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Lent & Easter 2017

Holy Ground

“Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.”   - Exodus 3:5       

Lent & Easter Sermon Series:     TRADITIONAL     ACCESS MODERN

Lenten/Easter Offering  •  Stop Hunger Now

Stop Hunger Now provides nutritious meals to people in hunger crises situations around the world.  On Sunday, April 23, FUMCR will bag 17,241 bags (providing 103,448 meals) of a soy/rice/vitamin mixture.  Each packet feeds 6 people.  The cost of these meals is $30,000.  The meal bags are sent to feed school children, refugees in camps, and victims of drought and famine.

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Maundy Thursday Service  •  The Open Table

April 13  •  7 pm  •  Sanctuary

An evening of drama and music as we witness men and women of all ages coming together and sharing the experience of the Last Supper. We welcome Heather Sorenson, Dallas songwriter, singer and pianist as a musical guest for this worship experience.

Child Care  •  4 years and younger

Good Friday Service

April 14  •  7 pm  •  Sanctuary

On this sacred day we will come together to experience the beauty of Norwegian composer, Ola Gjeilo’s "Sunrise Mass" for double-chorus and strings.  Complementing the music will be readings, scripture, and art.

Child Care  •  4 years and younger

Easter Eve  •  Service of Baptism & Membership

Saturday, April 15, 5 pm, Chapel

Easter Sunday  •  April 16  •  Celebration of Hope

Christ the Lord is risen today, ALLELUIA!

7:30 am  •  Chapel  •  Rev. April Bristow, preaching
8:30, 9:45* & 11:00 am  •  Sanctuary  •  Dr. Clayton Oliphint, preaching
9:45, 11 am* access Modern  •  Worship & Arts  •  Rev. Rich Rindfuss & Rev. Julie Klossner, preaching

*Live Streamed at 

Child Care  •  3 years and younger beginning at 8:30 am
Communion  •  during 7:30 am service
Parking available at the YMCA on Custer Road  •  shuttle service to church campus
Sunday school for children and youth  •  not meeting


Clayton Oliphint
Senior Pastor
Debra Hobbs Mason
Executive Associate Pastor
Joy Anderson
Director, Missions & Outreach; Liaison to UMW
Scot Bontrager
Pastor, Caring Ministry
April Johnson Bristow
Director, Caring Ministry
Jonathan (JB) Bryant
Welcoming Ministries Associate, Liaison to Men of Faith
Dan Flanagan
Pastor, Senior Adults, Adult Faith Formation, Caring
Don Hood
Pastor, Caring Ministry
Pavielle Jenkins
Pastor, Faith Formation, Student Ministry
Faith Nyagato
Pastor, Zimbabwe Ministry
Julie Richter
Pastor, Access Modern Worship, Group Life, Young Adult Ministry
Rich Rindfuss
Pastor, Access Modern Worship, Men of Faith, School Partnerships