Holy Week and Easter 2019

April 14 | Sunday | 11:00 a.m.

Palm Sunday: 

8am: Traditional service, blessing of the palms, and reading of the Passion Gospel.

11am: We focus on Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem with a procession in the streets, proclaiming Christ as King! Don’t forget your drums and other noisemakers for the procession along W. Adams Blvd. Complimentary valet parking provided.

April 17 | Wednesday | 7:00 p.m.

Tenebrae

7pm: We move from the triumphal entry into the shadows of darkness as we anticipate the passion of our Lord.

April 18 |Thursday | 7:00 p.m.

Maundy Thursday: 

7pm: We gather as Jesus’ first disciples gathered to begin the great three days by washing one another’s feet, celebrating the Holy Eucharist and joining for a simple meal as a community. Confession will be available. All are invited to watch until midnight at the Altar of Repose.

April 19 | Friday

Good Friday:

8am: A said service of Morning Prayer in the great choir.

12pm: Solemn Liturgy. An ancient liturgy in which we join with Christ in his dying in hope of rising with him in glory. Confession will be available.

7pm: Vespers. Remembering Jesus’ descent to the dead, we’ll hear contemplative scripture, read psalms and sing hymns together.

April 20 | Saturday

Holy Saturday: 

11am: We reflect on the mystery of death and hope of resurrection then leave this very brief (15 minute) service to prepare the church for the celebration of the Easter Feast.

8pm: Great Vigil of Easter. We light the new fire of Easter and move from darkness to light telling the ancient stories of God’s people, then proclaim the Easter message, “Christ is risen!” Bring your bells and other musical instruments. Complimentary valet parking provided. Bishop Talton will celebrate.

April 21 | Sunday | 11:00 a.m.

Easter Sunday: 

Please Note: There is only one service on Easter Day.

11am: All the transcendence and glorious pageantry of a festive Choral Eucharist with brass and timpani. Bishop Bruce will preach and celebrate. The children’s program features our annual Easter Egg Hunt! Complimentary valet parking provided.