Norway church lists Holy Week activities


NORWAY — Holy Week at the Second Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, will be observed with a variety of public events for children, youth and adults.

On Sunday, March 28, worshippers at the 10 a.m. Palm Sunday service will be welcomed by the church school children, who will distribute palms. Music on Palm Sunday will include a cantata, narration and participation of the youth and children.

On Thursday, April 1, children and youth will meet in the church kitchen to make unleavened bread for a Maundy Thursday soup supper, which will be served in the dining room at 5:30 p.m. A service of Tenebrae and communion will follow in the sanctuary at 6:30 p.m.

On Friday, April 2, the members and friends of the church will participate in the Good Friday Walk, which will begin at 1 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church and proceed to the Trinity Lutheran Church in South Paris. The group will stop at various churches along the route.

On Saturday, April 3, the church will participate in the Norway Easter Fest from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All children are invited to color eggs, face painting, crafts, games, scavenger hunt and a lunchtime cafe.

Sunday, April 4, will conclude Holy Week with the celebration of Easter. The church will partner with Deering United Methodist Church and the First Congregational Church of South Paris to host a sunrise service at Brimstone Corner, East Oxford Road., South Paris.

Following the service, breakfast will be served at the First Congregational Church and a traditional Easter worship service will be held at 10 a.m. The nursery will be open for infants and toddlers.

All are welcome to worship, study and join in fellowship at the church. For more information, call the church office at 743-2290.