Wheaton's Gary UMC to offer special Holy Week worship

Throughout Holy Week and Easter, Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton will offer in-person and livestreaming options for special worship.

Holy Week will begin with the Rev. Chris Pierson on Palm Sunday, April 2, with worship at 9 and 11 a.m.

The Service of Preparation with the Rev. JoAnne Chase will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 4. Maundy Thursday worship will be held at 7 p.m. April 6 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1753 S. Blanchard St. in Wheaton.

The Rev. Brian Felker Jones will lead the Good Friday worship at 7 p.m. April 7.

On Easter Sunday, April 9, Rev. Pierson will lead worship at 9 and 11 a.m.

The Holy Week services at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. also will be livestreamed and recorded at

On Easter, Gary Church will host an Easter egg hunt in Memorial Park, 225 Karlskoga, at 10:15 a.m.

Gary United Methodist Church, 224 N. Main St., offers 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday services in the sanctuary.

The 9 a.m. service is complete with Kids' Church and nursery care, plus livestreaming and recorded worship at The 11 a.m. Service of Word & Sacrament is an intimate and informal service. At 10 a.m., you can enjoy a coffee hour called "Special Blend" and Sunday school for all ages.

With deep roots in the community since 1853, Gary Church has vibrant music, kids, youth and adult ministries, plus opportunities for local, national and global missions. For more information, go to or contact the church office at

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