Lenten Season Events

PPUMC Easter Sunrise ServicePANCAKES!

Our annual pancake supper happens on Shrove Tuesday in Community Hall at PPUMC, beginning at 6:00 pm. This year it was on Tuesday, March 28. They smelled and tasted delicious!


Wednesday, March 1: Ash Wednesdsay. The imposition of ashes was offered by our sister community, Compassion of Christ, at 6:45 pm. The women priests presided.

Sundays, March 5, 12, 19, and April 2: Lenten Sunday services


Palm Sunday, April 9: Join us for our special Palm Sunday worship service on Sunday, April 9th at 10:00 am. Coffee and Conversation are available in PPUMC Community Hall before and after the worship service.

Maundy Thursday, April 13: The Maundy Thursday service will be held at Living Spirit UMC, 4501 Bloomington Ave.,Minneapolis 55407
(NOT at Epworth UMC as mistakenly published previously). This is a shared service for the PPUMC, Epworth, Living Spirit, and Walker UMC communities.

Good Friday Service, April 14:  Check the Calendar for more details about Good Friday events.

Easter Party, Saturday, April 15: Invite your family and friends to an Easter party in PPUMC’s Community Hall on Saturday, April 15th from 9:30-11 a.m. This annual event is a favorite for children of all ages, and includes Easter egg dying, crafts, cookie decorating, games, microwaving Peeps, and an Easter egg hunt. All are welcome, so bring your family, friends, and neighbors! This is a multi-generational event.

Easter Procession to the Tomb & Easter Sunrise Service, Sunday, April 16: On Easter morning at 6:20 am we will gather to hold a short worship service and watch the sunrise from on top of Tower Hill in Prospect Park (across the street from PPUMC). You are invited to join the women’s procession before the service as they walk to the top of Tower Hill singing, “Were You There?” Gather for the procession at the southeast corner of Tower Hill about 6:15 am. If you choose not to be in the processional, gather for the Easter Sunrise Service at the top of Tower Hill by the tower doorway. A  breakfast in PPUMC’s Community Hall will immediately follow the Easter Sunrise Service (approximately 7:15 am).

Easter Celebration Service, April 16: Hallelujah! Easter Sunday, April 16 at 10:00 am. Coffee and Conversation will be available in PPUMC’s Community Hall before and after the service.