During the season of Lent, we follow Jesus to the cross and beyond, to his resurrection at Easter. This year, we will connect with that journey through the story of the Exodus. As we follow the Hebrews’ escape from slavery in Egypt, we will consider the parallels in our own spiritual lives and today’s world. Come worship with us as we join God’s people on the journey to Freedom!
As a complement, all are invited to study Adam Hamilton’s Moses: In the Footsteps of the Reluctant Prophet throughout this six-week season. To view our weekly worship schedule, click here.
February 14, 7:00 a.m., 12:10 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. Sanctuary
We begin our Lenten journey by confronting our own sin and mortality. Ashes remind us that we are going to die; however, they are marked on us in the sign of the cross to assure us of God’s love for us.
Ashes to Go
February 14, Sidewalk by Church, 8:00-9:30 a.m.
For those whose schedule prevents them from attending the later services, and as a public witness to passers-by, pastors will be outside of the church marking people with ashes.
Palm/Passion Sunday Worship
March 25, 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Sanctuary
This service begins with the pageantry of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. All are given a palm to wave as we sing of how the people welcomed Jesus and then, we somberly walk with Jesus to the cross.
Murchison Chapel During Holy Week, March 26-April 1
A labyrinth is an ancient pattern for prayer, meditation, and contemplation. During Holy Week, the FUMC labyrinth will be available for walking in Murchison Chapel during regular business office hours and Sundays. Office hours for walking the labyrinth are Monday-Wednesday, March 26-28, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 29, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Friday, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Saturday, March 31 9:30-11:00 a.m., and Easter Sunday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Maundy Thursday Worship
March 29, 12:10 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sanctuary
Gather with Jesus and his friends in the Upper Room to celebrate the Holy Meal and experience the washing of feet.
Good Friday Family Service
March 30, 10:30 a.m., Wesley Hall
Experience the stories of Christ’s life through Easter with age-appropriate prayer stations and walking the Labyrinth. Wear socks!
Good Friday Worship Service
March 30, 12:10 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Sanctuary
Experience Christ’s crucifixion through scripture, prayer, and passion hymns.
Easter Egg Festival
Easter Egg Festival
March 31, 9:30-11:00 a.m., West Capitol Grounds
Join the Easter Bunny for an egg hunt/roll. Breakfast tacos, hot dogs, and sausage rolls available for sale. Bring food donations for Caritas of Austin.
Easter Sunday Worship
April 1, 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., Sanctuary
Celebrate God’s victory over the powers of sin, oppression, and death in two identical services with Communion and full choir.
April 1, 10:00 a.m., West Capitol Grounds
Enjoy the beauty of resurrection and new life as we release butterflies on the Capitol lawn.