LENT & EASTER

Surprised by Joy

Sermon Series | February 26-April 12

In a world where it seems that people rarely change their minds, this Lent, we will spend time exploring ways in which God surprises us with joy in our lives in new and exciting ways.

Lent & Easter

February 25 | Shrove Tuesday
Enjoy a free Mardi Gras-themed pancake supper the night before Lent begins, on Shrove Tuesday, February 25, 5:30-7:00 pm, in the fellowship hall. Enjoy live jazz music and delicious pancakes with assorted toppings, sausage, bacon, and more! The supper is hosted by the Men’s Prayer Breakfast and open to all. No reservation required. Donation proceeds benefit the Youth Mission Fund.

February 26 | Ash Wednesday
Worship services | Noon in the Chapel | 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary
Meal at 5:30 pm | Register
Child care will be available at the 7:00 pm service.
The imposition of ashes during worship services.
Sermon | “Surprised by Joy: Shrove Tuesday People in a Mardi Gras World”

April 4 | Easter Celebration
Family egg hunt and festival, 10:00-11:30 am

April 9 | Holy Thursday
Meal at 5:30 pm | Register
Worship at 7:00 pm, chapel
Child care will be available

April 10 | Good Friday
Worship at 7:00 pm, sanctuary
Child care will be available

April 12 | Easter Sunday
Worship services at 6:30, 8:15, 9:30, and 11:00 am

CALENDAR

February

25 Tuesday
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, 5:30-7:00 pm

26 Wednesday
Ash Wednesday Services, noon and 7:00 pm
Meal at 5:30 pm | Register
“Surprised by Joy” sermon series begins

27 Thursday
Friends of the Homeless midday meal

March

1 Sunday
First Sunday in Lent | Worship at 8:30, 9:00, and 11:00 am
UMW Sunday
Pizza with the Pastors
Lent-Easter Offering for lilies

3 Tuesday
UMW General Meeting, 10:30 am

4 Wednesday
Meal at 5:30 pm | Register
Worship: Lenten Voices, 6:30 pm

8 Sunday
Second Sunday in Lent | Worship at 8:30, 9:00, and 11:00 am

11 Wednesday
Dance Classes
Meal at 5:30 pm | Register
Bible Trivia Quiz at meal
Worship: Lenten Voices, 6:30 pm

12 Thursday
Women’s Book Group, 1:00 pm

13-15
Journey Middle School Retreat

15 Sunday
Third Sunday in Lent | Worship at 8:30, 9:00, and 11:00 am
Georgia Tech Chamber Choir, 11:00 am service

17 Tuesday
Leisure Club, 11:00 am
Grief Workshop and Support Group, 5:30 pm

18 Wednesday
Christian Mindfulness Class, 1:30 pm
Meal at 5:30 pm | Register
Worship: Lenten Voices, 6:30 pm

19 Thursday
Dementia Caregivers Support Group, 6:30 pm

21 Saturday
Serve Saturday at Swansboro Elementary

22 Sunday
Fourth Sunday in Lent | Worship at 8:30, 9:00, and 11:00 am
UMCOR Sunday

25 Wednesday
Meal at 5:30 pm | Register
Worship: Lenten Voices, 6:30 pm

26 Thursday
Friends of the Homeless midday meal

29 Sunday
Fifth Sunday in Lent | Worship at 8:30, 9:00, and 11:00 am

April

1 Wednesday
Meal at 5:30 pm | Register
Worship: Lenten Voices, 6:30 pm

2 Thursday
Women’s Book Group, 1:00 pm

4 Saturday
Family Easter Celebration, 10:00-11:30 am, Reveille Grounds

5 Sunday
Palm Sunday | Worship at 8:30, 9:00, and 11:00 am
UMW Bake Sale, 9:00 am-noon

9 Thursday
Holy Thursday, worship at 7:00 pm, chapel
Meal at 5:30 pm | Register
Child care is available

10 Friday
Good Friday, worship at 7:00 pm, sanctuary
Child care is available

12 Sunday
Easter Sunday
6:30 am | Garth
8:15 am | Sanctuary
9:30 am | Fellowship Hall
11:00 am | Sanctuary
Holy Communion
No Sunday School or evening activities

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