Tuesday, April 15, 6:30 pm -- Education for Ministry (EfM). EfM is an in-depth look at scripture, theology, and Christian history, in which participants learn and practice theological reflection on their lives. More information is here.
Wed., Thurs., Fri.- Morning Prayer, 7:15 am. A quiet service of scripture and prayer to start your day, using the Daily Office of the Episcopal Church.
Maundy Thursday, April 17.
6 pm -- Community Dinner. We share and celebrate
Jesus's agape (unconditional love) with a meal
open to all. Please call the parish office by
Wednesday to let us know you are coming!
(Lower Parish Hall).
7 pm -- Maundy Thursday Service, with footwashing
and stripping of the altar. We remember the Last Supper, where Jesus invited us to continue breaking bread in remembrance of him. Following the example of Jesus, who washed his disciples' feet, we invite all who would like to do so to participate in a
rite of foot-washing.
Night Watch -- Stay after the service to "keep watch" as Jesus's original disciples did on our Lord's last night.
Prayer, meditation, quiet conversation.
Good Friday, April 18, 7:00 pm -- Solemn Liturgy of the Day, with passion narrative, traditional and contemporary music, and opportunity for meditation at the foot of the cross.
Holy Saturday, April 19:
8 am -- Hope & Healing Gathering, on the anniversary of the lockdown in Watertown. Twenty minutes of
silence, followed by a time of sharing reflections, stories,
and prayers. Light refreshments will be served. Co-
sponsored by First Parish UU of Watertown.
7:30 pm -- Great Vigil of Easter. An ancient, beautiful
service of scripture, song, and candlelight, with the first
announcement of the Resurrection. Bring a bell to ring!
Easter Sunday, April 20, Easter Celebration, w/ Holy Baptism, 10 am. Festive celebration of the Resurrection, with lots of special music, Eucharist (Mass/communion), and a baptism. The nursery is open throughout the service. Egg hunt and refreshments following!