Showing posts from March, 2012

Palm Sunday: Drama, Lunch, & Egg Hunting...

This Sunday, April 1st, we are having one Celebration service at 10:31am, with music by the praise band, choirs, and children as we all shout "Hosanna" to the King of kings. The Parable drama of the day is based on the Wedding Feast (Matthew 22:1-14). After worship, stay for a free build-your-own sandwich bar out of the dozens of combinations of breads, meats, veggies, cheeses, and condiments.

The kids won't want to miss our annual "Easter" Egg Hunt (not an April Fool's prank - it really IS a week before Easter!) for eggs filled with candy, chocolate, and prizes! Fun for everyone, we hope that you will join us!

**if you would like to be a part of the Easter Choir, please stay for a one-time rehearsal after lunch. This is a great chance for those of us who aren't usually able to sing with the choir to join in! This expanded choir has the opportunity to sing at the Maundy Thursday service and/or the Easter morning service. Contact Eric if you have questio…

Holy Week: Focusing on Jesus...

"What is the new message of Grace that Christ has for us this Easter?"                                                             - Pastor Albert
Maundy Thursday, April 5th  6:15pm Dinner, 7:00pm Worship This celebration of The Last Supper and Jesus' Arrest in the Garden plans to be a quiet, introspective evening of preparation. A candlelight soup dinner will be held in the Fellowship Hall prior to this Tenebrae Worship (A Service of Gathering Darkness) begins our journey toward Christ’s crucifixion.
Prayer Vigil, April 5th - April 6. Thursday @ 6:00pm - Friday @ 6:00pm The prayer vigil will be held in the chapel beginning Maundy Thursday and continuing through Good Friday. Our goal is to have 24 hours of unbroken prayer. Sign up for a half-hour slot(s) or simply come and pray when you are able. "Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation." (Matthew 26:41)
Youth Midnight Worship Thursday at midnight Middle and High School students will spend an hour re…

Newsletter 03/28/12

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Palm Sunday -- Easter, Holy Week Activities
Special Children's and Youth activities for spring break
Women Equipping Women Spring Bible Study
Sweet Adelines concert
YoungLives Baby Bottle Fund Raiser

Lent: A Journey of Discovery & Growth

"Lent at First Presbyterian Church of Walla Walla is designed to be a time for us to grow and mature in our spiritual life. Through special celebrations and services we will walk together the path of preparation, sacrifice, and resurrection..." - Pastor Albert

We invite you to join us as we walk this path to the Cross. Whether you come with a life-long commitment or are simply investigating what Lent means, all are welcome to attend any of these worship opportunities and experience the community of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Parables
Worship Services on Sunday mornings will feature a Dramatic Presentation of the Parables of Jesus, adding another angle to how we understand and interpret these teachings.
- February 26th: The Lost Son (Luke 15:1-32)
- March 4th: The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37)
- March 11th: The Sower (Matthew 13:1-23)
- March 18th: The Talents & the Tenants (Matthew 25:14-30)
- March 25th: The Vineyard Workers (Matthew 20:1-16)
Palm Sunday
April 1s…

Newsletter 03/14/12

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Palm Sunday activities
One Great Hour of Sharing
Events of Passion Week (Holy Week)