distributing butterflies at 9:00 a.m., and the release will take place at 9:15 a.m. in the area between the playground and Education Buildings. Food will not be provided for fellowship time in the Fellowship Hall on Easter Sunday.
…He Is Risen!!...
-8:00 a.m. &11:00 a.m. (Traditional Worship Services)
-No Fellowship/Refreshment Time on Easter Sunday.
-9:15 a.m. Butterfly Release
-9:30 a.m. (Contemporary Worship) (Extra volunteer greeters are needed for the 9:30 service!)
-Sunday School at 9:30 & 11:00 a.m.
-No afternoon or Evening Activities.
Church Office Closed for Easter Monday
can be found in The Upper Room. If you have a copy of the March/April issue you can follow that or you can read the Daily Devotional at: http://www.upperroom.org/devotional/. You may wish to subscribe to this daily devotional online and have it e-mailed to you.
daily devotional by Sue Mink are also available in the Gathering Area.
St. Luke's newsletter:
The Flame Apr 1, 2015