Holiday Services and Celebrations
Palm Sunday – 10:00 a.m.
Come by 9:45 am and gather in the parking lot to process into the sanctuary. Cut some small palm branches from your home to bring with you and to share. Then stay for Stone Soup after worship.
Maundy Thursday – 7:00 p.m.
In-person and online (Facebook and YouTube), we will commemorate the Last Supper. Our liturgy will include the Tenebrae, the Darkening Shadows. The service will end with the lights off and stripping the sanctuary of the paraments.
Good Friday – 12:00 pm & 7:00 p.m.
Join us on Zoom only at Noon and 7 pm for a brief reflection on the Seven Last Words of Jesus.
Easter Sunday Sunrise Service – 6:30 a.m.
Meditate, reflect, and experience the joy of new light and new birth as we greet Easter dawn on this morning commemorating Christ’s resurrection. Services will be held outside in the courtyard on Jackdaw Street, and communion will be served. Please dress for the chilly morning.
Festival Easter Worship – 10:00 a.m.
Raise hymns in joyful praise as we celebrate the new life in our Savior and in each one of us! Communion will be served.
Easter Egg Hunt – 11:15 a.m.
The MHUCC Youth Group will host an egg hunt for children.
Kick Off Sunday in the Park
Each year, we hold an outdoor service and potluck picnic in Pioneer Park the first Sunday after Labor Day weekend.
Sunday before Thanksgiving Lunch
You are invited to share in a church-wide Thanksgiving Lunch, potluck style. Bring your favorite side dish, salad, or dessert to complement the turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, and stuffing provided by the church.
Each December, we celebrate the start of Advent by decorating the Sanctuary, making wreaths and ornaments, and enjoying a hearty soup dinner.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Services
4:00 p.m. Family Friendly – 2021 bulletin
This service tends to be our most lively service of the day. Come and enjoy singing carols together, and celebrating the birth of Christ through the teaching of our children.
10:00 p.m. Lessons and Carols – 2021 bulletin
During this traditional service, we read lessons from Holy Scripture, sign beautiful anthems and carols, and light candles to greet the infant Christ on this Holy Night.