Holy Week at First Presbyterian Church
Maundy Thursday – April 17
7:00 PM Communion Service
Readers’ Theater – “The Lord Is My Shepherd”
Good Friday – April 18
12:00 Noon New Canaan Ecumenical Service
at First Presbyterian Church
Meditation by The Reverend Dr. Anne W. Coffman
Easter Sunday – April 20
Celebration of the Resurrection
The Reverend Paul E. Gilmore preaching at both services.
9:00 AM Service with Holy Communion
Children's Choirs, English Handbell Choir, First Presbyterian Church Choir
Infant care and Special Children's chapel for Pre-K-5th grade at both services.
11:00 AM Service with Holy Communion
First Presbyterian Church Choir
Festive music for three trumpets and organ at both services.
Friday, April 25
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
JOIN US! You’ll have fun!
Break the ice and get to know fellow FPCNC members at an informal gathering at a host house.
Guests will bring appetizers and something to drink to share.
Those who sign-up will be assigned a home to go to.
It’s a great way to meet people and to re-connect with friends.
RSVP to Tina at 203-966-0002, firstname.lastname@example.org, or on the sign-up sheet in Bliss Hallway.
Spring Inquirers’ Class on Sunday, May 4 at 11:30 a.m. in the Music Room. Whether you have been a regular visitor and would like to join the church, or are new to FPC and want to find out more, please come to our Inquirers Class. Come hear from the Pastor and church representatives and pose any questions you might have. Childcare and supper will be provided. RSVP to Tina in the Church office (203-966-0002). New members will be presented to the Congregation on Sunday, June 8.
COFFEE CONCERT - APRIL 27
April 16 Spring Break
April 23 Gospel Beginnings and Endings: Matthew 28
- Reverend Mary Thies
April 30 Gospel Beginnings and Endings: Luke 24
May 7 Gospel Beginnings and Endings: John 21
Storytellers know the importance of an attention-grabbing opening. “Once upon a time…” alerts a reader that something fantastical is coming. Good endings, too, are important. “Happily ever after…” ties the story up with a bright bow. The gospel writers were talented storytellers who set out their purposes in the beginnings of their accounts of the Jesus and bequeathed challenges to the church with their endings. Over eight weeks, we will consider the beginnings and endings of the four gospels to discover these and discover afresh the most important story of all as told by four storytellers.