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Holy Week and Easter

Holy Week and Easter

by Church Office on March 17, 2021

Holy Week

Join Leesburg United Methodist church in celebrating Holy Week, which starts on Palm Sunday and culminating in a series of beautiful worship services on Easter Sunday. All are welcome; we hope you’ll come to join us for friendly, Christ-centered worship.

Bible Adventure: Following Jesus

This interactive experience for adults and family groups follows Jesus through the events of Holy Week and Easter. Register for a socially distant time-slot to experience the journey yourself. Learn more and register here

Following Jesus

Palm Sunday
Palm your door! 

Decorate your door with palms (real or paper) and take a picture. Send it to us or share it on Facebook.

Palm Sunday Worship

We'll have our two regular worship services at 10:00 am online and 11:00 am in-person in the sanctuary. Find all the information and registration form for in person on our Worship page.

Celebrate Palm Sunday

Maundy Thursday

Join us for Holy Communion and Anointing with oil in person and online at 7:00 p.m. 

Register for In-Person      Worship Online

Good Friday

Experience the Tenebrae, which is a service of darkening.  In-person and online at 7:00 pm.

Register for In-person      Worship online

Easter Sunday Worship Services

For Easter Sunday, Leesburg UMC will offer several opportunities to worship together both in-person and virtually.

10:00 am Worship on our Livestream page

We will offer our normal Sunday livestream service where you can interact with other viewers in the live chat on the website or in the comments on Facebook. Our worship leaders will be active in the chat and would love to hear from you! Join via our website or Facebook.

worship on our website      worship on facebook

In-person Worship Services

We look forward to seeing you in-person for Easter worship at one of our three beautiful services. Pre-registration is required. 

6:30 am SonRise Worship at Ida Lee Park (New Location!)

This year's SonRise worship will be at the northwest corner of Ida Lee Park, not at the gazebo as usual. Follow Old Waterford Road past Union Cemetery and Rust Library. Past the library on the right is a parking lot. Park there and follow the asphalt trail that heads back toward the library. See map here.  Additionally, you can check out the video link below for more information on how to get there.

Sonrise service location

9:00 am Worship at the Old Stone Church Site

The historic Old Stone Church site, a heritage landmark of the United Methodist Church and the first Methodist property in America, is located at the northeast corner of Liberty & Cornwall Streets, one block north of the LUMC

11:00 am Worship in the Sanctuary and on livestream

Gather in our historic sanctuary.  This service will also be livestreamed!

Easter Service Registration`worship online

Basic Requirements for all in-person worship: 
  • Pre-register and affirm the health acknowledgement.
  • Complete a short health check – temperature prior to coming; no COVID-19 symptoms; etc.
  • Practice social distancing from non-related persons.
  • Wear a face covering at all times.
  • Follow signs and/or directions of ushers.
  • Refrain from physical touch with others.
  • Refrain from singing indoors.
  • Children are welcome as long as they are able to wear a face covering and keep it on.

Tags: easter, good friday, holy week, maundy thursday, 2021

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