Good Friday Opportunities for Prayer, Worship, and Contemplation

Good Friday — April 3, 2015

Come Experience the Good Friday Labyrinth:

It’s Prayer in Motion

11:00 am – 2:00 pm | 6:00 – 7:00 pm | 8:00 – 9:00 pm | Wesley Hall

“A lot of people say you walk the labyrinth in order to ‘lose yourself.’ What if you end up finding yourself? Slow down. Settle down. See what happens.” 

— Mark Burrows, Director of Children’s Ministries

Take time to be aware of the presence of God and enter this ancient Christian sacred space of prayer and reflection and experience the deep sense of calming peace and awareness of God’s grace to guide your inward journey toward Easter. Information and guidance is available; stay for as long as you desire during this special opportunity for contemplative prayer. Click here to learn more about the labyrinth. 

Good Friday Services

“It Is In Pardoning that We Are Pardoned”

12:15 | Chapel | Rev. Linda McDermott

7:00 pm | Sanctuary | A meditative service of word and music

Renew your spirit as you prepare for the glory of Easter through this beautiful and moving service on Good Friday. Our own Adoramus ensemble and string quartet will present the breathtaking “Sunrise Mass” by Ola Gjeilo.

Simultaneous Evening Children’s Service

“Why Do We Call It Good?”

7:00 pm | Chapel | Mister Mark Burrows

In this very thoughtful Good Friday Children’s Service, we encourage families to experience together one the of the most important, yet challenging stories of our faith. Offering this story in child-appropriate ways that also honor the scriptures, this service presents through scripture and shadow theatre, the story of Jesus’ final day. Children will receive prayer cords, and families will sing and pray together in this powerful yet peaceful night in Leonard Memorial Chapel.

For a complete list of Lenten opportunities, go to www.fumcfw.org/Lent2015

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