PALM SUNDAY & EASTER SERVICES
8:30 & 11:00 AM APRIL 5 & 12, 2020
Please join us in worship, live or recorded, using one of the following options:
- 8:30 am only - on Blue Ridge Cable, channel 11 Sunday at 12 noon
- Live-streamed on Facebook at 8:30 am and 11:00 am respectively, open to public i.e. you do NOT need a Facebook account to watch this live streaming! This is a public account. Just click on this link! https://www.facebook.com/FirstChurchFUMCEphrata/
DELAYED RECORDINGS of BOTH services can be viewed anytime during the week (allowing time for uploading to the internet)
- On facebook – visit “First Church, FUMC Ephrata” (same as link above). Again, this is available to all as our Facebook page is a public page. Those with Facebook accounts can also host a “Watch party” and invite friends to watch it with them.
- Right here on our church website. (Allow time for recording to be uploaded after close of service).
- For complete services just scroll down this page to "Lenten Worship Services”.
Video and audio options available. .
- For Sermons only (audio) go to ephratafirst/home/messages
MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE
Thursday, April 9 7:00 pm – This service will be live streamed on Facebook. It is open to the public i.e. you do NOT need a facebook account to watch this live streaming! This is a public account. Just click on this link! https://www.facebook.com/FirstChurchFUMCEphrata/. Communion will be served by drive-through following the service. A single pre-packaged, self-contained communion serving will be available for those in your immediate family, but due to the limited supply we have only enough for 100 persons. Pastor Walter will remain at the carport for 45 minutes to accommodate those who choose to come. Here again delayed viewing will be available on Facebook.
GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE
Friday, April 10 12 noon to 3:00 pm
Check back for details as they become available
Our bills continue, so your offerings will be welcomed
- by U.S. mail
- by paypal to firstname.lastname@example.org, check box for giving to a friend
- by setting up automatic giving from your checking or savings account (authorization form is available from the church office or for printing from the church website link on next line) or
- by our website ephratafirst.org/donate which will take you to a secure site to give via your credit card.
We are grateful for your continued faithful giving.
Scroll down to find more information and recordings of our Lenten services.
You will also find a Daily Word of Encouragement on the "Welcome" page below.