Holy Week at Church of the Messiah
Seder - April 1
Seder with Holy Eucharist and Dinner | 5 pm
Craig Stern will lead us through the Passover Seder, celebrating God’s setting Israel free from bondage, and our redemption by Jesus, the Passover Lamb. The Seder will include a potluck dinner and Holy Eucharist. This is a meaningful, educational and fun event for family and friends.
Palm Sunday - April 2
Worship | 10 am
Together we will commemorate the entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem with a palm branch procession, then turn our focus to the events leading up to the Crucifixion with a special reading.
Maundy Thursday - April 6
Maundy Thursday Service | 7 pm
This modified instructional Eucharist commemorates the institution of Holy Communion at the
Last Supper. The service includes the “stripping of the altar,” Eucharist and foot washing.
Good Friday - April 7
Meditation Service | 12 pm - 3 pm
Come for all or part of this solemn service, which features brief meditations every 30 minutes.
Good Friday Service | 7 pm
We will be joined by Bishop Chris Warner at this service, which features readings, music and
the nailing of the cross to help us appreciate Christ’s ultimate sacrifice.
Children will have their own Good Friday experience.
Easter Sunday - April 9
Resurrection Sunday Celebration | 10 am
Don't miss this joyful celebration of our Lord's resurrection, which includes a special procession
by our children and “Flowering of the Cross.” The children will have a special celebration with an
Easter message, activities and egg hunt.