» Worship & Events in Holy Week and Easter

Posted on: March 4, 2018

MORNING EUCHARIST: Monday-Friday, March 26-30 at 7:30am in the Chapel
With homilies by guest preachers from the congregation, speaking on loss, death, and the hope of the resurrection.

MAUNDY THURSDAY: Thursday, March 29 at 7pm
With foot-washing & stripping of the altar.

Please note: there will be no Sung Compline service on Maundy Thursday.

VIGIL WITH THE BODY OF CHRIST: Thursday, March 29 from 8:30pm-midnight and Friday, March 30 from 6am-Noon
Jesus asked his friends to come sit and keep watch with him before his trial. He continues to invite us. Keep an hour’s watch in the Chapel on Maundy Thursday evening 8pm-midnight, or on Good Friday 6am-noon. There will be quiet, readings, and prayers to fuel your meditation, and light refreshments to fuel your body. A staff person will be in the building at all times.
Sign up: on the form in the back of the church or at this online form.
Questions: contact Gwen Odney at gnodney@icloud.com or Elaine Eyre at eelaineeyre@gmail.com.

GOOD FRIDAY: Friday, March 30 at Noon & 7pm
With Communion from the Reserve Sacrament.

HOLY SATURDAY: Saturday, March 31 at 9am
A short liturgy of prayers, reflection, and quiet. It will be held in the choir stalls. Communion is not served at this service. Rather, it is an opportunity to pause and reflect during the busiest week of the Church year. As the body lies in the grave in its final hours, we prepare ourselves through contemplation and prayer, to receive with gladness the Resurrected One in our midst again. If you’d like to know more you can contact Bob Linehan at rlinehan@gmail.com.

THE GREAT VIGIL OF EASTER: Saturday, March 31 at 7pm
With lighting of the new fire and reading of our salvation history. A festive reception follows.

EASTER MORNING: Sunday, April 1 at 8am & 10am
With choirs, brass and timpani at 10am.

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