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Events

Alpha — 5:30 p.m. (Wednesdays). Soup supper, followed by Christian education, video presentations created by Anglican priest Nicky Gumble and small group discussions, St. David’s Episcopal Church, 8800 Holdrege St. Stdavids.episcopal-ne.org or 402-489-2772.

Brock's Boutique — 9 a.m.-noon. Free clothing and meal, donations accepted, all proceeds go to flood victims. Havelock Christian Church, 6520 Colfax Ave., 402-430-7569.  

Bible study — 5:30-7 p.m. (Thursdays). Led by Pastor Judy Fitzgerald. Bring your Bible. Study ends with a prayer and 20-minute silent sit, Contemplate Lincoln, 135 N. 31st St. Contemplatelincoln.org or 402-802-9508. 

Coffeehouse Church — 6:30 p.m. (Wednesdays). Join in an interactive spiritual gathering with music, conversation and a lesson led by Rev. Evan Coleman, Unity Lincoln, 1941 N. 68th St. Unitylincoln.org or 402-476-6887.

Friends Book Club — 6 p.m. (Tuesdays). "The Art of Finding Yourself" by Fiona Robertson, book available for purchase, Unity Lincoln, 1941 N. 68th St. UnityLincoln.org or 402-476-6887. 

 First Presbyterian Church, 840 S. 17th St. FPClincoln.org or 402-477-6037.

Prayer and bag lunch — 11:45 a.m. (Wednesdays). Thirty minutes of silent prayer, bring your own lunch, Unity Lincoln, 1941 N. 68th St. Unitylincoln.org or 402-476-6887.   

Restorative noon prayer sit — 12:15-12:45 p.m. (Monday-Fridays). Silent prayer, brief reading and sit, Contemplate Lincoln, 135 N. 31st St. Contemplatelincoln.org or 402-802-9508.

Tuesday evening round table — 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays). Volunteers read a small passage, silent reflection and period between readings, everyone welcome, Contemplate Lincoln, 135 N. 31st St. Contemplatelincoln.org or 402-802-9508.

Hope in a Nuclear Age  9 a.m. April 20. Ward Wilson will speak about his book, "Eliminating Nuclear Weapons," First Plymouth Church, 2000 D St. Firstplymouth.org or by calling 402-476-7565.     

Singing Tower: Carillon Bell Tower Tour — 6:45 p.m. April 20. Be prepared to climb spiral staircase and ladder, learn about the history of First-Plymouth’s bell tower and how the instrument is played. First Plymouth Church, 2000 D Street.  Firstplymouth.org or by calling 402-476-7565.  

Psalm Sunday events

Christ Lincoln Church Lutheran Ministry: service and coat drive — 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11 a.m. April 14. Before each service people are invited to donate gently used coats; all donations will go to Orphan Grain Train, 4325 Sumner St. Christlincoln.org or 402-483-7774.

First Plymouth Church: Service and Abendmusik concert 9-10:30 a.m. Service; 4-5:30 p.m. Concert, April 14. Music performance featuring Doane University Choir, Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir, Abendmusik Chorus, Abendmusik Festival Orchestra; Sapphire Munford, soprano; Samuel Kidd, baritone; Tom Trenney, conductor, 2000 D St. Firstplymouth.org or 402-476-7565.

First Presbyterian Church: Service and Easter egg hunt 8:30 and 11 a.m. April 14. Service featuring kids and adult choir; 9:45 a.m. Easter egg hunt and nut free goodies provided. Fpclincoln.org or 402-477-6037.

Sheridan Lutheran — 8:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m., and 11 a.m. April 14. Children's palm processional, Sheridan Lutheran Church, 6955 Old Cheney Road. 402-423-4769.

St. David's Episcopal Church — 10:30 a.m. April 14. Holy Eucharist offered, 8800 Holdrege St., Stdavids.episcopal-ne.org/Calendars 402-488-2772.

St Mark's United Methodist Church — 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. April 14. Services feature music, palm processions and an inspiring message commemorating Jesus Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem, 8550 Pioneers Blvd. Stmarks.org or 402-489-8885.

Unity Lincoln: "Being Unbound" — 10:30 a.m. April 14. Speaker Toni Stephens Coleman, Unity Lincoln, 1941 N. 68th St. Unitylincoln.org or 402-476-6887.

Maundy Thursday services

Holy Week Maundy Thursday evening worship service — 7 p.m. April 18. Through music, drama and worship, walk with Jesus in his final journey through the last supper and crucifixion, Sheridan Lutheran Church, 6955 Old Cheney Road. 402-423-4769.

Maundy Thursday service — 7 p.m. April 18. Solemn candlelight service commemorating the Last Supper, including communion, St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 8550 Pioneers Blvd. Stmarks.org or 402-489-8885.

First Presbyterian Church service  7 p.m. April 18. Fpclincoln.org or 402-477-6037.

