Holy Week Events Offered At First Christian Church

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Neshawn Calloway
Neshawn Calloway

The community is invited to participate in several unique Holy Week experiences at First Christian Church this week.

Maundy Thursday, April 18, will see a simple meal provided in the Fellowship Hall at 6 p.m. followed by an informal communion. This meal, known as The Last Supper, commemorates the final meal that Jesus shared with his Apostles in Jerusalem before his crucifixion.

Good Friday is observed on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus’ passion, crucifixion, and death. First Christian will present a special concert on April 19 beginning at 7 p.m.

in the sanctuary featuring the Chattanooga Society for the Preservation of African American Song and the First Christian Church Chancel Choir. Robert Ray’s Gospel Mass will be co-directed by Michael Mitchell and Gary Wilkes. Neshawn Calloway is the featured soloist. Additional soloists include Harv Wileman, Bob Sauser, and Sarah Schone. Accompanying the choirs will be Sarah Harr, piano; Chip Hancock, drums; and David Schwab on bass.

First Christian will offer two worship services on Easter Sunday, April 21. A special Sunrise Service and communion will take place on the Scenic Overlook at Stringer’s Ridge Park at 8 a.m. Members and guests are encouraged to arrive early. Parking is available on Spears Avenue (a 30-minute hike) or off High Ridge Drive (a 15-minute hike).

The second worship service begins at 11 a.m. in the First Christian sanctuary. This traditional worship will celebrate the resurrection followed by special music performed by the Chattanooga Youth Orchestra Brass Quartet and Special Music for the Organ Postlude.

Children are invited to participate in an Easter Egg Hunt on the church lawn following the 11 a.m. worship service.

Located at 650 McCallie Avenue, across from UTC, all are welcome at First Christian Church: Seeking God’s Wholeness. Expanding the Table. Nurturing Justice. Visit http://firstchristian-chat.com for more information or call 423-267-4506.

 

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