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Holy Week 2019

Join us at Church of the Messiah for Holy Week Services. As always, this is open to the community and you are encouraged to share this event with family and friends.


Palm Sunday

April 14

8:30am & 11am

Blessing of the Palms

The Reading of the Passion

Holy Communion


Maundy Thursday

April 18


The Lord’s Supper

Stripping of the Altar

Watch in the Garden (9pm Thursday-9am Friday)


Good Friday

April 19

12pm - Good Friday Liturgy

The Passion

The Reproaches

The Veneration of the Cross

Holy Communion from the Reserved Sacrament

7:30pm - Evening Prayer


The Great Vigil of Easter

April 20

Holy Saturday - 8pm

The Lighting of the Paschal Candle

Reading of the Prophecies

Renewal of Baptismal Vows

The First Holy Communion of Easter


Easter - The Day of Resurrection

April 21

8:30am Service

Festival Celebration of Holy Communion

11am Service

Festival Celebration of Holy Communion

Reading about the Resurrection of Jesus for our Children from the "Jesus Storybook Bible"

Easter Egg Hunt following the 11am service

Earlier Event: March 10
Sunday Evening Lenten Series
Later Event: April 20
2019 Younglives Rabbit Run