Palm Sunday


Palm Sunday is when we recognize students completing the Holy Communion Milestone. Each worship service will feature dramatic readings from the Gospel of Luke. There are no Sunday Morning Learning classes for any ages.


We will worship at three service times: 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 a.m. (Saturday, Worship times will remain the same).

Maundy Thursday

Jesus' mandate to love one another as He demonstrated.

We will hold worship at two service times commemorating the Last Supper, 12 noon and 6:30 p.m.; worship will include communion. Following the noon worship service, attendees are invited to the lower level dining hall where we will welcome back our traditional lunch, served by the staff.

Good Friday

Contemplating Jesus' Sacrifice

On Good Friday, April 15 at 8:00 p.m., the Choir from our neighbors at St. Pauls UMC to join with our own in presenting Margaret Bond’s cantata “Simon Bore the Cross” in a contemplative worship setting. 
This will be live streamed at firstlutherancr.online.church

Easter Vigil

From the death of Crucifixion, to the light of Resurrection

Starting at 5 p.m., this extended-length vigil service is when we mark the turn from the darkness of the crucifixion to the light of the resurrection. It is a service of lessons presenting the salvation story along with baptism and communion.

Easter Sunday

Hallelujah! He has Risen!

On Easter Sunday, the 8 a.m. Traditional Worship will have the Chapel Choir, Resonaré Bells and Brass.

The 9:30 a.m. Traditional Worship will have the Adult Choir, Resonaré Bells and Brass.

Our 11 a.m. Celebration Service will be led by our Celebration Band.

The 9:30 & 11 a.m. worship services will be live streamed at firstlutherancr.online.church