» Holy Week 2019

Posted on: March 6, 2019

Worship

PALM SUNDAY
Sunday, April 14 (Meet in the Gym before the 10am worship)

MORNING EUCHARIST
Morning Eucharist will be offered Monday-Friday, April 15-April 19 at 7:30am in the Chapel with homilies by parishioners focusing on themes of social justice, reconciliation, and vocational discernment.

MAUNDY THURSDAY HOLY EUCHARIST 
On Thursday, April 18 at 7pm with foot-washing & stripping of the altar.

CHAPEL VIGIL 
It is St. John’s tradition in response to Jesus’ request to His disciples that they “watch and pray on the hour” the night before Jesus begins his Passion. On Thursday, April 18 at 8pm, our chapel will be open for silent prayer and meditation from the close of the Maundy Thursday Eucharist until noon on Good Friday. Readings, books, prayers, meditations, and nourishment will be available. Signup at https://tinyurl.com/SJEvigil19.
For more information, contact Gwen Odney at gnodney@icloud.com.

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

GOOD FRIDAY
Join us on Good Friday, April 19 for worship at noon and 7pm with Communion from the Reserve Sacrament.

HOLY SATURDAY WORSHIP
A short liturgy of prayers, reflection, and quiet held in the chancel on Saturday, April 20 at 10am. 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.

THE GREAT VIGIL OF EASTER AND BAPTISMS  
The Great Vigil of Easter and Baptisms, with lighting of the new fire and reading of our salvation history will be Saturday, April 20 at 7pm. Meet in the church where the new fire will be kindled. A festive reception follows.

EASTER SUNDAY 
Join us Sunday, April 21 at 8am and 10am – with a brass quartet at the 10am service.