Thank you, Denise, for the wonderful pictures taken during our Christmas Eve Lovefeast and Candle Services.
New Philadelphia, Moravian Church, all band musicians are invited! The band will meet each Wednesday from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the church fellowship hall (on the God’s acre side of the church) June 6 through August 29. We will play chorales from the green and blue books that are selected by the players. A different local band leader will direct each night. This is a great opportunity to meet new players, learn a new instrument or part, and keep those lips in shape over the summer.
Nursery available for All Services
Sunday, March 25, 9 AM & 11:10 AM
Holy Week Readings
Monday, March 26, 7 PM
Tuesday, March 27, 7 PM (Band prelude 6:45 PM)
Wednesday, March 28, 7 PM
Maundy Thursday Communion & Readings
Thursday, March 29, 7 PM (Band prelude 6:30 PM)
Good Friday Tenebrae Service
Friday, March 30, 7 PM (Band prelude 6:30 PM)
Sunday, April 1, 10 AM (no Sunday School)
Parents are asked to gather their children from the nursery prior to the Easter Liturgy so we may all worship together as a complete congregation.
Easter Morning Liturgy
Sunday, April 1, 11 AM (Begins at the front of the church and processes to God’s Acre.)
Remember to bring fresh flowers and greenery on Easter morning. A large wooden cross, wrapped in wire, will be in the sanctuary.
Come early and arrange your natural spring bouquet on the cross before worship.
February 18 – First Sunday in Lent/ Communion
February 19 – 10:30 a.m. 1 Peter Bible Study, six sessions looking at the book of 1 Peter led by Grace Shutt
February 20 & 27, March 6, 13, 20 – 12 p.m. Who’s Who in Holy Week, five sessions meeting the people we hear about in the stories of Holy Week led by Pastor Joe Moore (day)
February 21 & 28, March 7, 20, 27 – 6 p.m. Who’s Who in Holy Week, five sessions meeting the people we hear about in the stories of Holy Week led by Pastor Joe Moore (evening)
March 4 & 11 – 4:30 p.m. Gospel of Mark study session led by Pastor Worth Green in preparation for the March 18 “Gospel of Mark” presentation by John Robinson
March 4, 11, 18 – 4:30 p.m. Children’s Lenten program “What Lent Means to Me” led by Evie Blum (March 11 New Philly Kids incorporated into this program.)
March 18 – 4:30 p.m. “Gospel of Mark” presentation by John Robinson
March 25 – Palm Sunday
March 26 – 30 – 7 p.m. Holy Week Readings – including Maundy Thursday Communion and Good Friday Tenebrae Service
March 31 – Egg Hunt (details TBA)
April 1 – 10 a.m. Easter Morning Worship
A few pictures from our 2017 Lovefeast services taken by our church member, Denise Hunt:
Join us this Sunday for our Worship service at 10 a.m.
Our Advent Music service – songs and scripture, celebrating the Season of Advent.
We are pleased to welcome Jessica Siple to our New Philadelphia church family. She will be serving as an Organist and the Director of our Children and Youth Choirs. Jessica has over 20 years experience as a church organist and choir director. The daughter of a Baptist minister, she has previously served in Episcopal, Lutheran, and Methodist congregations. She is also a piano teacher, specializing in the Suzuki method.
Jessica comes to us from St. John’s Episcopal Church in Johnson City, Tennessee. She will begin her work here at New Philadelphia on October 22.
Mary Hege will continue to serve in our Music Ministry.
All bandsmen and bandswomen are invited to come and play with the New Philadelphia Summer Play-Around Band! The band will meet each Wednesday (beginning June 7) at 6:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall (on the God’s Acre side of the church). We will play chorales from the green and blue books that are selected by the players. A different local band leader will direct each night. This is a great opportunity to meet new players, learn a new instrument or part, and keep those lips in shape over the summer. Hope to see you there!