Holy Week

Holy Week

Palm Sunday Processional – Sanctuary – Sunday, April 14

All are invited to gather on the plaza in front of the sanctuary twenty minutes before each worship service. Scripture reading, blessing of the palms, and ringing bells will draw us into worship and celebrate Christ’s entry into Jerusalem.

Maundy Thursday Communion and Tenebrae Service – 7:00 p.m. – Sanctuary – Thursday, April 18

On this night, we remember and celebrate the final supper Jesus shared with his disciples. This service will close with tenebrae, meaning “shadows,” an ancient tradition in which light fades into darkness.

Easter Sunday – 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. – Sanctuary – Sunday, April 21

On this day celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, we join with the community of believers in every time and place as the Gospel is proclaimed, the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper is shared, and hymns and anthems are sung, accompanied by brass, timpani and organ.

Easter Sunday Flowering the Cross: Bring fresh flowers of the season on April 21 to “flower the cross,” which will be planted in the Davis Street lawn.

Easter Sunday Special Class for Children & Annual Butterfly Release: – Sunday, April 21

Special Easter Class for Children ages Prek through 5th grade. Come to Rooms 223/224 at 9:45 a.m. for a time of exploring resurrection through scripture reading, science, an egg hunt, and flowering the cross. Butterfly release will happen at the end of our class-time at 10:40 a.m. next to the flowering cross on the front lawn. Everyone is invited to join in this day of celebration! Bring your butterflies!