Good Friday services

Good Friday service — 12:30 p.m. April 19. Service commemorates the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ, Bliss Chapel, St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 8550 Pioneers Blvd. Stmarks.org or 402-489-8885.

Sacred Hand Washing service — 6:30 p.m.  April 12, Act of washing hands symbolically washes away anything, any thought or behavior, that is in the way of being healthy on your daily walk of life, Unity Lincoln, 1941 N. 68th St. UnityLincoln.org or 402-476-6887. 

Re-enactment of final days of Jesus — 7 p.m. April 19. Through music, drama and worship, walk with Jesus i his final journey through the last supper and crucifixion, Sheridan Lutheran Church, 6955 Old Cheney Road. 402-423-4769.

Tenebrae Good Friday service — Noon, April 19. Quiet service, candles are extinguished, walk out of service in quiet remembrance. Sheridan Lutheran Church, 6955 Old Cheney Road.  402-423-4769.

Saturday services (before Easter)

Easter Vigil — 5 p.m. April 20. This service is the first official celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus held between the hours of darkness and sunset on Holy Saturday and sunrise on Easter Day, St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 8550 Pioneers Blvd. Stmarks.org or 402-489-8885.

Easter Sunday events

‘Son’rise Service — 7 a.m. April 21. This is a youth-led service, after sunrise, Bliss Chapel, St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 8550 Pioneers Blvd. Stmarks.org or 402-489-8885.

Easter Sunday Services —  7:45 a.m. April 21, Traditional service; 9 a.m. Blended service; 10:30 a.m. Contemporary worship, St. Mark's United Methodist Church, Stmarks.org or 402-489-8885. 

Freiden's Lutheran — 10:30 a.m. Traditional Service, 540 D St. Friedens.org or 402-476-3888.

First Presbyterian Church — 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Fpclincoln.org or 402-477-6037.

Sunrise patio service / Breakfast / Tradtional service —  7 a.m. April 21. Sunrise service; 8 a.m. Flapjack breakfast; 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Children's celebration and Traditional service, Horizon Community Church, 3200 Grainger Parkway. Horizonschurch.org or 402-420-6600.

Pot Luck Lunch — 10:30 a.m. April 21. Feel free to bring your favorite dish to share, after the Easter service, Unity Lincoln, 1941 N 68th St. Unitylincoln.org or 402-476-6887.

Outdoor Easter Sunrise service / Breakfast / Traditional services — 6:45 a.m. April 21. Traditional Service; 7:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Breakfast. Free will donation accepted.; 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Traditional services, Sheridan Lutheran 6955 Old Cheney Road. 402-423-4769.

Workshops, classes, forums, retreats 

Becoming a Better Dad series — Session 4: 7-9 p.m. (Mondays), April 8, April 15. Led by Pastor Eric Bostrom, Sheridan Lutheran Church, 6955 Old Cheney Road. Register: E.bostrom@sheridanlutheran.org or 402-423-4769.

Book series — 5:30 p.m. supper; 6-6:45 p.m. study and discussion (Wednesdays). "Unshakable Hope: Building Our Lives on the Promises of God," with Max Lucado; 6:45 p.m. healing service and Holy Eucharist to follow. St. David's Episcopal Church, 8800 Holdrege St. 402-489-2772. 

Caregiver and grief support groups — 10-11:30 a.m. (Mondays). “Loss of a Loved One Drop-in Grief Group,” Front Porch Coffee Shop, 5925 Adams St. 402-485-8577; 1:30-3 p.m. (Wednesdays), “Loss of a Loved One Drop-in Grief Group,” Harbor Coffeehouse, 1265 S. Cotner Blvd. 402-486-8577; 1:30-3:30 p.m. (Fridays: March 15 and March 29) "Men's Drop-in Grief Group,"Hy-Vee deli, 7051 Stacy Lane. 402-486-8577: "Growing through Grief" six-week support group (Wednesdays, April 3-May 8), Tabitha, 4720 Randolph St. 402-486-8546.

Faith and theology class — through Memorial Day, 9:45 a.m. (Sundays). "Church: A Generous Community Amplified for the Future" book by Andrew Doyle, viewing DVDs followed by discussion, First Presbyterian Church, 840 S. 17th St. 407-477-6037.

Metaphysics class — 9 a.m. (Sundays). The Rev. Evan Coleman leads this philosophy and religion class, Unity Lincoln Church, 1941 N. 68th St. UnityLincoln.org or 402-476-6887. 

Call for Men's chorus members 

Crestwood Christian Church — Male singers of all ages and denominations are needed to perform at senior living centers, sporting events, Lincoln Saltdogs and Stars games, churches and for civic groups. Songs performed include pop, musicals, classics, patriotic and religious. Chorus practices Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m., Crestwood Lutheran Church, 8000 A St. More information: Call Larry at 402-802-6883 or email larrywieskamp@yahoo.com or contact Jim Kelley at 402-560-4313 or kj53492@yahoo.com

 

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