Palm Sunday April 13 at 7:45, 9:00, and 11:00 am; 6:00 pm
We gather in Courtyard for Liturgy of the Palms followed by Procession and Holy Eucharist. Bishop Harrison is with us at11 am as presider and preacher and will celebrate confirmation.
Sunday School begins after Procession.
Nursery as usual.
Maundy Thursday April 17 at 6:30 pm
We remember Jesus’ command for us to love one another by footwashing and prayer during our simple Communion Service; we conclude with the Stripping of the Altar and leave in silence.
Good Friday April 18 at 6:45 am, noon, and 6:30 pm
At 6:45 am We begin this holy day with a group walk of the Stations of the Cross
At noon we gather for the Good Friday Liturgy with dramatic reading of John’s Passion Gospel, sermon, music and prayers reflecting upon Jesus’ redemptive death on the cross.
Following the service you are invited to join in a group walk of the Stations of the Cross.
At 6:30 pm we gather for The Good Friday Liturgy with the Chancel Choir and guests presenting Heinrich Schütz’ Johannes-Passion.
Children (three years and up) and Youth gather in the Parish Hall for age appropriate activities focusing on Stations of the Cross. Nursery is available for infants and toddlers. Following the service you are invited to join in walking the Stations of the Cross.
The Great Vigil of Easter Saturday, April 19 at 8:30 pm
We light the new fire outside and then process into the church led by the Paschal Candle, the light of Christ. We listen to the stories of God’s great acts of salvation and respond with songs, psalms, and hymns. Holy Baptism is celebrated and the first Eucharist of Easter concludes this ancient and very meaningful service.
Childcare is available for those in kindergarten or younger.
Easter Day April 20 at 7:45, 9:00 and 11:00 am; 6:00 pm
All Easter Day services are celebrations of the Holy Eucharist. 9 am is our “Children’s Festival” and Music Team leads hymns and songs. At 11 am, Chancel Choir leads our singing with hymns and anthems and everyone sings “The Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s Messiah.Children are invited to bring their mite boxes and flowers to decorate the cross.
No Sunday School.
Nursery is available during 9 & 11 am worship.