Join us for Easter

Join us as we celebrate our Risen Savior, Jesus Christ, with a full day of worship services. We'll host a Sunrise Service on the Weber Street Lawn at 6:45 a.m., Sanctuary worship services at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. and a Worship Center Service at 11:30 a.m. Nursery will be available for all services beginning at 8 a.m. The Nursery opens at 7:30 a.m.

Easter Faqs

There is no need to register this year! Our Easter services are first-come, first-seated and open to everyone. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes prior to your preferred service and arriving with your entire party so you can be seated together.

We have five services on Easter. Our first service is a sunrise service on the Weber Street Lawn at 6:45 a.m. We have three services in the Sanctuary, at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m., and one service in the Worship Center at 11:30 a.m.

When you arrive for the sunrise service please park in our Weber Student Center lot and proceed to the lawn through our welcome entrance on the north side of the Weber Student Center.

When you arrive for an indoor service, you'll be asked to enter through our main campus entrance, located beneath the overhang on Weber Street. Just inside, you'll visit the Welcome Hub where you'll be able to get a ticket for your desired venue (Sanctuary or Worship Center) and desired location (Sanctuary Floor or Balcony). We will have refreshments, a small seating area, and Lenten Art displays to view on your way to your preferred venue. We have a drop-off lane for those needing assistance at our accessible entrance ramp located on Bijou Street in front of our sanctuary. Those who park the car can meet your party in the Narthex to be seated together. Accessible parking is available just south of the building with entry from Weber Street.  There is a rear entrance with elevators for the accessible seating areas. Families needing childcare through six years of age can follow the Nursery Check-In signage from the Welcome Hub to the second floor using the elevator or stairs nearest the Weber Street entrance. People worship in jeans and Easter suits and dresses, all are welcome! Come as you are!

Yes! Our nursery opens at 7:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday and will be available for the Sanctuary Services at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. and the worship center service at 11:30 a.m. Nursery is available through 6 years old. 

Yes! We will be Live Streaming all three of our Sanctuary Services, at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m., and our Worship Center Service at 11:30 a.m. You can find them all at and services will be available on demand 60 to 90 minutes after they are completed. If you need any help throughout the morning, call our technical support team at 719-884-6195.

We have a number of parking options. You can park in the Weber Street lot, located just across the street from our main entrance beside the Weber Student Center (105 N Weber Street) and in the YMCA Parking Garage, located at the corner of Bijou and Weber streets. We have accessible parking located in our South Lot, just behind the Worship Center off Weber Street, and on Bijou Street in front of the church buildings. Those who are accessible that need special assistance can use the drop-off ramp just outside our Sanctuary near the corner of Bijou and Nevada streets. There is also plenty of parking on the street with meters not in service until 1 p.m. on Sundays.

Maundy Thursday

Join us on Maundy Thursday for a reflective evening service of Holy Communion and a service of Tenebrae. Through music and Scripture offered by our Sanctuary Choir, orchestra and pastors, we will walk through the last moments of Christ's life. This year’s service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28 in the Sanctuary. Nursery care is available.

Good Friday

Join us for a solemn, reflective Good Friday evening service where we’ll look to the cross where Jesus gave His life away for us. The service will be Friday, March 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Worship Center. Nursery care is available.

We could use your help welcoming the thousands of guests that will enter First Pres during Holy Week and on Easter Sunday. Please click the registration link below if you are able to serve. 

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Share the Joy of Easter this year in memory of a loved one. Your contribution will provide lovely Easter flowers to people in our congregation who have lost a loved one recently to death and to our homebound. The Easter Sunday bulletin will include the names of those being remembered in this special way. A "Share the Joy of Easter" form can be found below in the link to purchase or a physical card can be picked up at the Welcome Center. Please return the completed form, along with a check made out to FPC, to the Caring Ministries office by Monday, March 18. Cost: $25 per person or married couple remembered.