Celebrate Easter with Us!

We’re so glad for the chance to worship God with you during the Lenten and Easter seasons, as we contemplate Christ’s sacrifice for us and celebrate His resurrection. Below you can find service times and other information.

Maundy Thursday Service

On Thursday, March 28, you are invited to join us for a Maundy Thursday Communion Service at 6:00 pm in the Sanctuary.  The service will feature Scripture, a responsive reading, prayer, and the sharing of elements. If you can’t attend in person, this service will be live-streamed at 6 pm from the sanctuary to our website, Facebook and YouTube. If you are worshipping with us online we invite you to prepare your own elements (cracker and juice) at home and participate with us.

The word “maundy” is an abbreviated form of the Latin word “mandatum,” which means command, or mandate.  When Jesus was sharing the Last Supper with His disciples He told them, “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”  (John 13:34)  We celebrate Maundy Thursday to remember the Last Supper, to reflect on the sacrifice of Jesus, and to meditate on this commandment to love and serve others.

Good Friday

Friday, March 29, is our “Way of the Cross” Contemplative Experience. The purpose of this event is to allow us a window into what Christ suffered on Good Friday through eight unique stations.  The stations are designed to help us better understand the depth of Christ’s sacrifice. Then when we celebrate His resurrection on Sunday, we can be filled, more authentically, with joy and relief that He triumphed over death.

In discussing “Way of the Cross,” Pastor Adam Keath explained, “Often we move really quickly through Easter. It’s not a season like Christmas in our culture. This experience is an excellent opportunity for us to slow down and notice what it may have been like for Jesus to carry His cross to His death on our behalf. We will be invited to participate in different rooms, each offering a Scripture focus and a spiritual practice that will help us encounter Jesus with our whole selves.”

Pastor Adam concluded by saying, “As we wait for Resurrection Sunday, we pray that this event will help us to take hold of the great hope found in Jesus by lingering on the very great price that He paid.”

  • Here are some key details:
  • Come anytime from 12-8 pm and plan to stay for at least 45 minutes, but longer if you wish.
  • Enter through the Baker Center entrance, and head downstairs.
  • The experience is predominantly self-guided, and is geared toward silent reflection and individual encounters.
  • We will provide a booklet for you to use at each station.
  • Pastor Adam Keath and Pastor Rob Gunkelman will both be available during the day to answer questions and to pray with you.
  • The event is best suited to teenagers and adults. Children are welcome but we ask that parents travel intentionally through the stations with their kids, helping them to respect the tone and understand what is happening.


Easter Flowers

If you ordered a flower, it can be taken after the Easter Sunday services or from the Baker Lobby on Monday, April 1. On Easter Sunday, we will have a published list of Easter Flower Dedications.


Easter Worship Services

We are excited to remember Christ’s sacrificial death and celebrate His resurrection together! Here is the schedule for Easter Worship Services:

Sunday, March 31:

  • 8:00 am in the Sanctuary
  • 9:30 am in the Sanctuary & Baker Center
  • 11:00 am in the Sanctuary & Baker Center

CrossWalk Children’s Ministries will offer nursery care and preschool children’s classes at 9:30 and 11:00 am. Other groups will not meet that day (elementary children, students and adults). 

Other special in-person elements include:

  • Children’s Bags: We will have a bag of goodies for kids in Kindergarten-3rd  grade, available in the lobbies. Childcare will be available on Sunday at 9:30 and 11:00 for children 4 and younger.
  • Photo Backdrop: Take a family photo in front of one of our Easter backdrops. Ask any greeter or welcome center assistant for directions.

Easter Online Services

Sunday, March 31:

  • 8:00 am (traditional)
  • 9:30 am (contemporary)
  • 11:00 am (united)

These services are available at live.kingstreetchurch.com, on Facebook, on YouTube, or through our Roku/Apple TV apps.

“He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.”
Matthew 28:6