Our Worship Services


Sundays at 9:00 AM

Worship using Evangelical Lutheran Worship


Wednesdays at 6:15 PM

Worship with our Praise Band  


Holy Communion is celebrated during every Worship Service

(with the exception of Good Friday.)

 

Special Services


Christmas Eve: 3:00, 5:30 & 10:00 pm
Traditional services with Christmas Carols, Candlelight, and Holy Communion.

Christmas Day: 10:00 am

Traditional Service with Christmas Carols and Holy Communion

 

Ash Wednesday: 4:00 & 7:00 pm 

with the Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion

Lent begins with a solemn call to fasting and repentance as we begin our journey to the baptismal waters of Easter. As we hear in today's readings, now is the acceptable time to return to the Lord. During Lent the people of God will reflect on the meaning of their baptism into Christ's death and resurrection. The sign of ashes suggests our human mortality and frailty. What seems like an ending is really an invitation to make each day a new beginning, in which we are washed in God's mercy and forgiveness. With the cross on our brow, we long for the spiritual renewal that f lows from the springtime Easter feast to come.


Midweek Lenten Services: 4:00 & 7:00 pm Wednesdays


Palm Sunday: 9:00 am

Today's liturgy begins with a palm procession, commemorating Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Quickly the tone of the service changes as we meditate upon Jesus' passion and death. Because this story is so central to our faith, we hear Matthew's account of the passion today and John's version on Good Friday. Though Jesus is obedient even unto death on the cross, he is exalted by God. We gather to remember his offering for the life of the world, and to be fed by his life-giving mercy. This holy week will culminate in the celebration of the Three Days of Jesus' suffering, death, and resurrection.


Maundy Thursday: 4:00 & 7:00 pm

with Holy Communion and the Stripping of the Altar

With nightfall our Lenten observance comes to an end, and we gather with Christians around the world to celebrate the Three Days of Jesus' death and resurrection. At the heart of the Maundy Thursday liturgy is Jesus' commandment to love one another. As Jesus washed the feet of his disciples, we are called to follow his example as we humbly care for one another, especially the poor and the unloved. At the Lord's table we remember Jesus' sacrifice of his life, even as we are called to offer ourselves in love for the life of the world.


Good Friday: 4:00 & 7:00

with Veiling of the Cross

At the heart of the Good Friday liturgy is the passion according to John, which proclaims Jesus as a triumphant king who reigns from the cross. The ancient title for this day—the triumph of the cross—reminds us that the church gathers not to mourn this day but to celebrate Christ's life-giving passion and to find strength and hope in the tree of life. In the ancient bidding prayer we offer petitions for all the world for whom Christ died.


Easter Sunrise Service: 7:00 AM


Easter Festival Services: 9:00 & 10:45

On this day the Lord has acted! On the first day of the week God began creation transforming darkness into light. On this, the "eighth day" of the week, Jesus Christ was raised from the dead. We celebrate this new creation in the waters of baptism and in the feast of victory With great joy we celebrate this day of days, even as we begin the fifty days of Easter. Filled with hope, we go forth to share the good news that Christ is risen!

April 30, 2017

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Evangelical Lutheran

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WORSHIP TIMES

Sundays:

9:00 am Worship with ELW

and Holy Communion

Wednesdays:

6:15 pm with the praise band
and Holy Communion

 

All are welcome


Televised Worship:

Mondays: 

6:00 & 7:30 PM

Time-Warner Channel 4
 

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 

1:00 PM
Comcast Channel 20

 

 

 

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