Holy Week & Easter


Palm Sunday -April 14

Join the ‘hosannas’ as our children’s choirs, FP Midsingers, Te Deum, Plymouth Choir, and Plymouth Brass lead our Palm Procession at both the 9:00 and 10:30am services.  All weekly worship services will be held as usual on Palm Sunday weekend.  (Child care and FP Kids offered.)

Kids Walk-Up Pageant for Palm Sunday @ FP-East

The story of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem can’t simply be read. It must be performed! Bring your kids at 9:15am for instructions. Every kid gets a part!

Holy Wednesday – April 17, 6:15pm

Hear a Lenten message, sing with the worship band, and receive communion – all in 30 minutes. Invite the holy into the middle of your week.  (Children welcome.)

Maundy Thursday-April 18, 7:00pm

Gather around the communion table to remember Jesus’ Last Supper. (Child care provided).

Good Friday – April 19, 7:00pm

We remember the seven last words of Christ’s passion even as we cling to the hope of a compassionate love that is stronger than death.  We walk with Jesus and follow the cross to the hill of Calvary on our way to the empty tomb. (Child care provided).

Holy Vigil – April 20, 5:30pm

This ancient and sacred service leads us from the darkness of death to the light of the empty tomb. (Children welcome; no child care)

Easter Day – April 21

7:00 am Sunrise Service

Worship at sunrise, and be among the first to experience the beauty and joy of Easter as dawn breaks.  (Children welcome; no child care)

7:00 am Sunrise Service @ First-Plymouth East

Join us on the playground at FP-East (Kloefkorn Elementary) as we experience the discovery of the empty tomb firsthand. Coffee, hot chocolate, and donuts will be served!

8:00 am, 9:30 am, and 11:00 am

Beginning with a solemn procession, the promise of the Easter story is shared in a hope-filled scripture and an inspiring sermon, accompanied by the holy strains of the Plymouth Choir and orchestra. (Childcare provided.)  The 11:00am service will be livestreamed on First-Plymouth’s facebook page. Helpful tip – the 8:00am has ample seating!

9:30 am & 11:00 am Family Services

Experience the joy of Easter in an interactive, multimedia worship experience in Mayflower Hall, especially designed for children and families. A community-wide egg hunt at Noon in the Courtyard.

12:29 pm Contemporary Worship

Celebrate the promise of the Easter message without the crowds and formalities of the morning’s services. (Children welcome; no child care)