March 27, 2024 Holy Week Events (March 28-31)

Dumbarton UMC offers you the following opportunities to participate in Holy Week-related services and activities between Thursday, March 28, and Sunday, March 31. Join one, join all–in person or online. (Please note: Some activities occur in person or online only.)

  • Maundy Thursday Dinner Service, March 28, 7 pm — We begin in the Social Hall with a simple supper (soup and bread) with reflection, and prayer. The meal will be followed by prayer stations for healing prayer, optional foot/hand washing, walking the labyrinth, and Holy Communion in the sanctuary. All are welcome for this participatory and immersive evening of worship and contemplation. (in person only)
  • Good Friday, March 29, 12-1:30 pm — “7 Last Words of Christ” Ecumenical Good Friday Service, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3513 N St. NW, Washington DC 20007. (Dumbarton Pastor Rev. Rachel Cornwell is preaching one of the segments.)
  • Easter Vigil, Saturday, March 30, 7 pm — The vigil service begins as we descend into the darkness before the dawn of Easter morning. As we wait, we experience creative re-telling of the stories of our faith, a renewal of Baptism, and communion. (online only) 
  • Easter Sunday Worship, March 31, 11 am — Come celebrate the Resurrection with joyful worship and lots of special music! (in person & online). Coffee Hour to follow outside on the front steps–weather permitting. Children’s Easter Egg Hunt on the playground during Coffee Hour. Children, bring a basket to gather eggs!