Holy Week

Palm Sunday

April 14  •  All Worship Services

Palm Sunday commemorates the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem and begins the series of observances focusing on the events of Holy Week. This Sunday is also often referred to as Passion Sunday, marking the beginning of the passion or suffering of Jesus leading to and including the crucifixion.

Holy Week Lunches

April 15-17  •  12:00-1:00 pm  •  Tyson Hall

After Palm Sunday, we invite you to continue in the journey of Holy Week. On Monday thru Wednesday we will have lunch along with speakers in Tyson Hall. This year our speakers will be some of our most inspirational women from our own congregation. For more information and registration, please visit www.vhumc.org/events.

Maundy Thursday

April 18  •  6:00 pm  •  Sanctuary

Maundy Thursday is the name given to the day on which Jesus celebrated the Passover with His disciples, known as the Last Supper and we will do the same. Our service will be held in the Sanctuary and will focus on Holy Communion and end with the “New Command” that Jesus gave to his disciples and to each of us.

Good Friday

April 19  •  6:00 pm  •  Sanctuary

Friday of Holy Week is called Good Friday. It is in this service that we reflect on the suffering of Christ, building the contrast between Jesus’ death and the resurrection. We cannot fully appreciate the resurrection until we have gone through the suffering.


The resurrection of Jesus gives us hope that what is dead in our lives can come to life again. Join us this Easter to experience and celebrate the fresh hope we have in Jesus.