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Morning Star celebrates Holy Week with a dramatic play “On the Road to Calvary" on April 21, 2011
The resurrection of Christ will be celebrated through week long activities to guide the community to look beyond familiar symbols to the deeper spiritual significance of the cross.
Holy Week’s activities will start on Palm Sunday, April 17, with two services, 8am and 11am, where congregants will celebrate Jesus' triumphant entry into Jerusalem. A Good Friday service on Friday, April 22nd at 2pm will also be held at the church located at 1009 Chandler Avenue, Linden.
The week moves to a jubilant conclusion with a celebration on Resurrection Sunday, April 24, 2011 with a service focusing on the true meaning of "Easter". A Sunrise service is scheduled for 6am as well as two other services at their regular times of 8am and 11am. Childcare services are available onsite at the church, and all activities are free and open to the public.
Holy Week at Morning Star will incorporate heartfelt worship to communicate the promise of life in Christ. “Our desire is to both de-mystify what a life of faith looks like while pointing people to the deep, hidden benefits of a relationship with Jesus,” said senior pastor Therman Evans. “One of the missions of our church is to aid in building stronger families and a better community through the Word of God….we welcome everyone. No matter who you are, where you come from, and what your life experience has been, our doors are open to you, your friends and families”, continued Pastor Evans.
The community is invited to attend Morning Star’s many spirit-filled events for men, women, children and the entire family. Additional details can be found on the church’s website at www.morningstarccc.org.
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Morning Star, a Christian-based house of worship located in Linden, NJ, is a congregation of believers who have the faith necessary to change lives and disciple believers through knowledge and consistent practice of biblical principles.
Morning Star also provides healing through outreach services and programs, such as the men’s weekly community walk , drug and alcohol abuse recovery, health and wellness programs, senior and youth programs, education and training for those seeking to develop and enhance their skills and a community food pantry. Therman E. Evans, MD, PhD, Senior Pastor of Morning Star, has brought the message of “wholeness”