HOLY WEEK & EASTER
PALM SUNDAY SERVICES & ACTIVITIES
Services at 7:30am, 9:00am and 11:00am. There will be a palm procession around the building at 9:00am and 11:00am. Meet in the Great Hall for the palm processions. The 11:00am service will be livestreamed on Facebook. Join us for an all ages interactive Stations of the Cross in the Church Down Under at 11:05am.
MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE
Maundy Thursday service begins at 7:00pm. There will be a break in the service for the Agape dinner before the Stripping of the Altar.
Join us for a potluck Agape dinner after the Maundy Thursday service and before the Stripping of the Altar. Bring Mediterranean-style items to share - olives, bread, cheese, grapes, salami, etc. Sign up here.
WATCH THROUGH THE NIGHT
We are invited, as were the first disciples, to watch and pray with the Lord on the night before his crucifixion and death.
Sign up to take part in the watch between Maundy Thursday at 8:00pm and Good Friday at noon CST. The building will be open for this event but you may choose to watch off-site, as well. Sign up for your time slot and sit the watch wherever feels right to you. REGISTER HERE.
VISIT VIRTUAL WATCH THROUGH THE NIGHT PAGE WITH DIGITAL RESOURCES FOR THE WATCH
GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE
Join us for Good Friday Services at noon and 7:00pm. The 7:00pm service will be livestreamed on Facebook.
ALL AGES EASTER EGG HUNT
Fellowship and fun, join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt on the Promenade. We’ll meet in the Great Hall and start the hunt at 11:00am sharp. Join us in the Great Hall for a potluck lunch following the hunt.
6:00am - Sunrise vigil. The vigil begins in darkness outside the southwest (6th & Cincinnati Ave.) entrance. The congregation moves inside in candlelight and, as the sun rises, finishes with a flurry of glorious organ and song.
7:00am - Festival Breakfast. Join us after the sunrise vigil for a mimosa breakfast of pastries, breakfast casseroles, and fruit.
8:00am - Spoken Eucharist, Rite I. This service is equivalent to our typical 7:30am service. There is no music.
9:00am - Eucharist with choir, Rite II. This service features the full choir, with organ and brass accompaniment.
11:00am - Eucharist with choir and brass, Rite I. This service features the full choir, with organ and brass accompaniment, as well as incense. The language of this service is more formal than our 9:00am service.
11:05 - Flowering of the Cross in the Church Down Under all ages service. This is an all ages, interactive service ideal for our youngest friends who may be too busy to sit in the upstairs pews. Participants are invited to cover a large wooden cross with flowers, creating a beautiful visual of new life.