Good Friday -"It is Finished"
Solemn Service, 12 noon - T
his service includes a reading of the Passion. Reserved sacrament, sermon and prayers are offered. Because of the nature of the Good Friday services, children are encouraged to attend the Family Service at 5 p.m.
Family Service, 5 p.m
- An interactive meditation on the events of Good Friday. This service offers the story of Jesus' death in an age- appropriate way.
Solemn Service with Choir, 7 p.m. -
A solemn service with choir. This service features the reading of the Passion, the Sung reproaches, the veneration of the Cross, and the last words of Jesus. Because of the nature of the Good Friday services, children are encouraged to attend the Family Service at 5 p.m.
Morning Service in the Nave, 10 a.m.
- This service from the Book of Common Prayer lasts approximately 15 minutes and has been the service that is traditionally used by the members of the Altar and Flower Guilds to transition from the solemnity of Good Friday to the work of preparation on Holy Saturday.
Easter Vigil**, 8 p.m.
- This is the first service of Easter, considered by many to be the most dramatic service in the Book of Common Prayer. The service begins with the kindling of the new fire of Easter. That fire is then brought into the darkened church. This service is characterized by a reading of the stories of salvation, the play between dark and light, and the renewal of baptismal vows.
**Incense will be used at this service. Please take note if you have allergies or respiratory issues
. Eucharist - The feast of Easter will be celebrated with hymns.
10 a.m. Festival Eucharist
- celebrated with special choral music, brass accompaniment, and special gifts for the children