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Lent & Easter 2021


The Lasting Power of the Sermon on the Mount


Ash Wednesday  •  Feb 17

6:30 pm  •  Online  •  Dr. Dan Flanagan, meditation

The service will include communion and special music. 
•  in-person service has been canceled due to inclement conditions.  
•  Worship online at or Facebook or YouTube.

On Demand  •  Dr. Josh Fitzpatrick, devotional message

Watch anytime that day on YouTube.

All-Church Study

Sundays  •  Feb 21 - Mar 21  •  7-8:30 pm  •  via Zoom
Led by Dr. Clayton Oliphint & Dr. Josh Fitzpatrick

Gain a deeper understanding of the themes and scriptures of the Lenten sermon series by joining Pastors Clayton and Josh for a 5-week Bible study. The study will include pastors’ thoughts and small group discussion each week. No fee. No materials to purchase.


For those who want to follow along individually or with their own group, the recordings will be available by noon on Mondays on YouTube, and the participant guides will be added weekly to this Google folder.

Maundy Thursday

Apr 1  •  7 pm  •  Sanctuary & Online

Living Last Supper, communion, and special music by youth and adult ensembles

Registration is required for the in-person service. Registration links will be available here beginning March 25.
Watch online at 7 pm at or Facebook. Watch on demand on YouTube.

Good Friday

Apr 2  •  7 pm  •  Sanctuary & Online

John Rutter's Requiem performed by chancel choir ensemble, soloists, organ, and instrumentalists, with readings of Jesus's last seven last words

Registration is required for the in-person service. Registration links will be available here beginning March 25.
Watch online at 7 pm at or Facebook. Watch on demand on YouTube.

Easter Sunday Celebration

Apr 4  •  8, 9:30 & 11 am  •  First Center Parking Lot, Online, & KTXA TV

Join us for an outdoor Easter Sunday service of word and song. Bring your own chair or stay in your vehicle to listen to the service on a preset radio station. For the safety and health of all participants, masks and physical distancing will be required for everyone outside of their vehicles.

Advance registration is requested and will be available here beginning March 29.
Easter Sunday Celebration will be available on demand on YouTube.

Easter Evening Communion

Apr 4   •  6 pm  •  Online

You are encouraged to create a sacred space with a small candle or lamp, Bible, piece of bread or cracker, and a small glass of juice or water to join us for a brief but meaningful service of Holy Communion on Easter evening.

Lenten Offering

Gifts will benefit two programs:

Body & Soul

FUMCR continues to provide a weekly Sunday afternoon meal in downtown Dallas to meet a need of the homeless population. Your gift will ensure the continuation of this ministry that feeds bodies and nurtures souls.

UMCOR COVID-19 Response

People's daily needs for healthcare, food, hygiene, and job security are being met through an on-going programmatic response to COVID-19 that awards grants to local churches, annual conferences, and non-profit organizations to serve their communities. Your gift will extend care and compassion to those left most vulnerable during this challenging time.

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