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HOLY WEEK Schedule

Holy Week provides a powerful spiritual opportunity to grow closer to Christ as we walk with him in his last day. Each day of Holy Week offers one or more worship opportunities to help further your own journey with Christ.

Sunday of the Passion {Palm Sunday]: We begin our service outside with the the Blessing of the Palms and reading of the Gospel then with our palms process into the church for the service of Holy Communion and the Reading of the Passion of our Lord.

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: Evening Prayer at 6:00 pm in the Church.

Maundy Thursday, The Holy Eucharist and Footwashing and Stripping of the Altar at 6:00 pm followed by an opportunity "to sit and watch in the Chapel of Repose" from 7:00 pm until 7:00 am the next morning.

Good Friday: Celtic "Stations of the Cross" at 12:00 pm noon, a service of nature, movement, music, and reflection as we move from the church to the outside and then back again into the church, stopping at each of the Fourteen Stations. This service lasts about 90 minutes.

Good Friday: The Mass of the Pre-sanctified and Veneration of the Cross at 6:00 pm. A powerful service of great solemnity in the stark surroundings of the church.

The Day of the Resurrection: EASTER SUNDAY. The Feast of the Resurrection is celebrated simply at 8:00 am and in a festival celebration at 10:15 am and is followed by an Easter Feast.


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