Easter Flowers - Fairfax United Methodist Church

Feb 20, 2022

About Easter Flowers

Easter is a significant time of year for Christians around the world. At Behind the Veil Christian Ministries, we believe in celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ in a joyous and meaningful way. One of the most beautiful traditions during Easter is the use of flowers to adorn our places of worship and commemorate this special occasion.

Symbolism of Easter Flowers

Easter flowers hold deep symbolism and meaning within the Christian faith. Each flower carries a unique significance that adds to the overall beauty and symbolism of Easter. Here are some commonly used Easter flowers and their meanings:


Lilies symbolize purity and innocence. They are often associated with the resurrection of Jesus Christ and represent eternal life. Lilies are widely used in Easter celebrations, both as beautiful decorations and as offerings brought by worshippers.


Tulips represent new life and rebirth. Their vibrant colors and delicate petals are a reminder of the transformation brought about by Jesus' resurrection. Tulips are frequently used in Easter displays and bouquets to symbolize hope and the promise of a fresh start.


Daffodils symbolize renewal and the arrival of spring. Their bright yellow petals are a symbol of happiness and joy. Daffodils are often used in Easter floral arrangements to bring a cheerful and uplifting atmosphere to our church.


Hyacinths are known for their enchanting fragrance and vibrant colors. They represent beauty and heavenly grace. Hyacinths are often included in Easter bouquets and arrangements to enhance the visual and sensory experience of worship.

Celebrating Easter at Fairfax United Methodist Church

At Fairfax United Methodist Church, we consider Easter to be one of the most important and joyous events in the Christian calendar. Our church community comes together during Lent and Holy Week to observe and reflect on the sacrifices made by Jesus Christ.

During this sacred time, we adorn our sanctuary with stunning displays of Easter flowers, creating a visually captivating environment that enhances our worship experience. The aroma of these flowers fills the air, enveloping our congregation in a sense of reverence and joy.

Special Events during Lent and Holy Week

In addition to our beautiful Easter flower arrangements, we invite you to join us for a series of special events leading up to Easter Sunday. These events are designed to deepen your faith and enrich your spiritual journey:

Palm Sunday Service

Celebrate the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. We distribute palm branches to our congregation as a symbol of victory and salvation.

Maundy Thursday Service

Join us for a solemn service commemorating the Last Supper of Jesus Christ. We remember His selfless act of washing the feet of His disciples and instituting the sacrament of Holy Communion.

Good Friday Service

Reflect on the crucifixion and sufferings of Jesus Christ. We gather to remember His ultimate sacrifice and express gratitude for His love and grace.

Easter Sunrise Service

Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Easter sunrise as we gather outdoors to worship together. Witness the dawning of a new day and rejoice in the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Easter Sunday Service

Celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. This joyous service is filled with heartfelt worship, inspiring sermons, and uplifting music that will renew your faith and fill your heart with hope.

Join us at Fairfax United Methodist Church

Experience the wonders of Easter at Fairfax United Methodist Church. Our warm and inclusive congregation welcomes you to join our vibrant community as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

We invite you to come and witness the beauty of our Easter flowers, participate in our meaningful services, and find solace and inspiration in the fellowship of our church. Let us journey together through Lent and Holy Week, rejoicing in the triumph of Easter.

For more information about our Easter services and the significance of Easter flowers, please visit our Easter Flowers page on the Behind the Veil Christian Ministries website. May the blessings of Easter fill your life with love, peace, and joy.