Worship Schedule for April, 2019

Fifth Sunday in Lent – April 7 – paraments - white

Scripture: John 12:1-8

Communion: Linda and Jeff Heinze

Sermon: “We Will Dance Someday”

Greeters: Sandi Sherry Pitzer and David Pitzer

Theme: Giving our best, even when it’s not enough

Refreshments: Bonnie-Jean Bierowka

Palm Sunday – April 14 – paraments - purple

Scripture: Luke 19:28-40

Sermon: “The Good Kids”

Lector: Sandi Sherry Pitzer

Greeters: Tim and Amanda Rogers

Refreshments: open

Theme: Parenting is costly, especially for God

Maundy Thursday – April 18 – 7 p.m. The Footwashing and Communion, followed by an overnight vigil of prayer, 9 p.m. to noon on Friday.

Good Friday – April 19 – we conclude our vigil with a noon time service and luncheon (which we provide) at Agawam Congregational Church.

Sunday, April 21 - Easter Sunrise – 6 a.m. gathering outside for song and prayer and celebration, followed by potluck breakfast

Easter morning at 10 – paraments white

Scripture: John 20:1-18

Sermon: “Back to the Garden”

Lector: Sue Boisvert

Greeters: Bill and Kathy Rose

Refreshments: potluck breakfast will continue to be served

Theme: New creation, new covenant

Second Sunday of Easter – April 28 - paraments white

Scripture: John 20:19-31

Sermon: “Unconditional Trust”

Lector: Debbie Donaldson

Greeters: Cathy Szczepanek and Deb Burba

Refreshments: Kathy Rose

Theme: The disciples failed; Jesus made them ambassadors anyway