Selected Community Events
Court Street United Methodist Church - Easter Services and Events
Court Street United Methodist Church
215 N. Court Street
The holiest weekend of the year will be celebrated by Rockford’s Court Street United Methodist Church with a series of services and events. The public is invited to attend any and all of the scheduled events during Easter weekend, and take part in remembering Christ’s crucifixion and to honor his rising from the dead.
On Good Friday, April 3rd, a Tenebrae service will be held at 12 Noon inside the chapel at Court Street United Methodist Church. Immediately following the service a vigil will be held in the Chapel from 1 to 9 PM for anyone to come and pray, read or meditate for as long as they wish.
On Saturday, April 4th, from 1 to 3 PM, Easter Eggstravaganza takes place on the lower level of the church in the Youth Center. Kids from preschool through fifth grade are welcome to attend. Parents are asked to stay with their children during the egg hunt and crafts and game time.
On Easter Sunday, a 6:00 a.m. Sunrise Service will be held in the church chapel. Songs, scripture and communion are open to all. The Resurrection Celebration will take place at 10:00 a.m. in the church sanctuary. The service begins with music from the adult choir, hand bell choir, kids choir and brass ensemble.
The 10:00 am worship includes singing, scripture, and communion.
All are welcome to attend.