1st Presbyterian Church Choir will lead the
10:00 a.m. worship service on Sunday, March 17th.
They will be presenting Lloyd Larson’s cantata, “The Shadow of
the Cross”, which focuses on the final hours of Jesus’ life and
crucifixion. The music, scripture readings, and the sacrament
of communion will be a powerful reminder of the magnitude of
God’s love; a love so great that it continues through all time
and eternity. The public is invited to join us in worship at
301 Pekin Street in Lincoln. Call 217-732-6141 for more
The Congregation of Immanuel Lutheran Church will
have lent services each Wednesday at 7 pm a Lenten Devotional Service will
be held with Pastor Lisa Goodwin, St. John’s, Hartsburg and
Pastor Kampreth of Immanuel alternating. There will be a coffee hour following the
St. John United Church of Christ,
204 Seventh St., welcomes
all people, no matter where they are on life's journey, and
practices open communion.
During the Lenten season,
Wednesday mornings at 10 a study will be offered on the
theme "The Way of Forgiveness." Every Wednesday evening,
there will be a Lenten program, "Chocolate for Lent," in the
Fellowship Hall at 7 p.m., with a light soup meal served at 6:30
Any questions can be directed to Pastor Jan Johnson at the church
Celebration of Holy Week
begins with Palm
Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. with the children’s entry waving
palm branches at St. John United Church of Christ, 204 7th Street.
That day also includes a trip to the Passion Play in Bloomington.
Services during the week are:
Maundy Thursday, March 28 7:00 p.m. Seder Meal with
Good Friday, March 29,
7:00 p.m. Tenebrae Service with Communion.
Saturday, March 30,
Sundown to 7:00 a.m. Easter: Lenten Vigil
Easter Sunday, March
31, 7:00 a.m. Sunrise Service on the front lawn of church
8:00 a.m. Easter Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Sunday School with Easter egg hunt
10:30 a.m. Resurrection Worship with Special Music & Holy
The United Church of Christ practices Open Communion and welcomes
all people no matter where they are on life’s journey.
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University classes will be
offered by iWorshipCenter at their Lincoln, Illinois
campus (304 N. McLean St.). The course consists of 9
action-packed lessons that will be held on Sunday
evenings at 5:00 PM starting March 17th, 2013 with a
class preview on March 10th at 5:00 PM. This life-changing
class taught by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team on
video will help you achieve your financial goals by showing
you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give
like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to
make a plan for your money and change your family tree
forever. Classes are $95 and registration is available
If you have
any questions, please contact iWorshipCenter at 217-522-5632.
1st Presbyterian Church Holy Week and
Easter Schedule is as follows:
10:00 Worship Service including waving of palms,
sermon delivered by Gary Davis and Communion.
11:00 Lenten Concert by Saundra DeAthos-Meers. Sandy
is a highly acclaimed opera performer and guest soloist.
She will sing a half hour concert which will include
classical sacred music and spirituals immediately following
7:00 Worship Service including sermon delivered by
Carroll Richards, Communion, and optional foot washing.
11:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross. Stop
in anytime between 11 and 4 for a time of reflection based
around the Seven Stations of the Cross.
10:00 Worship Service. An Easter Celebration Service
including a sermon delivered by Clay Ham and Communion.
The church is located at 301 Pekin St. in Lincoln. For more
information Ph. 217-732-6141.