Easter 2020 Online

You're invited to celebrate Easter online with First McKinney. Through different online venues and fun activities, you will experience engaging community, authentic worship and a powerful message of hope. Don't miss out. Join us for Easter Online!

EASTER ONLINE SERVICES

SUNDAY, April 12 // 7 (Sunrise), 9 & 11am

Invite a friend or neighbor to join you online to watch one of our 3 services Easter Sunday. Links to watch are available below.
 
Download this PDF before the service to help you engage online.  It is has a discussion guide, Pastor Sam's sermon notes, this week's bulletin and sermon activity pages for kids.  https://bit.ly/2RwRSbR 

How to Watch Online

There are 3 ways you can join us online.  Because of different wifi and computer settings you might try more than one to find a feed that works best for you.  You do not need a login to watch on any of the sites, but you will need to login to participate in the chat or other features. 
For our deaf community, you can watch the service with an interpreter on the screen at https://www.facebook.com/groups/mckinneytxdeaf/?ref=share
Because we want you to be able to watch, If you still have trouble you can find the raw camera feeds  https://bit.ly/2Vk4hkp  or  https://bit.ly/2IKYrTr  but please be aware these are at a lower resolution.

ADDITIONAL EASTER ACTIVITIES

You

First Connect   (Watch here)
Join us each weekday at noon for a Facebook Live time of prayer and devotion with Pastor Sam or one of our staff, including Doorstep Devotions filmed from the homes of our staff members.

30 Minutes of Worship & Prayer  (Watch here)
Join us online Wednesday nights for 30 Minutes of worship with Justin and Hollye, our worship leaders.

Your Home

Easter at Home Guide   (Download)
This daily devotion guide features suggested activities to do at home as an individual, couple or family. Read along with others throughout our church as we spend the week preparing our heart and soul for Easter.

"Color Me" - Kid's Easter Invites 
Download HERE, color and give to your neighbors.

Easter Photos
Capture the moment this Easter. Take an Easter photo of you or your family on Sunday and send us your photos (video@firstmckinney.com.) We will collect them during the service and make a celebration slide show for the end of the service.

Your Neighbors

First McKinney Yard Signs  
We have printed yard signs to help encourage your neighborhood to join you in watching the service this Easter and the weeks to follow.  Signs will be available to pick up Wednesday 10am - Noon at the parking lot by the Children's Building.  If you are not able to come at that time we will leave any extras out you can pick up later.

Easter Morning Life Groups (Download)
During this season, our life groups have moved to online meetings and teaching. Easter weekend, there will be a guided prayer experience available for your group. Connect with others as we pray for our neighbors and community.

Have a Need, Meet the Need
If you or someone you know is in need of help during the COVID-19 health crisis, there is a form available online to let us know how we can help. There is also a place to find out how you can serve your neighbors or give to helping those in need.

Easter Shareables

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MARCH 27 - COMMUNITY SERVICE

Come Unity - Thy Kingdom Come6:30-8:30pm   |   MISD Stadium
Click HERE for the free registration.  
Wear your FOR MCKINNEY shirt and join us at MISD stadium for a community-wide service. We are partnering with 3E McKinney, local ministries, and area churches for a community-wide stadium service.  The service will take place at MISD stadium and feature Tony Evans as the speaker. We hope this event will become a catalyst to UNITY across our community. 
 
  

MARCH 28 - PALM SUNDAY & EASTER DEVOTIONS BEGIN

Palm Sunday will be our normal worship experiences at 9:15 & 10:45am, but will help us launch into our Easter week as we focus on Mary and what she experienced seeing Jesus, her son, die on the cross.
We will have daily devotions available both online and print versions available in the Home Centre.
 
Digital Version   |   Printable Version (PDF)
 
  

APRIL 2  - GOOD FRIDAY - ONLINE-ONLY

Our Good Friday service will take place online and will correspond with the daily devotional for that day.  Families and individuals are encouraged to watch a short message from Pastor Sam, and then he will lead them through a time of reflection with the Lord's supper.  This experience will be available online as an on-demand video throughout the day.     

APRIL 3 - EGGSTRAVAGANZA

Saturday, April 3
3-5pm   |   Children's Building Lawn
Free event open to the Community
Invite friends and neighbors to our Eggstravaganza. There will be bounce houses, a petting zoo, games and a LIVE Easter Village. Also, we will pass out a take-home Easter Egg Hunt for each family that comes so they can take the fun home. 
 
  

APRIL 3 & 4 - 5 EASTER SERVICES 

April 3, Saturday - 5pm |  Outdoor by the Crosses
April 4, Sunday Sunrise - 7am  |  Outdoor by the Crosses
April 4, Sunday Services - 8:30, 9:45 & 11am  |  In the Worship Center (Overflow available)
 
This year we have lots of different ways you can invite our community to our Easter services. We will offer 5 total services, and if the weather cooperates, there will be two outdoor services (Saturday 5pm and Sunday Sunrise 7am) and 3 services in our Worship Center (Sunday 8:30, 9:45, and 11am.)  We will also stream all of our services if someone is not ready to join us in-person yet. The outdoor services will all take place in front of the crosses on our campus's west side.  
 
     

EASTER SERMON SERIES - AT THE CROSS

  • From Sunday, Feb 28 - Sunday, Mar 28, we will be looking at the different characters of the Crucifixion. 
  • Each week there will be a monologue from one of the characters of the Crucifixion.  
  • We will be taking Lord's Supper each Sunday leading up to Easter.
 
 

HOW TO WATCH ONLINE

There are 3 ways you can join us online.  Because of different wifi and computer settings you might try more than one to find a feed that works best for you.  You do not need a login to watch on any of the sites, but you will need to login to participate in the chat or other features.
 


For our deaf community, you can watch the service with an interpreter on the screen at https://www.facebook.com/groups/mckinneytxdeaf/?ref=share
Because we want you to be able to watch, If you still have trouble you can find the raw camera feeds: https://bit.ly/2Vk4hkp  or  https://bit.ly/2IKYrTr  but please be aware these are at a lower resolution.

SHAREABLES

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