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Children gain a new appreciation of Easter when they know the difficult story of Holy Week. Photo by Kathryn Price, United Methodist Communications.

Teaching children about Holy Week: Telling the whole story

Telling kids the story of Jesus' death is difficult, but it gives a new appreciation of Easter. Children's ministry leaders offer tips for parents. Read More

A woman prays during Stations of the Cross at Brentwood (Tenn.) United Methodist Church. Video image courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

Rethinking Stations of the Cross

Church offers chance to take a symbolic walk to Calvary to reflect on the true meaning of the Easter story. View

Screen image from Chuck Knows Church: Good Friday, courtesy of Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church.

Chuck Knows Church: Good Friday

Jesus was crucified on the Friday of Holy Week. Learn how the day came to be known as Good Friday. View

Members of Grace Avenue United Methodist Church portray Jesus and his disciples at the Last Supper.

UMTV: Easter Church Drama

Last Supper comes to life as church members portray disciples and ask "Master, is it I?" View

A Lenten display features a crown of thorns and cross with purple cloth.  Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.

Good Friday Worship Planning Resources

Find services, ideas for worship space preparation and music selections for Good Friday services. More

Where does the term, Good Friday, come from?

Also, called Holy Friday and Black Friday, learn more about the name of the day that commemorates Christ's death. Read More

Why did Jesus have to die?

As every Christian knows, Jesus freely died for our sins. But was there a less brutal way for God and humanity to be reconciled? Read More

What is a Tenebrae service?

The Tenebrae is an ancient Christian Good Friday service. Learn more here. Read More

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