A special Holy Week service will be conducted at the First Baptist Church, 727 Scotland Street, on Good Friday, March 30th, beginning at 12:00 noon. Seven ministers from the Greater Williamsburg area will present scripture messages on "Christ's Seven Last Sayings From The Cross":
1. Luke 23:34: Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do. (Rev. Walter Hudson, Pastor, St. John Baptist church)
2. Luke 23:43: Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise. (Rev. Barbara Lemon, Pastor,
Shiloh Baptist Church)
3. John 19:26-27: Woman, behold your son. Son, behold your mother. (Rev. Dr. Robert Whitehead,
Pastor, New Zion Baptist Church)
4. Matthew 27:46 & Mark 15:34 My God, My God, why have you forsaken me? (Rev. Ronald Ellis, Pastor, Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church)
5. John 19:28: I thirst. (Chaplain (Colonel) James Palmer, U. S. Army)
6. John 19:30: It is finished. (Rev. Valerie Matthews, Pastor, Zion Baptist Church)
7. Luke 23:46: Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit. (Rev. Steven L. Keller, Pastor, Oak Grove
Holy Communion will be served and officiated by Rev. Dr. Reginald Davis, Pastor of First Baptist Church. The public is invited to attend.
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