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Holy Week Schedule

Maundy Thursday, April 18

Maundy Thursday is the day when we remember that Jesus ate his “Last Supper” with the disciples before he was betrayed and arrested. We invite you to enrich your celebration of Easter Sundy by participating in our Maundy Thursday and Good Friday celebrations. On April 18, there are two opportunities to take communion in remembrance of Jesus’ last meal with his disciples:

Upper Room Communion

Everyone is invited to take communion in a "Come-and-Go" service. Stop by the Parlor anytime between 4:00 and 5:30. Feel free to come as you are. Communion will be celebrated in small groups of 12 (think Disciples) in the Sanctuary. You will wait in the Parlor and be escorted into the Sanctuary in small groups. Each group will spend 15 minutes taking communion together and then you will be free to go. There is no cost for this celebration, and reservations are not required. Just come!

Seder Supper

We are also offering a celebration that includes a partial “Seder Supper” from the Jewish tradition. The celebration of the Seder leads directly into a celebration of Communion. The Seder Supper and Communion will be held in the Fellowship Hall from 6-7 pm. The Christian observance of this ritual meal celebrates not only our tradition of  Christ’s last supper but our common Jewish-Christian heritage. Reservations are required for this event, and tickets are sale now, $10 adults, $5 children. A nursery will be provided from 4:30-7:30 to serve both of these celebrations.

Good Friday Service, April 19, 5:30

This brief service helps us remember the death of Christ as we remember the last words he spoke as they are recorded in Scripture. The service begins in the light of day, but ends in darkness to help us understand the depth of the sacrifice and suffering of our Lord. Nursery provided. This service is relatively brief, but is a powerful preparation for the celebration of Christ’s resurrection on Sunday!

Easter Sunday, April 21

Easter Sunrise Service, 7am, Church Parlor

Come informally dressed to the Church Parlor for a more casual and contemporary celebration of Christ’s Resurrection! There will not be a nursery provided for this service. Communion will be served.

Sunday School Celebration Breakfast, 10:00am, Fellowship Hall

Enjoy a delicious continental breakfast as we celebrate this glorious day. Nursery provided.

Worship at 9 & 11, Sanctuary

Come ready to celebrate Christ’s Resurrection and to claim the promises of our faith through the celebration of Communion. This is the day to celebrate the new life that is ours through Jesus Christ! Nursery is provided.

Legacy Planning: It's Not Just for Old People

April 24

5:30 – Dinner – The Spotted Salamander

6:15-7:30 – Come and get expert advice from two professionals that know how to help you plan for your future, both financially and as regards your estate.

Probate Judge Amy McCulloch will speak on “10 Estate Planning Matters to consider ASAP to Avoid Common Probate Pitfalls.”   And Jon Robertson, a CFP and JD, from Abacus Financial Planning Group will speak on “10 Financial Matters to consider before you turn 60.”  The first 40 people to register get dinner for FREE!  Nursery is provided.  Register by emailing the church office – contactus@flpc.org

Earth Sunday

April 28, 10:00

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP SUNDAY SCHOOL

Children and Youth—Creative Earth Care Lessons

Adults—Everyone meet in the Parlor for guest speaker, Dr. Madilyn Fletcher, President of Gills Creek Watershed Assoc.

May 5, 9:00-12:00

EARTH SUNDAY EVENT and WORSHIP

*9:30 to 11:00-- EVENT for all ages in Fellowship Hall. Interactive Environmental Education exhibits, animals, refreshments!

*9:00 and 11:00 — Special Worship Services: “The Earth Is The Lord’s”

Day Trippers Spring Schedule

May 8, Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden Tour

Self guided walking tour of the topiary gardens. Donations of $3 appreciated. Call the church office to register.

Fireflies Night

May 11, 6:05

Join your FLPC friends for a ball game. Tickets are just $9.00 for our reserved seats. Sign up for tickets at the Connecting Point or the downstairs desk. The registration deadline is April 26th. Contact Stephen McCrae with any questions.

Flicks@Forest Lake

May 14, 5:30-8:30

What do a five-star chef, a twelve-year-old and a retired teacher have in common?  What affect do their actions have on their communities? Join us for a summer movie series. Covered dish dinner will begin at 5:30pm.  The church will provide drinks and eating accoutrements. Please bring a dish that will serve 6-8 people.  Movies for adults will be shown in Fellowship Hall.  Children’s movies and activities will take place in room E-216 on the FLY Wing. Registration is helpful to know how many to plan for: https://secure.accessacs.com/access/eventlogin.aspx?id=ksF7CldfNe2TbWLYSDPvbA==&site=91571&ReturnUrl=events%2fwz_people.aspx&ChurchID=4607&EventID=175164&sn=91571

Frontera de Cristo Mission Trip

June 15-22, 2019

Forest Lake Presbyterian has supported the work of PC(USA) mission co-workers Mark Adams and his wife Miriam Maldonado Escobar for many years. We are excited to offer a mission trip to the Agua Prieta, Mexico and Douglas, AZ border to experience the work of their ministry, Frontera de Cristo first hand. The goals of this mission immersion experience include forming relationships with our Mexican brothers and sisters, building understanding of spiritual, political and economic connections across borders and understanding the realities of life on the border.  If you would like to know more about this trip contact Jodibeckham@flpc.org. Can't go, but want to support this trip? Please pray for us and consider a donation to our Church Mission Trip fund. Thank you for supporting this mission experience!