Holy Week  Services

Maundy Thursday: Thursday, April 18

6:30 p.m. – We will gather for a Community Holy Thursday Service at Downtown Baptist, and will be joined in worship by the congregations of Roberts Memorial UMC and Beulah Baptist. The service will focus on the Last Supper and includes Holy Communion. Rev. Quardricos Driskell, of Beulah Baptist, will preach. Learn more about Holy Thursday’s service.

Good Friday: Friday, April 19*

6:30 p.m. – Good Friday focuses on the arrest, trial and crucifixion of Jesus. The Good Friday service will be a “Tenebrae” Service. Tenebrae is a Latin word meaning “shadows” and this worship service is a candlelight service where candles are gradually extinguished while the scriptures are read and we reflect on the final hours of Jesus’ earthly life. Learn more about the Tenebrae service.

Easter Morning: Sunday, April 21

Community Breakfast & Easter Egg Hunt

9:00 a.m. – The community is invited to join in the Easter celebration over a potluck breakfast. An Easter ham will be provided; and participants¬†are invited to bring a breakfast dish to share. Even if you don’t bring a dish, bring yourself!

The Easter Egg Hunt will take place indoors, and we invite preschoolers – 5th graders to join in the Easter festivities and search the Sanctuary for signs of new life (aka, eggs!). So grab the kids, find a basket and head to Washington Street UMC for an awesome family event!

You can sign up to bring a breakfast item here: www.SignUpGenius.com.

Easter Worship*

10:00 a.m. – Join in the celebration of Easter in worship as we lift our voices and sing praises of the Risen Lord and hear the Easter message proclaimed. Children are invited to participate in worship too, and there will be a Children’s Church opportunity for kids to have a special Easter celebration.

If you’re new to Washington Street UMC, click over to the Welcome page to learn more about the church, Sunday worship, and how to get in touch!

*Childcare is provided for infants – 5 years old at each of the Holy Week and Easter services at WSUMC.