Holy Week and Easter

 

Join us for Holy Week and Easter services at Chapel Hill

Sacrifice. Love. Death … yet beautiful resurrection, hope, and renewal! This is Holy Week and Easter. At Chapel Hill, we welcome everyone to experience and share the extraordinary grace and love of Jesus Christ. We offer a full schedule of services throughout the week, beginning with Palm Sunday and culminating with Easter. Join us in worship this season. We’d love to welcome you!

Holy Week and Easter Schedule

Palm Sunday
Sunday, April 9, 9:30 & 11 a.m.
Lunch and Easter Egg hunt, 12:15 p.m.

This is the beginning of Holy Week as we remember the final week of Jesus’ life on earth. Children sing and wave palms during worship. Lunch and an Easter Egg Hunt follows church at 12:15 p.m.


Noon-Time Meditations
Monday, April 10-Wednesday, April 12, 12:15 p.m.

Each day, from 12:15 to 12:45, we gather around the altar-table in the sanctuary to read Scripture, pray for the world and celebrate Holy Communion. Workers on lunch break encouraged to join us!


Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 13, 7:00 p.m.
A joint service with Dellrose United Methodist Church, hosted at Chapel Hill

The Dellrose Dance Troupe and Choir will appear alongside Chapel Hill’s Celebration Choir and Praise Team. Gifted preacher Rev. Dr. Kevass Harding will offer the sermon as we remember the institution of Holy Communion and Jesus’ command to love each other.


Good Friday Tenebrae Worship
Friday, April 14, 7:00 p.m.

Under the leadership of Dr. Jen Stephenson and the Celebration Choir, the Service of Shadows (Tenebrae) is an experience where Scripture and Song help us experience the Passion of the Christ. The sanctuary gradually darkens as we approach the story of Crucifixion. Historically, this is the only service of worship where Holy Communion is not celebrated.

Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 16
Services at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m.

This child-friendly service includes a children’s sermon and brief homily from Senior Pastor Rev. Jeff Gannon on what the Resurrection means for everyday living. Not just a doctrine we believe, the resurrection is a way of life we embrace. The Sacrament of Holy Communion is served and the Celebration Choir will sing Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus.”

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