Holy Week services planned

Services begin Sunday

— Holy Week starts April 13 at the First United Methodist Church in Ticonderoga. It will be a culmination of the Lenten season as observed in Christian churches throughout the world.

Starting with the Palm Sunday service April 13, Holy Week will trace the events leading up to Easter Sunday, April 20. All are welcome to the First United Methodist Church.

The Palm Sunday services, April 13, will be at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Communion will be served at the 8:30 service and the 10:30 service will have special music and a children’s message. Traditional palms will be distributed at both services.

The Maundy Thursday service on April 17 will be at 6 p.m. in Fellowship Hall of the church. A light supper will be offered followed by a Communion service. All ages are invited, reservations are not necessary.

The sanctuary of the church will be open for prayer and meditation in the morning until noon on Holy Friday, April 18.

Easter Sunday, April 20, the celebration of the resurrection will be shared with an ecumenical sunrise service at Fort Ticonderoga at 6 a.m. All are invited to a buffet breakfast at the Methodist church following the service at the fort.

Also on Easter at 10:30 a.m. a traditional Easter service will be held in the church sanctuary. Pastor Scott Tyler will deliver the message and music will be presented by the choral and bell choirs.

For more information call the church office at 585-7995 or visit the church website at www.tifumc.com.

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