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Lent & Easter 2018

I Believe ...

Lent & Easter Sermon Series:     TRADITIONAL     ACCESS MODERN

Maundy Thursday Service

March 29  •  7 pm  •  Sanctuary

"Come to the Garden" - Taizé style worship
Child Care  •  4 years and younger

Good Friday Service

March 30  •  7 pm  •  Sanctuary

"Return to Me" - A Service of Darkness
Items representing Holy Week and Christ's crucifixion will be stripped from the altar table as scriptures alternate with anthems by chorus, soloists, piano and cello. At the conclusion, the altar table will be covered in black, and worshipers will leave in silence to ponder the impact of Christ's death and await the coming Resurrection.
Child Care  •  4 years and younger

Easter Eve  •  Service of Baptism & Membership

March 31  •  5 pm  •  Chapel

Easter Sunday  •  April 1  •  Celebration of Hope

Christ the Lord is risen today, ALLELUIA!

7:30 am  •  Chapel  •  JB Bryant, preaching
8:30, 9:45* & 11:00 am  •  Sanctuary  •  Dr. Clayton Oliphint, preaching
9:45, 11 am* access Modern  •  Worship & Arts Center  •  Rev. Julie Klossner, preaching

*Live Streamed at 

Childcare  •  4 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

Lenten/Easter Special Offering Benefits ...

  •  Local: FUMCR/Richardson ISD partnerships with Mark Twain and Greenwood Hills Elementary Schools
  •  International: United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) for Puerto Rico Methodist Church grants to help with the rebuilding in that devastated country



Each week More Than Sunday will take a deeper dive into the stories, themes, and questions of our faith. We will follow along with the I Believe sermon series as we prepare for Easter. The first episode features a compelling interview with Dr. Clayton Oliphint, senior pastor.

Listen and subscribe on these platforms:  Apple Podcasts  •  Google Play Music  •  YouTube


Clayton Oliphint
Senior Pastor
Lynnita Jessen
Executive Director
Joy Anderson
Director, Missions & Outreach; Liaison to UMW
Scot Bontrager
Pastor, Caring Ministry
April Johnson Bristow
Director, Caring Ministry
JB Bryant
Pastor, Young Adults, Caring, Men
Josh Fitzpatrick
Pastor, Group Life, Community Connections
Dan Flanagan
Pastor, Senior Adults, Adult Faith Formation, My Journey, Men
Don Hood
Pastor, Caring Ministry
Pavielle Jenkins
Pastor, Faith Formation, Student Ministry
Faith Nyagato
Pastor, Zimbabwe Ministry
Julie Richter
Pastor, Access Modern Worship