Community Event News
Ash Wednesday ServicesWednesday, March 6, 2019 - 12:15 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. - Sanctuary
Join us this Ash Wednesday for one of TWO services. Today we remember that our sinfulness before God and our human mortality have been triumphed through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. We invite you to receive ashes as a symbol of repentance and purification.
20-Minutes with GodEvery Wednesday at Noon During Lent at 12:00 Noon - Different Locations
March 13 - First United Methodist Church, 103 Franklin St., Valparaiso March 20 - St. Paul's Catholic Church, 1855 Harrison Blvd., Valparaiso March 27 - Living Hope Community Church, 1115 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso April 3 - Trinity Lutheran Church, 201 N. Washington St., Valparaiso April 10 - Valpo Family YMCA, 1201 Cumberland Crossing, Valparaiso
Join us for a truly unique ecumenical worship experience during the season of Lent. 20-Minutes with God meets at 12:00 noon every Wednesday during Lent at different locations. These short worship services are followed by a light meal and fellowship. Free-will offerings will help offset the cost of the meal. Please bring a non-perishable food item that will help our area food pantries.
Holy Thursday Communion ServiceHoly Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ 12:15 p.m.
Walk With JesusHoly Thursday, April 18, 2019 Tours departing every 15 minutes from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
EVERYONE is invited to this powerful, interactive, multi-sensory event that will guide you through Jesus' last week on earth. Designed especially for family members to experience together, this event will help all of us discover Easter in a new and unforgettable way.
Families will gather in upper Wesley Hall and be taken in small groups to 1.) travel to Jerusalem for Palm Sunday; 2.) Sit down to witness the Last Supper; 3.) Pray in the garden of Gethsemane; 4.) discover the sacrifice of Good Friday, and 5.) Celebrate freedom from sin at the empty tomb on the first Easter morning! join us as we bring Jesus' last week to life! Tours depart every 15 minutes, with the final tour embarking at 7:30 p.m. The final stop of each tour is the Walk with Jesus Cafe in Fellowship Hall for snacks and fellowship.
Each station includes powerful activities and you'll take home a special keepsake to continue family discussions of Jesus' tremendous sacrifice and love for you. Discover the powerful emotions and sacrifice of Jesus' last days, and experience the joy of His resurrection! The community is invited.
Good Friday Cantata/Tenebrae ServiceGood Friday, April 19, 2019 7:00 p.m.
Join us for a special Cantata and Tenebrae Service at 7:00 p.m. The Seven Last Days will be performed by our Chancel Choir, directed by Christopher S. Ebert. The community is invited.
Easter Sunday ServicesEaster Sunday, April 21, 2019
Join us for celebration at 8:00 a.m., 9:15 a.m., & 11:00 a.m. Staffed nursery (children age 3 and younger) available during all services. The community is invited.