Holy Week is preceded by a Palm Sunday worship experience as Pastor Christopher continues with the Lenten study of “In the Wilderness” @ 10:00am, April 2nd in the NSUMC sanctuary.
The Palm Sunday service is followed by an extravagant Bake Sale hosted by the United Women in Faith ministry. A delectable selection of cakes, pies, cookies, even canned jams, pickles and soups! Start shopping for your family’s Easter brunch! 10-11:30am April 2nd in the NSUMC Fellowship Hall.
Guests are invited to Journey through Easter with an Art Walk that includes scripture, paintings and settings that help you meditate through the stories of Jesus’ last week. Open to the public daily, April 2-9, 10-11:00am in the NSUMC Fellowship Hall.
NSUMC continues the Lenten experience with a Maundy Thursday service. The heaviness of this day moves us into the wilderness and the Spirit of journey brings us closer to Easter Sunday. In this journey, we are reminded of the boundlessness and boldness of the Spirit. April 6th @ 7:00pm in the NSUMC sanctuary.
NSUMC will visit our sister church, Paradise Valley UMC for our Good Friday Experience. This service will NOT be held on our campus. April 7th @ 7:00pm @ PVUMC.
Easter morning will be heralded in at the break of dawn with our Sunrise Jazz Worship Experience on the NSUMC patio @ 6:30am. A Jazz quartet, pianist and the lead pastor will orchestrate a resurrection experience outside in the freshness of this welcomed morning.
The sunrise service will be followed by a Pancake Breakfast by the NSUMC youth group as a fundraiser for their United Methodist conference in Florida this summer. Support their ministry in the Fellowship hall 8-10:00am Easter Sunday and fill your tummies.
The Easter Sunday Celebration will conclude with a brass band and timpani as they set the stage for NSUMC’s traditional Easter Sunday Service. The service will include scripture, sermon experience and the amazing voices of the Chancel choir. Worship will begin @ 10:00am in the NSUMC sanctuary.
An Easter Egg Hunt will be offered during the 10:00am service for children (ages 3-12 years old) in the in the Fellowship Hall. This activity will include scripture and an egg hunt.
All events are open to the public. The services are offered in-person and online.
The Easter Season is the most joyous and celebrative season of the Christian year. We celebrate the good news that in Christ’s death and resurrection we, and all creation, are continually being made new by God’s love and saving grace.
We pray that Lent brings you to the grace found in the cross!