Online Family First Newsletter
March 30, 2017
From the Pastor
Rev. Steve Ramsdell

"Easter weekend is knocking on our door in our "Road to Easter" message series.  This weekend the message is "Crossroads and Intersections."  The following weekend,  April 8 and 9 is "Palms in the Path." Then Easter weekend will be here on April 15 and 16. What a great time of the year for the church.
In the early days of the Christian church, as new converts became part of the Christian faith and the religion spread across the Roman Empire, the early Christians had a greeting for one another.  Just as I might say to you, " Good morning," and you would reply,  "Good morning to you," their greeting was  "He is risen," to which the other replied, " He is risen, indeed!" ...   Continue
April 5 and 12, 12-12:45 pm

Bring your brown bag lunch for the Noon Lenten Service at the following:

April 5 Lakewood Christian Church
6509 Bosque Blvd

April 12 Western Heights Baptist Church
6301 Bosque Blvd
Palm Sunday, April 9, 6:30 p.m.

Celebrate Easter by joining the community-wide worship service at McLane Stadium on Palm Sunday. Gates open at 4:15 p.m. and the event will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. In place of admission please bring two canned goods to help with local food pantries.
April 13 - April 16

Celebrate the meaning of Easter with: 
*Maundy Thursday, April 13,6 p.m., in the  Sanctuary. 
*April 15, Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. at Poage Park. *Easter Sunrise Service at 6:45 a.m. at the MCC Amphitheater Bosque River Stage.
*April 16, bring a flower to add to the cross.  The worship service times will be as regularly scheduled.
May 4, 12-1 p.m.

Co-hosted by First Methodist Waco and Columbus Avenue Baptist. All are welcome to join in this non-partisan and non-political opportunity to unite in prayer for our nation.
The 2017 theme for the event is "For Your Great Name's Sake". For questions, email Sara or call 772.5630.
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