Holy Week & Easter  


Holy Week Worship Services

 



April 9th - Palm Sunday - We are waving palm branches, singing songs of praise, and at the same time beginning our Holy Week journey with Jesus to the cross.  The Children’s Easter Egg Hunt will be immediately after the 11:00 am worship service in the picnic area. 



April 13th - Maundy Thursday Worship Service of Holy Communion 7:00 pm Aldersgate will join with Mt. Sylvan UMC for “Remembering the Last Supper” a moving worship service contemplating through music and shared communion.   This service will be held at Aldersgate UMC in the Sanctuary.



April 14th - Good Friday - Tenebrae Worship Service 7:00 pm - “We Remember Calvary” Lights and candles are extinguished as the Passion story unfolds, until one light is remaining “The Christ-light.” The dramatic Gospel readings are interspersed with hymns and special music by a combined choir from Aldersgate & Mt. Sylvan. The service will be hosted at Mt. Sylvan UMC, 5731 Roxboro Rd.



April 16th - Easter Sunday - Three Worship Services

 

Sunrise Service - 6:30 am Sunrise Service will be held in the Columbarium. In case of rain, we will move into the Sanctuary. Message by Pastor Homer Morris. 


Breakfast will be served immediately after the service by our youth in the Family Life Center.


8:30 and 11:00 am Easter Sunday Worship Services at Aldersgate UMC Sanctuary - Join the celebration with AUMC Brass ensemble, handbells, and Chancel choir.  We will lift our highest praise on this special holy day.  Message by Pastor Homer Morris. 


Holy Week & 

Easter Sunday 2017

Palm Sunday, April 9th * We are waving palm branches, singing songs of praise, and at the same time beginning our Holy Week journey with Jesus to the cross.


Maundy Thursday * April 13th, 7:00 pm * Joint service with Mt. Sylvan UMC at Aldersgate, remembering the Last Supper. 


 

Good Friday * April 14th, 7:00 pm - Joint service at Mt. Sylvan UMC“We Remember Calvary” Tenebrae Cantata.


Easter Sunday * April 16th, THREE Worship Services:

  6:30 am Sunrise Service in Columbarium

  8:30 and 11:00 Easter Worship Celebrations in the                     Sanctuary.

Bring a flower for the “Living Cross” in front of the Sanctuary.