First United Methodist Church - Lakeland, Florida


Join us for Holy Week Worship at one of the following services:

  • Maundy Thursday, April 2. Join us for worship at 7pm in the Fellowship Center. This service of worship and Holy Communion features music by the Praise Band. Childcare will be available for children up to four years in C-109 starting at 6:45pm.
  • Good Friday, April 3.
    • Stations of the Cross, noon, Sanctuary. The Stations of the Cross represent various scenes as Christ carried the cross to Calvary. We will begin and end in the Sanctuary and move around the campus as the story of that day is told by members of the church. Childcare opens at 11:45am in room C-109.
    • Service of Darkness, 7pm, Sanctuary. A traditional Service of Darkness with the Chancel Choir and instrumentalists. This is a time of reflection on the crucifixion and the darkness in anticipation of Easter.
      Childcare opens at 6:45pm in room C-109.

On Easter Sunday, April 5, celebrate the Risen King with us at any of these services:

  • Sunrise Worship: 6:30am, in the Fountain Courtyard, featuring a vocal solo and instrumentalist.
  • Traditional Worship: 8:15, 9:30,and 11am, in the Sanctuary, featuring music by the Chancel Choir/Clarion Brass.
  • Contemporary Worship: 8:15 and 9:30am, in the Fellowship Center, featuring music by the Praise Band.
  • Contemporary Worship: 11:20am, in the Fellowship Center, featuring music by the eleven20 worship band.

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