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Sunday School - April 19, 2020

Here is a Sunday school lesson for Sunday, April 19, 2020. It includes a fun craft that you can do at home. Peace and Love, Pastor John

Easter Sunday Service

Easter Messy Church

Happy Easter Messy Church! We may not be able to be together at church this second Sunday for Messy Church but we can still get messy in our own homes!. Enjoy our first ever virtual Messy Church. God's love and peace to you and your family!

Good Friday Service

New Hymn Written for Easter 2020

Just in time for Easter, popular hymn writer Carolyn Winfrey Gillette has written a new hymn titled, This Easter Celebration, specifically for this time in which the Church and its members are dealing with the coronavirus, according to the United Methodist Church website at UMC.org

Written as a prayer, when put to music, it can be sung to the tune of The Church's One Foundation. According to the UMC website article, the author has given permission for churches to use the hymn for free during this unprecedented time.

The verses are below:

This Easter Celebration
AURELIA 7.6.7.6 D ("The Church's One Foundation")

This Easter celebration is not like ones we've known.
We pray in isolation, we sing the hymns alone.
We're distant from our neighbors — from worship leaders, too.
No flowers grace the chancel to set a festive mood.

No gathered choirs are singing; no banners lead the way.
O God of love and promise, where's joy this Easter Day?
With sanctuaries empty, may homes become the place
we ponder resurrection and celebrate your grace.

Our joy won't come from worship that's in a crowded room
but from the news of women who saw the empty tomb.
Our joy comes from disciples who ran with haste to see —
who heard that Christ is risen, and then, by grace, believed.

In all the grief and suffering, may we remember well:
Christ suffered crucifixion and faced the powers of hell.
Each Easter bears the promise: Christ rose that glorious day!
Now nothing in creation can keep your love away.

POSTPONED - Chapel Choir 50th Choir Tour Celebration

 

Since we are in uncertain times about when life may return to normal, the 50th Chapel Choir Tour Celebration scheduled for June this year has been postponed to summer 2021. The revised dates are still to be determined. We will provide updated information as the planning committee makes decisions.

In the meantime, please connect with our Facebook group for updated information at the following link. Share the link with all of your Chapel Choir friends. Feel free to share the Facebook link with all of your Chapel Choir friends!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/50thChapelChoirTourCelebration/

Join the Fun!

We are trying to gather everyone’s contact information, so send your name, years in choir, address, email, and phone number as a Facebook message or email 50chapelchoir@gmail.com.

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