COME TO THE ELMIRA JACKALS GAME!
Young at Heart is inviting First Pres families to join forces with fans from other area churches and help cheer on the Elmira Jackals as they head down the homestretch toward the Playoffs. The Jackals will host a “Faith and Family Discount Night” this Friday, March 27 at First Arena with reduced ticket prices of $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets may be ordered online at https://Jackalshockey.formstack.com/forms/faith_family. The Jackals will take on the Florida Everblades with game time at 7:05 p.m. More information is available on the website.
SATURDAY, MARCH 28TH
9 A.M. TO NOON
IN THE CHURCH’S PARKING LOT
Have you noticed how broken and unrepairable electronic products seem to multiply like rabbits? Do you have a pile of ruined and unusable electronics in your basement or attic? We have a safe way for you to dispose of those items! That’s at our church’s E-Recycling event that will take place on Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to noon in the church’s parking lot. You may drop off any of the following electronic devices: phones, cell phones, audio/visual equipment, microwaves, vacuums, blenders (base only, no glass or plastic containers), coffee pots (no glass carafes), electric heaters, computers, monitors, computer mice, keyboards, laptops, scanners, cables, video game consoles, printers, faxes, copiers, TV’s, digital converter boxes, DVD players, VHS players, and more. There is a suggested donation of $5.00 per item. Can’t get your items to church? We can pick up your items on the morning of March 28 if you live within a 5 mile radius of the church. You must call the church office by Friday, March 27 at 3 p.m. in order to be on the list for pick up.
HOLY WEEK AT FIRST PRES
Palm Sunday ~ March 29
Worship 10:30 a.m.
Maundy Thursday ~ April 2
6 p.m. Soup Supper
7 p.m. Service of Communion and Tenebrae
Maundy Thursday – Good Friday Vigil
Beginning April 2 at 8 p.m. through April 3 at 3 p.m.
Holy Saturday ~ April 4
Easter Egg-stravaganza! 10 a.m. to 12 noon
Easter Sunday ~ April 5
Worship 10:30 a.m.
With the Chancel Choir and the Brass Ensemble,
featuring members of the brass section of the OSFL
You are invited to take part in the Maundy Thursday/Good Friday Prayer Vigil to be held at the church, beginning at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 2 (at the conclusion of the Maundy Thursday service). The Vigil will go over night and conclude at 3 p.m. on Good Friday, April 3. A Prayer Labyrinth will be set up in the Hoffman Great Room for your use. The Genesis Room will be turned into a Prayer Room. The signup sheet is located on the bulletin board across from the kitchen. Does the thought of signing up to pray for an hour seem like a lot? It is amazing how quickly the time goes! The world needs a lot of prayers, so let’s get as many people as possible involved. Please don’t be shy about signing up. If you need assistance in signing up for an hour, please call the church office at 734-1614.