Holy Week Schedule


holy week

We invite you to Galveston’s First Presbyterian Church for Easter or any Sunday 

March 20 – Palm Sunday
9:30. Sunday School for all ages
10:30. Coffee and Fellowship
10:45. Gathering Music
11:00. Children will lead the triumphant palm processional to begin Worship. Special music by the Chancel Choir, Chancel Ensemble, and the Handbell Choir.

March 24 – Maundy Thursday
6:00. A special last supper service in the Fellowship Hall where we will share a soup supper and communion.

March 25 – Good Friday
7:00. “The Final Hours,” a suite for Holy Week. You will be moved as you reflect on the time that Jesus hung, suffering on the cross.

March 27 – Easter Sunday
9:30. Easter Brunch (no Sunday School)
10:00. Children’s Easter Egg Hunt, Family Photos and Flowering the Cross
10:45. Gathering Music
11:00. Worship. Holy Week concludes with a rousing Easter service, replete with the Joyful Noise Children’s choir, a brass quartet and much music. Start warming up your vocal pipes now, and plan to join in on the benediction response singing the “Hallelujah” chorus from Handel’s Messiah.

At the corner of 19th and Church Street
in downtown Galveston.

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Ordination and Installation of New Church Officers

installationThe Ordination and Installation of new church officers will be during worship Sunday, January 10th. New church officers are Elders:  Carrie King, Golda Leonard, Amanda Rider, James Smith and Melvin Williams. Trustees are:  Judy Biggs, Andy Grant and Bruce Niebuhr.

Be sure to thank the following church officers who have completed their term after three years of faithful service. Elders:  Kelly Campbell, Tim Markello, Christen Miller Walcher , Carolyn Nelson-Becker and Knox Rider and   Trustees:  Craig Freeland, Tim Vos and Melvin Williams.