Holy Week & Easter at FirstChurch

Friday, April 19, 2019


Sunday, April 14
Palm Sunday Services – 8:45 & 11 a.m.
Children’s choirs and parade of palms at 11 a.m. commemorating Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. Annual picnic & egg hunt in Shivers Park at 12:15 p.m.

Thursday, April 18
Maundy Thursday Service – 7 p.m.
FirstChurch children and families will help to lead this service of Holy Communion, as we celebrate Christ’s deep love for us.

Friday, April 19
Good Friday – Tenebrae Service – 7:30 p.m.
The Tenebrae service provides space and time to remember the boundless love of God in the person of Jesus whose outpouring love knows no end. This service of scripture and music recalls the Passion story and will be led by lay readers, the Chancel Choir, Variations Youth Choir, and instrumentalists.

Sunday, April 21
Easter Sunrise Service – 7 a.m.
The junior and senior high students of FirstChurch will lead a service filled with song, reflective prayer, and a message. Atrium Courtyard.

Traditional Easter Services – 9 & 11 a.m.
Dr. Stoker delivers the message “Presence of God” at this service with a Traditional Easter Banner Procession and music provided by the Chancel Choir, brass, timpani and organ. Broadcast live on www.firstchurchdallas.org.

Free valet parking at the church and garage parking are available in Bryan Tower at the corner of San Jacinto and Harwood, diagonally across from the church for the 9 & 11 a.m. Easter Sunday services. Handicapped parking is available at the church.

Childcare will be provided for all Holy Week services except Easter Sunrise.

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