Easter Egg Hunt and Petting Zoo
Between the services we will have animals from Woodberry Crossing and the famous Govans Easter Egg Hunt.
Easter at Govans: Sunrise Service
Sunrise Service at 6:45 a.m.: Join us in the Columbarium for an informal Easter Sunrise Service with music, prayer, scripture, and reflections.
Join us in the Sanctuary for a Maundy Thursday Communion Service followed by a performance of a seat-gripping musical tale of the crucifixion composed by the French Impressionist composer, Olivier Messiaen. This big organ work will serve as accompaniment to members of our Biblical Storytelling Team who will perform a dramatic pantomime of the Last Supper and Garden of Gethsemane.
Lenten Racial Justice Book Discussion: Burying White Privilege – Resurrecting a Badass Christianity
Our first meeting will feature an online visit from the author, Dr. Miguel A. De La Torre. To register and be added to the list for the Zoom link, please email Andy Wilson ( email@example.com). A limited number of books are available for purchase from Knox and Govans Presbyterian Churches. Contact Andy Wilson or Charese Jordan Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mar 25, 2023
Introduction to Presbyterianism at Govans
The one hour class will introduce Presbyterian theology and polity. It will also review the core values we hold at Govans Presbyterian. Those interested in joining the church are especially encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be available.
Racial Justice Book Discussion: Cousins
Join us for a Zoom discussion with the authors! Connected through slavery, a Black woman and a White woman discover their past―and each other. Books are available for $15 from the church office (email@example.com). Email Lea Gilmore (firstname.lastname@example.org) for Zoom link.
Let Freedom Sing!
Join us as we welcome Keith Snipes and Company for an inspirational tribute to democracy and freedom. Comprised of a rich collection of songs and poetry reminiscent of the civil rights movement, Let Freedom Sing will leave you feeling rejuvenated, fortified and prepared to meet the moment.
Christmas Eve: Service of Peace and Joy
This year we are re-imagining the service of Lessons and Carols. Our choir will provide beautiful music and lead us in medleys of Christmas hymns. We will begin by singing Silent Night to candlelight before moving into the reading of the gospel Christmas stories interspersed with beloved music. We will end as the choir leads us out to “Go Tell It on the Mountain”! Email Andy Wilson (email@example.com) for the Zoom link.
Young Families Christmas Pageant
Kids and parents of all ages are invited to be part of our annual Christmas pageant! Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like a speaking or non-speaking part.
Service for Grieving
All are welcome for this beautiful service with music provided by our Handbell Choir and Anne Owens leading singing with guitar. During this season of compulsory joy, take a moment to honor the sorrow we feel for those we have lost. Light a candle, remember those who have passed, and support those left behind.
Youth and Young Families Christmas Party
Celebrate Christmas with Govans Youth and Young Families! We’ll have special games, food, and music to be festive together. Email email@example.com for more information.
Music Mondays: Marie Herrington
In addition to being Govans’ Second Service Music Director, Marie Herrington is a composer of song who uses her performance background in voice, piano, and organ to showcase everything from human tragedies to sublime human delights. Marie has a few big projects that are getting released later this year. In late November, 2022, Marie’s piece To The River will be recorded for its January 2023 debut at SongSLAM in New York City, NY. Later in January, Marie’s piece Under Water Blue will have its world premiere at…