SATURDAY BEFORE EASTER | March 31st
Easter Vigil Service
March 31st, 7:00pm, Main Sanctuary
Contrasting the darkness of the crucifixion, the Easter Vigil Service (held on the Saturday night before Easter Sunday) is a service of light marking the beginning of Easter. Come be a part of this special service full of dramatic Easter liturgy.
EASTER SUNDAY | April 1st
Easter Sunrise Service
6:30am, Lawn in Front of Main Sanctuary
Join us for an inspiring Sunrise Service on the lawn in front of the Main Sanctuary on our beautiful campus at First Church in downtown Pensacola. Don’t forget to bring fresh flowers to decorate the cross in front of the sanctuary.
Continental Easter Brunch
7:00am – 11:00am, Henry Roberts Activities Center (Gym)
Everyone is invited to a delicious complimentary continental Easter brunch on Easter Sunday in Henry Roberts Activities Center. Want to know what food will be available? View the menu here.
8:00, 9:30, 11:00am (Main Sanctuary) and ICON (11 AM, Wesley Abbey)
On Easter morning, in addition to the Sunrise Service, First Church will also have all four of our regularly scheduled Sunday services. The 8:00am, 9:30am, and 11:00am services (Main Sanctuary) and ICON (11:00am, Wesley Abbey) will all include special Easter music and liturgy. The 8:00am service will feature music by our 50+ member youth choir and an inspirational sermon by Senior Pastor, Dr. Wesley H. Wachob. The 9:30am and 11:00am services, also led by Dr. Wachob, will feature music by the Perdido Brass and the talented sanctuary choir under the direction of Rick and Heidi Branch. Rev. Brandon Bures, Senior Associate Pastor, will lead the ICON service at 11:00am in Wesley Abbey. This service is a combination of traditional liturgy with modern music led by Jeb Hunt and the ICON worship band.
Please note: There will be no Sunday School or Introduction to First Church on Easter Sunday.