HOLY WEEK & EASTER SUNDAY
EASTER SUNDAY SERVICES AT 9 & 11 AM ON CAMPUS
EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 4 | ON CAMPUS
In an effort to bring the most people TOGETHER in the safest way for Easter, we are hosting two outside services on the Schweitzer campus.
In-person Sunday, April 4 Service Times:
9 AM (Traditional) & 11 AM (Modern).
Both services will be held outside in a large open-air canopy tent - in the parking lot behind the Sanctuary. We'll have plenty of space and seating, a photo booth, great music and a celebration message! We do encourage the wearing of masks in the tent.
An online Easter service will also be shared at live.sumc.co for individuals unable to attend in person. Online services will air at 9, 10 and 11 am and afterward on our Schweitzer Media YouTube Channel
WHAT TO EXPECT
Services will be less than an hour, will be family focused and include a blend of worship music, prayer, and a Biblical message from lead pastor, Spencer Smith.
• 9 AM
Worship will feature traditional music, a choir, a brass musical group, organist and classic hymns.
• 11 AM
Worship will feature modern worship music with a full band and contemporary praise songs.
Location & Directions
Our address is 2747 East Sunshine Street, Springfield, MO. Services will be held outdoors with the stage located in the middle parking area.
Plan to enter from Meadowview Street (by Aldi) or second off Sunshine entrance near the Outreach Center/Offices
The middle entrance will be for Handicap Parking tags only.
ADDITIONAL Holy Week & EASTER EVENTS
EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA FOR SCHWEITZER KIDS
Between our Sunday morning services, Schweitzer Kids will host an Easter Eggstravaganza at Pittman Elementary School (about a mile from SUMC). The egg hunt will be divided into two age groups and will begin at 10:15 am. We will have thousands of eggs and a great time with all our kids and families!
STATIONS of the CROSS EXPERIENCE | APRIL 1 - 3
In preparation for Easter Sunday, we encourage you to participate in the Stations of the Cross experience on campus or online. This is a self-guided experience open April 1 & 2, from 7 am to 7 pm, and April 3, from 7 am to noon. The Welcome and Communion station is located outside the Sanctuary at Entrance A.
This will be a video guided experience through nine stations, located outside around the Schweitzer campus, that shares the story and message of Jesus.
Learn more about the Stations of the Cross experience.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR on easter?
Since it's Easter Sunday, you might see people a little more dressed up than usual, but generally, there's no dress code and no expectation. This year, we'll be outside, so dress based on the weather.
As we are still navigating the impact of Covid-19, at this time, we ask people to follow city mask wearing guidelines as well as social-distancing recommendations.
Have questions about Easter? Send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org
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