Friday, March 22, 2013

Our Holy Week Observances

Our choir will be performing the St John Passion by Heinrich Schuetz as part of our Good Friday worship at 7:30 pm. Please join us for this special worship service, which also includes the Great Bidding Prayer and the Adoration of the Crucified.

Our entire Holy Week schedule:

Palm Sunday/Passion Sunday:
Saturday 6:30 pm
Sunday 10:30 pm
including the Procession with Palms
and the Passion according to St Luke chanted by Pastor Frontz

Holy Monday, Holy Tuesday, Holy Wednesday:
spoken Evening Prayer 7:30 pm

Maundy Thursday - Holy Communion, 7:30 pm
with washing of Feet of a representative group from the congregation
The remembrance of the institution of the Lord's Supper
The Stripping of the Altar

Good Friday, 12:30 pm (spoken service) and 7:30 pm (see above)

Holy Saturday, The Easter Vigil, 7:30 pm
The lighting of the Paschal Candle
The readings from Salvation History
The renewal of Baptismal Vows
The first Eucharist of Easter

Easter Sunday, 7:30 am and 10:30 am
Easter Breakfast, 8:30 to 10 am
Easter Egg Hunt for children, 9:15 am