Sunday, March 29: Palm Sunday
Jerusalem Marketplace, 9:00 am. We bring to life the energy and diversity of the Jerusalem Jesus rode into on that first Palm Sunday, with goods to purchase from Palestine, Middle Eastern foods and teas, and games for learning about Jerusalem then and now. Proceeds support our sister parishes in the West Bank.
Palm Procession and Holy Eucharist, 10:00 am. The
Rev. Amy McCreath, preaching and presiding. Nursery is open. A festive procession leads us into a full Palm Sunday liturgy, as we begin this Holy Week.
Monday, March 30 - Education for Ministry (EfM). EfM is a college-level course of study and formation, giving participants a strong grounding in scripture, Christian history and theology, and teaching them to reflect theologically. You can read more about it here.
Wed., Thurs. and Friday - Morning Prayer, 7:15 am. Using the prayer book service and the daily lectionary, we begin our day in the presence of God.
Thursday, April 2 - Community Supper, 5:30 pm, followed by Maundy Thursday Service, 7:00 pm. A meal offered in love to all, followed by our remembrance of the Last Supper, with foot-washing, and stripping of the altar.
Thursday, 9 pm - Friday, 7 am - Night Watch. In remembrance of our Lord's last nigh, we follow his commandment to keep watch, preparing our hearts for Good Friday.
Friday, April 3:
Noon - 3 pm: Mid-day Quiet Devotions. The church is
open for quiet prayer and meditation, with short devotions on the hour, as we mark the time of our Lord's death.
Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday, 7 pm. Traditional liturgy marking God's love for us as demonstrated on the Cross, with special music, singing of the passions narrative, and veneration of the cross.
Saturday, April 4 - The Great Vigil of Easter, 7 pm. A full, beautiful, candlelit worship service, telling the story of salvation in scripture and song and announcing the Good News of the Resurrection. Festive reception following. Bring a bell to ring!
Sunday, April 5 - Feast of the Resurrection of our Lord, with Baptisms - 10 am (egg hunt following!). Lots of Easter joy, special music, and good news. Activity table for small kids. Nursery is open.