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Holy Week Events

The following events are planned for Holy Week:
  • Apr 2nd, Maundy Thursday/Passover Seder Service, 7:00 PM
    The Passover Meal portrayed by Jews for Jesus
  • Apr 3rd, Good Friday Choral Service, 7:00 PM
    BUMC Cantata Choir with Chamber Orchestra
    Music by Faure and Handel
  • Apr 5th, Easter Sunday Services - 8:45 AM, 10:10 AM, 11:30AM
    Choirs and Brass at all services

Come join us for our Maundy Thursday/Passover Seder Service, “Christ in the Passover”, by Jews for Jesus, on Thursday, April 2nd at 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary. One of the most significant Jewish holidays, Passover, or Pesach in Hebrew, recalls and rejoices over the Israelites' redemption from slavery in Egypt. The symbolic elements of the feast cause us not only to look back and remember what God did for our people in the past; they also foreshadow a greater redemption through Jesus, the Passover Lamb. Jewish people around the world have celebrated Passover for thousands of years.

“Christ in the Passover” shows the link between the ancient Festival of Redemption and the Christian belief in Christ as the Lamb of God. This memorable and sermonic demonstration is visual, so the congregation will actually see a table set with traditional Passover items. The presenter uses Scripture as well as the visual items to walk through a Jewish Passover Seder, weaving the story of the Exodus together with the life, death and resurrection of Christ. The words Jesus spoke in the upper room come alive as each Hebraic item is carefully explained. The service will end this powerful presentation by celebrating communion. Special music will be provided by Stephen Berg, Bob Barnes and Patrice Meschke.

And remember to attend "Requiem", on Friday, April 3rd at 7:00 PM. The BUMC Choirs and Orchestra will be presenting this inspiring work, by Gabriel Faure. A free will offering will be taken.

It is time again for the UMW annual plant sale. This year Lynde nursery will be our vendor for plants. You will be able to order the colors that you want for plants this year. Sale order days are March 29th through April 12th. Delivery will be on May 16th (time to be determined).

SUNNY  is coming back to Brooklyn this summer. We will be serving free lunches to youths on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from June 8th through August 28th. We need a minimum of 10 volunteers each day of Sunny. If you can't spare time, check out the Giving Tree in Fellowship Hall for other things that we need to make SUNNY a success again this year. If you would like more information about SUNNY, send us an email!

And in more SUNNY related news, Stephen Berg and Friends will be giving a concert at BUMC on May 3rd with the proceeds going to SUNNY. See you there!

 

Upcoming events to invite a friend!

  • Apr 2rd - 'Christ in the Passover' - 7:00 PM
  • Apr 3rd - 'Requiem' - 7:00 PM
  • Apr 5th - Easter Sunday Services - 8:45 AM, 10:10 AM, 11:30AM Choirs and Brass at all services
  • June 15th thru 19th - Vacation Bible School - 'Everest'

Do you have an event that we should know about? Let us know or we can't help!

Have you ever misplaced your Circuit Rider? Check out the Circuit Rider page! The April  issue is now posted. And while you're there, why not tell us that you would rather pick up the Circuit Rider online, rather than having it mailed to your home.

Do you have a joy or concern? Prayer is a powerful tool for expressing your joys and concerns. We have Pastors and Lay people who pray daily. Tell us what you would like us to include in our prayers by clicking on the praying hands.

Sunday Services
8:45am and 10:10am
11:30am African Cultural Ministry

Office Hours
Monday through Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Pastor
Rev. Rufus Campbell

Brooklyn United Methodist
7200 Brooklyn Blvd
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429

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