Wednesday 5 April: Tenebrae at 8:00 pm at the church. This is a beautiful, choral, candlelit service. There will be no livestream.
Maundy Thursday 6 April: Following a Simple Supper (soup, bread, cheese) at 6.00 pm, Eucharist with Footwashing at 7:00 pm. The bulletin is here and the livestream link here. Following the service there will be a silent vigil in front of the Altar of Repose until midnight.
Good Friday 7 April: Special Liturgy with Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion from the reserved Sacrament at 7:00 pm. The bulletin is here and the Passion Gospel from John, that will be read in parts is here. The livestream link here.
The retiring collection on Good Friday traditionally goes to support the Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East as a tangible connection between Christians in the Episcopal Church and the Christians throughout the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East who welcome our prayers, advocacy and financial support for their ministries of education, health care, pastoral care and hospitality. If you are not coming to the service, but would like to donate to this cause, you can also transfer an amount to the church, please just write “GFO” in the reference field of your transfer form.
Saturday 8 April: Great Vigil of Easter at 9:00 pm. The bulletin is here. This service will not be livestreamed.
Easter Sunday 9 April: We celebrate the resurrection with a Festive Eucharist and Holy Baptism at 10:00 am.
We will flower the cross again this year. There will be flowers available, but we welcome you bringing cut flowers with you. We have an Easter Egg Hunt following the service and an Easter Brunch to celebrate! The bulletin is here and the livestream link here.
Here are some resources for children from Church Publishing: Activities for each day during Holy Week including Prayers and Reflections, Drawing and Coloring Activities, Recipes and Stories!