Holy Week Schedule
Holy Wednesday, March 28, 2018
7:30 p.m. Contemplative and Healing service in Candlelight. Recorded music, Singing Bowl, candlelight, incense, periods of silence, and prayers. Anointing prayers for healing at end of service.
Maundy Thursday, March 29, 2018
7:00 p.m. Family-friendly worship service in the worship space. Family-friendly service that includes foot-washing for others, as done by Jesus with his disciples at the Last Supper.
Instructed Holy Communion with contemporary Bible readings.
We finish with Mother Sheila and the children stripping the altar area for Good Friday, and learn what we are doing & why.
Good Friday, March 30, 2017
Noon. Good Friday Liturgy from the Book of Common Prayer.
7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross: We will follow Jesus’ way of the cross with our colored posters, and do special prayers. We’ll begin in Wyatt Hall, do some stations outside in the Memorial Garden (weather permitting), then end in the Worship space at the foot of the cross.
Holy Saturday, March 31, 2018
7:30 p.m. The Great Vigil of Easter
This is the most ancient of all Christian liturgies. It includes fire, water, light & oil! We light the First Fire of Easter outside in the Churchyard, then process together into the Worship space. This family-friendly service includes Holy Baptism, ringing of the bells for the first “Alleluias” of Easter, and Holy Communion. We begin in darkness, then move into candlelight, and then into full light with the first celebration of Easter.
Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018
6:30 a.m. Sunrise service in Cemetery out back
7:30 a.m. Easter Worship with Holy Communion (spoken, quiet worship, no music)
9:00 a.m. Festive Family-Friendly Easter Worship with Holy Communion & Music (Bell Choir, Youth Choir & Adult Choir)
10:15-10:30 a.m. (Depending on when 9:00 service finishes) Annual Parish Easter Egg Hunt for Children (starts in Wyatt Hall)
11:15 a.m. Festive Easter Worship with Holy Communion (Bell Choir & Adult Choir)