HOLY WEEK EVENTS:
PALM SUNDAY – Children process with palms and play BELLS as we talk about the chants of the crowd. What chants do we, the 21st Century children of faith yell?
MAUNDY THURSDAY, April 2, 7:00 pm – “The Living Last Supper,” presented by the Duncanville Community Chorus. Childcare provided.
GOOD FRIDAY, April 3, 7:00 pm – “Were You There When They Crucified Our Lord?” We stand with the men and women at the cross, watching, listening to Jesus’ words, and waiting.
SATURDAY PRAYER WATCH, April 4, 6am – midnight. Sign up for a thirty minute slot to come to the sanctuary, sit at the foot of the cross and pray. Devotional materials and journal available. All are welcome. Kids under 14 must have adult supervision.
EASTER SUNDAY SERVICES, April 5, 2015
- 7 am, SUNRISE SERVICE on the patio led by Youth Director JEFF THORPE.
- 10:30 am, WORSHIP SERVICE in the sanctuary led by PASTOR GINGER, with music by NYADIA THORPE & the FPCD Choir
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Duncanville Community Chorus Presents Special Cantata and Dramatic Presentation of da Vinci’s “The Last Supper”
The Duncanville Community Chorus, invites friends, visitors, and the community to join them at First Presbyterian Church (across the street from Reed Middle School)), for “The Living Last Supper.” Written by Ruth Elaine Schram, the event is a dramatic musical reenactment of the Last Supper that Jesus shared with his disciples the night before his death. This event takes place at 7 p.m. on April 2.
Using Leonardo da Vinci’s beloved painting, “The Last Supper,” the cantata retells the happenings of Jesus’ final dinner, with the characters actually discussing the main question that took place that night: Is it I who will betray you?
Under the direction of Choir Director Nyadia Thorpe, the Duncanville Community Chorus, along with a drama team, portrays the story of the last night of Jesus’ arrest. Join us as the 12 disciples display very human emotions associated with the story of Jesus’ ministry and its impact. Don’t miss this powerful presentation. Childcare provided.
About Duncanville Community Chorus
First Presbyterian Church sponsors The Duncanville Community Chorus. This new choral group grew out of an effort to bring the community together for seasonal celebrations in Duncanville. The chorus hopes to expand in the future. If you sing, we would love to have you! We do four performances per year. Rehearsals are held about six weeks prior to each performance on Mondays. For more information, call 972 298-3043.Read More
Invite your friends and acquaintances to Holy Week activities.
MAUNDY THURSDAY & GOOD FRIDAY
Maundy Thursday, April 2, 7:00 pm – The Living Last Supper
Good Friday, April 3, 7:00 pm
April 4, 6:00 am – midnight – Sign up in the sanctuary.
Youth hosted Sunrise service, 7:00 am on the patio
Pancake breakfast, 7:45 am in Fellowship Hall
Sunday School for all ages & Easter Egg Hunt for children, 9:15 am (Candy donations needed—please leave in the church office)
Worship Service, 10:30 am