Holy Week services
LELAND — “The Week That Changed the World” is the theme for Holy Week at Leland Methodist Church, 106 Fourth St.
Palm Sunday services at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, March 24, mark Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Special music includes a duet of Rutter’s “Pie Jesu” by Pastor Linda Farmer-Lewis and Joan Brown and “The Psalms” sung by Luke Speicher. The Chancel Choir will sing seven anthems.
Maundy Thursday, March 28, commemorates the Last Supper. The service starts at 7 p.m. and includes Communion.
Good Friday, March 29, will reflect on the Seven Last Words of Christ spoken at Calvary as Jesus was crucified and died on the cross. An hour-long service will start at 12:30 p.m.
Worshippers are invited to services at 9:30 or 11 a.m. Easter Sunday, March 31. A children’s message will take place during the 9:30 a.m. service
A coffee fellowship is held at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday between services in the church’s lower-level hall.
Wings of Wonder
TRAVERSE CITY — Ten-year-old Jonah Villanueva, a supporter of Wings of Wonder, has organized a fundraiser for the raptor sanctuary Saturday, March 23, at Books-A-Million.
From noon to 4 p.m., the book store, 2612 Crossing Circle, will donate 10 percent of proceeds to the organization when shoppers give the cashier the following donation code, 7000000642.
Journey to Easter
TRAVERSE CITY — Bethlehem Lutheran Church will start Holy Week with a special celebration service at 10:30 a.m. Palm Sunday, March 24. The Sunday School also will have an intergenerational event at 9:15 a.m.
Holy Week continues with dinner and a movie at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, followed at 7:30 p.m. by a worship service and Communion.
Good Friday will include a service at 7:30 p.m., while Saturday, March 30, will feature an Easter Vigil service, also at 7:30 p.m. There will be no 5 p.m. service on Saturday.