First UMC offering Holy Week services

Published 10:19 am Friday, April 7, 2017

Everyone in the community is invited to attend First United Methodist Church’s Holy Week services, April 10-14.

This year, in addition to the traditional morning services and accompanying breakfast, First UMC will also offer lunch and evening services for those who cannot make the early morning services.

This year’s services include a daily morning service at 7 a.m. at the Main Street campus, followed by breakfast at 7:30 a.m. There will be special speakers and special music each morning.

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On Monday, April 10, and Wednesday, April 12, a lunch service will be at the First Fire campus from 12:15-1 p.m. A light lunch will be served.

A Holy Thursday service will offered at 6:30 p.m. April 13 at the First Fire campus. The Rev. Farley Stuart will be the speaker at both the lunch and evening services.

On Friday night, the 3D Youth will present “The Crucifixion” in the garden at the Main Campus at dusk (approximately 8 p.m). “The Crucifixion” portrays the death and resurrection of Jesus. Holy communion is served in the sanctuary following the conclusion of the scene. This year, we will also welcome The Jesus Painter, who will perform live paintings before and during “The Crucifixion.”

First United Methodist Church is a located at 204 S. Main St. in Winchester. Its second campus, First Fire, is located behind Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 2410 W. Lexington Ave. For more information, visit or call 744-5410. Everyone is invited as we celebrate this Holy Week.