Celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus at Northbrook
Northbrook UMC has some very special events planned for the Lent and Easter season. Please join us! All are welcome.
The Prayer Room in Building B will be open for prayer and reflection Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon.
Northbrook UMC invites your family to participate in Ash Wednesday, on February 22, beginning with receiving ashes in the morning, 7-9:30 a.m. in the upper parking lot. On Wednesday night Northbrook will host a pancake dinner (RSVP here), children's craft, and worship service where you can also receive ashes. The 6:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday worship service will also be live streamed. Access the service here and the bulletin here.
You can pick up your family's purple Lenten Bag at the Ash Wednesday worship service, or throughout Lent in the Narthex or church office. We encourage families to collect loose change in these bags to be donated at Easter to Trinity Table, a mission of Atlanta's Trinity UMC.
You can pick up a physical copy of the Lent Devotion Guide at the Ash Wednesday service, or in the Narthex or church office throughout Lent. Or, you may download an electronic copy here.
The curriculum to accompany our Lenten sermon series is a book called "The Difficult Words of Jesus." If you'd like a copy of this book, they are $10 each and available in the church office.
Honor a loved one with an Easter lily this Lenten season. Each lily is $10 and can be given in memory or in honor of a special person. Lilies will be in the Sanctuary late in Lent and are available to take home on Easter Sunday. Lilies left behind will be given out to those on the Northbrook prayer list and others in the congregation and community. Login to your Realm account to order.
Join Rev. Elizabeth Pollard and Leigh Ann Launius for a Lent Bible Study entitled Soul Reset that runs Tuesdays, February 28 through April 4. The group will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Room 232. This is a six-week churchwide study for everyone who moves at breakneck speed through their daily lives, often relying only on their own strength to bring God's kingdom on earth. Books will be ordered for participants and can be picked up prior to the first session in church office. Sign up here.
Join us Thursday, March 16 for a Choral Concert performed by students from Birmingham Southern College. The concert begins at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary. It is free and open to the public.
All children PreK-5th are invited to sing in choir on Palm Sunday and students 6th-12th grade are invited to mentor and sing with the children. Rehearsal will be March 22nd from 5:30-6:45 p.m. We will rehearse for an hour just children, youth, and leaders and then join the chancel choir for the first 15 minutes of their rehearsal. We will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 2 (Palm Sunday) to rehearse with the Chancel Choir. We need at least two adults to stay for the rehearsal on the 22nd. Please sign up here.
Join us on Wednesday, March 29 from 5-7 p.m. for the Easter Festival, which will include inflatables, a hot dog supper, and an Easter egg hunt. We need volunteers to help us with this fun event. Sign up here.
On Palm Sunday, April 2, there will be one combined worship service at 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary. There will be no modern worship, The Brook, that day.
Northbrook will hold a Maundy Thursday service on Thursday, April 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. The service will include foot washing. The nursery will offer childcare during the service.
Northbrook will hold a Good Friday service on Friday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. The nursery will offer childcare during the service.
On Easter Sunday, April 9, Northbrook will hold three services:
- Sunrise communion service at 7 a.m. in the outdoor sanctuary.
- Identical worship services at 9 and 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Childcare will be available in the nursery.
For a special Easter photo opportunity, bring flowers from your yard for the cross on the patio.