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Musical Presentation


The 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 information.

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 service.

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 p.m.
Any questions can be directed to Pastor Jan Johnson at the church office, 732-6957.

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 Communion.

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 Communion

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 online at

If you have any questions, please contact iWorshipCenter at 217-522-5632.

1st Presbyterian Church Holy Week and Easter Schedule is as follows:


Palm Sunday

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 worship.


Maundy Thursday

7:00 Worship Service including sermon delivered by Carroll Richards, Communion, and optional foot washing.


Good Friday

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.


Easter Sunday

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.




Jefferson Street announces

Resurrection Sunday schedule.

Sunday, March 31st there will be two Worship opportunities; 8:30am & 10am. Preaching minister, Dustin Fulton, will be preaching, “AMAZED AGAIN: An Amazing Journey” from Luke 24:13-35. Everyone is invited to join them for worship.

The church is located at 1700 N. Jefferson Street in Lincoln. For more information call 732-9294 or visit their website at:

Passion Week Services for Lincoln Christian Church


The Service of the Shadows is a very special event during Holy Week on Thursday evening, March 28th, at 7 pm, at Lincoln Christian Church.  The Service of the Shadows takes us on a journey as Jesus meets with his disciples in the upper room and on to the garden of Gethsemane to prepare to go to the cross.  It is a solemn service filled with gripping images from The Passion of the Christ, moving music provided by the Sanctuary Choir and the Handbells, and communion.  This service will prepare your heart for the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross on Good Friday and ultimately for His resurrection on Easter Sunday!  You will want to make this very moving service a part of your Holy week worship experience.


Friday, March 19th at 7pm there will be a Community Good Friday Service at Jefferson Street Christian Church, 1700 N. Jefferson Street in Lincoln.


Easter Sunday, March 31st at 10am join us in the Earl C. Hargrove Chapel on the campus of Lincoln Christian University for Worship of our risen Lord!

Easter Weekend services will be held at the Atlanta United Methodist Church as follows:

Lifeline  Service at 5 P.M. on Saturday, March 30TH


Sunday Service at 8 A.M., followed by an Easter Breakfast served by the Atlanta United Methodist Men.      Sunday School at 9:30


Second Service at 10:30 A.M.


The church is at the corner of 2nd and Race Streets, and is handicapped accessible.


The Atlanta Community will come together on Good Friday, March 29, for worship and praise.  Gathering place is the Atlanta Assembly of God Church, with service beginning at 7:00 P.M.

Easter Sunday, March 31st, Full Gospel Tabernacle would like to invite you to experience ONE MEGA Service at 10am at the Lincoln Banquet Center, located at 201 Madigan Drive in Lincoln.


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