First United Methodist Church of Rice Lake
Saturday, August 17, 2019
We are a people called to know and share God's love.

Easter Information

Holy Week Services

Palm Sunday, April 14th

Celebration of Jesus Entry into Jerusalem with palm branches. Message: Did You See I Waved? Regular worship times.


Maundy Thursday, April 18th 7:00pm  "The Last Supper"

Interactive Theater at First UMC/RL Watch the story unfold in real-time as Jesus and his disciples re-enact the Last Supper. We will share the Last Supper, a.k.a. Holy Communion, too. Actors needed! Please contact Jeanne Parker to participate in this real-life experience of the Last Supper.


Good Friday, April19th at First UMC of Rice Lake

11am-2pm Prayer Stations- Spend time in quiet reflection and prayer during lunch break or as an escape from your busy schedule. As the finale to our prayer series for Lent, there will be several different prayer stations set up around the narthex (entrance) and sanctuary to guide you through specific prayers. Stay as long as like. Pastor Sue will be present to pray with you if needed.


Also on Good Friday, April19th at First UMC of Rice Lake- 7:00 pm Worship Service- "Who Nailed Him to the Cross? Was it you?"

Don’t miss this powerful service as we remember Jesus last day on Earth. We will share the final hours of Jesus life with scripture, music, prayers and symbols relating to Good Friday. Oh! by the way, it’s a BYOH-Bring Your Own Hammer! 


EASTER Sunday, April 21st

8:00 am- Continental Breakfast at Canton UMC

Begin your Easter morning gathered with family and friends of Canton UMC for a simple breakfast before our Easter celebration. Please bring something to share if you’d like to and stay after service to finish up any leftovers.


9:00am- Canton UMC Easter Worship
Celebrate Easter Sunday with joyful music and the story of the risen Jesus. Message: Because He Lives! Easter Egg hunt after service.


10:30am- First UMC of Rice Lake Easter Celebration

Join in the celebration of Easter and hear the story of the risen Christ through scriptures and joyful music, including special music from our choir. Message: Because He Lives!