Maundy Thursday: A special service remembering Jesus’ last days.
Easter Sunrise Service: Our minister, Beverly Prestwood Taylor, leads a sunrise service on Easter morning on the grounds of Athol-Royalston Middle School – a beautiful spot to watch the sun come up and hear the Easter message.
Easter Sunday Worship: A traditional service of celebration, with special music and drama presentations. It is followed by an egg hunt for the children .
Christmas Eve: Family service at 7:00 PM is a service of Lessons & Carols, special music, and a candlelight singing of Silent Night. At 11:00 PM we hold a Candlelight Service with Lessons & Carols, music by our Music Director and soloists. The public is invited to all services.
Other Special Services:
Healing Service: As the spirit leads us, we provide services of healing and prayers for those in the midst of physical or mental struggles as well as those who are caregivers. The service is always open to the community and may include meditation, laying on of hands, anointment with oil, and reiki , Music, silence and scripture all may be part of this healing service.
On Stage: Services throughout the year may include a dramatic presentation to illustrate the lessons of our Faith. The presentation may be performed by the Pastor or lay people. We pray that by exploring these lesson with a new perspective or view point, it is a blessing to all. Special dramatic events are always on the calendar and advertised by radio, Athol Daily News and Facebook.
Special Music: From Jazz to classical cantatas and meditative interludes, our Church loves to provide a variety of music in regular services and the special services that bring music to the forefront of the spiritual experience. The services and concerts that focus on the music are very special links into our community. Check the Calendar for the next musical event!