After the opening reflection the attendees will enjoy jazz music from the DMHS jazz band and partake in a traditional New Orleans’s meal of gumbo, rice, French bread, salad and the meal will end with King’s cake shipped direct from Haydel’s Bakery in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Lent is a season when we can focus on our relationship with God. We often choose to give up something, strengthen our relationship with the Lord or volunteer and give of ourselves for others.
We also invite the community to our Ash Wednesday service.
Lent officially begins on Ash Wednesday, March 6th, 2019. NSUMC will begin the season with a traditional service including the imposition of ashes at 7:00 p.m.
As the Lent season continues NSUMC will also offer multiple services during Holy Week.
April 14th, 2019, 8:30 & 10:00 a.m./Palm Sunday Worship
The Palm Sunday service commemorates Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem which is mentioned in all four canonical Gospels. Children are invited to join in the palm processional as the service begins. Both services will also include music from the Chancel Choir. Our AngleiX, KIds of Grace and Cherub Choirs will perform at the 10:00 am service.
April 18th, 2019, 7:00 p.m./Maundy Thursday Service
Begin the story of Jesus’ journey to the cross with this special service of Dramatic Storytellers, Music and Communion. The powerful and moving act of stripping the sanctuary will follow Holy Communion.
April 19th, 2019, 7:00 p.m./Good Friday Service
Join us on Good Friday, March 30th at 7:00pm in the NSUMC Sanctuary as our Chancel choir shares their talents for our Good Friday Service. This service will begin at 7:00pm in the NSUMC 600 seat sanctuary. Nursery care will be available.
April 21st, 2019, 6:30a.m./Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m.
Come in your blue jeans and join us for the first service of Easter morning on the Outdoor Sports Court! There will be music, Holy Communion, coffee and sweets afterward! Come early and wake up with joy in the Son!
April 21st, 2019, 8:30 a.m/Worship Service with Communion at 8:30 a.m.
Join us NSUMC the Sanctuary bursts into the colors of spring and both of the choirs fill the Choir Loft with the music and an accompanying trumpets. NSUMC will have activities for children in the Fellowship Hall during the service. Adults and children are encouraged to stop by the Fellowship Hall after service for coffee and sweets.
April 21st, 2019, 10:00 a.m./Traditional Worship Service & Easter Egg Hunt 10:00 a.m.
Adults may join NSUMC as the Sanctuary bursts into the colors of spring and both of the choirs fill the Choir Loft with the music. Activities and crafts for children will be in the Fellowship Hall during the service. The Easter Egg hunt will occur on the playground. Please stop by the Fellowship Hall after service for coffee, sweets and friendly fellowship!
We invite you and your family to one or all of our Lenten experiences to support how your choose to strengthen your relationship with God during this holy season.