Easter Sunrise Service: April 16, 2017

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Easter Sunrise Service

Welcome the Dawn and the Risen Christ This year Lakeway will be hosting the ministerial alliance’s Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. on April 16, 2017! We hope you will join us as we welcome the dawn and the risen Christ! Easter Sunday Services Our Easter morning services at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. will include all of your favorite Easter hymns and our traditional Easter Choir cantata! Please join us as we celebrate the risen Christ! Coffee and pastries will be served all morning in the fellowship hall.

Good Friday Tenebrae Service: April 14, 2017

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Tenebrae

GOOD FRIDAY TENEBRAE SERVICE OF DARKENING On Friday evening, April 14, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., we invite you to join us in our church sanctuary for our Good Friday Tenebrae service of darkening. We will be reading the passion story and remembering the last hours before Jesus’ crucifixion. This is always a powerful service and we hope you can share the experience with us. EASTER SUNDAY SERVICES This year Lakeway will be hosting the ministerial alliance’s Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. on April 16, 2017! We hope you will join us as we welcome the dawn and the risen Christ! Our Easter morning services at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. will include all of your favorite Easter hymns and our traditional Easter Choir cantata! Please join us as we celebrate the risen Christ! Coffee and pastries will be served all morning in the fellowship hall.

Maundy Thursday Service: April 13, 2017

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Foot Washing

“Love One Another As I Have Loved You” April 13, 2017 April 13, 2017, is Maundy Thursday. Maundy Thursday is a day that, in the life of the church, is all about the table. It is a day when we remember the last supper that Jesus shared with his beloved disciples and the words that he left them with, ‘love one another as I have loved you.’ It is a day when we ponder the events after the meal, when Jesus knelt to wash the feet of his friends … the one who would betray him, and the one who would deny him. It is a day filled with meaning and centered on a table of love, forgiveness, hope, and hospitality. We hope that you will join us as we gather to remember this piece of our sacred story. This year we are pleased that our Confirmands and their mentors … Read More

Reading of the Gospel of Mark: April 2, 2017

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The Gospel of Mark

Hear Mark the Way It Was Intended to be Heard April 2, 2017 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. On Sunday evening, April 2, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. we will gather, not unlike early Christians did, to hear the Gospel of Mark read in its entirety. If weather permits, we will gather outside on the lawn on blankets and in lawn chairs and experience this Gospel the way it was intended to be heard … read out loud from beginning to end. This will be a unique opportunity for families and people of all ages and a great way to get ready for Holy Week and Easter! We will serve sandwiches and water to enjoy during the reading. In case of rain, this event will be held indoors.

Easter Egg Hunt: April 8, 2017

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Easter Egg Hunt

Egg Hunt, Donuts, and Story Time April 8, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. On Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., we will be hosting a community Easter egg hunt with donuts and story time. We are planning to have 1,000 Easter eggs for the kids who come, so bring your families. Children up to 5th grade will be able to hunt for eggs, but all are invited for donuts and story time!

Palm Sunday Services: April 9, 2017

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Palm Sunday

Join Us for a Procession of Palms April 9, 2017 On Sunday, April 9, 2017, our morning services will include the traditional procession of Palms as we celebrate Palm Sunday. Our service will focus on Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem to the shouts of Hosanna, and will include parallel readings of Jesus’ birth and passion narratives. It will be a very moving day of worship.

Passover Seder Meal: April 9, 2017

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Passover Seder Meal

Learn About the Meal at the Last Supper April 9, 2017 On Sunday evening, April 9, 2017, in honor of the Passover, we will have a Passover Seder meal that is free and open to the community. We invite you to bring your whole family. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the meal Jesus was celebrating at his last supper. Please call the church office to let us know you are coming so we can plan accordingly.

Confirmation Classes Begin March 5, 2017

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Confirmation

We will be kicking off our Confirmation classes with the Bishop’s Rally on February 19, 2017, and then we will have classes for those wishing to be confirmed beginning Sunday, March 5, 2017. Confirmation classes are open to all persons 5th grade and up … even adults!

Bishop’s Rally: February 19, 2017

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2017 Bishop's Rally

We will be kicking off our Confirmation class this year by attending the North Texas Annual Conference’s Bishop’s Rally on February 19, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. All youth who are 5th grade and older are invited to join us!