Schedule for Holy Week and Easter at Christ Church
Sunday, April 9, 2017 – Palm Sunday
8:00 am, 9:30 & 11:00 am – Liturgy for Palm Sunday (note: 9:30 Children’s Service will be followed by family activities in preparation for the Palm Procession at 11 o’clock. Following the Palm Procession, children will gather in the Campbell Hall kitchen for the dying of Easter eggs for Easter Sunday)
Monday, April 10, 2017 – Holy Monday: Organ Concert
7:15 pm – Organist and Choirmaster, Mr. Daniel Lockert, offers a concert of sacred music for Holy Week, featuring the newly restored Bergstrom Pipe Organ at Christ Church.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 – Holy Tuesday: Stations of the Cross
7:15 pm – A beautiful and innovative multi-media offering of the Stations of the Cross, using images of the “stations” from the Cathedral of St. James in Seattle, Washington.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 – Holy Wednesday: Tenebrae
7:15 pm – A service of gradually extinguished light with a reading of the Seven Last Words interspersed with music presented by the Christ Church Choir.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 – Maundy Thursday
7:15 pm Agape Meal with Foot Washing, Holy Communion, and Stripping of the Altar (service starts in Campbell Hall and moves to the church). An all-night vigil by the altar of repose will follow. Hourly sign-ups will be available at the Agape Meal.
Friday, April 14, 2017 – Good Friday
12:00 pm – Liturgy for Good Friday with Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion from the reserved sacrament from Maundy Thursday.
Sunday, April 16, 2017 – Easter Sunday
6:00 am Sunrise Service – The Great Vigil of Easter
9:00 am Easter Sunday Family Service followed by our annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt
11:00 am Easter Sunday Festal Eucharist