Good Friday in Condon

Good Friday in Condon

Crucifixion-76ybva91-largeIf you’re in the Condon area, please join us for our Good Friday events at the UCC and Catholic churches.

4:00 Service at UCC
5:00 Shared Meal at St. Johns Catholic Church
6:00 Service at St. John’s Catholic Church

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Opening the Promise: Holy Week Journey

Opening the Promise: Holy Week Journey

We entered Holy Week through the gates of Jerusalem with Jesus on Sunday. Our journey with Jesus this week will take us to the Last Screen Shot 2014-02-26 at 10.16.07 AMSupper on Thursday evening as we share a soup meal at 5:30 followed by our Maundy Thursday service at 6:00. 

To reach the resurrection on Easter Sunday, we must acknowledge the death and despair felt by the original disciples on Good Friday. We will gather at 4:00 for a short service, walk or drive to St. John’s Catholic Church for a shared meal at 5, and a final service with our sisters and brothers in the church universal at 6:00.
Saturday is a day of prayer. We still have some slots for the vigil at the church (3-3:30, 3:30-4, 4:30-5, 5-5:30, 5:30-6, 6-6:30, 6:30-7, 7-7:30, and 7:30-8.) Please let Tim know by email rev.timgraves@gmail.com or let Maggie know by email maggie@revmother.org or phone 304-559-7637, if you can fill one of these slots.
And, of course, we will have a grand celebration as love overcomes death on Easter Sunday. We will have special live music by Sharon Hamner’s grand- daughter (and Myrtle’s great – granddaughter).
Please invite others to join us for one, two, or more of these services!

Holy Week Services & Activities

Condon United Church of Christ enters Holy Week on Sunday, April 13 embracing the Promises of the Faith.  Holy Week, the time when Christians remember the life, death, and resurrection of Christ, will be marked with several activities at the church.  Palm Sunday worship at10:30 a.m. will focus on the Promise of Death.  Brunch will be served following service.  Everyone is encouraged to wear red.
 
Maundy Thursday service on April 17 will be at 6:00p.m. following a soup dinner at 5:30 p.m.  Good Friday celebrates the Promise of Community with several ecumenical events for the community of Condon.  A short service will be held at the church at 4:00p.m. followed by a shared meal at St. John’s Catholic Church.  A closing service will then be held at St. John’s at 6:00p.m.
 
The congregation of Condon United Church of Christ will be holding a prayer vigil at the church from 8a.m. – 8p.m. on Saturday, April 19 in preparation for Easter.  Easter Sunday services will be at 10:30 a.m. celebrating the Promise of Resurrection.  Coffee hour and Easter egg hunt for children will immediately follow the service.  
 
Condon United Church of Christ, following the extravagant love of Jesus, warmly invites and welcomes everyone.