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    Intergenerational Sunday School on April 2
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    One Great Hour of Sharing Special Offering ~ April 9
    Palm Sunday, April 9 One Great Hour of Sharing is Palm Sunday, April 9. On One Great Hour of Sharing, The United Church of Christ unites with Christians in eight other Protestant denominations and Church World Service multiplying the effectiveness and extent of our witness many times...
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THE SEASON OF LENT

March 1 – Ash Wednesday

Everyone is invited to the Ash Wednesday service at 6:45 p.m. in the Sanctuary, Wednesday, March 1. It is a time of quiet reflection, song, and imposition of ashes as we begin our Lenten journey together.

Photo of altar during LentApril 9 – Palm/Passion Sunday

Our Festival Choir will present special anthems during the service.

Palm Parade, One Great Hour of Sharing, Spring Flower Delivery

April 13 – Maundy Thursday

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For Maundy Thursday Dinner

The Labyrinth is available in the Chapel

5:30 pm       Foot Washing (Wheeler Room)

6:00 pm       Dinner (Fellowship Hall)

7:00 pm       Maundy Thursday Service

Join us on Thursday, April 13 for FCC’s very special Holy Week worship service at 7:00 pm in the sanctuary. This Tenebrae-inspired service (“service of shadows”), comprised of music, readings, prayers, and communion, will feature music from the FCC Festival Choir, organist Barbara Baird, and guest soloists Amalia Osuga and Mahsheed Massarat, two talented vocalists from the UO (see below). The service will also feature both FCC and guest instrumentalists, officiated by the Rev. Melanie Oommen.

Photo of vocalist Amalia OsugaSoprano Amalia Osuga is familiar to our congregation, having sung in past special services. She is a doctoral student in vocal performance at the UO, and has been a featured soloist in such large works as Mozart’s Requiem, Bach’s Mass in B Minor, Orff’s Carmina Burana, and Faure’s Requiem. Amalia recently appeared as a soloist in the Steffani Stabat Mater as part of the Oregon Bach Festival with the UO Chamber Choir under the direction of OBF Conductor Matthew Halls. Photo of vocalist Mahsheed Massarat

Mezzo Soprano Mahsheed Massarat is a senior vocal performance major at the UO. She has been a featured soloist with the University Singers, the UO Opera Ensemble, the Springfield Strings Ensemble, and the Eugene Women’s Choral Society.

Prayer Vigil iconApril 14 – Good Friday

The Labyrinth is available in the Chapel

6:00 am – 6:00 pm         Good Friday Vigils 

A Prayer vigil will be held in the sanctuary.  With the goal of having someone in prayer for the entire day, there will be the opportunity to sign up for 30 minute segments in the weeks before Good Friday.

Photo of a cross outside with colorful skyApril 16 – Easter

9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. – Two identical worship services

The Easter services feature Bell and Festival Choirs, and conclude with the massed “Hallelujah” chorus from Handel’s Messiah.

10:00 a.m. – Children’s activities and Fellowship hour

YEAR ROUND IN THE COMMUNITY

The Interfaith Prayer Service

Interfaith Prayer Service provides a special occasion to pray for peace, cherish our loved ones, reflect upon the interconnectedness of all beings, and to uplift our hearts and minds in a safe environment for all.  We bring together different faith communities in the spirit of harmony and growing appreciation, while nurturing confidence on the universal power of love and unity for all.  Look at the IPSI website (http://interfaithprayer.org/) to learn more or to see this month’s theme.

We meet in Eugene on the 11th of every month at the Main Sanctuary

1166 Oak St., Eugene, Oregon (This is the First Christian Church building)

6:45 p.m. prelude music

7:00 to 8:00 p.m. service

Followed by fellowship. Bring your family and friends!

Free Childcare is available at all services.

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Upcoming Events

  • No Sunday School for Spring Break
    March 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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  • No Wed. Night Dinner this week
    March 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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  • Intergenerational Sunday School
    April 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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