Holy Week Schedule 2015

Holy_Week_Palm_Sunday_1920x485_cSunday, March 29, 2015
Worship • 8:15am • 9:30am • 11:00am

On Palm Sunday we celebrate the arrival of Jesus in Jerusalem with a celebration service complete with waving palm branches and special joyful music.  As a special treat, our Women in Mission host their annual Palm Sunday Bake Sale in the North Hallway with all proceeds benefiting scholarships for graduating high school seniors and college students.

Wednesday April 1, 2015
Junior Youth Fellowship • 6:30pm • Gym

Our children learn about the Seder meal in Junior Youth Fellowship at 6:30pm. The event is hosted by our God’s Girls youth small group.


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Thursday, April 2, 2015
Passover Seder • 6:00pm • FUMC Allen Gym

Learn the biblical meaning of the Seder Meal as you share a home-cooked meal with the disciples and friends.

Menu: Southern Chicken and Rice Casserole • Fresh Fruit Medley • Olives • Gourmet Homemade Desserts

Register online, call 972.727.8261, or sign up on Sunday, March 22, or Sunday, March 29.

Worship & Communion • 7:00pm • Sanctuary

Share conversations & communion with Jesus & His Disciples in a special worship service that demonstrates the sacrifice, service, and remembrance of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Holy_Week_Good_Friday_1920x485_c_nvFriday, April 3, 2015
Tenebrae Worship • 7:00pm • Sanctuary

Tenebrae, a word that means “darkness,” signifies the mood and sadness we experience on Good Friday. Join us in the sanctuary at 7:00pm for our Tenebrae Service featuring John Rutter’s “Requiem,” performed by the FUMC Allen Chancel Choir, members of the the Allen Symphony Chorus, and orchestra to share this work. Feature soloists are Cathy McPherson and Kim Mathews.

Good Friday Children’s Experience • 7:00pm • Grace Land

Kindergarten-sixth graders are invited to join us in Grace Land at 7:00pm for a Good Friday Children’s Experience. We will learn about the last few hours of Jesus life in a way that children can understand. Nursery is open for children in pre-K and younger.

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Service of Healing and Wholeness
2:00pm Upper Room Chapel

All are invited to participate in a Service of Healing & Wholeness where worshipers may offer the prayers of their hearts and the concerns of family and friends. This stirring service, which begins at 2:00pm in the Upper Room Chapel, leads participants to receive God’s promise of healing towards wholeness and restoration through liturgy and prayers.