Holy Week

Special to The State Journal, Published:

Holy Week, Easter

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Here’s our first listing of Easter/Holy Week-related activities and services we’ve heard about. We’re inviting your church to send your special services/events in for this free listing.

The information for submitting is here and, as always, be sure to include all pertinent who, what, when and where information. Remember, too, this listing is for special services and programs but not your regular worship services unless there’s something special going on.

Other activities are listed under Tuesday Church News in Brief.

To submit items: Identify them as “Holy Week Events” and send them to Philip Case in one of the following ways: mail or drop them by The State Journal, 1216 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40601 or the best way is via email them pcase@state-journal.com. For more information, call Case at 227-4556.

At First Methodist

These events are planned for Holy Week at First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St.

March 24, Palm Sunday: 11 a.m., Gabriel Faure’s “Requiem Mass” will be presented by the Chancel Choir, Chamber Choir from Franklin County High School and Western Hills High School choir; 12:30 p.m., Easter egg hunt, grounds of Liberty Hall.

Monday, March 25: 11:45 a.m., organ recital featuring Roland Herzel, organist at South Frankfort Presbyterian Church; sermon by Scott Rollins.

Tuesday, March 26: 11:45, Piano recital by Patricia Griffith, retired Kentucky State University professor of piano; sermon by Pam Rucker.

Wednesday, March 27: 11:45 a.m., organ and cello recital with Roy Nance, organist at First Methodist and Clyde Beavers; sermon by Elvyn Hamilton.

Thursday, March 28: 11:45 a.m., organ recital, John Linker; sermon by Chuck Queen

Thursday, March 28: 6:15 p.m., Maundy Thursday service, Asbury Hall.

Easter, March 31: 8:45 and 11 a.m., Celebration of the Resurrection with organ, brass quintet and timpani; 9 a.m., Good News at Nine Celebration of the Resurrection with Praise Team, sermons by Wayne Sayre.

Cantata at Evergreen

The Evergreen Baptist Church presents the Easter cantata entitled “It is Finished” at 10:45 a.m. Palm Sunday, March 24.

St. Paul Methodist

The following is scheduled at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1800 Louisville Rd.

Palm Sunday, March 24: Easter Egg hunt for the children following the 11 a.m. worship service. A light lunch will be provided for the participants.

Maundy Thursday, March 28: 7 p.m., “Christ’s Betrayal and Passion” presented by the Chancel, Power and Bell Choirs, along with other cast members.  

Easter Day Sunrise Service, March 31: 7 a.m. in the memorial garden, weather permitting; otherwise in the church narthex.  A light breakfast will follow the service in fellowship hall. 

At Peaks Mill Christian

“The Room Upstairs,” a program set in the upper room where Jesus and his followers traditionally gathered to celebrate the Passover on the night when Jesus was betrayed, will be held beginning 6 p.m. Good Friday, March 29 at Peaks Mill Christian Church, 7534 Peaks Mill Rd.

The program is structured around an actual Jewish Seder meal, as audience members become participants. The meal and program last about 90 minutes. For more information call the church, 227-9800. The community is invited to participate.

At Highland Christian

In addition to regular worship services 10:45 a.m. each Sunday, here are some added Holy Week events at Highland Christian Church, 265 Versailles Rd., 502-875-3100.

Maundy Thursday, March 28: Service at 6 p.m.

Easter Sunday, March 31: A Sunrise Service will be held beginning at 7 a.m. in the Circle Driveway. In case of inclement weather, the service will be in the sanctuary. A pancake breakfast will follow.

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